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BlackBerry All-in-One For Dummies

BlackBerry All-in-One For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-94601-5

Sep 2010

816 pages

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Go beyond BlackBerry basics and get everything your BlackBerry can deliver

BlackBerry is the leading smartphone for business users, and its popularity continues to explode. When you discover the amazing array of BlackBerry possibilities in this fun and friendly guide, you'll be even happier with your choice of smartphones.

BlackBerry All-in-One For Dummies explores every feature and application common to all BlackBerry devices. It explains the topics in depth, with tips, tricks, workarounds, and includes detailed information about cool new third-party applications, accessories, and downloads that can't be missed.

  • With several models available, the BlackBerry is the most popular smartphone for business users and that market continues to grow
  • This guide covers the basics common to all models and explores individual features in depth
  • Examines social networking applications, navigation, organizing contacts and the calendar, and synchronization issues
  • Delves into multimedia, including e-mail, photos, and the media player
  • Explores GPS, the internet and connectivity, great downloads, how to maximize third-party applications, and application development
  • Uses graphs, tables, and images to fully explain the features of each model
  • Author team is directly involved with BlackBerry application development

BlackBerry All-in-One For Dummies helps you take full advantage of everything your BlackBerry device can do for you.


Book I: Smartphone Basics.

Chapter 1: The BlackBerry Platform in a Nutshell.

Chapter 2: Navigating Your BlackBerry.

Chapter 3: Confi guring and Using Your BlackBerry.

Chapter 4: Connectivity Options.

Chapter 5: Checking Out the Latest BlackBerry Models.

Chapter 6: Checking Out the Device Software 5.0 Features.

Book II: Organization and Productivity.

Chapter 1: Managing and Locating Your Contacts.

Chapter 2: Managing Your Appointments.

Chapter 3: Creating To-Do's and Safely Storing Your Passwords.

Chapter 4: Taking Control of the Phone.

Chapter 5: Using Your Voice to Do More.

Book III: Collaborating, Communicating, and Getting Online.

Chapter 1: Surfi ng the Web with a BlackBerry.

Chapter 2: Using E-Mail.

Chapter 3: Messaging from Your BlackBerry.

Chapter 4: Using BlackBerry Messenger.

Book IV: Desktop Operations.

Chapter 1: Introducing BlackBerry Desktop Manager.

Chapter 2: Synchronizing Data through Desktop Manager.

Chapter 3: Synchronizing Data through the Mac.

Chapter 4: Protecting Your Information.

Chapter 5: Transferring Data to a New BlackBerry.

Chapter 6: Using Application Loader for Downloading Success.

Book V: Music, Photos, Videos, and TV.

Chapter 1: Managing Media Files through Your Computer.

Chapter 2: Acquiring and Listening to Music.

Chapter 3: Taking, Viewing, and Managing Photos.

Chapter 4: Recording, Viewing, and Managing Video.

Book VI: BlackBerry Applications.

Chapter 1: Finding Applications.

Chapter 2: Networking Like a Social Butterfly.

Chapter 3: All Work and No Play Makes for a Boring BlackBerry.

Chapter 4: Managing Time and Resources.

Chapter 5: Using Apps to Stay in Touch and in the Know.

Chapter 6: Knowing What's Around You and Where You Are.

Book VII: Roadmap to Application Development.

Chapter 1: Getting a Start in BlackBerry Application Development.

Chapter 2: Brainstorming Your Application.

Chapter 3: Getting Your Applications Out There.

Book VIII: Enterprise Communications.

Chapter 1: BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

Chapter 2: Security and Compliance.

Chapter 3: Understanding How BlackBerry Applications Are Deployed across the Enterprise.

Chapter 4: Using Mobile Voice System.

Chapter 5: Tools for Maintaining a Healthy Enterprise Environment.

Chapter 6: Looking at Features in BES 5.0.