BB Torch 9800 :: How To Show Virtual Keyboard On Screen Keyboard?

Aug 21, 2010

Just got my torch last night! yayyy! I did read in one of the threads there is a way to bring the virtual keyboard down by swiping up and down (I think). But when I do that, I always open the manage connections option. Can someone explain how to get it to show wo opening the physical keyboard?

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BB Torch :: 9800 Wont Show Virtual Keyboard On Screen

Jan 5, 2012

I have a torch 9800 and I am having problems everything work on the touch screen but the virtual keyboard.

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BB Torch :: 9800 Virtual Keyboard Not Displaying?

Dec 28, 2011

my torch doesn't show it's virtual keyboard. i've already tried rebooting it but no use.

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BB Torch :: 9800 Slider Closed But Virtual Keyboard Do Not Appear

Sep 12, 2012

When I close slider, the virtual key board do not appear, rotation function also. I use a magnet torch in the back of cellfone, virtual keyboard appear and use normally, but when open slider and close, it back to old trouble.

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BB Torch :: No Virtual Keyboard?

Jun 10, 2011

My virtual keyboard disappeared, how can I bring it back?

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BB Torch :: Virtual Keyboard Is Missing?

Apr 24, 2012

i bought my bb 9800.. and notice the screen dont rotate and dont have virtual keyboard.

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BB Torch :: Why Virtual Keyboard Not Displaying

Sep 24, 2011

Fade-up with the issue, Torch Virtual Keyboard not displaying any more twice went to service center but no fixed solution got.

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BB Torch :: Virtual Keyboard Not Displaying?

Apr 4, 2011

The Virtual Keyboard on my BB Torch won't display any ideas on how I can rectify this? I guess Imust have done something without knowing.The slide out keybaord works fine, but I can't get the Virtual Keybaord to show in any application.

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BB Torch :: Virtual Keyboard Not Working?

Jan 6, 2012

Updated software last night to Still no joy! 9800 torch is the phone I have how do we get it operational again? Is there away we can factory reset the phone to see if that works??

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BB Torch :: Virtual Keyboard Is Missing Keys

Oct 26, 2010

I have the torch 9800 and there appears to be a bug with the on screen keyboard. After viewing a few pdf files in Repligo Reader I went to compose an email. I noticed that the on screen virtual keyboard was missing the outlines around the individual keys and the alt, shift, language selection and delete keys are not displayed. Also the background of the keyboard is all gunmetal grey and the keys are white with no outlines as mentioned above. I can still use the keys, touch the area where the keys are not displayed and the functionality remains intact. This happens in both horizontal and vertical mode. If I change the vertical keyboard to compact mode in options the vertical keyboard is displayed normally. I have reproduced this issue, reported it to the Repligo Reader developer and the only way to resolve it is a hard reset or full device restart.

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BB Torch :: Anyone Have Tips For Using 9860 Virtual Keyboard

May 24, 2009

i just upgraded my phone from a 9800 to a 9860.i am kind of missing the slide out keyboard on the 9800 of which i used to type words with near 100% with the 9860, i am struggling with the inaccuracy of the virtual only keyboard.advice to achieve better accuracy when using virtual keyboard? what i mean by inaccuracy is that i keep hitting the incorrect characters a bit too often.

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BB Torch 9800 :: On-screen Keyboard Isnt Qwerty?

Jun 7, 2010

anyone else notice the on-screen keyboard isnt qwerty? is that just on the version they are testing or will it be on all of them?

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BB Torch :: 9800 Keyboard Went Missing - Screen Does Not Rotate

Sep 27, 2011

I have a BB Torch 9800 and for some reason the digital keyboard went missing - I cannot get access to it - and furthermore when I tilt or turn my phone the screen does not adapt to the new position.

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BB Torch :: Virtual Keyboard Doesn't Appear When Slider Is Close

May 18, 2010

I am using Torch 9800. Currently, the virtual keyboard doesn't appear when slider is closed. The indicator is also grey (not active). In the menu, "show keyboard" item is not listed. When I take the headset in landscape position, the screen is still in Portrait mode.

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BB Torch :: Virtual Keyboard Will Note Appear When Text Or Email Or Anything?

Aug 18, 2011

For no apparent reason the virtual keyboard will note appear when I text or email or anything! It was fine until. I've rebooted, checked settings .....

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Nokia :: N97 On-screen Virtual Keyboard?

Dec 16, 2009

I am a big fan of nokia, and now I am using nokia n97. I think it has all the features i needed, but i was quite disappointed to see that n97 does not have many different options to write text as they were in 5800, like i really would have liked if n97 would have the same full screen qwerty keyboard and the one's which could easily be used by the stylus. So, I would really appreciate if nokia adds these options in its latest updates for n97.Hope nokia will consider my idea.

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BB Torch :: Display No Longer Rotates And Cannot Access Virtual Keyboard

Apr 7, 2008

I have no idea what has happened but my bb torch no longer rotates the display and I can no longer access the virtual keyboard. I have a feeling that the gyro has broken. I have rebooted a number of times.

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BB Torch 9800 :: Hide Touch Screen Keyboard Without Pressing Button?

Aug 13, 2010

Is there a way by touching something on the screen?

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BB Torch 9800 Smartphone :: Torch 9800 Security Lock - Slide Keyboard Each Time?

Aug 25, 2010

As an avid business crackberry fan (and business manager) for over 3 years, I was appalled to find that I would need to slide the keyboard out to enter my security code, especially when I would do it 50-100 times per day. As every other touchscreen phone on the market has a pattern unlock method, this is the single issue preventing from purchasing this phone(s) PLEASE ISSUE AN UPDATE/APP/PATCH anything to bring this vital security & efficiency issue up to par.

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BB Torch :: Keyboard Malfunction On 9800?

Jan 9, 2012

The letter 'i' appears without a dot each time I type it in email, messenger and text messaging. As a result, I cannot send emails as the recipient address is not recognised.

I have rebooted several times and restored to an earlier date when I didn't have this problem, but to no avail.

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BB Torch :: 9800 Keyboard Won't Work?

Nov 11, 2011

it's essentially dead. The touch screen and everything else worksfine, but the phyisical keyboard won't work.

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BB Torch :: Keyboard For 9800 Freezes?

Apr 29, 2012

I have a bb torch 9800 .my keyboard doesn't work anymore.that means I can't answer any call,I can't login or logout any application.I have alwas to take off my batterie to log out and when I swicth on my phone;it takes my even one day to unlock my pin(because the keyboard doesn't work).But my sceen works and the problem is I can't use the main keys on the middle(the mouse).

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BB 8830 WE :: 8830 - Cannot Type On A Virtual Keyboard On A Touch Screen

Mar 13, 2010

My 8830 is now falling apart, after being of great service for more than 2 years. I am with Verizon. I cannot figure out which blackberry to go to.

Here is my must-have list:

- Actual keyboard (I cannot type on a virtual keyboard on a touch screen).
- Worldwide coverage. i.e. at least as much coverage as with my current 8830+SIM card
- WiFi

Basically I am looking for something similar to 8830, but with WiFi being the only added feature.

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BB Torch 9800 :: Better Keyboard Phone W/ Touchscreen?

Aug 5, 2010

I have been keeping recommending iPhone 4 to my girlfriend, who is going to get her Master degree from Columbia Univ and step into business world. And she said, "wow, it looks wonderful but too naive/childish for me".

And then I bought her the iPod Touch, just for casual use. (I would make Torch a great surprise since she always wants a Blackberry. Samsung sucks btw, we have had 3 Samsung phones and they are all crap - hardware-wise).

I love iPhone, but I could not live without a keyboard phone. Sorry Droid and iPhone fanboys, touchscreen just sucks for business users/ users mainly do texing and little cell-photo-taking.

If you are not a college boy, and you are a real businessman, I bet you would be as busy as me so 40% of your time is for emails/texting/notepad/calendar, 30% for phone calls, 20% or less for web browsing, and 10% for enjoying music when driving (or on subways while reading newspapers) and other multimedia functions.

And seriously, I only use my phone to take pictures of notes on whiteboard or product labels when I don't have a camera at hand. And if you really like taking photos, DSLR would do you good.

Do you really need a 800x600 display for texting?phone calls?. And how much do you rely on web browsing by cell phone? It's just for checking some information when you are outside.

Let's see what Torch does best from all kinds of reviews: Gizmo, Engadget, BGR, Crackberry....
1). Top notch keyboard - good for 40% of time texting/emails/notepad/calendar
2). Great call quality - good for another 30% of time, and no drop calls/death grips
3). WebKit Browser - enough for 20% of time web browsing - after all we all own laptops (you don't have one?)
4). Improved media experience - I am ok with just listening to music. I seldom watch videos on handheld devices - only nerds do it often.

Hence, the bottom line: is there any other good keyboard phone out there? (with a touch screen and not as ugly/huge as Droid)?

=) CPU is fine, Screen resolution is fine (I am really ok with texting and managing my business life with Bold's screen resolution).
After all, do you really spend 80% of your time on cell phone while you have friends and can do all the things on a computer?

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BB Torch 9800 :: Reduced Portrait Keyboard

Sep 1, 2010

I was using the full on screen keyboard and actually getting use to it, lot's of mistakes made but I was still going with the flow. I read a post yesterday that suggested switching to the Reduced Keyboard.

It made all the difference, I type a million times faster!!!! No need for the slider keyboard.I recommend to everyone out there, at least give it a shot and see the difference if you aren't already doing it.

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BB Torch :: 9800 Keyboard Has Stopped Working?

Dec 1, 2011

Recently my 9800 torch keyboard has stopped working it hasnt been exposed to water or anything. The touch screen is fine no problems at all i presumed that it had broken and that was that...then one morning my screen flashed black l(like it had been locked) and the keyboard started working then after 5 mins it stopped. This has happened for the past 3 mornings now so i thought it could poss be a software issue. I have rebooted my phone (bat pull) done a full wipe of everything and still no joy

My device version is v6.0.0.246 bundle 695 it says it is the latest software

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BB Torch :: Physical Keyboard Not Working On New 9800

Apr 23, 2011

I got a new BB Torch 9800 a few days ago and the physical keyboard won;t work (and has never worked) when I slide it out. Does anyone know if there is a setting somewhere I need to activate, or is this likely to be a device fault? (By the way, I downloaded the latest software update and rebooted and took out the battery etc...) Everything else seems to work fine.

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BB Torch :: 9800 - Keyboard And Buttons Not Functioning

Jan 4, 2011

I have had a torch since October 2010 and just in the last 2 days it has stopped responding when using the keyboard or buttons.

When I pull the battery and reboot, I can use the touch screen to unlock, and then can go in to any item. Example: open text, can scroll and find a test to view, tap it and open. I can then reply, forward delete with the screen options but once that is done I am now stuck in the text message. My only option is to pull the battery.

I can not make phone calls but can answer by sliding up the screen. When call is done I can not end just have to wait for other person to hang up.

I have checked for Water damage and there is none, the phone has not had a hard drop and the to sides are very solid (not loose).

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Nokia :: N97 Virtual Keyboard

Nov 6, 2009

I have just had an automated call from my broadband supplier (which I wanted to take) on my N97 (running v20). At one point I was asked to press '1' - no virtual keybaord! When I opened up and used the Qwerty - yes I did remember to press the blue arrow first - and pressed 1, the automated system timed out and said there had not been a response. So, is there a short-cut to getting the virtual keyboard to display during an incoming call?

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BB Torch :: 9800 Manual Keyboard Letters Mixed Up?

Aug 29, 2012

The letters Q W A Z are all mixed up! When you press q you get a - when you press w you get z and visa versa! I have already had to send this phone back the the supplier on Amazon once I really dont want to have to do that again...

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BB Torch :: 9800 - Trackpad Not Working When Keyboard Opened

Feb 27, 2011

I have had my BB for about a month now and it was working fine. The trackpad is very responsive and when the unit is closed the track pad works great but about a week ago the trackpad stopped working when the keyboard slider was open, after a few swipes it would come back to life however now the problem is worsened to the point where the trackpad is unresponsive when the kb is opened but as soon as I slide the kb back the track pad comes to life, this is the second unit that I have had problems with in 30 days. I have tried all the standard stuff like pulling the battery for a few hrs and such.

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