BlackBerry Torch 9860




Using my mobile phone

Returning my mobile phone to standby mode
List of display icons
Turning the key lock on my mobile phone on or off
Guide to phone keys and sockets on my mobile phone

Writing text on my mobile phone



Want to learn how to write text, such as notes or messages? There are various ways of writing text. Follow these easy instructions.


Select text input settings
  • Text input is used in many of the mobile phone functions, such as notes and messages. The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.

Find "Typing and Language"
  • Tap the Menu key twice.
  • Tap Options.
  • Tap Typing and Language.

Choose option
  • Choose one of the following options:
  • Select writing language, go to 3a.
  • Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 3b.

3a - Select writing language
  • Tap Language and Method.
  • Tap Input Language.
  • Tap the required language.
  • Tap the Menu key.
  • Tap Save.

3b - Turn word suggestion on or off
  • Tap Typing.
  • Tap Style.
  • Tap Predictive.
  • Tap the Menu key.
  • Tap Save.

How to write text
  • The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when word suggestion is turned on. The following steps can be used once you've opened a note or a message and your text input field is active.
  • Choose one of the following options:
  • Select keypad type, go to 4a.
  • Use full keypad, go to 4b.
  • Use phone keypad, go to 4c.
  • Use compact keypad, go to 4d.

4a - Select keypad type
  • Tap the Menu key.
  • Tap Enable Full Keyboard or Enable Reduced Keyboard (depending on the current setting).
  • If you select Enable Reduced Keyboard:
  • Tap the Menu key.
  • Tap Enable SureType or Enable Multi-Tap (depending on the current setting).

4b - Use full keypad
  • Tap once on each letter key to write the required word.
  • A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
  • Tap the required word to insert it.
  • To key in numbers or symbols:
  • Tap &%123.
  • Tap the required numbers or the required symbols.
  • Tap &% to see more symbols.
  • Tap the required symbols.

4c - Use phone keypad
  • Tap ABC once to write A, twice to write B and three times to write C etc.
  • Wait until the cursor moves to the right if you want to write two letters from the same key in succession.
  • To key in numbers or symbols:
  • Tap 123 or &%.
  • Tap 1/3 or 2/3 to see more symbols.
  • Tap the required number or the required symbol.

4d - Use compact keypad
  • Tap letter key once on each to write the required word.
  • A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
  • Tap the required word to insert it.
  • To key in numbers or symbols:
  • Tap 123 or &%.
  • Tap 1/3 or 2/3 to see more symbols.
  • Tap the required number or the required symbol.

Exit
  • Tap Disconnect.
  • Tap the Return key to return to standby mode.

*Please refer to the BlackBerry website for more information or further support.*

Ending active applications on my mobile phone
Restarting my mobile phone
Deleting and resending service books
Checking PIN and IMEI number on my mobile phone

First use

Charging the battery for my mobile phone
Turning my mobile phone on and off
Inserting a memory card into my mobile phone
Inserting SIM and battery into my mobile phone

Sound settings

Setting the ring volume for my mobile phone
Choosing a ringtone for my mobile phone
Turning vibration on my mobile phone on or off
Turning silent mode on my mobile phone on or off
Choosing a message tone for my mobile phone

Display settings

Choosing a language for my mobile phone
Personalising the phone display for my mobile phone
Setting date and time for my mobile phone

Security codes

Changing my mobile phone PIN
Turning my mobile phone PIN on or off
Turning use of phone lock code on my mobile phone on or off
Changing the phone lock code for my mobile phone
Unblock SIM

Software update

Checking the software version for my mobile phone
Restoring factory default settings on my mobile phone
Backing up the phone memory on my mobile phone
Updating the software on my mobile phone

Network

Turning flight mode on my mobile phone on or off
Choosing a network for my mobile phone
Choosing network mode for my mobile phone

Making calls

Making a call with my mobile phone
Using speed dialing on my mobile phone
Making a call with hidden caller identification
Using call waiting on my mobile phone
Turning call waiting on my mobile phone on or off
Answering a call on my mobile phone
Turning caller identification on my mobile phone on or off
Diverting calls to another number

Contacts

Copying contacts between my SIM and my mobile phone
Creating a contact for my mobile phone
Assigning a contact to a speed dialing key

Voicemail

Diverting calls to my voicemail
Saving my voicemail number
Calling my voicemail

SMS

Writing and sending SMS
Setting up my mobile phone for SMS
Reading SMS

MMS

Writing and sending MMS
Reading MMS
Setting up my mobile phone for MMS

Email

Writing and sending email
Choosing a default email account for my mobile phone
Reading email
Setting up my mobile phone for email

Organiser

Using the calendar on my mobile phone
Creating a note on my mobile phone
Setting an alarm on my mobile phone

Internet

Using my internet browser
Clearing browser data on my mobile phone
Setting up my mobile phone for internet

Applications

Downloading and using applications from App World

Camera, pictures and video clips

Sending pictures and video clips from my mobile phone
Viewing pictures and video clips on my mobile phone
Using my mobile phone camera
Transferring pictures and video clips from my mobile phone to my computer
Using the video recorder on my mobile phone
Uploading pictures or video clips to social network sites

Music

Using the music player on my mobile phone
Transferring audio files from my computer to my mobile phone
Creating a playlist for my music player

GPS, maps and navigation

Choosing GPS settings on my mobile phone
Using map functions in BlackBerry Maps

Data usage

Activating or deactivating data connections on my mobile phone
Turning data roaming on my mobile phone on or off

Connecting mobile phone and computer

Transferring files from a computer to my mobile phone
Using tethering on my mobile phone

Wi-Fi

Connecting my mobile phone to Wi-Fi network

Bluetooth

Turning Bluetooth on my mobile phone on or off
Pairing Bluetooth devices
Choosing Bluetooth settings for my mobile phone
Transferring files via Bluetooth

Facebook

Using Facebook on my mobile phone

Twitter

Using Twitter on my mobile phone

Gmail

Installing Gmail on my mobile phone
Using Gmail on my mobile phone

Google Maps

Installing Google Maps on my mobile phone
Using Google Maps on my mobile phone

YouTube

Using YouTube on my mobile phone