Blackberry Pearl User Manual

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Getting Started Guide

BlackBerry® Pearlfrom Cingular.

Visit the online tutorial at www.cingular.com/tutorials/blackberrypearl

Table of Contents

Welcome to Cingular®!

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Remove These Items From the Box

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BlackBerry Pearl Key Functions

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Set Up Your BlackBerry Pearl

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Insert the Battery

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Charge the Battery

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- Battery power level indicators

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Setup Wizard

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Introduction to BlackBerry

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Typing Tutorial

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Owner Information

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Font

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Email Setup

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Get Started Using the BlackBerry Pearl

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Make Phone Calls

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Make A Phone Call Using A Voice Command

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Pair with a Bluetooth Enabled Device

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Add A Contact

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Make a Push to Talk Call

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- Set Up

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- Make a Push to Talk Call

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- Add a Push to Talk Contact

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Set Up Voicemail

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- Check Your Voice Mail Messages From Your BlackBerry Device

1

Go to Web Pages

2

Send Email

3

Media

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- Insert a Media Card

5

Use the Camera

6

Sync Your BlackBerry with Your Computer

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BlackBerry Desktop Software

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What You Need

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Setup instructions

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Troubleshooting

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Tips and Tricks

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Welcome to Cingular!

Remove These Items From the Box BlackBerry Pearl Key Functions

Remove These Items From the Box BlackBerry® Pearl Key Functions

Remove the following items from the box to help you set up your BlackBerry® Pearl.

Getting Started Guide

BlackBerry Pearl from Cingular.

Visit the online tutorial at www.cingular.com/tutorial/blackberrypearl

Getting Started Guide

BlackBerry User Tools CD

Includes User Manual and

Warranty information for your

BlackBerry Pearl

BlackBerry Pearl

AC Adapter

USB Sync Cable

Headset

Rechargeable

Battery

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Set Up Your BlackBerry Pearl

Steps?

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Takes? 1 minute

Note:

If the battery is charged, the device turns on. If the device does not turn on, charge the battery.

Insert the Battery

1.Press the battery cover release button, slide the battery cover ahead

slightly and remove the battery cover. The battery cover release button is at the bottom of your BlackBerry Pearl

2.Insert the battery so that the BlackBerry logo faces up and the metal contacts on the battery align with the metal contacts on your device.

3.Slide the battery cover back onto the device so that the cover lies flat and clicks into place.

Insert the Battery

Charge the Battery

Charge the Battery

1.Connect the small USB end of the AC charger cable to the USB port on the side of your BlackBerry device.

2.Pull the plug blades down.

3.Plug the AC charger into a power outlet.

4.Charge the battery to full power.

Battery power level indicators

full battery power

low battery power

battery charging

Steps?

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Takes? 1 minute

Note:

If you have an available USB port on your computer, you can use the USB cable that came with your device to connect your device to your computer for charging.

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Blackberry Pearl User Manual

Set Up Your BlackBerry Pearl

Takes?

10 minutes

Note:

As you go through the Setup Wizard look for the progress indicator, to tell you how far along you are, the more indicator, to tell you there is more on the screen, and the Close, Back and Next buttons, that allow you to navigate through the wizard.

Setup Wizard

Setup Wizard

The setup wizard is designed to help you learn about typing, set options to personalize your BlackBerry Pearl, and set up one or more email addresses. The setup wizard takes approximately 10 minutes to complete. To navigate use your thumb to roll and click the trackball.

Introduction to BlackBerry

The introduction to BlackBerry section of the Setup Wizard will help you choose your language, set the date and time, and orient you to some of the important keys/functions on your BlackBerry Pearl.

Once you have launched the Setup Wizard use the trackball the scroll up and down on the screens and highlight input fields or buttons. Click the trackball to select input fields or buttons.

Setup Wizard

Be sure to select Yes if asked if you want to connect to the wireless network.

To set your time zone highlight the current time zone and click the trackball. Roll the trackball up or down to find your time zone and click again to select it.

Note:

The setup wizard is designed to start automatically the first time you turn on your BlackBerry Pearl.

You can return to the Setup Wizard at anytime by selecting

BlackBerry Setup from the Home screen and then choosing Setup Wizard.

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Set Up Your BlackBerry Pearl

Setup Wizard

Setup Wizard

Be sure to note where the following important keys are on your BlackBerry Pearl:

• Menu

• Escape

• Send

• End/Power

• Space

• Delete

Alt

Enter

Symbol

Shift

Typing Tutorial

The typing tutorial is designed to help you get used to typing. Cingular recommends that you take the time to complete the typing tutorial.

Owner Information

After you have completed the Typing Tutorial the Setup Wizard will display the Owner Information screen. Enter your name and any other information you’d like.

Font

You can choose how you want text to appear on your BlackBerry Pearl on the Font selection screen.

Note:

When typing in Multi-tap mode no suggested word will appear. You must press the key once for the first letter on the key and twice for the second.

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Set Up Your BlackBerry Pearl

Steps?

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Takes?

5 minutes

Note:

To set up email using web browser on your computer, visit www. cingular.com/ blackberrystart.

Setup Wizard

Email Setup

1.The Email Setup portion of the Wizard will ask you to choose to either create or add an email address or to use a work account with a BlackBerry Enterprise™ Server. Unless you have been given an Enterprise Activation Password by your system administrator IT department you should choose I want to create or add an email address.

2.You must either login to your BlackBerry Internet Service account (this account will manage all the email accounts you setup on your BlackBerry device, you may have up to 10) or create a new one. If you are a new user or this is a new device you must choose

Create New Account.

Setup Wizard

3.To continue you must accept the BlackBerry Internet Service terms and conditions.

Choose Yes by scrolling to the bottom of the screen.

4.Create a User ID and password of your choice for your BlackBerry Internet Service Account.

The User ID and Password must be at least 6 characters and is case sensitive.

Store this login information in a safe place so that you can add additional email accounts to your BlackBerry device in

the future.

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Set Up Your BlackBerry Pearl

 

5. Select your language by clicking on your

 

language choice.

 

6. Enter the email address and password for

 

the email account you are setting up.

Typing Tips

 

To enter

 

symbols like

 

. and @, hold

 

the Alt key

 

while typing

 

OP (for .)

 

and ZX (for @).

 

To find other

 

symbols like -,

 

_, or /, use the

 

Symbol key

7. Once the confirmation screen displays

 

 

click OK.

 

 

Setup Wizard

Setup Wizard

8.Once the summary screen displays showing you the email account you’ve set up you can choose to set up another account,

create a BlackBerry email address, or Logout.

9.When you Logout your device will display the BlackBerry Internet Service login screen on the BlackBerry email setup website. Be sure to close the browser window by scrolling

to the bottom of the page and selecting Close Browser.

You have now completed the setup wizard.

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