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  1. gods84's Avatar
    What should I set my conveniece key to? Does anyone have any suggestions?


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    Last edited by gods84; 08-11-11 at 08:13 AM. Reason: typoed the signature
    08-10-11 08:11 PM
  2. tedzone's Avatar
    best thing is quicklaunch (its an app u can buy for a few dollars-- and pending it woeks with os7) you assign it to the convenience key, so that when you hit the key.... it can take you to all kinda stuff (that u pre programed) That way-- youre not limiting yourself to one function. forgive my crappy punctuation.... using my playbook and it really blows in some areas

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    08-10-11 10:23 PM
  3. euro2low's Avatar
    i keep mine as camera
    08-10-11 10:26 PM
  4. Masahiro's Avatar
    Messages for me. I love being able to have one button access to my inbox from anywhere on the phone.
    08-10-11 10:57 PM
  5. Cheetablaze's Avatar
    Auto link right to porno... Helps make my day brighter every time I click it. What about the wife you say? Well that's why you put a big *** password on the phone
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    08-10-11 11:01 PM
  6. pblakk's Avatar
    Messages main, and the other on Camera (or sometimes switched to Pictures).

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    08-11-11 12:31 AM
  7. BeccaLynn's Avatar
    Right - sound profiles

    Left - quicklaunch

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    08-11-11 01:17 AM
  8. smijes's Avatar
    why are yall listing two convenience key options........ the 9900/9930 only has ONE
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    08-11-11 02:38 AM
  9. -phase-'s Avatar
    i have it set to bbm
    08-11-11 03:51 AM
  10. grahamf's Avatar
    I left it at camera. I don't want to have it launch some random app everytime I want to use the side button to take a picture.
    08-11-11 03:55 AM
  11. simsim's Avatar
    I have it set to password lock on my 9700 (the other is set to camera, but I'm prepared to lose that when I get the 9900).

    I don't like the screen timing out and going into lock too quickly if I'm distracted by a conversation or another task and locking when I'm in the middle of a task. So I have the delay set to the longest time possible. But then, when I am about to put away my phone, rather than have it in my pocket or leave on a desk and staying unlocked for too long, I just hit the convenience key. Password lock instantly kicks in.
    08-11-11 04:00 AM
  12. frifred's Avatar
    I set mine to my address book (contacts)

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    08-11-11 04:26 AM
  13. crigga84's Avatar
    Facebook is a good option if you use it a lot.
    08-11-11 06:10 AM
  14. JunkieXP's Avatar
    I can't think of the Double (Focus) Click of the Right Convencience Key (or Camera Button), is nice to use as a common Shortcut.

    The Feedback you get by using it is weird and after a while I think the difference between the first and last click will be vanished so it get's hard to AutoFocus (or was this Device Lacking that feature anyway?)

    Although, when I get my BB9900 I think I'll try setting it to QuickLaunch or use an App like SixTools so I can use my Volume Keys as Convenience Keys =).
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    08-11-11 06:19 AM
  15. Skeevecr's Avatar
    I leave it on camera, my reasoning is that I don't use it that often, but when I do I'd prefer it to be quicker to access it.
    08-11-11 06:27 AM
  16. kelton's Avatar
    Many of the applications mentioned already have very nice shortcuts on the keyboard, so I wouldn't put them on a convenience key.

    Also, quicklaunch can be launched with the space bar.... so no need for wasting the quicklaunch on the convenience key.

    I am using my notepad more and more for my work... it's a snappy, simple program. So I put that on my convenience key. The camera seems like a good idea, too. (although the camera just became 90% less useful for me without decent closeup capabilities.)
    08-11-11 06:29 AM
  17. gods84's Avatar
    Thanks everyone for the ideas! I'm going to play around with a few of them in the next couple days and see what comes out on top.
    08-11-11 08:14 AM
  18. johnmarki's Avatar
    I have been using my convenience key on my 9650 for Navigation. I like it b/c when i click it, it opens the Navi app, but if I hold it, it opens the navi app and then lets me speak where I want to go, what I want to search for, or brings up saved locations. I will definitely be setting it up like this for the 9930 when I get it.
    08-11-11 09:33 AM
  19. BBFTW88's Avatar
    Disappointed my 9900 won't have two convenience keys as I like using the left one for QuickLaunch and the right one for the camera.

    Will probably leave it as the camera and use Universal Search more.

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    08-11-11 09:55 AM
  20. jlb21's Avatar
    I left it at camera. I don't want to have it launch some random app everytime I want to use the side button to take a picture.
    Not really an issue. For me to get to camera, rather than [conv], I hit [conv]-c as I have "c" setup as a quicklaunch shortcut to the cam (leaving the conv key set to quicklaunch).
    08-11-11 10:09 AM
  21. kissik's Avatar
    I have mine set to video camera (option - flash always on) ... flashlight!
    08-11-11 10:26 AM
  22. duckJAI's Avatar
    How do you set it to Lock Screen?

    I like it setup like my old BOLD 9000.

    Convinence key lock, * + call to unlock.

    The top unlock button is too small imo.
    Last edited by duckJAI; 08-11-11 at 05:01 PM.
    08-11-11 04:47 PM
  23. Vijik's Avatar
    If you set conv key to ShortcutMe, you can by double clicking the conv key run your macro shortcut that takes 3 pictures (so you can later on pick the good one).

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    08-11-11 05:10 PM
  24. Xader's Avatar
    Mine will be set to Vlingo, as it requires the use of a convenience key
    08-11-11 05:25 PM
  25. PatInTheHat's Avatar
    password lock for the win
    08-11-11 06:40 PM
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