Blackberry Pearl 8230 Getting Started Guide

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Getting Started Guide

BlackBerry Pearl 8230 Smartphone

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Contents

 

Welcome to BlackBerry!...............................................................................................................................

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Set up your device.........................................................................................................................................

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Insert the battery..................................................................................................................................................

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Charge the battery...............................................................................................................................................

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Complete the setup wizard..................................................................................................................................

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Learn the basics............................................................................................................................................

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Move around the screen ....................................................................................................................................

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Open a menu........................................................................................................................................................

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Typing basics........................................................................................................................................................

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Applications..........................................................................................................................................................

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Home screen status indicators..........................................................................................................................

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Message list status indicators...........................................................................................................................

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Phone status indicators......................................................................................................................................

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Calendar status indicators.................................................................................................................................

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Camera status indicators...................................................................................................................................

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Wireless coverage indicators............................................................................................................................

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Start using your device...............................................................................................................................

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Make a call............................................................................................................................................................

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Send an email message......................................................................................................................................

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Send an SMS text message...............................................................................................................................

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Send an MMS message......................................................................................................................................

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

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Take a picture .....................................................................................................................................................

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Record a video.....................................................................................................................................................

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Visit a web page..................................................................................................................................................

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Schedule an appointment.................................................................................................................................

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Pair with a Bluetooth enabled device..............................................................................................................

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About using your device with a computer......................................................................................................

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About switching devices....................................................................................................................................

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Transfer a file between your device and your computer using the Roxio Media Manager.....................

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Synchronize data between your device and your computer .......................................................................

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Insert a media card.............................................................................................................................................

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Find more information........................................................................................................................................

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Carry your device.................................................................................................................................................

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Troubleshooting..........................................................................................................................................

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I cannot connect to a wireless network...........................................................................................................

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I cannot associate my device with an email address ...................................................................................

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I cannot send or receive messages..................................................................................................................

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I cannot make or receive calls..........................................................................................................................

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

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Welcome to BlackBerry!

Get ready to experience the freedom and connectivity of your all-in-one mobile solution. Setting up your BlackBerry® Pearl™ smartphone is easy. Simply charge the battery and complete the setup wizard. After you complete the setup wizard, take some time to explore the features on your device. This guide provides tips and instructions to help you learn the basics quickly.

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Set up your device

Insert the battery

1.Hold down the release button for the battery cover and lift off the battery cover.

2.Insert the battery so that the metal contacts on the battery align with the metal contacts on your device.

3.Replace the battery cover back onto the device so that it clicks into place.

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

Remove the battery cover

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Insert the battery

Charge the battery

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

2.If necessary, perform one of the following actions:

Insert the plug blade attachment into the power adapter.

Fold down the plug blades on the power adapter.

3.Plug the power adapter into a power outlet.

4.Charge the battery to full power.

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Connect the travel charger cable to your device

Insert the plug blade attachment or fold down the plug blades (if necessary)

You can use the micro-USB cable that came with your device to connect your device to your computer for charging. For more information, see the "About using your device with a computer" topic.

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Battery power level indicators

full battery power

battery charging

low battery power

Complete the setup wizard

The setup wizard is designed to help you learn about typing, change options to personalize your BlackBerry® device, and set up one or more email addresses.

1.On the Welcome screen, read the setup wizard introduction.

2.Roll the trackball to highlight Continue.

3.Click (press) the trackball.

4.Complete the instructions on the screen.

Note: If the Welcome screen does not appear automatically, on the Home screen, press the key. Click Setup. Click Setup Wizard.

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Setup wizard screen

About email setup options

If you have not already set up an email address, you can use one of following options to set up email. Depending on your wireless service provider, the available options might vary.

BlackBerry Internet Service option: Use this email setup option to create a new email address for your device or to associate your device with one or more (up to ten) existing email addresses. This option is most common for individual users. You can set up email using this option by selecting the I want to create or add an email address option in the setup wizard on your device.

BlackBerry Enterprise Server option: Use this email setup option to associate your device with a Microsoft® Outlook® work email account, IBM® Lotus Notes® work email account, or Novell® GroupWise® work email account and to take advantage of advanced capabilities for wireless data synchronization. If your administrator has provided you with an activation password, you can set up email

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using this option by selecting the I want to use a work email account with a BlackBerry Enterprise Server option in the setup wizard on your device. If you do not have an activation password, contact your administrator.

BlackBerry Desktop Redirector option: Use this email setup option to associate your device with a Microsoft Outlook (Workgroup Installation) email account. You can set up email using this option by installing the BlackBerry® Desktop Software and selecting the BlackBerry Desktop Redirector option. If you use this email setup option, you must keep your computer turned on to receive email messages.

Add or create an email address using the setup wizard

1.In the setup wizard, on the email setup screen, select the I want to create or add an email address option. Click Next.

2.Click Next.

3.If necessary, click Update Now.

4.If necessary, click Create New Account.

5.To accept the terms of the license agreement, select the Yes option. Click I Agree.

6.If necessary, type a login user name and password of your choice. Click Next. Record your user name and password in a safe place.

7.Complete the instructions on the screen.

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Blackberry Pearl 8230 Getting Started Guide

Learn the basics

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Move around the screen

To open the application list from the Home screen, press the key.

To move the cursor in any direction and highlight items, roll the trackball.

To select an item or follow a link, click the trackball.

To change the value in a field, click a field. Click a value.

To move back a screen, press the key.

To return to the Home screen, press the key.

Home screen

Application list

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