Shortcuts for Blackberry

April 16, 2011

1. Home Screen Shortcuts

To Restart BlackBerry from Home Screen
This Restarts the Blackberry.
Applicable only to full-keyboard Blackberries.

Other Home Screen Shortcuts :

ALT+JKVV  : Display cause of PDP reject
ALT+CAP+ H : Displays the Help Me screen
ALT + EACE : Displays the Help Me screen
ALT + ESCR : Displays the Help Me screen
ALT + NMLL : Switches the signal strength from bars to a numeric value.
ALT + LGLG : Displays the Java™ event log.
You don’t need to type in Capitals.

2. Address Book Shortcut

ALT+VALD – Validate the data structure and look for inconsistencies
ALT+RBLD – Force a data structure rebuild
To Reset the address Book

From the Options menu, type the following (No ALT+ required)
RSET – Will prompt to erase & reload for a reload of the Address book from the BES
(n.b. this will wipe all entries, but you can goto SIM Phone Book & copy entries back afterwards)

3. Option Menu Shortcut

Just type these keywords in the Option Menu without pressing the ALT key to do the following tasks.

SYNC : Enable Calendar slow sync
RSET : Will prompt for a reload of the calendar from the BES
RCFG : Request BES configuration
SCFG : Send device configuration
DCFG : Get CICAL configuration
SUPD : Enable detailed Cal. report for backup
SUPS : Disable detailed Cal. report for backup
SUPN : Disable Cal. report database
LUID : Enable view by UID
SRSL : Show Reminder status log

4. SIM Card Options Shortcuts

Go to Options->Advanced->SIM card. Type the following without pressing the ALT keys.

MEPD : Display MEP info
MEP1 : Disable SIM personalization
MEP2 : Disable Network personalization
MEP3 : Disable Network subset personalization
MEP4 : Disable Service provider personalization
MEP5 : Disable Corporate personalization

5. Browser Shortcut

Type in ALT+RBVS in Browser to view web page source code

6. Calendar

Open up a Calendar item and press ALT+VIEW Inside any Calendar item Show extra info for a Calendar event including message ID which is  handy for BES log troubleshooting)

Date/Time Menu Shortcuts. No ALT+ required.
LOLO : Date/Time Show Network time values

7. Messaging

ALT+VIEW – For messages, displays the RefId and FolderId for that particular message. For PIM items, displays only the RefId.
Search Application

ALT+ADVM : Search Application Enabled Advanced Global Search

8. WLAN wizard screen shortcuts

ALT-SMON WLAN : Enable simulated Wizard mode
ALT-SMOF WLAN : Disable simulated Wizard mode

9. Theme Shortcuts

This can be accessed from Theme Menu.

ALT-THMN : Change to no theme (B&W)
ALT-THMD : Change to default theme

10. Enterprise Activation

ALT+CNFG : Settings for Enterprise Activation
Status (Options->Status)

BUYR : Data & Voice Usage
TEST : start a device test (Keyboard, GPS, RF, Audio (Handset,headset,bluetooth, Misc)

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