Blackberry ICQ User Manual

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Blackberry ICQ User Manual

User Guide

ICQ for BlackBerry Smartphones BlackBerry smartphone with a trackball

Version: 2.1

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Contents

 

Basics........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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About ICQ for BlackBerry devices.................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Connect to ICQ for BlackBerry devices ........................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Delete ICQ for BlackBerry devices ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Contacts...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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About contacts..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Add a contact ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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View a contact's information .........................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Associate a contact with contact in the main contact list on your BlackBerry device..........................................................................................................................

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Delete a contact...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Block a contact.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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View blocked contacts ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Hide offline contacts.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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A contact no longer appears in my contact list ..........................................................................................................................................................................................

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Groups......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Add a group ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Rename a group................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Delete a group .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Conversations.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Send a message ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Send a message to a user that is not in your contact list..........................................................................................................................................................................

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Open a conversation.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Add an emoticon .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Prevent conversations from appearing in the main message list ...........................................................................................................................................................

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Switch conversations.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Call or send an email message to a contact quickly during a conversation.........................................................................................................................................

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Send a conversation as an email message.................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Copy a conversation.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Clear a conversation......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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End a conversation ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Stop grouping messages in conversations.................................................................................................................................................................................................

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I am not receiving notification of incoming messages .............................................................................................................................................................................

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Text sometimes changes after I type it .......................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Conversation history...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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View the conversation history for a contact...............................................................................................................................................................................................

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Delete a conversation history.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Availability.............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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About the availability status.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Change your availability status ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Create a custom availability status..............................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Delete custom availability statuses.............................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Receive notification when a contact becomes available..........................................................................................................................................................................

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About notification profiles............................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Change a notification profile........................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Legal notice...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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User Guide

Basics

Basics

About ICQ for BlackBerry devices

You can use ICQ® for BlackBerry® devices to chat with other ICQ users from your BlackBerry device. To use ICQ for BlackBerry devices, you must have an ICQ number. To get an ICQ number, visit www.icq.com/register/. For more information about ICQ, visit www.icq.com.

You can send and receive email messages and use other applications on your device while ICQ for BlackBerry devices is running. When you receive a new instant message, an indicator appears in the device status section of the screen.

Connect to ICQ for BlackBerry devices

1.On the Home screen or in the application list, click the ICQ icon.

2.Type your ICQ® number and password.

3.Click Connect.

To disconnect from ICQ for BlackBerry devices, on the Contact list screen, press the Menu key. Click Disconnect.

Delete ICQ for BlackBerry devices

1.In the device options, click Advanced Options.

2.Click Applications.

3.Highlight the ICQ® for BlackBerry® devices application.

4.Press the Menu key.

5.Click Delete.

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User Guide

Contacts

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User Guide

Contacts

Contacts

About contacts

The contact list displays your list of individual contacts, orICQ® users. ICQ® for BlackBerry® devices uses your existing contact list from your ICQ account.

Add a contact

1.On the Contact list screen, press the Menu key.

2.Click Add User.

3.In the Group Name drop-down list, click a group.

4.Perform one of the following actions:

To type an ICQ® number, leave the field set to ICQ #.

To type a user name, highlight ICQ #. Click the trackball. In the drop-down list, click AOL Screen Name.

To type a phone number, highlight ICQ #. Click the trackball. In the drop-down list, click Phone Number.

5.Perform one of the following actions:

Complete the field.

Type part of the name for a contact in the main contact list on your BlackBerry® device. Click a contact name.

6.Click OK.

7.To associate the contact with a contact in the main contact list on your BlackBerry device, perform one of the following actions:

If the contact is in your main contact list, click Select Contact. Highlight an email address. Click the trackball.

If the contact is not in your main contact list, click New Contact. Type the contact information. Click the trackball. Click Save.

View a contact's information

1.On the contact list screen, highlight a contact.

2.Press the Menu key.

3.Click User Details.

Associate a contact with contact in the main contact list on your BlackBerry device

You can associate a contact with a contact in your main contact list who has an email address, phone number, or both. You can then call or send an email message to the contact quickly during a conversation.

1.In the contact list, highlight a contact.

2.Press the Menu key.

3.Click Link to BlackBerry Contact.

4.Perform one of the following actions:

If the contact is in your main contact list, click Select Contact. Highlight an email address. Click the trackball.

If the contact is not in your main contact list, click New Contact. Type the contact information. Click the trackball. Click Save.

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