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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-09-2009
My Device: Not Specified
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Symbols, Accented Letters

My phone is configured for English, but I sometimes need accented letters for Spanish and French.  In my old Treo, they were part of the symbols. Do I need to download them or are they already on the phone?
Regular Contributor
Posts: 75
Registered: ‎05-15-2008
My Device: Curve 8350i
My Carrier: Sprint Nextel

Re: Symbols, Accented Letters

They are already a part of your device, you can use them by pressing and holding the key and roll the trackball, it will toggle thru the different options of accents for that character.


Hope it helps.

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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-09-2009
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Symbols, Accented Letters

Thank you!
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Posts: 4,526
Registered: ‎10-16-2008
My Device: Bold - T-mobile

Re: Symbols, Accented Letters

Mignonette, please mark the thread as solved, is better for users with the same question.


Oschef, nice explanation, kudos to you.

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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎03-02-2013
My Device: Blackberry Bold 9700
My Carrier: Videotron

Re: Symbols, Accented Letters

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WOW. I have had my Blackberry Bold for 2 years and have been unable to find the accents!!! The "symbols" key is uselss. And yet business of rolling the key is so simple, although awackward.