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Apr 27, 2016 BlackBerry Priv Android 6.0.1 AAE570 system release notes
For as good as BlackBerry has been about offering up release notes for their monthly security updates, when it comes to issuing release notes for any one specific OS update, they have been slightly less reliable. The last batch of release notes was made available on December 7, 2015, for OS AAD027 and AAD028. But now that Android 6.0.1 has arrived, BlackBerry has made available the release notes for OS AAE570. Continue Reading →
Mar 24, 2016 How to change the icon pack on the BlackBerry Launcher on your Priv
BlackBerry 10 didn't give us many options in terms of themes and visual customization as we got with BlackBerry OS. If you've moved to the BlackBerry Priv, you should know that Android has plenty of icon packs and launchers you can try out to give your Priv the look you want. Continue Reading →
Feb 22, 2016 How to enable Wi-Fi calling on your BlackBerry Priv
The BlackBerry Priv has support for Wi-Fi calling, which means that you can make and receive calls over Wi-Fi, even if you have limited or no mobile network coverage. If you're lucky enough to be with a carrier that supports Wi-Fi calling, this tutorial is for you. We'll help to get you going. Continue Reading →
Feb 02, 2016 How to find, lock or erase your BlackBerry Priv from Android Device Manager
Losing your phone is not really a situation you want to be in but it is something that can happen. If you do find yourself in such a situation you can use Android Device Manager to remotely locate, secure or factory reset your Priv. Let's help you make sure your phone is set up for any eventuality. Continue Reading →
Jan 25, 2016 How to disable pre-installed apps and delete downloaded apps on the BlackBerry Priv
As you know the BlackBerry Priv comes pre-installed with a handful of BlackBerry apps. Some people are loving the apps, such as the Hub while others would rather not use it. You'll be happy to know that you can disable the apps. Continue Reading →
Jan 23, 2016 How to change your video settings on the BlackBerry Priv camera
Ready to take videos on your BlackBerry Priv? If you didn't know it already, the Priv does 4K video recording but of course other video shooting modes are available too. Here's a quick tutorial on changing the video settings on your Priv. Continue Reading →
Jan 11, 2016 How to set up multi-language keyboard support on the BlackBerry Priv
One of the great things about the BlackBerry 10 keyboard is that it supports a multi-language setup to automatically switch between languages while typing. Earlier versions of the BlackBerry keyboard app for the Priv did not allow multi-language support. It does now and here's how to set it up. Continue Reading →
Jan 09, 2016 BlackBerry Virtual Expert arrives on the Google Play Store for Priv owners
BlackBerry has now added another app to [their growing list of Android offerings]( and this time around, it's one that will be familiar to some BlackBerry users. The BlackBerry Virtual Expert, which lets you run various diagnostics on your device to test everything from the display to speakers to the keyboard, has now arrived on the Google Play Store for [Priv](/blackberry-priv) owners. Continue Reading →
Dec 30, 2015 The best file managers to download on your BlackBerry Priv
When the BlackBerry Priv launched, there was a lot of ruckus over the fact that there was no native File Manager. We were kind of spoiled on BlackBerry 10 with one built-in that also allowed us to connect to popular cloud storage services. Here's a few we've rounded up for you to help you decide. Continue Reading →
Dec 25, 2015 Got a new BlackBerry smartphone for the holidays? We're here to help!
If you just got a new BlackBerry and are looking for where to begin, we're here to help. Whether you're new to the platform or returning with a newer device, CrackBerry is here to provide help and how-to information from simple tasks on your BlackBerry device to the advanced. We can walk you through the baby steps of how to set up your e-mail, how to install applications, how to back up your device, and much more. Continue Reading →
Dec 14, 2015 How to enable predictive emoji on the BlackBerry Priv
In our increasingly digital age emoticons or emoji's as they're popularly associated have become a staple in our daily communications. In [the latest update to the BlackBerry Priv keyboard](/blackberry-services-camera-keyboard-and-launcher-all-update-priv) the teams have brought in the ability to add predictive emoticons to the typing experience on the device. Simply put, as you type the device can suggest swapping popular words for the associated emoticon. Continue Reading →
Dec 09, 2015 Priv Quick Tip: How to enable or disable physical keyboard gestures
Just like the physical keyboard on the [BlackBerry Passport](/blackberry-passport), the [BlackBerry Priv](/blackberry-priv) keyboard is also touch-enabled allowing for keyboard gestures to be used. It truly is an innovative addition to the keyboard experience but should you wish to disable the keyboard gestures, that's entirely possible as well. Here's how you can enable or disable them. Continue Reading →
Nov 30, 2015 How to setup an email signature on your BlackBerry Priv from the BlackBerry Hub
Whether you use your Priv for work or personal reasons, the process to add a message to the bottom of your emails, such your business card information or even show off which device you own, is quite simple. Read on for a quick guide on how to input this information into each email account activated in the BlackBerry Hub. Continue Reading →
Nov 20, 2015 Watch the 'what enterprises and developers need to know about Priv' webcast replay
If you missed out on the 'What Enterprises and Developers Need to Know about Priv' webcast that took place on November 17, you can now watch the replay at your leisure. The webcast was aimed at developers and those who work for enterprise companies detailing what enterprises and developers need to know about the [Priv by BlackBerry](/blackberry-priv). Continue Reading →
Nov 19, 2015 Tips and tricks to extend your BlackBerry Priv battery life!
Looking for some tips and tricks to help you extend your [BlackBerry Priv](/blackberry-priv) battery life? We've got you covered. Since we're here to help everyone, we have compiled a great list to help you extend your BlackBerry Priv battery life as much as possible. Continue Reading →
Nov 18, 2015 How to customize BlackBerry Priv keyboard shortcuts
Keyboard shortcuts have long been a part of the BlackBerry experience and with the [Priv](/blackberry-priv), and ultimately BlackBerry's move to [Android](/android), they were sure to bring that experience and ease of use along. In fact, some might argue that the keyboard shortcut experience on the Priv is better than any previous BlackBerry device due to the fact the options are so plentiful and extremely customizable. Continue Reading →
Nov 17, 2015 How to use Advanced Interactions on the BlackBerry Priv
Although the [Priv](/blackberry-priv) is, for the most part a stock Android experience, BlackBerry did bring some of their own special functions over to the device in various ways. One set of features in particular that was [brought over from BlackBerry 10 is the Advanced Interactions](/how-use-advanced-interactions-blackberry-103). Continue Reading →
Nov 12, 2015 How to move Password Keeper data to the BlackBerry Priv
If you are one who uses Password Keeper, on BlackBerry 10, to store your login details, you’ll be pleased to know that it is available to download from the Google Play Store for you to use on your Priv. Read on for a walkthrough on moving your Password Keeper data from BlackBerry 10 to Android. Continue Reading →
Nov 11, 2015 From the forums: Get as close as you can to Bedside Mode on the BlackBerry Priv
There are things that BlackBerry 10 has built in that those moving to the Priv are rightly nervous about losing. What seems a little to one person is a lot to another. Bedside Mode is one of those things. Android doesn't have it, but you can get pretty close as one forums member describes. Continue Reading →
Nov 09, 2015 BlackBerry Priv top tip: Turn off Gmail sync if you're using BlackBerry Hub
Getting double notifications from your Gmail and Google Apps email accounts on your BlackBerry Priv? There's an easy fix. Continue Reading →
Nov 08, 2015 How to change the swipe shortcuts on the BlackBerry Priv
Android may not be as gesture filled as BlackBerry 10 but there is one handy one that's with you in any app on the new BlackBerry Priv. Better yet, you can customize what you access. Continue Reading →
Nov 07, 2015 How to change the recent apps view on the BlackBerry Priv
One of the few visual changes BlackBerry made to the user interface on the Priv over stock Android was to the recent apps view. Not everyone will be a fan but fortunately it's also really easy to change for a different look. Here's how. Continue Reading →
Nov 06, 2015 How to enable developer options on the BlackBerry Priv
The BlackBerry Priv is going to introduce a good many people to Android, and we're here to help guide you along the way. You'll eventually see talk online about things you can set in the **developer options** on your new Priv, so here's a handy guide to enabling them. Continue Reading →
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When I initially received the PRIV, I was able to receive texts on my car through bluetooth.

After a few updates, this functionality was removed and never been able to get my texts on my car since. How do I resolve this?