Your BlackBerry KEYone is built to work the way you work. The software on board your BlackBerry can be customized to meet your needs and organize the incoming notifications. Add in the use of the BlackBerry Hub for Android and your email experience gets boosted with the added features BlackBerry had built into the custom alert system within BlackBerry Hub.

Setting Custom Alerts for Email within BlackBerry Hub

  1. Launch BlackBerry Hub.
  2. Swipe from the far left to the right to pull out the side menu.
  3. Tap the Settings option at the bottom left.
  4. Near the top tap the Custom Alerts option.

  5. Here you can press + Add Rule to begin creating an alert.
  6. Set a Rule Name to distinguish different alerts (Example: Work or Family).
  7. Set up the rule to apply to specific email account(s).
  8. Once the rule is setup tap Next at the top right.
  9. Under your new rule tap Notification Sound.
  10. Select a sound from the pop-up menu and press Ok.

  11. When done hit Save this will add your new rule and custom alert.

That's it. Now you should be able to set custom ringtones to alert you using the customer alert system within BlackBerry Hub for Android.

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BlackBerry KEYone pairs the best of BlackBerry’s software and security with TCL Communication’s commitment to delivering high-quality, reliable smartphones to customers around the world.

Beyond the iconic BlackBerry design that’s been curated for the modern user, the BlackBerry KEYone comes with a number of additional features that truly reinvents communications for the professional consumer.

  • Built to last – An iconic BlackBerry smartphone made reliable for the demanding user, the BlackBerry KEYone combines a sleek aluminum frame and soft grip textured back built to offer the best in durability.
  • Runs Android™ 7.1 Nougat – Giving users access to the entire Google Play store and apps - and will receive Google™ security patch updates.
  • The keyboard reimagined – Forget what you knew about keyboards, the BlackBerry Smart Keyboard goes beyond typing. It can be easily programmed to launch up to 52 customizable shortcuts, providing even greater ease of use. And use it to scroll through web pages, the picture gallery or to take a picture.
  • Loaded with BlackBerry® Hub® – Bringing all your messages into one consolidated place; including emails, texts and messages from any social media account.
  • Unrivaled security features – The BlackBerry KEYone is designed to offer the most secure Android smartphone experience possible.
  • Long battery life – Featuring the largest battery ever found in a BlackBerry smartphone, the BlackBerry KEYone offers roughly 26 hours of mixed use, thanks to its 3505mAh battery.
  • Impressive photo quality – The BlackBerry KEYone includes a 12MP rear camera with an industry leading camera sensor that captures sharp, crisp photos in any light. And for when you have to take a video conference on the go, it includes an 8MP front camera with fixed focus and 84-degree wide angle lens.


5.87 in 149.1 mm
2.85 in 72.4 mm
0.37 in 9.4 mm
6.35 oz 180 grams
  • Display:
    • 4.5-inch IPS LCD display
    • 1620x1080 resolution
    • 434ppi
  • Chips:
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor
    • 8x 2.0Ghz Cortex A53 cores
    • 3GB RAM
    • 32GB internal storage
    • microSD card slot
  • Cameras:
    • 12MP ƒ/20 PDAF rear camera
    • Dual-tone LED flash
    • 8MP ƒ/2.2 front camera
  • Battery:
    • 3505 mAh battery
    • Non-removable
    • USB-C, Quick Charge 3.0 + boost charging
  • Software:
    • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
    • DTEK security suite
    • FIPS 140-2 full disk encryption