BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry User’s Manual V3.0 © 2006 Xema, Inc. All rights reserved. 1/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. BlueKeyboard End-User License Agreement IMPORTANT-READ CAREFULLY: This BlueKeyboard End-User License Agreement ("EULA") is a legal agreement between you (either an individual or a single entity) and Xema, Inc. (“XEMA”) for the software(s) identified above, which includes the User's Guide, any associated software components, any media, any printed materials other than the User's Guide, and any online or electronic documentation ("SOFTWARE"). By installing, copying, or otherwise using the SOFTWARE, you agree to be bound by the terms of this EULA. If you do not agree to the terms of this EULA, do not install or use the SOFTWARE. 1. THE SOFTWARE IS LICENSED, NOT SOLD. 2. GRANT OF LICENSE. When you purchase a BlueKeyboard with license you will be provided with a key code. You should enter the key code as prompted by the SOFTWARE. 3. RESTRICTIONS. You may not reverse engineer, de-compile, or disassemble the SOFTWARE, except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation. You may not rent, lease, or lend the SOFTWARE. You may permanently transfer all of your rights under this EULA, provided the recipient agrees to the terms of this EULA. 4. SUPPORT SERVICES. XEMA may provide you with support services related to the SOFTWARE. Use of Support Services is governed by XEMA polices and programs described in the user manual, in online documentation, and/or other materials provided by XEMA, as they may be modified from time to time. Any supplemental SOFTWARE code provided to you as part of the Support Services shall be considered part of the SOFTWARE and subject to the terms and conditions of this EULA. With respect to technical information you provide to XEMA as part of the Support Services, XEMA may use such information for its business purposes, including for product support and development. 5. TERMINATION. Without prejudice to any other rights, XEMA may terminate this EULA if you fail to comply with the terms and conditions of this EULA. In such event, you must destroy all copies of the SOFTWARE. 6. COPYRIGHT. The SOFTWARE is protected by copyright laws and international treaty provisions. You acknowledge that no title to the intellectual property in the SOFTWARE is transferred to you. You further acknowledge that title and full ownership rights to the SOFTWARE will remain the exclusive property of XEMA and you will not acquire any rights to the SOFTWARE except as expressly set forth in this license. You agree that any copies of the SOFTWARE will contain the same proprietary notices which appear on and in the SOFTWARE. 7. NO WARRANTIES. XEMA expressly disclaims any warranty for the SOFTWARE. the SOFTWARE and any related documentation is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, the implied warranties or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non infringement. The entire risk arising out of use or performance of the SOFTWARE remains with you. 2/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. 8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. In no event shall XEMA or its suppliers be liable to you for any consequential, special, incidental, or indirect damages of any kind arising out of the delivery, performance, or use of the SOFTWARE, even if XEMA has been advised of the possibility of such damages. in any event, XEMA’s liability for any claim, whether in contract, tort, or any other theory of liability will not exceed the greater of U.S.$1.00. 9. MISCELLANEOUS. Should you have any questions concerning this EULA, or if you desire to contact the XEMA for any reason, please contact by electronic mail at: [email protected] END OF EULA 3/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. Contents Page 2 4 5 7 8 17 19 21 25 26 28 29 BLUEKEYBOARD END-USER LICENSE AGREEMENT (EULA) CONTENTS PREFACES / FEATURES SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS THE BLUEKEYBOARD DRIVER HANDSET COMPATIBILITY COMPUTER HARDWARE/SOFTWARE DRIVER INSTALLATION PRE-INSTALLATION CHECK LIST INSTALL THE DRIVER FROM CD TO COMPUTER INSTALL THE DRIVER FROM COMPUTER TO BLACKBERRY HANDSET PAIRING THE BLUETOOTH DRIVER REGISTRATION DRIVER CONFIGURATION LAYOUTS HOTKEYS SETTINGS KEYS ASSIGNMENT GENERAL KEY USAGE TEXT EDITING KEY USAGE BLACKBERRY ENTERPRISE SERVER (BES) CONFIGURATION FAQ CONTACT INFORMATION 4/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. Preface / Features The BlueKeyboard - the Bluetooth keyboard and its driver - that runs on BlackBerry OS™ powered Bluetooth devices will allow you to input data wirelessly using Bluetooth technologies. With features listed below it will give user a new experience in mobile computing. HOW TO PREPARE THE CRADLE… 5/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. HARDWARE FEATURES: Bluetooth technology Compact foldable design Detachable fold-out cradle for device 63 full size keys QWERTY layout with dedicated number keys Lock open for laptop stability Power on/off Switch Bi-color LED for Bluetooth connection and power status 90 hrs continuous operation time, 168 hrs standby time Open dimension: 279mm x 95mm x 13mm Close dimension: 143mm x 95mm x 19mm Key lifetime: 10 millions presses Manufacturer warranty: 1 year SOFTWARE FEATURES: Support USA, Germany, and Spanish keyboard layout Shortcuts and user programmable keys for specific tasks Multitasking - easy switching between applications Extended symbol/character mapping Typomatic rate control - adjustable repeat rate and repeat delay Auto On/Off backlight for easy typing and reading Audible keyboard connect/disconnect indicators with volume control ATTENTION! BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) user! Please contact your BES administrator and refer to BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) Configuration section on this manual to get the BlueKeyboard works. 6/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. System Requirements THE BLUEKEYBOARD DRIVER The driver CD comes together with the Bluetooth keyboard you bought. In case you don’t have the CD, please download the driver from BlueKeyboard website at: www.bluekeyboard.com. At least 100 KB free space on your device is needed to install the BlueKeyboard driver. HANDSET COMPATIBILITY The BlueKeyboard has been tested with the BlackBerry device models and OS version as listed below. If your device and its OS version are not listed, there is good possibility it will work. However, Xema cannot guarantee it will work. Model 7100 7130 7250 7290 7520 8700 OS Version 18.104.22.168 22.214.171.124 126.96.36.199 188.8.131.52 184.108.40.206 220.127.116.11 Platform Version 18.104.22.168 22.214.171.124 126.96.36.199 188.8.131.52 184.108.40.206 220.127.116.11 COMPUTER HARDWARE/SOFTWARE A computer with at least one USB port. Microsoft Windows 98SE/ME/2K/XP. This user manual is based on Win XP. BlackBerry Desktop Software with Desktop Manager 4.0 or above. USB Cable which come together with your BlackBerry device. 7/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. Driver Installation PRE-INSTALLATION CHECK LIST Make sure the USB cable connected to your BlackBerry handset and computer. Uninstall all old keyboard drivers from your BlackBerry handset. This installation is a two steps process. The first step is to install the BlueKeyboard driver from CD (or from internet download) into your computer. The second step is to install the driver from your computer to the BlackBerry handset. Please follow step-by step below. A. INSTALL THE DRIVER FROM CD TO COMPUTER A1. Insert the driver installation CD into the computer and let it run. The first BlueKeyboard setup window appears like below; click [BlackBerry] button. • If the installation CD doesn’t run automatically, please double click BlueKeyboard Setup.exe file which located under <CD-Drive>:/Drivers/BlueKeyboard v300 folder. • If you download the driver from BlueKeyboard website, please decompress the downloaded package and run the BlueKeyboard Setup.exe file. This installation start from step A3. 8/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. A2. Select your preferred language and click [OK] to continue to setup wizard. A3. The setup wizard starts when you click [NEXT]. 9/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. A4. Please read the End-User License Agreement (EULA) and click [I Agree] to continue with the driver installation; otherwise click [Cancel] to cancel the installation. A5. Select the driver(s) you want to install and click [Next]. 10/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. A6. The default installation location is as stated on [Destination Folder] field; replace it with your preferred location if you like. Click [Next] to continue. A7. Type the start menu folder for shortcuts and enter to [Install]. 11/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. A8. The program starts to copy all selected files to your computer. Click [Finish] and the first step of installation is done! 12/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. B. INSTALL THE DRIVER FROM COMPUTER TO BLACKBERRY HANDSET B1. Launch the BlackBerry Desktop Manager on your computer, make sure your computer Connected to BlackBerry device then click the [Application Loader] to start the wizard. B2. Click [Next] and the Application Loader Wizard will prepare the drivers installation on your BlackBerry handset. 13/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. B3. If BlueKeyboard is not listed on the Application Name list, use the [Add] button to locate the file in the installation directory. As explained on Step A6 above, the default file location is C:/Program Files/ Xema/BlueKeyboard. B4. Select BlueKeyboard_US.alx file and Click [Open] to continue the installation. 14/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. B5. The BlueKeyboard should be listed on the Application Name list now. Make sure the Action column says ‘Install’. Click [Next] to continue. 6B. This is the last step before the Application Loader program installs the BlueKeyboard driver to your BlackBerry handset. You can read a summary of what you are about to install on the window. Click [Finish] to finalize the installation process. 15/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. B7. [Close] the Application Loader Wizard once the installation done successfully. Now you should see BlueKeyboard icon (the icon with two hands typing a keyboard) on your BlackBerry handheld screen like picture below. 16/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. Pairing the Bluetooth Check list: Disable any other Bluetooth keyboard you may have installed or be using. Check the battery power. Steps below show you how to pair the Bluetooth of the BlackBerry handset to the BlueKeyboard. 1. Turn on the keyboard power; make sure the green LED is blinking. From the Home Screen of BlackBerry device, click [Options] icon. 2. Scroll down the list and click [Bluetooth]. 3. If ‘Bluetooth: Disabled’ screen appear, click the BlackBerry trackwheel and select Enable Bluetooth. Please by pass this step if your device’s Bluetooth had been enabled. 4. Once the Bluetooth enabled, click the trackwheel again to Add Device. 17/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. 5. …and BlackBerry’s Bluetooth start searching for new available devices… 6. After finished the searching, BlackBerry handset will list down all found devices. Select and click the ‘KEYBOARD’. 7. When asked for passkey, please enter 0000 (four zero) and press enter. 8. If you hear ‘beep beep’ sound briefly and the KEYBOARD listed on Paired Devices list as shown in figure on the left, you had successfully paired the Bluetooth. 18/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. Driver Registration For security purpose, the BlueKeyboard driver was designed to have unique activation code (key code) which works with unique Bluetooth keyboard. The BlueKeyboard comes with many adjustable features to let user set their own preferred state. This section of manual will explain the key code registration and the adjustment. 1. Locate the BlueKeyboard key code; it is a hexadecimal number in format of XX-XXXX-XX (for example: EF-FBF9-BD). Turn on the keyboard power; make sure the green LED is blinking. 2. From the Home Screen of BlackBerry device, click [BlueKeyboard] icon as shown on the right. 3. On BlueKeyboard Main Screen click [Register] button and it will take you to register screen. 4. Enter the key code into the Key Code field. The key code is case-sensitive, all alphabets must be CAPITAL. Scroll the cursor to [OK] button and click. You will see [Code Accepted!] pop up. Attention! We recommend you to write down the key code and keep it in save place. 19/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. 4. Press [OK] button and it take you back to BlueKeyboard Main Screen. 5. You will hear a brief ‘beep-beep’ sound indicate the keyboard now connected to handset. Status field should display ‘Keyboard Connected’ and you can use your keyboard now! Note: If you entered wrong key code you still get [Code Accepted!] pop up, but you will not be able to connect the keyboard to your handset in this case; status field should show ‘Keyboard Disconnected’. Note: Bluetooth connection normally takes a few seconds to connect or disconnect; therefore when turning on/off the keyboard power there will be a delay before the status field display any changes. 20/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. Driver Configuration BLUEKEYBOARD MAIN SCREEN BlueKeyboard driver application is managed into three categories i.e. LAYOUTS, HOTKEYS, and SETTINGS. Each category has it has options/features which is user adjustable. Detail explanation of each category is as below: LAYOUTS This is used when multiple keyboard language layouts are used for data input; for example, QWERTY layout for English (US) and QWERTZ layout for Germany. (Please bypass this section if you use only one language layout.) Following screens describe the various options used for managing multi-language layouts. • Add/Edit Layouts – Click this button to enter into Layout Selection screen where you may enable or disable specific languages layout. The BlueKeyboard driver is installed with US (English) as default layout. Hint: Use [Space] key on the keyboard to check or clear the option. • Switch Layout – Select pre-defined hotkeys used for switching between different language layouts. Hint: Use [Left/Right Arrow] key on the keyboard to roll the options. • [√] Enable layout change sound - Enable/disable audible notification indicating that the driver’s layout is about to be switched. • Sound volume – Adjust the level of the handset notification sound. • [√] Enable layout change message - Enable/disable visual notification indicating that the driver’s layout is about to be switched. • Message duration – Presets the duration that the visual notification is displayed. • Test Notification – This is used to test how the audible and visual notification works. 21/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. HOTKEYS Hotkey is used as shortcut to perform specific task. Setup key substitution screen is the main screen used for managing hotkeys and it displays the list of existing user defined hotkeys. Steps below tell you how to create, edit, copy, or delete hotkeys. 1. From Setup key substitution screen, press [Target] key on the keyboard once and you will see screen as on the left. Select New Hotkey and press [Enter] to create a new hotkey. 2. Use [Left/Right Arrow] key on the keyboard to select the Hotkey Sequence you want to use. You can make 10 hotkeys with range from [Fn+0] to [Fn+9]. Example: select Func+1 3. Action options let you defines the hotkey action to be carried out. Use [Left/Right Arrow] key on the keyboard to choose available actions as listed below: o Launch Application o Quickdial Number o Compose Mail o Create Memo o Create Task o Open Options o Start Browser o Lock Device o Open Profiles o Show Home Screen o Switch Between Programs Example: select Launch Application 4. Click Select Application button and it takes you to screen on the left. Select the application you want to lunch and click. Example: select Messages 5. Now you get screen as on the left. Press [Home] and select Save. 22/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. 6. You just successfully created a new [Fn+1] hotkey to lunch Message application. Tryout! Press [Fn] and  keys on the keyboard on the same time and it will take you to Message application’s main screen. Repeat step-1 to step-6 above to create more hotkeys. 7. To copy, edit, or delete existing hotkeys is easy. Just highlight the hotkey, press [Target], then select Copy, Edit, or Delete and follow the screen. SETTINGS Is used to configure options/features that controls the way keyboard responds to various user input or conditions. Descriptions below explain these options/features in detail. • [√] Keyboard Active – Check this option to enable connection between BlueKeyboard and handset. • BT Address - is the Bluetooth ID of paired BlueKeyboard. • [√] Enable Auto Repeat – Check this option will enable the Auto Repeat function. • Repeat delay – is used to set the length of time before any typed character begins to repeat when you hold down a key. Pre defined values are Slowest, Slow, Normal, Fast, and Fastest. • Repeat rate – is the rate of key input repetition. The range of is 2~20 with the slowest rate at 2 and fastest repeat rate of 20. 23/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. • [√] Connect/Disconnect sound – Enable/disable audio warning when the keyboard connected or disconnected with the handset. • Sound volume – is used to adjust the volume level of the Connect/Disconnect sound. • [√] Enable message notification – Enable visual warning when the keyboard connected or disconnected with the handset. • [√] Automatic brightness control – Enables automatic backlight control when a key is pressed on the keyboard. • Brightness off time (sec) – To conserve the handset battery, the handset backlight can be set to automatically shutoff when no keys are pressed within the specified time. • Automatic brightness level (%) – is used to adjust the default brightness of handset backlit when a key is pressed. The range is 10~100 in increments of 10%. • Manual brightness adjust (%) – is used to adjust the brightness manually. • KeyPress sound type – Enable/disable sound when a key is pressed. • KeyPress sound volume – is used to adjust the volume level of KeyPress sound type. 24/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. Key Assignment GENERAL KEY USAGE [Target] [Home] [Del] [Space] [Alt] [Alt] + [Home] [Fn] + [Z] [Fn] + [X] [Fn] + [C] [Fn] + [V] [Fn] + ~ [Fn] + [Caps] Menu PopUp/Select (simulates BlackBerry trackwheel Click) Esc/Exit (simulates BlackBerry Esc push) Delete Turn on the auto backlight Alt (simulates BlackBerry Alt key) Multitasking - switching between application Launch Messages (email) application Launch Address Book application Launch Tasks application Launch Calendar application User programmable hotkeys Turn on/off Numlock keys [Ctrl] + [Tab] [↑] [↓] [←] [→] Launch Search application Move up Move down Move left Move right TEXT EDITING KEY USAGE [Shift] + [Arrows] [Home] [Alt] + [Target] [Shift] + [Target] [Alt] + [Keys] [Backspace] [Del] [↑] [↓] [←] [→] [Alt] + [↑] [Alt] + [↓] Enter selection mode Esc / Close / Exit selection mode Copy Paste Insert symbol (yellow colored symbol on keyboard) Delete Delete Move up a row Move down a row Move left one characters (depend on application) Move right one characters (depend on application) Move left one character Move right one character 25/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) Configuration The BlueKeyboard use the EventInjector API to simulate events such as key presses or trackwheel clicks on the BlackBerry handset. In order for these calls to be allowed on handsets connected to a BlackBerry Enterprise Server, the Event Injection must be enabled by the BlackBerry Enterprise Server administrator via Application Control. To enable Event Injection, the BES administrator can perform the following steps: 1. From the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, open the BlackBerry Handheld Configuration Tool. 2. In the left pane, click [Software Configurations]. 3. Select a software configuration and click [Edit Software Configuration]. To create a new Handheld Software Configuration, see the section entitled, “Defining Handheld Software Configurations” in the Handheld Management Guides. 4. Click the [Policies] button. 5. Select a policy from the left pane and click the [Properties] button, or create a new policy by clicking the [New] button. 26/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. 6. Find the label for Event Injection and change the value to Allowed. 7. Click [OK] to dismiss the policy properties screen. Click [OK] again to dismiss the policies screen. 8. Expand the Application Software tree and check the BlueKeyboard. In the Policy column, use the drop-down list to select the policy that allows Event Injection for the BlueKeyboard application. Click [OK] to finish. 27/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. FAQ Can I use key code from BlueKeyboard v2.0 with new BlueKeyboard v3.0? • No. Old BlueKeyboard v2.0 use nine digit format XXX-XXX-XXX; new BlueKeyboard v3.0 use eight digits format XX-XXXX-XX. Both formats are incompatible each other. • Send us your old key code and we will generate new key code for you. I lost my BlueKeyboard key code, what should I do? • Install BlueKeyboard v3.0 driver into your handset, go to ‘SETTINGS’ screen, write down and email the ‘BT Address’ number to us (see page 24). We will check the number and generate a new key code for you. I am unable to install the driver to BlackBerry handset. • Ensure your device is listed as being compatible. • Make sure the USB cable connected to your BlackBerry handset and computer. • Check the BlackBerry Desktop Manager software; it requires version 4 or higher. • Ensure you had uninstalled old keyboard drivers from your BlackBerry handset. My keyboard is paired but I can’t connect it to handset. • Make sure you register the driver with the right key code; see page 19. • Check the [√] Keyboard Active feature in SETTINGS; see page 23. • Ensure that handset’s Bluetooth is on. There is no response on my BlackBerry screen when I type on the keyboard • Ensure the keyboard is connected. • Check the battery condition. • Ensure the green LED is blinking. I can't pair another Bluetooth device to my BlackBerry device after I installed BlueKeyboard. • Try disabling BlueKeyboard driver by un-checking the [ ] Keyboard Active then save the new settings; see page 23. I am in BES network; what can I do to make the keyboard works? • Contact your BES administrator to configure the BES; see page 26. I got “Injector API policy. Please contact your BES administrator to Unblock Injector API” error message; what should I do? • Contact your BES administrator to configure the BES; see page 26. 28/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc. Contact Information Corporate Office: Xema, Inc. 32 Entrada West Irvine, CA 92620 USA Tel: +1 (949) 331-7259 Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm PST (GMT-8) Website: www.bluekeyboard.com Sales: [email protected] Technical Support: [email protected] 29/29 BlueKeyboard for BlackBerry - User’s Manual v3.0 - © 2006 Xema, Inc.
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