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Registered: ‎04-14-2009
My Device: 8700c
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Erase Icons?

Hi there,


   I have an older 8700 and I'm new at using B.B's... is there a wat to get rid of unused icons on the home screen of my BB?

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Re: Erase Icons?

duker2000, Greetings, and welcome to the BlackBerry.com Support Forums.


Yes, hover over the icon, and press the ALT key (left of the Z key), and click the trackball to HIDE.

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