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Old 10-01-2007, 04:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Well, I was about to call xbox tech support today when I realized that my pearl has a completely different keyboard than just about every other phone in the world, and I have no idea what number to call.

Is there a program or application that will show me which keys would normally correspond to certain letters? It would be sweet if it let me dial by moving the cursor around a virtual keyboard that was on the screen. I would only ever use it in this situation.

edit: to clarify, the phone number is listed as 1800 4 my xbox. These letters are not in the same place on the pearl keyboard as they are on a normal phones keyboard.

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Old 10-01-2007, 04:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hold down the ALT key while spelling it out. It will cypher the numbers needed.
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Old 10-01-2007, 04:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Hold the alt buttons down, and hit the correct letters. It will work.

EDIT *Wow, that was timing! ;)*
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Old 10-01-2007, 09:15 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Nice, good to know. It was kind of tricky hitting the x button with my thumb on the alt, but its good to know that my blackberry didn't leave me high in dry in this situation.
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Yep. Lots on hints in the Online Help system built right into the BB.
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