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How to copy SIM card contacts using BlackBerry 10

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BB10SIMContacts-Post copyBB10SIMContacts-Post copyDo you need to import contacts stored on your SIM card to your BlackBerry 10 smartphone? Or perhaps you want to copy contacts from your smartphone to your SIM card?

If so, here’s how to do it!

  1. On your BlackBerry 10 home screen, tap Contacts
  2. Swipe down from the top of the screen and tap Settings
  3. Complete one of the following actions:
    • To copy all of the contacts stored on your SIM card to your smartphone, tap Import Contacts from SIM Card.
    • To copy all of your contacts stored on your smartphone to the SIM card, tap Copy Contacts from Device to SIM card.
    • To view your SIM card contacts and device which ones you want to copy to your device, tap Manage SIM Card Contacts.

Note: If you added a work account to your device that uses BlackBerry Balance, you will not be able to copy work contacts to your SIM card.

Got a question, leave a comment and let me know!


To learn about a feature on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone or troubleshoot an issue, there are several great options available to help. Visit http://www.blackberry.com/support for access to product manuals, how-to demos, tips and tricks, YouTube videos, support forums, knowledge base articles, Twitter support, and contact information for your region.



Article source: http://helpblog.blackberry.com/2014/09/how-to-copy-sim-card-contacts-using-blackberry-10/


Shot Roulette is an awesome drinking game for BlackBerry 10

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BlackBerry is all about business these days but all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Shot Roulette is a fun game to play and unwind with your friends (up to 6 players).

Shot Roulette is played just how you think. Either you “Take a Bullet”, “Dodge a Bullet”, “Misfire” or “Send a Bullet” to a friend. The infamous “Take a Bullet” card is where the fun starts – if you draw this card it’s your turn to take a shot. If you pick up the “Dodge a Bullet” card, don’t sweat, you’re spared from this round’s shot. If you get a “Misfire” card, you can save it to dodge a future bullet! And if you’re lucky enough to get the “Send a Bullet” card, choose a friend and give ‘em a shot.

Download Shot Roulette at this BlackBerry World link.

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How to find a lost BlackBerry 10 smartphone using BlackBerry Protect

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It’s a scenario no one wants to encounter but here’s a quick overview how you can help locate your BlackBerry 10 smartphone using BlackBerry Protect if you can’t find it.

Tip: Using a BlackBerry OS device? Check out this post for help locating your device using BlackBerry Protect.

Step 1 – Enable BlackBerry Protect and turn on Location Services

To locate your smartphone you must enable BlackBerry Protect and turn on Location Services.

After you turn on Location Services, your smartphone only sends its location information when you request it through the BlackBerry Protect website, or when your battery power is low.

  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen
  2. Tap BBMHistory-SettingsBB10BBMHistory-SettingsBB10 Settings BlackBerry Protect
  3. Set the BlackBerry Protect switch to On
  4. Tap Location Services
  5. Set the Location Services switch to On
  6. Tap 1021-Back1021-Back Back to save your change

Step 2 – Log in to the BlackBerry Protect website

After you enable BlackBerry Protect and turn on Location Services, complete the following steps to view the location of your smartphone on a map.

  1. Log in to the BlackBerry Protect website located at http://protect.blackberry.com
  2. Click View Location
  3. BlackBerry Protect will attempt to locate your smartphone

If your smartphone can be located, a map appears similar to the following showing the approximate location:

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If you still can’t find your smartphone at the reported location, use the Play Sound option within the BlackBerry Protect website. This option makes your smartphone ring loudly for one minute as well as activating the Loud profile.

Help! BlackBerry Protect can’t locate my smartphone!

To locate your device it must be turned on and connected to the wireless network.

Because BlackBerry Protect also uses GPS, you may not locate your smartphone if it is inside a building, underground, or otherwise blocked from receiving a satellite signal.

Got a question? Leave a comment and let me know!



Article source: http://helpblog.blackberry.com/2014/09/how-to-find-a-lost-blackberry-10-smartphone-using-blackberry-protect/


Save The Date…September 24th, 2014

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Save the date folks! On September 24th 2014, BlackBerry is planning to host a special invite only event in Dubai, London and Toronto. Now there is a lot of speculation on what BlackBerry plans to unveil at this event including the much talked about BlackBerry Passport device and or some hot new software simply called BlackBerry Blend.

I wish I was able to make any of the 3 specified event locations in order to provide the best news coverage available but at this time seems like I’ll be watching from the sidelines. Let’s hope they broadcast and stream the events live on line in order provide a chance for those not as fortunate to experience all of the festivities online that BlackBerry has to offer.

I am very excited to see what BlackBerry has up their sleeves and maybe just maybe we might get a Playbook 2, now that would be just too awesome. What do you think BlackBerry will announce at this special event?

 

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Maker Space North Coming Soon to Ottawa

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I’m currently involved in a project to help grow Ottawa’s maker community. While the details are somewhat sparse just now, we’re going to have some more significant announcements around what exactly we’re building, where it will be located and how we’re going to make Ottawa Canada’s official maker city.

Sign up at MakerSpaceNorth.com and I’ll be sure to keep you updated. I promise no excessive emails and you’ll only receive an email when there’s important news.

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