BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-07-2013, 05:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Model: 9000
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Vodafone
Posts: 11
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Why can't I have event alarms?

Please Login to Remove!

I have a BB 9000 (c.2007 model).
I have the main alarm which is ok for waking me up in the morning but what I want to know is why can't I set audible alarms for events in the calendar?
I can see no option for an audible alarm and when the event does occur I only get a flashing warning, absolutely no use when the device is in my pocket?
Having said this, when an event is enterred in the calendar, a bell does appear next to the event but for what purpose?
Thanks
Offline  
Old 01-07-2013, 08:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
BlackBerry Mensa
 
tsac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Others run out when we run in
Model: Z10
OS: 10.010219
PIN: No Pin just a Tack
Carrier: at&t
Posts: 8,437
Post Thanks: 43
Thanked 598 Times in 591 Posts
Default Re: Why can't I have event alarms?

Ok so you did not read the manual. Set the sound profile for the calendar and it will notify you with sound. To set something in the calendar

Create a meeting invitation

In the calendar, press the Menu key.
Click New.
Type the meeting information.
enter the event
Press the Menu key.
Click Save.
Set an alarm notification

In the calendar, press the Menu key.
Click New Alarm.
Type the alarm information.
If you want the alarm to recur, change the Recurrence field.
Press the Menu key.
Click Save.
__________________
If someone helps, tell them by clicking the Thanks buttonî


9810 BES
Z10 on BES
9700 BIS
Offline  
Old 01-07-2013, 11:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
BBF Moderator
 
John Clark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Model: Z30
OS: 10.2.1.x
PIN: s & needles
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 34,686
Post Thanks: 4
Thanked 100 Times in 72 Posts
Default Re: Why can't I have event alarms?

I think we're talking about two different things here.

You can set an alarm in the calendar or in the clock settings.

Meeting or event reminders are set in the calendar event itself. When you enter your event, just as tsac describes, be sure and set the reminder to notify you at the time you desire.

Then just make sure that you have your sound profiles set to notify you with a vibrate or a sound as desired when a calendar notification pops up.

I use calendar events all day long, almost every day. I can have them notify me with a sound, with a vibe, with LED and any combination of the three.
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads for: Why can't I have event alarms?
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Display prembabu General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 22 09-14-2011 12:10 PM
Long, Detailed Review of BBSmart Alarms Pro GadgetGuru72 Aftermarket Software 15 05-30-2009 03:44 PM
Errors observed on the BES pankajppawar BES Admin Corner 1 09-27-2007 08:35 AM
Problems after fresh installation Domel BES Admin Corner 18 05-18-2007 12:14 PM
event log warnings kburd CH BES Admin Corner 1 02-22-2006 06:25 PM





Copyright © 2004-2014 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM © and BlackBerry © are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.