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New Contributor
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Disable SurePress

Are you able do disable SurePress functionality?

It would be nice to be able to toggle it on/off.

Regular Contributor
Posts: 107
Registered: ‎11-23-2008
My Device: Storm - 9530

Re: Disable SurePress

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If you press the Blackberry menu button, you can "Enable" Multitap or turn the wholoe phone lansdcape for the full keyboard...


The Blackberry button is right next to the green send button on the left.

Message Edited by PC-ASSIST on 11-28-2008 01:18 PM
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Posts: 27
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Disable SurePress

This would be an awesome feature. Giving the option to disable SurePress so you can just click the screen would be cool.
New Contributor
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Disable SurePress

I noticed while in a call, my face easily clicks the active screen and causes it to act on what ever option was highlighted :/
New Contributor
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎12-02-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Disable SurePress

you can disable it, choose "Multitap" in Options - Screen/Keyboard  - Portrait view keyboard.

but there is a bug(.65) and sometimes it switchs to suretype again despite of "multitap" in options

New Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎03-09-2010
My Device: Storm 1
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: Disable SurePress

I think this is an essential feature for the storm 1 that I hope will be included in the next software update. The surpress is novel but has turned out to be irritating especially when trying to work fast on the phone I would like to be able to set when its used but turning and off or on would be a start.


Guru I
Posts: 19,020
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Passport, Playbook, 9320BES
My Carrier: Bouygues _ SFR

Re: Disable SurePress

Sure Press on the Storm1 will not evolve, though you can get some applications that do not require a click (for example Opera Mini or some games like Kaglom).


SurePress on the Storm2 has dramatically improved, it's hard to explain with words but typing is really much faster than on the Storm1.


The clicky screen will never be removed though. RIM has received so many technical awards with it that they won't change it. Even iPhone owners are starting to want that feature.

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