BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12-06-2010, 09:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
AlleyGator's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Brentwood, TN
Model: 9650
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 25
Post Thanks: 4
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default ~ BB Turning On By Itself ~

Please Login to Remove!

When I have my BB in my pocket or handbag, how can I keep it from accidentally turning on by itself? It must be pressing against something as I have even called someone by mistake. I have a BB 9650.

Thanks for your help.
Offline  
Old 12-06-2010, 11:52 AM   #2 (permalink)
BlackBerry God
 
aiharkness's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Florida Panhandle
Model: BBPP
OS: 10.3.0
Carrier: T-Mobile USA
Posts: 13,766
Post Thanks: 16
Thanked 504 Times in 490 Posts
Default Re: ~ BB Turning On By Itself ~

You could use the keyboard lock. If you don't see a lock icon on the top, opposite side from the mute, then look at the user guide. Go to blackberry.com and download the user guide if you have to.

But my advice is you would be wise to set a password with a reasonable time out. It will automatically lock the keyboard when it times out, but also prevent someone from accessing your device without your say so. You will still be able to manually lock it before the time out, if you desire. Find the options/settings app, open it, and go from there.
Posted via BlackBerryForums.com Mobile
Offline  
Old 12-06-2010, 08:55 PM   #3 (permalink)
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
AlleyGator's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Brentwood, TN
Model: 9650
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 25
Post Thanks: 4
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Re: ~ BB Turning On By Itself ~

Quote:
Originally Posted by aiharkness View Post
You could use the keyboard lock. If you don't see a lock icon on the top, opposite side from the mute, then look at the user guide. Go to blackberry.com and download the user guide if you have to.

But my advice is you would be wise to set a password with a reasonable time out. It will automatically lock the keyboard when it times out, but also prevent someone from accessing your device without your say so. You will still be able to manually lock it before the time out, if you desire. Find the options/settings app, open it, and go from there.
Posted via BlackBerryForums.com Mobile
Thanks...I give that a try.
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: ~ BB Turning On By Itself ~
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New Phone- Not turning on- Second Incident with Second BB hishefali General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 0 10-12-2009 04:02 PM
Mobimouse - turns your BB into a Mouse/Keyboard for any Windows PC! Redflea Aftermarket Software 10 03-30-2009 11:41 PM
BB is Turning on and off on its OWN! peester31 General BlackBerry Discussion 5 12-21-2008 10:11 AM
BB Bold 9000 keeps turning off Choya General BlackBerry Discussion 1 12-18-2008 01:37 AM
Audi A4 difference between BB 7290 and 8800 GillesM Bluetooth Connection 1 05-19-2008 10:57 PM





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