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Safety information
IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU READ THE
SAFETY AND PRODUCT INFORMATION
BOOKLET (INCLUDED) PRIOR TO USING YOUR
BLACKBERRY SMARTPHONE. It contains
essential safety information related to your
smartphone.
Insert the SIM card
Depending on your BlackBerry® smartphone model
or your wireless service provider, you might not
need a SIM card for your smartphone.
Insert the battery and media
card
The media card is optional. If a media card was
included, it might already be inserted.
Remove the battery before you insert or remove the
media card.
More getting started information
Set up your smartphone
Set up your email
1. If prompted, set up your BlackBerry® ID.
2. Get started quickly with Setup!
If Setup doesn't start automatically, on the Home
screen, tap the Setup icon.
1. On the Home screen, tap the Setup icon > Email
Accounts icon.
2. Follow the instructions to set up your email
address.
When your email address is set up correctly, you
receive a confirmation email. To see your email, on
the Home screen, tap the Messages icon.
Data plan required.
For videos, BlackBerry® Answers, and more, go to
www.blackberry.com/gettingstarted.
Import your contacts
You can import your contacts from a SIM card or by
using the BlackBerry® Desktop Software. For
information about the BlackBerry Desktop
Software, see the "Connecting to your computer"
section in this guide.
If you have a SIM card, do the following:
1. On the Home screen, tap the Setup icon.
2. Tap the SIM Contacts Sync icon and follow the
instructions.
Features not supported by all wireless service providers.
To remove the battery door, pull up the bottom of
the battery door.
Switch smartphones
Lock your screen
To move data from a previous BlackBerry®
smartphone, do the following:
To lock your screen, press the key on the top of
your BlackBerry® smartphone.
1. On your computer, open the BlackBerry®
Desktop Software. To get the latest software, go
to www.blackberry.com/desktopsoftware.
2. Connect your new smartphone to your
computer.
3. Click Copy data and settings from another
device and follow the prompts.
4. If necessary, on your new smartphone, tap the
Setup icon > Email Accounts icon and follow
the prompts.
Set a password
1. On the Home screen, tap the Setup icon >
Password icon.
2. Select Enable > tap Set Password, and follow
the prompts.
To lock your smartphone, on the Home screen, tap
the Password Lock icon.
Record your password for future use.
Applications
Messages
Send emails and other messages.
Text Messages
Send text messages.
Browser
Browse websites.
Media
See saved pictures, play songs, and more.
BlackBerry Messenger
Chat with friends or colleagues.
Camera (if supported)
Take pictures.
Options
Set options. You can find more options in
each application menu.
Manage Connections
Set up wireless connections, such as a
Bluetooth® connection.
Help
Find the user guide here or tap Help in a
menu.
To see a full icon and indicator guide, go to
www.blackberry.com/docs/smartphones. Click
your smartphone model, then click the Icon Guide.
Status indicators
Messages
Home screen
New notification
Alarm set
Unopened
Opened
Unopened
message count
BlackBerry®
Messenger
Text message
Sent message
Social feeds
Roaming
Attachment
Meeting invite
BlackBerry App
World™
notification
Sending or
receiving data
Message is
sending
Message not sent
Wi-Fi® turned on
Bluetooth®
technology
turned on
Missed call
Received call
Placed call
Voice mail
message
Phone
Messages
To view all your messages, on the Home screen, tap the Messages icon.
BlackBerry Messenger
Send a text message
1. On the Home screen, tap the
Text Messages icon.
2. Press the
key >
Compose Text Message.
3. In the To field, type the
contact information.
4. Type a message.
5. Press the
key > Send.
To insert a period while you're
typing, press the Space key twice.
Extra fees might apply.
Chat with your friends virtually anywhere, anytime!
Phone
Add a contact using a
barcode
1. On the Home screen, tap the
BlackBerry Messenger icon.
2. Press the
key > Invite to
BBM > Scan a PIN barcode.
3. Hold your BlackBerry®
smartphone so that all four
corners of the contact's
barcode appear on your
screen and you hear a beep.
Data plan required.
To make a call or open the Phone application, press the
key.
Change your ring tone
1. On the Home screen, tap the
Setup icon > Ring Tones icon.
2. In the Ring Tone field, tap a
preloaded ring tone or tap All
Music or All Alerts.
3. Press the
key > Save.
Browser
Camera
Pictures
Record a video
1. On the Home screen, tap the
Media icon > Video Camera
icon.
2. Tap the
icon.
3. To pause recording, tap the
icon.
Depending on your BlackBerry®
smartphone model, the camera or video
camera might not be supported or some
camera or video camera features might not
be available.
Data plan required.
To see your pictures, tap the Media icon > Pictures.
Change your wallpaper
1. On the Home screen, tap the
Setup icon > Wallpaper icon.
2. Take a picture or use an
existing picture.
3. Press the
Wallpaper.
key > Set As
4. Press the
key to return
to the Home screen.
BlackBerry App World
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
Copy and paste
Connecting to your computer
Download games, apps, and more! Go to
www.blackberry.com/appworld.
To manage wireless connections, tap the Manage
Connections icon.
You can use BlackBerry® Desktop Software to do
the following:
• Sync your contacts, music, pictures, and more
• Back up and restore smartphone data
• Update your software
Data plan required.
To see a video, tap the Setup icon > Tutorials > Edit
Text.
• To pair with a Bluetooth enabled device, tap
Networks and Connections.
• To connect to a Wi-Fi network, tap Set Up Wi-Fi.
To download the BlackBerry Desktop Software, go
to www.blackberry.com/desktopsoftware.
Sync your media files
1. Connect your BlackBerry® smartphone to your
computer.
2. On your computer, open the BlackBerry®
Desktop Software.
• If you're using a Windows® computer, click
Music, Pictures, or Videos.
• If you're using a Mac computer, in the Media
section in the left pane, click Music.
For more information, see the Help in the
BlackBerry Desktop Software.
Need more help?
• Find help from the Home screen—just tap the
icon and start typing!
• For tutorials, tap the Setup icon > Tutorials.
• www.blackberry.com/gettingstarted: Find
getting started information.
• www.blackberry.com/go/docs: Find the
complete user guide.
• Find information about your wireless service plan
on your wireless service provider's website.
To view the Declaration of Conformity made under Directive 1999/5/EC
(HG nr.88/2003), go to www.blackberry.com/go/
declarationofconformity.