Common BlackBerry Pearl Shortcuts

By Robert Kao, Dante Sarigumba

Part of BlackBerry Pearl 3G For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Using your Blackberry Pearl is so much faster when you know the shortcuts. Some of the shortcuts are common to all BlackBerry Pearl applications. Knowing the following shortcuts is a great timesaver and improves your BlackBerry Pearl experience significantly.

Action Shortcut
Move up in a screen 3
Move down in a screen 9
Move to the top of the screen 1
Move to the bottom of the screen 7
Move to a menu item First letter of the menu item
Switch applications Alt + Escape
Go to the Home screen End
Lock the keyboard *
Unlock the keyboard Send + *
Toggle between Default and Vibrate profiles #
Move to next item 6
Move to previous item 4
Exit or back to previous screen Escape