Did you pick up a brand new BlackBerry DTEK60? If so, you'll want to make sure you go ahead and update your BlackBerry Beta Zone profile as well to show the proper device. Changing your profile is all rather easy, but here are the steps to walk you through it.
If you own a BlackBerry DTEK50, then you'll probably know that there are some swipe gestures that allow you to launch apps from the homescreen. This article will show you how to customize the gestures to your liking.
The BlackBerry Hub app for Android has been updated on a regular basis the past few months and with each update, new features are added. In the latest update, the Hub Widget has been added. It allows you to add one of three views to your homescreen.
As part of the September update for the BlackBerry Keyboard app on Android, BlackBerry introduced a new feature called Keyboard Stats. As the name implies, keyboard stats offers up detailed statistics about your BlackBerry keyboard usage such as characters typed, words predicted, emoji used, how many words were auto corrected and more. If you're interested in those details, here's how...
Now that AT&T has officially released Android Marshmallow for the BlackBerry Priv, I'm sure many of you out there who took advantage of those unlocked AT&T branded Priv deals but not actually using the device on AT&T are wondering how you can get in on the Marshmallow action as well. Here's how it can be done.
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...
Now that the BlackBerry Keyboard app for Priv has reached version 2.0, one of the standout features has been the new swipe to type option. It's a feature already available through other keyboard apps on Android and but it's a welcome feature to the BlackBerry Keyboard for the Priv, over and above the usual flick typing that BlackBerry users love.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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 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...
Just like the physical keyboard on the BlackBerry Passport, the 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.
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.
If for whatever reason you're looking to tear apart your brand new BlackBerry Priv, there's now a new video that might help you along. As they've done for some previous devices such as the BlackBerry Passport, the folks from Karalux Vietnam have now tore down the BlackBerry Priv to show everyone the bits and bobs inside.
Looking for some tips and tricks to help you extend your 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.
Keyboard shortcuts have long been a part of the BlackBerry experience and with the Priv, and ultimately BlackBerry's move to 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...
Although the 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.
When it comes to using emoji on the BlackBerry Priv, you do, of course, have access to all the regular ones you would expect from BlackBerry 10 but you also have all the built-in ones that Android offers as well, without the need to download any additional apps or copy and paste them from somewhere else. Here's how to access them directly.