Blackberry SWDT266756-488031-0812023611-001 User Manual

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Blackberry SWDT266756-488031-0812023611-001 User Manual

User Guide

Facebook for BlackBerry Smartphones BlackBerry Smartphone with a Touch Screen

Version: 1.3

SWDT266756-488031-0812023611-001

Contents

 

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

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About Facebook for BlackBerry devices.............................................................................................................................................................................................

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System requirements: Facebook for BlackBerry devices.................................................................................................................................................................

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Setup checklist.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Log in to Facebook for BlackBerry devices........................................................................................................................................................................................

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Log out of Facebook for BlackBerry devices......................................................................................................................................................................................

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Switch Facebook accounts...................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Set your status........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Facebook for BlackBerry devices shortcuts.......................................................................................................................................................................................

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Check for the latest version of Facebook for BlackBerry devices...................................................................................................................................................

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

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Notifications................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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About the notification list.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Delete a notification..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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I am not receiving notifications on my device...................................................................................................................................................................................

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Friends...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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About friends..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Invite a contact to become a friend....................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Accept or decline a friend request......................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Messages.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Send a poke............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Write on a friend's Wall.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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

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Accept or decline a group invitation...................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Respond to an event invitation............................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Pictures.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Upload a picture....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Create an album.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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View pictures that you uploaded to Facebook..................................................................................................................................................................................

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Visit the Facebook mobile web site.....................................................................................................................................................................................................

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

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Basics

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Basics

Basics

About Facebook for BlackBerry devices

You can use Facebook® for BlackBerry® devices to stay connected with your friends. You can send messages to friends, invite new friends, view notifications, upload pictures to your Facebook® account, and more. You can upload pictures from the media application or picture attachments. If your BlackBerry device has a camera, you can also upload pictures that you take with the camera.

If you already have a Facebook account, you can use your existing login information to log in to Facebook for BlackBerry devices. To get a Facebook account, visit www.facebook.com.

System requirements: Facebook for BlackBerry devices

BlackBerry® device with 64 MB of memory

175 KB of available device memory

BlackBerry® Device Software version 4.2 or later

Setup checklist

Complete the following tasks to set up Facebook® for BlackBerry® devices:

Verify that you have a wireless service data plan.

In your Facebook® account, change the email address to which Facebook sends notifications so that it is an email address that is associated with your BlackBerry device.

In your Facebook account, turn on all of the notifications that you want to receive on your device.

Log in to Facebook for BlackBerry devices

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

2.Type your login information.

3.Click Login.

Log out of Facebook for BlackBerry devices

1.Press the Menu key.

2.Click Options.

3.Click Logout.

4.Click Yes.

Switch Facebook accounts

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

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Set your status

2.Click Options.

3.Click Logout.

4.Click Yes.

5.Click the Facebook icon.

6.Type the login information.

7.Click Login.

Set your status

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

2.Click View Status Updates.

3.Type a status.

4.Click Update.

5.Press the Menu key.

6.Click Close.

Facebook for BlackBerry devices shortcuts

In the notification list

To view status updates, press S.

To view your friend list, press F.

To send a friend request, press V.

To write on a friend's Wall, press W.

To send a message to a friend, press M.

To send a poke to a friend, press P.

To upload a picture, press U.

In a notification

To view the next notification in the list, press N.

To view the previous notification in the list, press P.

Check for the latest version of Facebook for BlackBerry devices

You can check if a new version of Facebook® for BlackBerry® devices is available for you to download over the wireless network.

1.Press the Menu key.

2.Click Options.

3.Perform any of the following tasks:

To check for the newest version manually, click Check for upgrade now. Complete the instructions on the screen.

To check for the newest version automatically, select the Automatically check for the newest version of Facebook check box.

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