Word CompletionWireless BlackBerry Device Software Upgrades
As BlackBerry smartphone users type, a list of word options is displayed when the BlackBerry smartphone user pauses. The vertical list consists of word selections that are the closest match to the word the BlackBerry smartphone user is trying to type. The BlackBerry smartphone user may then select the word.
BlackBerry smartphone users may now scroll to a word they want to correct and move between specific letters by rolling the trackball up or down to flip between letters.
Improved Frequency Learning
Commonly used words are recognized with greater consistency.
BlackBerry smartphone users can wirelessly upgrade their BlackBerry smartphone.
BlackBerry smartphone users can record voice notes using the Voice Notes feature. Voice notes can be sent using the following:
The BlackBerry smartphone user may also store the recorded voice note locally for playback at a later time. For more information on Voice Notes, see below.
- Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) messages
- email messages
- personal identification number (PIN)
- instant messaging
Note: BlackBerry Messenger supports this feature with BlackBerry Device software 4.2.1.
Selectable Phone Equalizer
Adjust the audio to best suit the BlackBerry smartphone user listening preference. Listening preferences include:
For instructions on improving phone call quality, see below.
- Boost Bass
- Boost Treble
Enhanced Voice IT Policy Controls
IT Policies may be used to manage voice usage. A whitelist (always allow) and blacklist (never allow) of phone numbers can be created.
BlackBerryŽ Maps Enhancements
- Ability to Allow Ability to Control International Calls - allow or deny international calls received to the BlackBerry smartphone.
- Ability to Allow or Deny by Area Code and Single Numbers - create Allow or Deny calling lists by area code and single numbers.
Points of InterestMultimedia Enhancements
Using the Local Search menu option, search for local businesses and landmarks within a 30 kilometer radius of the current location. For instructions, see below.
Routes from one location to another may be saved for later viewing. For instructions, see below.
Send and receive video files using MMSBrowser Enhancements
Attach video files to MMS messages, and play video files received using MMS. For more information, see below.
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) Progressive download
Allows streaming and playback of media from web sites on the BlackBerry smartphone using the browser.
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) Progressive download
Allows streaming and playback of media from web sites on Wi-FiŽ enabled BlackBerry smartphones.
Music playlist support in the Media application
Create and edit playlists (in .m3u format) directly in the Media application on the BlackBerry smartphone.
BlackBerry smartphone users can record video using the Camera by selecting the Video Camera
icon. The following options may be selected to control settings:
- Video light - brightens dark environments to improve video recording
- White balance - control white balance of the camera; options include Automatic, Indoor, and Sunny
- Video format - use normal mode (240X180) or lower quality MMS mode (176X144)
- Store videos - decide where to save video files
The start page accommodates easier navigation and displays the five most recently visited bookmarks. If the BlackBerry smartphone user clicks Bookmarks or History, they are redirected to a dedicated screen, respectively.