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Old 03-24-2008, 10:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi. I'm a newbie and pretty much a dope. How do I setup my BB so that it only displays the icons I want to show? Not eveything.

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Old 03-24-2008, 10:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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go to the icons you dont want, hit menu > hide and it will hide the icons. welcome to the forums by the way
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Old 03-24-2008, 10:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 03-24-2008, 11:00 PM   #4 (permalink)
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There are a few icons that you can't hide. just an fyi when you don't see the hide option...
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Old 03-24-2008, 11:01 PM   #5 (permalink)
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you can however create a folder (should be able to on the 8300), then move those icons in, and should be able to hide the folder
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Old 03-24-2008, 11:08 PM   #6 (permalink)
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The folder tip works very well IMO,,,,
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Old 03-25-2008, 04:27 AM   #7 (permalink)
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you can however create a folder (should be able to on the 8300), then move those icons in, and should be able to hide the folder
Ahhh, never know that. I can now rid myself of couple of pesky icons. Thanks!! Just when you think you don't know anything....you find out you know less.
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Old 03-25-2008, 05:14 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I never keep more than one page of icons on my desktop. Hate to page down! Do not even use all or them!
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Old 03-25-2008, 07:00 AM   #9 (permalink)
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you can however create a folder (should be able to on the 8300), then move those icons in, and should be able to hide the folder
It is more OS dependent 4.2.2 and up have this feature..
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Old 03-25-2008, 07:31 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I generally have only the icons that I use regularly visible. Some Aps I totally remove, as I know I'll never use them (Voice Notes for one). Some I hide the icons, because I find the keyboard shortcuts to be more efficient (I have keyboard lock and the camera as my quick keys). Some I folder because I use them once in a while, but not frequently (maps).
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Old 03-25-2008, 08:32 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I never keep more than one page of icons on my desktop. Hate to page down! Do not even use all or them!
Greg's suggestion is the best. In addition to avoiding the need to scroll, you can put the apps you use most on each corner so that you can move to and launch the app without looking at the device. For example, I've got BBWeather upper left, power upper right, lock lower left, and a folder with other stuff lower right. Works like a charm...
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the curve launched with 4.2.1 didnt it? its been so long since i had a stock OS on any of my devices i have no idea what they launch with anymore
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Yep, I believe so. But I'm with you, I haven't had the launch OS on a Berry in a long time...
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Old 03-25-2008, 09:49 AM   #15 (permalink)
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The Curve launched with 4.2.2.
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Old 03-25-2008, 12:30 PM   #16 (permalink)
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haha I have had my BB for almost a year and I had no idea you could make folders, lol, thank you for the info everyone.
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Old 03-25-2008, 06:11 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Thanks!! That was easy.
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Old 03-25-2008, 06:15 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Old 03-25-2008, 06:20 PM   #19 (permalink)
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hahaha. thats going in my sig!
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