BB Bold 9000 :: Scratches On Bold 9000 Keyboard?

Feb 6, 2010

The top row of my keyboard has fine scratches on it, is there anyway of polishing these out?

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BB Bold 9000 :: Bold Keyboard Light Is Dimmer

Feb 5, 2010

im using a bb bold 9000, and after a years use, the keyboard light seems to be getting dimmer and dimmer. any suggestions on how to get it back like the way it was?

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BB Bold 9000 :: Why Cant Rim Develop A Bold 9xxx With The Body Of Bold 9000

Jan 23, 2010

Why can't RIM develop a Bold 9xxx with the body of the Bold 9000 with larger memory, Trackpad, better camera? They've done it with the Tour and Curve. Plus they've got all the parts available already, just need a little engineering to fit the trackpad and everything else. C'mon RIM. We know you can do it. I'm sure you'd sell millions of them.

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BB Bold 9700 :: Bold 9000 Keyboard Is Better Than Others

Aug 29, 2010

Of the three blackberrys i have owned and used (9000, 9700 and 9800) i have to say i think the 9000's keyboard is by far the best of them all. I am on the 9700 right now and really miss my 9000's keyboard. It felt so much more roomy and comfortable to type on. I wish they would make a larger phone like the 9000 again. IMO it had the best keyboard, best sounding speakerphone and of course that nice large screen.

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BB Bold 9000 :: Keyboard Too Sensitive

May 24, 2010

I'm a fairly fresh Blackberry convert and I'm absolutely loving my Blackberry Bold 9000 and having an amazing keyboard that worked extremely well, for a bit.

Lately though, the keyboard is WAY too sensitive all of a sudden, many times while I send a message I have to constantly correct errors where I thumb a key and it responds by typing that letter twice. The same exact thing is happening with my menu key, I press the menu key and I quite literally am "moving" an icon around my menu screen as it registers that I hit the key twice.

I've had this Blackberry for TWO weeks and though I'm loving it this is a serious problem and starting to get on my nerves. I contemplated thinking if it was just my typing but this happens so subtlety I ruled that out fairly fast. I really have no clue what's going on and tried playing around with the "key rate" settings to no avail. Unfortunately a return isn't really an option as I bought this mobile new online and am starting a contract with my company soon.

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BB Bold 9000 :: Bold 9000 VS Curve 8530 / Does One Perform Better Than Other?

Mar 4, 2010

Quick question. I am starting a new Job and they are getting me a superbasic Perl. I need this for work and so I will be forking some dough out of my pocket to get one of the two following phones: Bold 9000 (I'll pay 100$ Canadian, not Us) Curve 8530 (pay 24.99$ Canadian). I am very used to the Iphone and HTC Touch Pro 2 (not trying to start a flaming/argument/anything else , its just what i'm used to). I am very used to browsing with the other phones and I have heard that BB phones are not up to par, so my expectations will be low. Out of the two phones however, does one perform better than the other (Curve 8530 vs Bold 9000)? Out of the two phones, which one do you recommend overall. I have read that the Bold 9000 even though it is older, it still outperforms the 8530...

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BB Bold 9000 :: Seeking Help For Broken Bold 9000 Screen

Aug 30, 2010

I dropped my BlackBerry Bold 9000 on the weekend and damaged the LCD screen. The device still works, but two thirds of the LCD is now white and there's what looks like an inkblot on the left side of the screen. I'd like to try to fix it, but don't really want to shell out a lot of $ to do so --- I'm a month away from upgrading.Does anyone have any suggestions, or perhaps a dead BlackBerry with a working screen that you're willing to part with? A DIY repair -- this is out of warranty anyway -- looks straightforward, but I'm not sure I want to spend the $100 or so for a new OEM part to replace the LCD screen.

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BB Bold 9000 :: Screen And Keyboard Both Turn On

Jan 25, 2010

since installing .411 my Bold hasn't had a single problem, apart from one. Every now and again, I will notice it light up, the screen and keyboard both turn on. After a couple of seconds, it will dim out as it would after use.

I have a windows mobile phone and before I receive a text message, that is exactly what that does, but I receive nothing when the Bold lights up? The only fix I have is to put it into bedside mode as it doesn't seem to happen when in that state....

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BB Bold 9000 :: Keyboard Lock Feature

May 30, 2010

Is there anyway to revert back to the old way of unlocking the bold, like from early 5.0 OS? like when you were supposed to hold * and the call button, because I absolutely despise this new mute button procedure and my mute button on my bold is already becoming unresponsive.Basically I'm wondering if perhaps there's a application that can switch them or maybe even a way to configure a different button on my bold to mute because as it is the default button (top left of the bold) is pretty much becoming unresponsive on my phone and I don't really want to get locked out.

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BB Bold 9000 :: Missing Keyboard Lock

Feb 3, 2010

I just updated to the v5.0.0.464 OS and now my lock icon is missing. I have searched all the folders, even with hidden icons showing. I usually keep the right side convenience key programmed to lock it. But that is not even an option anymore when you go to set the action for the convenience keys.

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BB Bold 9000 :: Keyboard Lock Missing

Feb 20, 2010

Just upgraded to 5.0 and the keyboard lock is missing. Shortcut as well as convenience keys. Anyone have a fix for this short of reinstalling the old software?

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BB Bold 9000 :: Alternate Keyboard Lock Method

Jun 16, 2010

i recently updated my phone software to os5 keyboard lock is annoying me as my mute button is not working. any software to lock keyboard i dont want to set a password

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BB Bold 9000 :: Keyboard Lock Feature Being Phased Out?

Mar 2, 2010

With the new 5.0's rolling out, our keyboard feature seems to be done away with. Some of us, like me, do not have the best mute button. If I don't hit mine just right it doesn't work. Sometimes it may take 5-6 presses.

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BB Bold 9000 :: Mute Button / Keyboard Lock

May 25, 2010

Yesterday, my mute button decided to no longer work when trying to unlock my keypad ( I have os 5.0). I consequently have to take out my battery and restart the phone to get the keypad unlocked. Not sure if the actual button is faulty or not but is there any way to switch the unlocking feature to a different button?

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BB Bold 9000 :: RIM Changes Keyboard Lock Settings For .822 With No Regard For User

Aug 26, 2010

At first glance, upgrading from .681 to .822 didn't appear to do too much; save for performance boosts, the OS remained largely the same as would be expected.. well, except for completely changing how the keyboard lock function operates and not providing settings for users to revert back to its prior logistics.
Lock Function Prior to .822: Setting your left soft key as lock, you could lock your phone from anywhere within the OS, showing a "locked" home screen (without actually going to it). To unlock after screen shuts off, you could press any key (as far as I remember) and it would bring up the "locked home screen", from there you would press A (or *) + Send to unlock.Lock Function in .822: Using the left soft key to lock, screen immediately shuts off going into lock mode without any screen feedback. To unlock after screen shuts off, you have to press only the "Power/End" key to bring up the "locked home screen" and then press the "mute" key.

Ah, so one key instead of two, just like the iPhone and many other smart phones; this must mean .822's method is better, right? Nope, and here's why.Reasons pre-.822 method is superior:On locking the phone, you received feedback that the phone was locked (nice), but more than that, the time was displayed, which is frequently absent depending on the application you're using (why it's not always displayed up top, I won't even begin to fathom).Being able to press any key or at least main function keys such as the soft keys and other function keys like the trackball to bring up the "locked home screen" mean quicker and easier access to the time as well as being able to unlock the phone.The mute key is flush with top casing of the phone, which makes it the absolute most difficult key I have ever encountered on any phone, and I don't have large fingers by any means.

Even if the mute key were easy to press, it's in a location that's more difficult to get to when holding normally compared to the keypad, which means even though pre-.822 you had to press two buttons, those two buttons where very close to each other and on top of that, close to your left thumb when holding the phone naturally.Why RIM felt the need to completely revamp the keyboard lock function in such a small update when the prior method had been in use for years while also not providing a way for users to revert to prior functionality, especially considering its user base, is completely beyond me.Based on this and other usability and user experience failures within the Blackberry OS, my recommendation would be to fire and replace the whole Usability/UX team, but well, that precludes actually having one to begin with.

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BB Bold 9000 :: Bold 9000 Does Not Save Pictures

Jan 11, 2010

My Bold 9000 is one month old and stopped saving pictures taken with the camera. Have tried the battery pull trick several times.

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BB Bold 9000 :: Bold 9000 Not Connecting To Internet

Jan 26, 2010

I have a bold 9000 and I can not connect to the internet. Carrier is AT&T and I live in the North East (NYC area). Worked fine up until yesterday (Jan 25). Now gmail, facebook, browser - none work. I've tried the battery pull, turning on/off the network, run a diagnostic test from mobile network options. In the mobile network test i get the volling anomolies "Blackberry PIN-PIN: No" and it says can't connect to my email (gmail).

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BB Bold 9000 :: Bold 9000 Red Light / No Power On

Sep 18, 2010

A few days ago I pulled my phone out of the holster and It was really hot and when i looked at it i realized it was off, and wouldnt turn back on. just a red light comes on like normal upon a battery pull but after it turns off the red light comes back on again once more then stays off for good. unless i plug it in then it comes on and goes off all the time. I got it powered back up yesterday but then it did it again. Today I plugged it in and I saw a picture of a battery come up on the screen showing it as empty, i was hoping that meant it might charge up. but no such luck. My main objective is just to get the phone up long enough to back up the info on the phone.

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BB Bold 9000 :: Bold 9000 Vs Curve 8520

Mar 14, 2010

I have the possibility to buy the BB bold 9000 and the curve 8520 almost at the same price. What would you suggest?

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BB Bold 9000 :: Will Get A Longer Battery Life If Use Battery Of A 9700 In A 9000?

Feb 19, 2010

I was just wondering. As it turns out that the 9700 and 9000 share the same type of battery, so how is it that the bold has a far superior battery life over the 9000? Some have reported that the 9700 can hold charge upto 2 days even after heavy usage. So i was wondering are the batteries really identical in every way as claimed? and if they arent is it possible to swap the battery of my 9000 and expect a longer battery life? coz the one im having right now only seem to hold charge for about 15hours with fair usage on a 5.0 OS Zain Kuwait.

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BB Bold 9000 :: Sound Profiles Dont Restore Back To Bold

Jan 6, 2010

whenever i back up my bold, and then restore from the backup, none of my sound profiles restore back to the phone. this issue has been a problem ever since i got the phone,whether is was running 4.6, or after i upgraded to 5.0.0.411 what could cause this, and how could i fix it?

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BB Bold :: Change Voice Mail Greeting Message On 9000 Bold?

Dec 23, 2011

How do I change the voice mail greeting message on my BB 9000 Bold??

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BB Bold 9000 :: Bold Goes To Contacts No Matter What Icon Selected

Jun 6, 2010

I have a Bold 9000 that keeps going to contacts no matter what icon I click on.I tried upgrading the OS and the phone worked fine for about an hour and then went straight back to only going to contacts. The same thing happens when I downgrade.I am unable to make calls or do anything from the contacts list. The phone is basically unusable.

I have tried the upgrade and battery pull and restore from back up.Does anyone have any suggestions of what this could be and how to fix it.

I'm using 5.0.0.681

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BB Bold 9000 :: Is The Bold Significant Upgrade From Curve 8320?

Mar 18, 2010

I'd appreciate opinions from folks who had a Curve 9320 who upgraded to a Bold 9700. I love the Curve, but am starting to have issues with long periods of watching the hour glass, but also mechanical age issues, like a metal pin that poked through the 5/D key.My only complaint with the Curve, other than the amount of time it spends thinking about itself, is that I could never use weatherbug or any of the weather apps, they just ground everything to a halt.

My carrier is T-Mobile (Albuquerque, NM)
Platform 2.7.0.78
OS 4.5.0.81
Memory Total: 55GB
Memory Free: 8 GB (after deleting a bunch of photos, texts, etc)

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BB Bold 9000 :: OEM Holster Not Putting Bold To Sleep Anymore

Apr 22, 2010

I have had my phone for over a year with the OEM holster and it would put my phone to sleep, however for the last 2 days when i put the phone in, nothing happens...am i missing a setting or is this probably a hardware issue and i am then SOL

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BB Bold 9000 :: Permanently Remove Twitter Icon Off Bold 1

Aug 16, 2010

Does anyone know how to permanately remove the Twitter icon off the Bold 1? I updated my girl's phone and this icon appeared. I used the "hide" feature, but she hates Twitter and wants it removed.

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BB Bold 9000 :: Desktop Manager Unable To See Bold On Windows 7 64-bit

Jul 11, 2010

I have been going through this forum for a while and have tried all of the fixes that I can find to no avail. I have a brand new Windows 7 64-bit machine, that never had the Desktop Manager installed. I have installed version 5.01 off of the web site. Windows is able to see the Blackberry in the Device Manager just fine and I can also see the internal storage available under My Computer and I can access all folders. The Virtual Ports (COM3 and COM4) are also available in Device Manager.

I went through and followed the clean uninstall and reinstall instructions and various other suggestions that I have already seen. For whatever reason, the Desktop Manager still won't see the BB. When going into Options in the Desktop Manager, it shows that USB is selected but still nothing under PIN.I am connected to the straight USB port on the back of the computer and have tried several there.

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BB Bold 9000 :: Keyboard Configuration Has "Q"/ "A" Keys Switched

Jan 28, 2010

Someone brought me over a BB bold from morracco. Everything in the phone works fine excpet for the fact the moraccan keyboard has the "Q" and "A" keys switched and the "W" and "Z" switched. The keyboard itself can physically be switched to an american one BUT is it possible to reconfigure the phone to work as if it were american phone For example, the keys are in place as if the phone was american but if i push Q it types A and vise versa.

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BB Bold 9000 :: Bold Acting Up / Keys Not Working

Jun 12, 2010

My blackberry buttons are taking the wrong commands. I press the green/ answerr button it gives letter k I press the hang-up/red button it gives me the letter M, the track ball is not commanding, it rotates fine but once u click on it, it gives me a letter. Anyone have a solution or will i have to bury my Berry?

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BB Bold 9000 :: Bold Nuked / Got Jpg.rem Files Off / But Can't View

Jun 20, 2010

SO I have searched manically for 2 weeks looking for a solution to my problem.I had a blackberry bold 9000
it died with WSOD- no calls, no texts, no work-y no mo'.so I had it powered up and used my mass storage feature to pull off 120 of my beloved pics... BUT... they are in jpg.rem

I know everyone says put back on your device and decrypt them or email them etc.. but this is not an option.I now have a new bold 9700 and it is through my company - so the security and encryption cannot be changed

Is there any software or any other way to change these to useable files?

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BB Bold 9000 :: Bold On Using Tzones Need Mms Service Book

Feb 25, 2010

I recently got a BB bold that's unlocked from ATT. I do not have the Blackberry plan, I only have T-zones. I am able to surf the web and such using opera mini. All my weather and internet radio applications work fine. The only thing I can not get to work is MMS. I can receive but not send. Says no mms service book.I found a generic T-zones service book that I installed to the phone using DM. Unfortunately the service book does not contain the MMS book. Where can I find or add this service book? There must be a way. Is is possible for someone else to send me their service book and have that work?

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