Quick Overview of Keyboard Shortcuts for BlackBerry Classic

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The BlackBerry Classic has garnered some strong reviews. It is a productivity workhorse for the busy professional. BlackBerry has included several keyboard shortcuts to make the device even more productive.

Here is a quick overview of important Classic keyboard shortcuts. Note that the availability of some of the shortcuts mentioned in this article depends upon the input language you use.

BlackBerry 10 Shortcuts

The shortcuts that come preloaded with BlackBerry Classic can be used when you are on the home screen or using the BlackBerry Hub. You can also customize these shortcuts. Here is a list of them.

To open the contacts application, press A.

To open the browser, press B.

To compose a new message, press 9 or C.

To create a new BB Remember note, press 5 or D.

To open the Help app, press H.

To lock the device, press K.

To open the Calendar app, press L.

To open the hub, press M.

To open BBM, press N.

To open the settings, press O.

To open the Phone application, press P.

To switch between Silent and Normal notification modes, press Q.

To open the Clock application, press 3 or R.

To create a task, press T.

To open the Calculator, press U.

To call voicemail, press 1 or W.

BlackBerry Hub

You can use the following shortcuts to quickly access various functions when you are in the Hub.

Press C to compose a message.

Press S to search the Hub.

Press U to open the next unread email.

Press T to reach the top of the messages and notifications list.

Press B to reach the bottom of the messages and notifications list.

In a message

Here the shortcuts you can use when you are in a message.

Press R, to send a reply.

Press F to forward a message.

Press W to flag a message

Press I to file a message

Browser app

The following shortcuts make it easy to use the browser app.

Press S to find text on the page.

Press N to go forward

Press P to go back

Press K to open the bookmarks

Press U to open the address bar

Press H to open your history

Press R to enter reader mode

Press L to refresh a page

Press I to zoom in

Press O to zoom out

Press T to reach the top of the webpage you are currently viewing.

Press B to reach the bottom of the webpage you are currently viewing.

Calendar app

While using the Calendar app, you can use the following keyboard shortcuts to do things faster.

Press T to go to today.

Press G to go to a specific date.

Press W to open the week view

BlackBerry Classic Press M to open the month view

Press P to go to the previous day/week/month.

Press N to go to the next day/week/month.

Press D to open the schedule view

Press A to open the agenda view

Press C to add a new event

Press S to search your events

To edit an event, you have to first open the event and then press E.

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