1. SmackMyBerry's Avatar
    I want to set my Blackberry 8530 to alert me every 2 hours or so as a personal reminder. What would be the best way to do this so that I can set up these alerts everyday between the hours of X and Y?

    I haven't found any apps that have helped me with this and the calendar is messy and time consuming to set up.

    Any help is appreciated, thank you!
    08-15-10 08:46 PM
  2. diegonei's Avatar
    Welcome to the forums.

    Native features, used the right way.

    1st - Auto On/Off. Set it so the device will turn on at least a minute before the 1st alert. And then off when you no longer need it buzzing you.

    2nd - Tasks. Create a task and name it "My alert 1" or something. Make it ongoing, due date somewhere in the future and time 10:00, alert set to relative: 2 hours. That will be your 08:00 alert. Last but not least, make it daily. Repeat the process, now "My alert 2", seting the due date for same date in the future 12:00and so on. You'll end up with a bunch of "My alerts" but you'll get the effect you want.

    You could also create appointments in the agenda... but that would leave it kinda poluted...
    Last edited by diegonei; 08-15-10 at 09:20 PM.
    08-15-10 09:14 PM
  3. SmackMyBerry's Avatar
    Ok this may work well enough. Thank you!
    08-17-10 09:02 PM