1. defsupreme's Avatar
    I've just figured these out from playing around. They may be old, or new, but feel free to add on...

    Music Control
    During a song's playback, you can hold the volume button up or down to skip forward or back a song. This can be done at any screen.

    N - Next Song (now playing screen)
    P - Previous Song (now playing screen)
    Mute Button - Mute Song
    Space Bar - Stop / Play Music (in now playing screen)

    Picture Viewing
    R (3) - Zoom +
    W (1) - Zoom -
    S (4) - Pan Left
    F (6) - Pan Right
    E (2) - Pan Up
    X (8) - Pan Down
    L - Rotate Clockwise
    N - Next Picture
    P - Previous Picture

    B - Enter Bedside Mode
    S (4) - Stopwatch Mode
    T - Timer

    Hotspot Browser:
    T - Scroll Up
    Space - Scroll Down
    U - Toggle Top Bar
    V - Search For
    R - Refresh
    P - Page Properties
    I - Zoom +
    O - Zoom -
    A - Add Bookmark
    S (4) - Browser Options
    D - Close Browser
    H - Home
    K - Bookmarks
    Z - Toggle Text Sizing
    C (9) - Connection Information
    B - Scroll Down

    Phone Information
    ALT + Right Shift + H = Phone Information (Help Me!)
    jevalladares likes this.
    10-05-08 01:06 AM
  2. PvT's Avatar
    Some good Tip & Tricks here. Thanks for posting. Definitely a few that I don't see on my Tips and Tricks pocket guide
    10-05-08 01:36 AM
  3. defsupreme's Avatar
    thanks! i saw some of the browser hotkeys in the 101 guide, but that was after i posted this...

    but, you get the idea! make sure to add on if you have any!
    10-05-08 01:40 AM
  4. dgrover's Avatar
    Some More:

    ALT-CAP-H is a help screen
    ALT-CAP-DEL performs a reset (like taking out the battery)
    ALT-L-G-L-G shows a log file
    ALT-N-M-L-L Turns signal strength into numbers (and a second time to return to bars)
    Pressing the LEFT Alt, Left Shift and H button will show your Vendor ID, Platform, App Version, PIN, IMEI, Uptime, Signal Strength, Battery Level, File Free and File Total

    Enterprise Activation

    ALT-CNFG In Options -> Advanced Options -> Enterprise Activation Settings for Enterprise Activation

    Address Book

    ALT-VALD In address book list Validate the data structure and look for inconsistencies

    ALT-RBLD In address book list Force a data structure rebuild


    ALT-RBVS Any HTML/WML webpage View web page source code


    ALT+VIEW Inside any Calendar item Show extra info for a Calendar event

    SYNC Calendar app>Options Enable Calendar slow sync

    RSET Calendar app>Options Will prompt for a reload of the calendar from the BES

    RCFG Calendar app>Options Request BES configuration

    SCFG Calendar app>Options Send device configuration

    DCFG Calendar app>Options Get CICAL configuration

    SUPD Calendar app>Options Enable detailed Cal. report for backup

    SUPS Calendar app>Options Disable detailed Cal. report for backup

    SUPN Calendar app>Options Disable Cal. report database

    LUID Calendar app>Options Enable view by UID

    SRSL Calendar app>Options Show Reminder status log


    ALT + V I E W For messages, displays the RefId and FolderId for that particular message. For PIM items, displays only the RefId.

    Search Application

    ALT-ADVM Search Application Enabled Advanced Global Search


    MMSC Options -> MMS Show MMS hidden options

    Home Screen

    ALT-JKVV Home Screen Display cause of PDP reject

    ALT + CAP + H Home screen Displays the Help Me screen

    ALT + E A C E Home screen Displays the Help Me screen

    ALT + E S C R Home Screen Displays the Help Me screen

    ALT + N M L L Home screen Switches the signal strength from bars to a numeric value.

    ALT + L G L G Home screen Displays the Java™ event log.


    ALT-SMON WLAN wizard screen Enable simulated Wizard mode

    ALT-SMOF WLAN wizard screen Disable simulated Wizard mode


    ALT-THMN Any menu Change to no theme (B&W)

    ALT-THMD Any menu Change to default theme


    LOLO Options -> Date/Time Show Network time values


    MEPD Options>Advanced options>SIM card Display MEP info

    MEP1 Options>Advanced options>SIM card Disable SIM personalization

    MEP2 Options>Advanced options>SIM card Disable Network personalization

    MEP3 Options>Advanced options>SIM card Disable Network subset personalization

    MEP4 Options>Advanced options>SIM card Disable Service provider personalization

    MEP5 Options>Advanced options>SIM card Disable Corporate personalization

    Test Procedure
    To perform a test using the hardware diagnostic tool on the BlackBerry smartphone, complete the following steps:

    On the Home screen on the BlackBerry smartphone, Select Options / Status.
    On the Status screen, TYPE test.
    Note: On BlackBerry smartphones that support SureTypeģ technology, use the multi-tap input method.
    From the menu on the Device Self Test Application screen, select Start.
    10-05-08 02:53 AM
  5. defsupreme's Avatar
    Cool! Thanks D!
    10-05-08 12:10 PM
  6. jscottbarnes's Avatar
    Some good new ones here... thx
    10-05-08 04:13 PM
  7. saeedemad's Avatar
    Good and new things
    03-31-09 12:40 PM
  8. danny595's Avatar
    very good information. Thank you.
    06-28-09 11:03 PM
  9. Slvr03Cobra's Avatar
    very informative.. thanks
    07-04-09 04:11 PM
  10. Aristotles's Avatar
    Very Nice!
    07-30-09 03:25 AM
  11. dilipc's Avatar
    Now that's whey I love this site! Thanks!
    07-30-09 04:16 AM
  12. teddyp6's Avatar
    Very nice tips here!
    08-06-09 02:35 PM
  13. BDBOLD's Avatar
    Bold/storm tips and tricks at The BlackBerry factory
    My BB blog where I try and gather as many tips and tricks to post in one place

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    08-06-09 08:39 PM
  14. Interlude's Avatar
    Almost too much info! Thanks

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    08-07-09 03:39 AM
  15. BDBOLD's Avatar
    the help BB menu actually has alot of useful tips
    08-08-09 10:39 AM
  16. Raven Valkyrie's Avatar
    Very Nice tips man..
    08-08-09 12:05 PM
  17. BDBOLD's Avatar
    one that i really find useful is holding down Q to put the phone in silent mode
    08-10-09 11:22 AM
  18. cjsmoove's Avatar
    one that i really find useful is holding down Q to put the phone in silent mode

    NICE !!
    08-10-09 01:40 PM
  19. BDBOLD's Avatar
    another easy but handy one is hitting G while in the browser to get to the goto page
    08-11-09 12:38 PM
  20. plumed's Avatar
    thanks for all the tips! very helpful
    08-11-09 02:46 PM
  21. ehamid's Avatar
    This is good tips.
    08-15-09 06:16 AM
  22. suryv's Avatar
    The best forum thanks...
    08-21-09 12:18 PM