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NEWBIE to ATT (finally made the plunge from Sprint) Blackberry ?


Jul 24, 2008, 7:34 PM
Please help me. I must admit this is a little bit of a learning curve coming from the Windows based Treo. I'm trying to figure out how to set up a different "sound" as in alert for a text message and an email. Can this be done - My eyes are crossed from the manual.

Also, ok this one is BAD!! Please don't yell at me. HOW do you set the ringer volume? I know you can go to the speaker icon and change it from loud, normal, virbrate - etc, but sometimes this is to low/high. Can you change the volume level? If i hit the volume keys during an incoming call it goes automatically silent.

I am a NEWBIE - so please be patient.


Jul 29, 2008, 5:16 PM
The profiles section, where you can select Normal, Loud, Vibrate, Quiet, etc. is the right place for customizing different sounds based on available events on your device. Scroll all the way to the bottom until you find Advanced. From the next screen choose the profile you wish to modify. Things become pretty self explanatory from there on out. Take note that each event has an "Out of Holster" and "In Holster" setting. Don't forget to save changes you make. This is also the place where you can set the default ringer volume.

Also, you can set up custom rings based on who is calling. From your address book, edit an entry and while in edit mode press the menu key and select "Add Custom Ringtone". This way you can tell if it's your sp...

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