Five Tip Friday – BlackBerry 10 Typing Tips


Here are several typing tips you’ll want to know about whether you are using a BlackBerry Q10 or a BlackBerry Z10!

For example, do you know how to enter accented characters or symbols such as a trademark symbol?

1. Inserting Accented Characters & Symbols 

Adding special characters is really easy, all you need to do is hold the key that corresponds with the accent or symbol you’d like to insert. After holding the key for a second you’ll be shown a list of available characters. For example, in the screenshots below I am holding the R key on a BlackBerry Z10. It works the same on a BlackBerry Q10.


Tip: To use accented characters in a text message complete the following steps:

  1. Access BlackBerry Hub
  2. Tap the action key in the bottom right corner
  3. Tap Settings followed by Text Messages
  4. Tap the Advanced icon and set Allow Special Characters to On

Read more at the Inside BlackBerry Help Blog »

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