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Old 12-28-2008, 04:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Well I just noticed today that if you press the green key and and press and hold it again, the contacts show up...
nice little shortcut
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Old 12-28-2008, 04:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
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This feature exists on most BB devices. It sure does on the Bold, and I believe has been around for a while.

Enjoy...
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Old 12-28-2008, 04:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I never noticed this feat, and I've gone through 3 different generations of Crackberries. >.<

Thanks for sharing, lol.
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Old 12-28-2008, 04:27 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Huh, who knew. Cool.
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Old 12-28-2008, 04:47 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Well I just noticed today that if you press the green key and and press and hold it again, the contacts show up...
nice little shortcut
I thought i would share
Thanks, I never knew that. But also still a newbie to the BlackBerry business!

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Old 12-28-2008, 07:25 AM   #6 (permalink)
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That one has been around, well, for years.
For lots more tips and tricks, check out the link in Stinsonddog's signature - Stinsonddog's Blackberry Tips and Tricks (Blackberry Tips & Tricks from the Mods)
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Old 12-28-2008, 12:31 PM   #7 (permalink)
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How about just pressing the "contacts" icon once.......
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Old 12-28-2008, 12:43 PM   #8 (permalink)
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That one has been around, well, for years.
For lots more tips and tricks, check out the link in Stinsonddog's signature - Stinsonddog's Blackberry Tips and Tricks (Blackberry Tips & Tricks from the Mods)
Nothing there I can see for the STORM?!
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Old 12-28-2008, 01:05 PM   #9 (permalink)
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How about just pressing the "contacts" icon once.......
Lololol...that one made me laugh out loud at church....lololol..that would work too....ha!!!
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Old 12-28-2008, 03:05 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Mine seems to go to Contacts if I just hold the send button once. Anyone else getting that?
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Old 12-28-2008, 03:34 PM   #11 (permalink)
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good to know!
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Old 12-28-2008, 07:01 PM   #12 (permalink)
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you can also set in the options of the dialpad to default to contacts instead of dialpad when you press the green button once...
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Old 12-28-2008, 07:15 PM   #13 (permalink)
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FWIW - for the noobs, tapping the send key twice brings up the last number dialed. Essentially "redial".
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Old 12-28-2008, 09:39 PM   #14 (permalink)
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How do I dial extensions on the Storm. I used to be able to dial "X" and then the extension on previous Blackberrys.

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Old 12-29-2008, 12:01 AM   #15 (permalink)
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FWIW - for the noobs, tapping the send key twice brings up the last number dialed. Essentially "redial".
Yep, this is just a single press and hold feature, double tapping will redial.
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Like phone_caller I would like to know if you can put an X in the dial screen to call an extension within my organization.

Does anybody know if it can be done?
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Old 01-08-2009, 11:53 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Really cool. I did not know about this feature.
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Old 01-08-2009, 02:25 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Like phone_caller I would like to know if you can put an X in the dial screen to call an extension within my organization.
Yes.

I actually set all of my conference invitations (in Outlook) to have "EXT" or "X" instead of "PASSCODE". This tells the BlackBerry to dial the number, WAIT, and then send the passcode/extension when you want.

To be clear, it has to dial the outside number; it can't *just* dial the extension by itself.

On another note, it's funny - it took the BlackBerry Storm (with it's "variable" keyboard) to help me learn that "SHIFT-SPACE" inserts a "/" in Web addresses within the browser.

Who knew...
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Old 01-08-2009, 03:09 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Old 01-08-2009, 07:09 PM   #20 (permalink)
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fyi - you can change the default screen in the phone options so you don't have to hold anything if you prefer contacts come up when you press "send".
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