1. sf49ers1980's Avatar
    I have to know if this is just me...

    Show of hands:
    How many of you out there have picked up your Z10 while its unlocked and when you looked at it later the camera app was open? This is probably because you are a right handed person. You mostly pick up your phone with your right hand and then fleshy/muscle part of your thumb catches the camera icon and opens the camera app.
    Now imagine if you are left handed...
    The amount of people I drop call is unreal!
    The other day I even "left called" my own landline and stood there talking to myself for a few seconds before I figured out what had happened.

    Tell me i`m not alone here.....
    anon5814103 likes this.
    08-16-13 07:45 PM
  2. dkreeg's Avatar
    I'm left-handed and yes, you're alone

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    ATMJOE likes this.
    08-16-13 07:52 PM
  3. sf49ers1980's Avatar
    Damn!!!
    08-16-13 07:59 PM
  4. DanceHike's Avatar
    I am not a lefty but I have recently noticed that if I hold my Zed with my left hand during a call, my cheek or something sometimes taps the "end call" "button" with predictable results. I am average weight, so it is not an extra chin's fault!

    Posted via CB10
    08-16-13 08:27 PM
  5. Itstakenovermylife's Avatar
    You're not alone! I've already stated on other posts that I wish we had the option to require a "long" press to activate the Camera or Phone. I'm constantly hitting both unintentionally, bit as a lefty I definitely hit the Phone more often.

    Posted via CB10
    08-16-13 09:28 PM
  6. NoahFecks's Avatar
    I'm a lefty and have inadvertently opened both the camera and phone apps a LOT. Very poor design in that sense.
    Mel25 likes this.
    08-16-13 11:10 PM
  7. fivesevensuited's Avatar
    Y'all need to learn how to pick up your phones

    Posted by my new Z10 running 10.2.0.1047 via CB10
    08-16-13 11:13 PM
  8. Jerryg50's Avatar
    I usually pick up my phone from the sides, especially when it is unlocked. I am using a silicon gel type case which makes a nice grip on it. I am very ambidextrous, therefore I can use the phone almost equally with either my left or right hand.

    If the phone is locked no apps will open when picking up the phone and touching the screen. I generally leave my phone locked when I am not going to use it for a while.
    08-16-13 11:15 PM
  9. guygardner73's Avatar
    08-17-13 04:57 AM
  10. R Field's Avatar
    I've opened up the camera occasionally but that's about it. I think the gestures are pretty lefty friendly. Only thing is the location of the stupid charging port. It should be higher up on the side or at the top/bottom.

    CB10- BlackBerry Z10
    08-17-13 06:20 AM
  11. Tbonist's Avatar
    I have the Otterbox case for Z10, and while it encroaches on the bezels, it has prevented any of the above from happening.

    Posted via CB10
    08-17-13 09:19 AM
  12. vgorous's Avatar
    I do the same thing

    Posted via CB10
    08-17-13 11:17 AM
  13. Tyche101's Avatar
    Seriously!!!! I m a righty and whenever I unlock my fone..the camera is always open..so tired of this thing :-/..

    Posted via CB10 in Z10 :*
    08-17-13 01:31 PM
  14. Xoma's Avatar
    I'm a left-handed person, but usually do a lot of things with my right hand. Just don't mind weather to pick the phone with left or right hand. Actually, Z10 as I've noticed is made for comfortable using for both left- and right-handed people.

    Powered by BlackBerry Z10 (STL100-2/10.1.0.4633)
    08-17-13 04:49 PM
  15. ronfc's Avatar
    I'm left-handed as well and I think they should made a Flip Shell with the flip cover on the right side.

    Posted via CB10
    08-17-13 07:52 PM
  16. Lawmen23's Avatar
    I'm left handed, but I use the phone with both hands. I'm constantly opening the camera app by accident.
    08-18-13 12:03 AM
  17. anon(5928073)'s Avatar
    Left handed. Never have opened anything by accident... yet
    08-18-13 01:06 AM
  18. d.roc's Avatar
    Thanks for the insight. I have opened the phone app without noticing many a time and couldn't figure out why.

    Posted via CB10
    08-18-13 01:16 AM
  19. zhengyu718's Avatar
    I'm right handed but sometimes my Z10 calls or sms others automatically when it's in my pocket. Guess I need a case to avoid this.

    Posted via CB10
    08-18-13 01:46 AM
  20. imcurved's Avatar
    I'm left handed. I don't use case on my Z and I'm not experiencing the problem you're describing.

    Post via CB Z10
    08-18-13 01:52 AM
  21. anon(5928073)'s Avatar
    I'm right handed but sometimes my Z10 calls or sms others automatically when it's in my pocket. Guess I need a case to avoid this.

    Posted via CB10
    That has nothing to do with whether you are right or left handed lol.

    Makes sure to go into settings go to display, then turn "allow gestures when locked" off.
    08-18-13 02:04 AM
  22. TommyBB's Avatar
    I'm a lefty. I handle/hold my Z with my right hand and swipe with my left. Z goes in my right pants pocket upside down. When my right hand goes into my pants pocket to withdraw the phone, it is right side up and ready for action. Try it out.

    Oh, and Lefties R U L E!

    Posted via CB10
    08-18-13 07:07 PM
  23. LillyFox's Avatar
    I'm left handed as well, I find that both my Z and Q flow quite naturally one handed. I do not seem to have any issues

    Posted by a Frankenstein Z10 powered by OS 10.2 .0.13xx
    08-18-13 08:16 PM
  24. alan510's Avatar
    I'm left handed. Had a few accidental openings. So what? It's no big deal.

    Posted via CB10
    08-18-13 08:19 PM
  25. DanceHike's Avatar
    I am not a lefty but I have recently noticed that if I hold my Zed with my left hand during a call, my cheek or something sometimes taps the "end call" "button" with predictable results. I am average weight, so it is not an extra chin's fault!

    Posted via CB10
    Sorry, this was posted in the wrong thread. I have never had a touch screen before and did not know that this was a symptom that my Z's proximity sensor was not working. T-Mobile's recent update gave me a proximity sensor that works. My version is: Z10STL100-3/10.1.0.4780 .

    Posted via CB10
    09-10-13 05:01 AM

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