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  1. grizzlygoalie's Avatar
    Finally! Finally my Key2 is on the truck to be delivered today. Finally coming back to a Blackberry and the PKB after years away since the 8900.
    Coming from the originally Galaxy and LG G4. So not even sure where to start when I turn it on. Whats the must haves to get on the phone? whats the have to change settings?
    What did you first do when you turned on your phone?
    07-20-18 10:23 AM
  2. Bla1ze's Avatar
    What did you first do when you turned on your phone?
    Download and log into any apps I need or want, it's the most 'painful' part. Especially when you have two-factor authentication and such set up.
    Rico4you likes this.
    07-20-18 12:27 PM
  3. falbo's Avatar
    Test out the space bar. Lol. Sorry

    Posted via my Awesome passport
    07-20-18 12:30 PM
  4. the_boon's Avatar
    Go into Settings -> Scroll all the way down to About Phone, then tap on Build Number 8 times, it will tell you that you are now a developer. Then go back into Settings -> developer options -> Scroll down and lower the 3 animations from 1x to 0.5x
    Last edited by the_boon; 07-20-18 at 01:18 PM.
    07-20-18 12:42 PM
  5. nucks26's Avatar
    Go into Settings -> Scroll all the way down to About Phone, then tap on Build Number 8 times, it will tell you that you are now a developer. Then go back into Settings -> developer options -> Scroll down and lower the 3 animations from 1x to 0.5x
    Good call.
    07-20-18 01:26 PM
  6. Privacymatters's Avatar
    Finally! Finally my Key2 is on the truck to be delivered today. Finally coming back to a Blackberry and the PKB after years away since the 8900.
    Coming from the originally Galaxy and LG G4. So not even sure where to start when I turn it on. Whats the must haves to get on the phone? whats the have to change settings?
    What did you first do when you turned on your phone?
    Sold it for 800 dollars because it was a major let down...
    07-20-18 01:27 PM
  7. grizzlygoalie's Avatar
    Call me naive.. but what are the animations? and why? or is this a joke?
    07-20-18 01:39 PM
  8. Bla1ze's Avatar
    Call me naive.. but what are the animations? and why? or is this a joke?
    It's the transitions you see when moving between apps/screens. Just do it. You'll see what it is.
    burbunny likes this.
    07-20-18 01:42 PM
  9. blueyestm's Avatar
    Delete all the googly apps!!
    guizmox and chetmanley like this.
    07-20-18 01:56 PM
  10. blueyestm's Avatar
    Go into Settings -> Scroll all the way down to About Phone, then tap on Build Number 8 times, it will tell you that you are now a developer. Then go back into Settings -> developer options -> Scroll down and lower the 3 animations from 1x to 0.5x

    For the life of me I couldn't remember this lol thanks!
    07-20-18 01:57 PM
  11. steffcip's Avatar
    For the life of me I couldn't remember this lol thanks!
    I set them up to OFF completely, very nice now (I did it for all phones)
    I did this: https://forums.crackberry.com/blackb...ience-1151533/
    But it wouldn't update OTA so I did this as well https://forums.crackberry.com/blackb...bc432-1151855/
    07-20-18 02:14 PM
  12. blueyestm's Avatar
    I set them up to OFF completely, very nice now (I did it for all phones)
    I did this: https://forums.crackberry.com/blackb...ience-1151533/
    But it wouldn't update OTA so I did this as well https://forums.crackberry.com/blackb...bc432-1151855/
    Turning them all off completely doesn't give you the green wheel when you plug in to the pc or charger though.
    07-20-18 02:25 PM
  13. steffcip's Avatar
    Turning them all off completely doesn't give you the green wheel when you plug in to the pc or charger though.
    that is no problem for me, I rarely connect it to PC and can change from charging to storage in developers menu
    the green line for battery charging status is still there after OFF'ing the animations
    07-20-18 02:29 PM
  14. blueyestm's Avatar
    that is no problem for me, I rarely connect it to PC and can change from charging to storage in developers menu
    the green line for battery charging status is still there after OFF'ing the animations
    I turn the green line off cuz I don't like it :P
    07-20-18 02:39 PM
  15. Mercuryuser's Avatar
    install nova launcher
    Murundum likes this.
    07-20-18 05:01 PM
  16. burbunny's Avatar
    It's the transitions you see when moving between apps/screens. Just do it. You'll see what it is.
    Wow!
    07-20-18 05:16 PM
  17. Laramie50's Avatar
    switch launchers. Nova is great.
    07-20-18 11:44 PM
  18. mtalinm's Avatar
    switch launchers. Nova is great.
    Don't you lose the keyboard shortcuts if you do that?
    07-21-18 12:26 AM
  19. Laramie50's Avatar
    Don't you lose the keyboard shortcuts if you do that?
    Press speed key then shortcut. Short/long press still works.
    07-21-18 03:05 AM
  20. PSB1's Avatar
    Does this means Developer Mode has to stay on? If I turn it off it reverts back to x1??
    07-21-18 04:54 AM
  21. hplovecraft's Avatar
    Ehem.....

    First thing:

    Turn off virtual keyboard popping up in settings ;-)
    07-21-18 06:00 AM
  22. stefan_'s Avatar
    Disable all blackberry system apps, and install nova launcher prime and boxer. This will help avoid the inevitable slowdown of the phone. Hub is still so buggy.
    07-21-18 08:51 AM
  23. Norgoth's Avatar
    If you use Nova Launcher, when you are on the homescreen, you will still have to press the speed key to get the shortcuts to work. Without Nova, on the homescreen, you do not have to press the speed key. I think, personally, that is a major convenience.
    JOHNGAETANO and mtalinm like this.
    07-21-18 09:27 AM
  24. Filip_Nils's Avatar
    This is my standard new phone routine, with some special stuff for the Key2:

    Remove or disable any bloat apps that I do not need, productivity tab for example

    Set all animations to 0.5

    Disable pop up widgets, I do not use it and the three dots below app icons annoys me

    Reduce the UI size to fit more stuff on the screen, the default Icons are massive

    Change camera mode to manual

    Disable Physical Keyboard gestures, it just causes more frustration than it is worth

    Enable developer options

    Turn off the stupid charging line that goes accross the side of the display
    blueyestm and mtalinm like this.
    07-21-18 09:51 AM
  25. elfabio80's Avatar
    First thing: return it back to the seller and get back a BB Passport!! Lol!!

    Jokes apart... First thing: enjoy till you can!

    Posted via CB10
    Murundum likes this.
    07-21-18 10:06 AM
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