Blackberry BOLD 9650 User Manual


Get started _

All you need to know to get going with your

BlackBerry® Bold™ 9650 smartphone.

Welcome! _

Sprint is committed to developing technologies that give you the ability to get what you want when you want it, faster than ever before. This guide introduces you to the basics of getting started with Sprint and your new BlackBerry® Bold™ 9650 smartphone.

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Blackberry BOLD 9650 User Manual

Your BlackBerry Bold 9650 _

Lock button





















Lock the keyboard





























Volume keys






















Menu key
















Adjust the volume
















Open the menu in







Escape key

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Close a menu

Send key

















End/Power key
































End a call

Open the phone







Turn the device on or off

Call a highlighted







Return to the Home screen

phone number







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Slide your finger to








move around a screen







Backspace/Delete key

Click (press) to select














an item







Enter key










































Alt key






Shift keys



Speakerphone key








Type the alternate



Turn speakerphone

character on a key

Capitalize letters



on or off during a call

Get Your Device Ready _

Insert the Battery

1.Press and hold the release button on the back of your device and slide off the battery cover.

2.Insert the battery so that the metal contacts on the battery align with the metal contacts on your BlackBerry device, and press down to secure the battery. (If the battery has sufficient charge, your device should turn on automatically.)

3.Slide the plastic notches on the battery cover into the slots at the top of the device and press down until the battery cover clicks into place.

Charge the Battery

1.Connect the small end of the travel charger to the micro-USB port on the right side of your BlackBerry device.

2.Depending on the type of travel charger that you received with your BlackBerry device, slide the plug blade attachment into the power adapter or pull the plug blades down.

3.Plug the power adapter into a power outlet.

Note: Before using your BlackBerry device or any accessories provided with the device, please read the Safety and Product Information section in the Basics Guide, which is printed and included in the box. You can also find it on the BlackBerry® UserTools CD.

Activate Your Device _

Activate Your Device

If you bought your device at a Sprint Store, it is probably activated and ready to use.

If you received your device in the mail, and it is a new Sprint account or a new phone number, it is designed to activate automatically when you first turn it on. To confirm your activation, make a phone call.

If you received your device in the mail and you are activating a new phone for an existing number on your account, go to and follow the instructions.

When you have finished, make a phone call to confirm your activation. If your device is still not activated or you do not have access to the Internet, contact Sprint Customer Service at

1-888-211-4727 for assistance.

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