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Old 12-23-2009, 08:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I love and use the auto on/off feature to my Blackberry Curve 8320 on TMO. My question is WHY can't I just set it to go OFF and then turn it on manually myself at a time of my choosing. Why isn't there a 'NONE' option for the auto on time? This would seem to make sense and be a simple thing to code.
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What about the option to turn off manually and turn on automatically? ...

It would seem the logic was if the user wants to manually turn the device on, then they would be turning it off manually. And vice versa, too. That's what makes sense to me.
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I agree with both of you. If it's possible to have the BB turn off, or on, automatically - and it is - then either/both of these should be individually configurable.
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Except I don't see the point of turning the blackberry off. I never do it.
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This would seem to make sense and be a simple thing to code.
That's a subjective matter. What "makes sense" varies depending on who you ask. Turning the BB off doesn't make any sense to me. I'd look into just switching the profile.

Have you searched for any 3rd party apps that might do this?

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Except I don't see the point of turning the blackberry off. I never do it.
Agreed. If you need to, just switch to silent or phone only
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Agreed. If you need to, just switch to silent or phone only
I know a lot of people who feel the same way you do about never wanting to turn off the BB. I, on the other hand, do love to look at it every once and a while and NOT see a blinking red light (or even worse, anticipating that it will suddenly start to blink signaling another message).

But yes, a NONE option for both the auto on or off function would be welcome in future OS updates.

Oh, and no I didn't even think of looking for a third party app, but that's a good idea.

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