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Old 06-07-2007, 08:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm used to Outlook and Palm and love using the find feature by category. In the contact screen on Outlook, I label each contact by category. For example, Doctors are categorized as Medical. Then when I forget the name of a Doctor, I use the find feature under tools and Outlook will pull up everyone in the Medical list. I can't make the Blackberry search by category. It searches the Address Book, but doesn't pick up categories. I have a BB 8800 with Cingular. Does anyone have any suggestions to get the BB to find categories?
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To view your address book by category, open the menu while in the address book and select Filter. You will then get a list of categories. Select the one you want and you will see all of the contacts in that category.
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Wow! Thank you so much! I can't believe it is that simple. How did you figure it out? Is there a good reference book for questions like this? I'm so grateful to know this as I'm getting more forgetful everyday! Aren't we all!
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Now that you have solved that problem, how do I get out of the specific category list? I'm stuck in Medical under the address book and can't get the whole address book to come back.
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I figured it out. You need to press filter again to get rid of the specific category. Yea!!
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