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Old 05-25-2011, 11:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Can someone tell me if there is a way to set my BlackBerry so that i can just pick it up and dial rather than going into the phone application?
When I first got my blackberry I could, but then I got a notice about a software update and after the update I couldn't anymore... incredibly frustrating. Anyone know how to get it back to pick and dial like any phone should be able to do?
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Options > Phone Options > General Options > Dial From Home Screen > Set to YES
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Doing this disables keyboard shortcuts like "L" for Calendar, "C" for Contacts, etc. It's either-or.
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I never use the short cut keys anyhow... the only problem now, which I suppose I should have mentioned is that it's a 9330 - I don't have "phone options" in my options menu. Any idea how I change it on the 9330?
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How about if you open the Phone screen (press green phone button) and press the BB Menu key > General Options > Dial From Home Screen > blah, blah.....
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It is crazy that some 'simple' functions are so difficult to execute on a BB
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