1. rickjs's Avatar
    First time I've ever had this problem....on all other OS versions, if you simply rotate to landscape...hit BB button...."show keyboard" and type !,"" you will change from signal strength bars to a numerical reading.

    .323 doesn't have an option to pull up the keyboard simply rotating to landscape. Pulling up the keyboard in any other application and typing in the proper sequence doesn't work.

    Anyone already figured out how to get the numerical strength back instead of the bars?
    10-22-09 09:24 AM
  2. zoyano's Avatar
    I've been trying to figure this out too, did anyone determine how to do this now?
    07-23-10 10:06 AM
  3. Anonymous94587689's Avatar
    Here is the trick
    0- Go to Options, Screen / keyboard
    1- Assign virtual keybord to one of the convenience key
    2- Set the portrait keyboard to be the FULL KEYBOARD

    Save your changes then go back to home screen.

    Hold the phone in portrait and press the virtual key assigned to show the keyboard and press <!?123> <!> <!?123> <,> <!?123> <"> <!?123> <"> ( You have to press 8 keys )

    Locking <!?123> and pressing <!> <,> <"> <"> does not do it.

    Tested on 9530 with 5.0.0.591
    Last edited by Briard; 07-23-10 at 11:31 AM. Reason: spelling ;)
    07-23-10 10:39 AM
  4. Riding the Storm Out's Avatar
    ...
    Hold the phone in portrait and press the virtual key assigned to show the keyboard and press <!?123> <!> <!?123> <,> <!?123> <"> <!?123> <"> ( You have to press 8 keys )

    Locking <!?123> and pressing <!> <,> <"> <"> does not do it.

    Tested on 9530 with 5.0.0.591
    Actually, locking the !?123 key does work on every OS except 5.0.0.591. I tried both .591 and .685, but eventually returned to official .328 because of all the little bugs (like that one) in those other OS's. I'm still patiently waiting for a Storm OS "gold" release from RIM!

    Riding the Storm Out
    07-23-10 01:16 PM
  5. mechanic_joe's Avatar
    I tried both .591 and .685, but eventually returned to official .328 because of all the little bugs (like that one) in those other OS's.
    You should really go to a later build .419 official like MTS or Sasktel, it is far superior to .328 (no sms trouble, pop up keys, better battery and signal). I personally prefer .591 (due to its very strong radio) but it is harder on the battery.
    07-23-10 07:58 PM
  6. LauraJ2010's Avatar
    Luckily!!! I have never met problem like that.
    07-23-10 07:59 PM
  7. starmburst1's Avatar
    Using the lock does work on 685.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    07-24-10 12:46 PM
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