11-21-15 01:13 AM
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  1. ZeBB45's Avatar
    As the title suggests, I'm asking passport owners how much one handed use you can get out of the passport, one handed casual browsing specifically. I ask because I'm considering purchasing the Passport SE edition.

    Thanks in advance.

    Q10 - 10.3.2.2639/SR .2474  < α∂∂ιт > 
    10-25-15 03:42 PM
  2. Patrick Pierobon's Avatar
    if you are browsing and going through messages in the hub, etc. one hand use is fine. but when you need to type something, i sometimes go one handed but its mainly a two hand device for typing.
    10-25-15 03:47 PM
  3. Taigatrommel's Avatar
    As long as it is just browsing or simply navigating around the UI, using the Passport one-handed isn't that much of a problem. However it can be pretty difficult reaching the top left area of the screen. Typing something really requires both hands.
    10-25-15 03:48 PM
  4. RWB3325's Avatar
    Bottom line. No. Period. Unless you want to face plant an amazing device.

    Posted via CB10
    10-25-15 03:51 PM
  5. SK122387's Avatar
    Yeah I do a lot of casual browsing and reading inbox stuff with one hand, but when it comes to typing, it's a little harder. I almost never type with one hand.

    Posted via CB10
    10-25-15 04:00 PM
  6. yyz321's Avatar
    Reading is fine but as soon as you need to enter anything, consider it as a 2-handed device only. Even for people with large hands I'm sure it's still difficult for one-handed typing.

    Posted via CB10
    10-25-15 04:24 PM
  7. JoeR32's Avatar
    Yup still difficult with big hands lol.

    Posted via CB10
    10-25-15 05:02 PM
  8. ZeBB45's Avatar
    Thanks for all the helpful responses. You can type on the Q10 with one hand but I find it awkward and quicker to use both hands. I can imagine the change in form factor won't be so different.

    How does it fit in jeans pocket? It's designed to go into a suit pocket IMO.

    Q10 - 10.3.2.2639/SR .2474  < α∂∂ιт > 
    10-25-15 05:03 PM
  9. chrispmoto's Avatar
    I can do it. Not like my Z30, bit it can be done. Just banged off a text ten minutes ago, while driving even......!!

    I clicked this on my Passport.
    10-25-15 05:10 PM
  10. yyz321's Avatar
    Thanks for all the helpful responses. You can type on the Q10 with one hand but I find it awkward and quicker to use both hands. I can imagine the change in form factor won't be so different.

    How does it fit in jeans pocket? It's designed to go into a suit pocket IMO.

    Q10 - 10.3.2.2639/SR .2474  < α∂∂ιт > 
    Fits fine and looks fine in my jeans but I think it looks horrible in my suit pants. If I'm wearing a suit, I keep the device in my jacket.

    Posted via CB10
    10-25-15 05:12 PM
  11. conbrio29's Avatar
    I can type out quick messages with one hand on my Passport, no problem. It's a bit of a stretch, but you do eventually get used to it!

    Posted via CB10
    10-26-15 12:35 AM
  12. Vistaus's Avatar
    if you are browsing and going through messages in the hub, etc. one hand use is fine. but when you need to type something, i sometimes go one handed but its mainly a two hand device for typing.
    Same for me. I do have small hands but I have no problems at all using the Passport one-handed except for, as you mentioned, typing (but I don't mind, I'm used to typing with two hands).

    Posted via CB10
    10-26-15 01:52 AM
  13. zombiecupcake's Avatar
    I do fine with one hand while browsing the web, but even then after a few minutes my wrist starts getting stiff and I have to switch hands :/
    This phone is just so heavy!
    Also, I feel like a dummy since I use in my right hand and have been struggling to tap the bottom back arrow on the left of the screen for most of the year that I've had this phone. Then I realized I could just flick the screen right on any part of it and it would do the same thing. All that struggle for nothing T_T

     = ♥ | 8220, 8530, 9670, 9810, Q10, Passport
    10-26-15 07:54 AM
  14. TomatoPaste's Avatar
    I can do it. Not like my Z30, bit it can be done. Just banged off a text ten minutes ago, while driving even......!!

    I clicked this on my Passport.
    Don't know whether I want to slap you for the stupidity or be amazed.


    I choose the former. DO NOT TEXT AND DRIVE.

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    10-26-15 09:30 AM
  15. Peter_Cincy's Avatar
    Will echo majority of sentiments above: one handed works for swiping & scrolling. It becomes challenging after that, but judicious (and patient) use of the Assistant and voice-to-text typing options can carry one-handed use further to barely handed at all.


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    10-26-15 11:58 AM
  16. mikegcox's Avatar
    I have huge hands and I agree with most that this is a two hand phone. I bought it knowing that so there is no disappointment. Even some swipe gestures take two hands, it would be nice to have more acceleration with swipe gestures so you didn't have to move the thumb so much to get back a page or to get into the hub.

    Using the browser one handed is difficult for a right handed person. The tabs, history, bookmarks are all on the left side controls and you cannot swipe into and out of those controls, you need to use both hands to switch tabs. Using keyboard shortcuts are handy though.

    I like the phone a lot, but it is a lot to hang onto.

    Posted via CB10
    10-26-15 02:56 PM
  17. SunshineStateFlyer's Avatar
    It works if needed but it's inconvenient and slow.

    Posted via CB10
    10-26-15 03:05 PM
  18. anon(55900)'s Avatar
    Yes I do, I couldn't handle a Passport before buying so I was some what nervous about it. But now I can say for reading and browsing, Wow! I have mine in a Ringke case FWIW.

    Posted via CB10
    10-26-15 03:11 PM
  19. j21jam6's Avatar
    I've used the Passport one-handed from day one. Training and patience that's my tried and true method. It was awkward at first (didn't want to drop it) but now it's second nature. It's all in how you position the phone in your hand. Typing still feels more natural using two hands but I find myself using one hand most of the time.

    Posted one-handed via Passport
    10-27-15 01:15 PM
  20. DJ BigToe's Avatar
    I use mine one handed, 100% of the time.

    Posted via CB10
    10-27-15 02:39 PM
  21. deltact's Avatar
    I browse one handed regularly with the original Passport, and use two hands mostly for typing. I have typed the odd message one-handed when needed, taking advantage of the swipe up word prediction, and I have small hands.

    Posted via CB10 on Passport.
    10-27-15 04:57 PM
  22. Lusitano17's Avatar
    One hand for browsing, dialing and checking Hub unless you have large hands or long thumbs.

    Posted via CB10
    10-27-15 06:16 PM
  23. fanisk's Avatar
    For typing you need two hands!

    Sent from my BlackBerry Passport
    10-30-15 06:40 PM
  24. kertong's Avatar
    for reading/browsing, I use one of these two one handed grips and it works great:

    One handed use?-20151030_170751.jpg
    One handed use?-20151030_170826.jpg

    but once I need to type anything it's definitely a two hand operation.


    Blackberry Passport SE, iPhone 5S, Lumia 1020, HTC One M8
    10-30-15 07:13 PM
  25. eylee's Avatar
    Suggest using an iRing on the back to help balance the phone... (it's from Korea but u can find it on Amazon) ... do a Google

    Posted via CB10
    10-31-15 04:00 AM
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