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Old 05-23-2006, 03:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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is there any way to see the letters that are on a normal phone on the screen of the BB?

by this i mean if i am trying to call 1-888-cingular and i dont know the number off hand can i do this with out looking at a diff. phone?
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Try using the <alt> key in a numeric field to get the letters.
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Donna is right. To clarify her answer, when in the phone app just hold the alt key and then type the letters (for example "Go-Fedex"). That will input the correct numbers.
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Nice tip ... I was having the same issue but too embarassed to ask
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This, and dozens of other excellent Tips and Tricks can be found in the one of the Sticky FAQs in the General BlackBerry Discussion forum.
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