The Blackberry Curve is a smartphone that everyone seems to love. One of its outstanding features, is its full “qwerty” keyboard. The keys are small and usable, and this feature makes it easy to email and text.
The Curve has several useful typing shortcuts, that if mastered, will make the phone more dynamic for texting and emailing. Most people know the basics of using shift, Alt, and the symbol key, but a combination of these will make life easier.
- When typing, to insert a full stop press the space key twice.
- To capitalise a letter, hold the key you wish to capitalise until the letter becomes a capital.
- To type an accented or special character, hold the letter and roll the trackball left or right. Release the letter key once you have the desired character. This allows to create letter such as “ ü ”.
- To turn on NUM lock, press the Alt key and the Left Shift key. Pressing the shift key again, switches off NUM lock.
- To turn on CAPS lock, press the Alt key and the right shift key. To turn off CAPS lock, press the shift key.
- To insert an “@” symbol, or a full stop in an email field, just press space.
- To copy and paste, highlight the text you wish to copy using the trackball, and then press the Alt key, and press the trackball. To paste, press the shift key and click the trackball.
These simple yet useful shortcuts, should help you make the most of your Blackberry Curve.
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