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  1. Insync's Avatar
    Our 86 year old mother loves the new call answering for BBM video and phone. Much easier...and I agree.

    Posted via CB10
    TrueKulcha likes this.
    01-29-14 07:07 PM
  2. DSS900's Avatar
    The new call screen is pretty cool IMHO. I also think a digital rotary dial option would be cool as an option.

    Posted via CB10
    ppeters914 likes this.
    01-29-14 08:11 PM
  3. FOR RIM's Avatar
    that rotary dial thing would be awesome
    01-29-14 10:51 PM
  4. SubCamp's Avatar
    You can't, I actually like it

    Posted via CB10
    01-29-14 10:52 PM
  5. FOR RIM's Avatar
    People want the choice but I don't think it's as easy as you think. Do any other phones give you the option? I think not.

    Via CB10 Rogers Z30STA100-5/10.2.1.1925/1926 Radio

    that's why this option is so important to have a thing that no one else have always feel great
    01-29-14 10:53 PM
  6. DurdenLunarius's Avatar
    We can always hope. Not coming from a fruit or DROID, I don't know what "industry standard" is. But the old call screen made sense. You saw your contact, you either pulled them to full screen if you wanted to talk, or pushed them off the screen if you didn't. Could all be done one handed with the flick of a thumb. The new way seems counter intuitive because left and right mean nothing to me and I have to read to know what to do, and I need two hands because it is hard to push my thumb all the way across the Z30, while still holding it in one hand, then juggle the phone to get a proper hold on it to talk. BlackBerry is supposed to be a leader and do things better, not a follower that copies the others who did it wrong just because people got used to it and don't want something better.

    Posted via CB10
    Industry Standard is that answer is on the left and end is on the right going back to the days of pre-smartphones. They just started color coating it in recent years is all.

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    01-29-14 11:01 PM
  7. walcolm's Avatar
    the new call screen is good on Q10/Q5 because of the smaller screen...i wish BB had retained the native call screen on the touch devices
    01-29-14 11:37 PM
  8. iToya's Avatar
    Oh boo.

    Posted via CB10
    01-30-14 12:01 AM
  9. thurask's Avatar
    Industry Standard is that answer is on the left and end is on the right going back to the days of pre-smartphones. They just started color coating it in recent years is all.

    Posted via CB10
    And remember which side the hardware buttons were on old BlackBerry devices, too.

    Posted via CB10
    DurdenLunarius and TrueKulcha like this.
    01-30-14 12:02 AM
  10. jakie55's Avatar
    I quite enjoy the new call answer functions. It works.... I seemed to fudge up the answering on the original call answer "page" . To me, this is much easier with one thumb. (and it looks just like the call answer stuff on kit kat. ( now Ive done it )
    01-30-14 03:58 AM
  11. Icarus3000's Avatar
    I personally prefer the old call screen, but wouldn't dream of not upgrading because of this.

    That's life. Shrug your shoulders and move on.

    Posted via CB10
    01-30-14 06:08 AM
  12. shai404's Avatar
    I guess not

    Posted via CB10
    01-30-14 06:25 AM
  13. shai404's Avatar
    Guess it's time to switch platforms then.
    I guess not...smh

    Posted via CB10
    01-30-14 06:26 AM
  14. shai404's Avatar
    Isn't android and apple like the BlackBerry call screen? Lol guess he's screwed

    Also an easy way to remember is like bbos right is red or end call like old BlackBerry and left is green or the call button on old bb

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    exactly like android and apple.....she's* screwed...how can I be screwed with this wonderful z30...smh

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    01-30-14 06:31 AM
  15. PeterC4's Avatar
    This thread is hilarious....you mean to tell me changing the swiping motion from up and down to side to side and adding some very functional textual replies on an automated basis is a deal breaker for some users? I cannot imagine anyone with a regular job could even give this a second thought....
    01-30-14 07:37 AM
  16. failedhumanexistence's Avatar
    Who knew a simple change in swiping direction could cause such an uproar...
    tryfe likes this.
    01-30-14 10:52 AM
  17. Karan Mohal's Avatar
    I dont usually want to belittle anyone's issues... but... in this case im going to go ahead and say, get over it
    01-30-14 11:58 AM
  18. hamsterwheel's Avatar
    Eh, It's only a call screen. How long do you actually see it? And besides, I do find it easier to answer.
    tryfe and BergerKing like this.
    01-30-14 12:02 PM
  19. Jsolts's Avatar
    You won't be getting the old calling screen back. BlackBerry won't change things for the minority.
    Posted from my BlackBerry Q10 via CB10
    The minority are the complainers that's made a fuss about the screen in the first place.

    The majority just adapted and made it work.


    I prefer the old screen as well. It always threw people off when I'd answer the phone in front of them. The would always ask me what phone I had. In my opinion it was much more fluid.

    Also being a lefty, it wasn't awkward as the new screen.




    Posted on a Post-It!
    01-30-14 01:01 PM
  20. labyrinth9's Avatar
    We want to sign a petition

    From Zuri my Z10.
    Yes! Crackberry--Make a POLL!!!
    01-30-14 01:34 PM
  21. UnlimitedEra's Avatar
    I'd like have the old calling screen as it was unique and modern ish now this new one looks like an android clone which I don't like.

    Posted Via CB10 Running On Z10STL100-2 Using OS Version 10.2.1.1925
    01-30-14 01:41 PM
  22. TheScionicMan's Avatar
    I already upgraded so I'm just not going to answer any more calls...

    Seriously, you could give some people a million dollars and they would complain about the denominations, the age of the bills, the taxes they might incur, and on and on...
    01-30-14 02:04 PM
  23. fragment137's Avatar
    A post I made elsewhere about the 10.2.1 leak call-screen

    In terms if "industry standard" I submit this: my cordless home phone. Clearly is the green answer button on the left and red end button on the right.


    Attachment 237884

    Not to compare smartphones to home phones, but seriously I think it's being made a big deal for nothing. Personally I love the design of the new call screen, and though I thought before trying it that I would have issues with getting used to the new method I found it no less intuitive than the old method.

    Just to add: It doesn't look a thing like Android or iPhone call-answer screens.
    habs_fan and DurdenLunarius like this.
    01-30-14 02:15 PM
  24. BergerKing's Avatar
    People want the choice but I don't think it's as easy as you think. Do any other phones give you the option? I think not.

    Via CB10 Rogers Z30STA100-5/10.2.1.1925/1926 Radio
    Not that I've seen...
    Pdinos3 likes this.
    01-30-14 02:44 PM
  25. Daniel Montanaro's Avatar
    I didn't like it at first when it leaked, but now I do. Don't hold out on 10.2.1 just because of the call screen. This new OS is the shiznit compared to 10.2.0.

    Posted via CB10
    shai404 likes this.
    01-30-14 02:52 PM
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