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Posts: 52
Registered: ‎10-22-2009
My Device: torch
My Carrier: bell mobility

Stylus / worthwhile?

 

I see stylus's being sold for use with Iphones/pads and such ... will they work with a BB Torch? My fingers have trouble hitting the right keys and icons on the screen?

Thanks

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Posts: 2,090
Registered: ‎11-09-2010
My Device: BlackBerry 9900
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: Stylus / worthwhile?

I tried using a stylus at one point, but I don't believe the device has the type of screen that would recognize it.

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

Re: Stylus / worthwhile?

Boomer56 is correct.  The Torch touchscreen is heat sensitive and not just pressure sensitive like many other phones.  A stylus will not work on it (unless it's a special stylus that emits heat).  iPhones work exclusively on touch, so any stylus or toothpick or stick from off the ground will work.

 

 

I hope that helps you.  Smiley Happy


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