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Trusted Contributor
Posts: 103
Registered: ‎08-14-2010
My Device: Torch 9800
My Carrier: ATT

Frustration Using Reduced Keyboard

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i just started to use the reduced virtual keyboard and can now type a thousand times faster than with the full keyboard but when i need to access the alternate character on a particular key, i have no idea how to select it.  so does anyone know the magical secret to selecting the alternate character?  example: "e" and "r" are combined on the same key.  i can select "e", the leftmost character, but how do i select "r", the rightmost character instead??

Elite II
Posts: 8,978
Registered: ‎01-05-2009
My Device: BlackBerry Z30
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Frustration Using Reduced Keyboard

I don't use the reduced keyboard because I actually find the full keyboard much quicker, but I was under the impression that to access the character on the right side of a key, you quickly tapped the key twice.  Two taps in rapid succession should bring up the correct character.

 

Give it a try and let me know if that's correct.  Smiley Happy


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Trusted Contributor
Posts: 103
Registered: ‎08-14-2010
My Device: Torch 9800
My Carrier: ATT

Re: Frustration Using Reduced Keyboard

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I tried that before and no go. I tried it again just to humor you and still no go.

Elite II
Posts: 8,978
Registered: ‎01-05-2009
My Device: BlackBerry Z30
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Frustration Using Reduced Keyboard

If it didn't work then remove your battery while your phone is powered on and replace it.  Now humor me one more time and try 'er again.  Smiley Happy


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Super Contributor
Posts: 264
Registered: ‎05-24-2009
My Device: Z10
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: Frustration Using Reduced Keyboard

touch and hold the key for two seconds, the Show Key Indicator then appears.