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Registered: ‎08-05-2013
My Device: blackberry Q10 - Z10
My Carrier: 03938588

Blackberry Q10 typing

Hello ,

 

while i am typing on my blackberry Q10 the ALt key works alone !! even if i don't touch it !

is it a keyboard problem or software problem ?

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Posts: 58,406
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: DTEK50 (AAI82), PRIV (AAI795), Z10/Z30/Q10 (10.3.2.2813), Playbook (2.1.0.1917)
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: Blackberry Q10 typing

Hi and Welcome to the Community!

That is probably a physical keyboard problem. Since your device is new, you should still have warranty coverage -- I recommend you seek support under those terms.

Good luck!

Occam's Razor nearly always applies when troubleshooting technology issues!

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Registered: ‎09-28-2009
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Re: Blackberry Q10 typing

Did you get it wet somehow? This problem is commonly associated with BlackBerrys that got an accidental dunk in water, but even high humidity for a prolonged period of time can cause this. 

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Re: Blackberry Q10 typing

did get wet !

it's used just 2 weeks still brand new , and the ALT key also turn on wihle flipping between the apps  !

i'm trying to update the software maybe it's a bug !

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Re: Blackberry Q10 typing


alantawil wrote:

did get wet !


You do realize, I hope, that those words are a "positive" response...meaning that your BB has gotten wet, and that is now the most likely cause of your issues. Therefore:

REMOVE YOUR BB BATTERY NOW!!!

Run, don't walk, to this FAQ:

Do everything it says, including waiting the maximum recommended time (perhaps longer...perhaps 5 days). Applying power to your BB between it getting wet and doing this process reduces the chances of success. Further, the only thing predictable about moisture intrusion into a BB (indeed, any electronic device) is that the results will be unpredictable. I've seen some come back up right away and be fine. I've seen others never work at all. I've seen still others run for a bit, and then die later. And every thing in between.

Good luck!


Occam's Razor nearly always applies when troubleshooting technology issues!

New to the Community? Click here and also here for helpful guidance. Also please click here for additional helpful information to guide you as you proceed. I always recommend that you treat your BlackBerry like any other computing device, including using a regular backup schedule...click here for an article with instructions. If anyone has been helpful to you, please show your appreciation by clicking the button. Need a reference to BB10 OS/SR versions? Click here. Need a specific BB10 AutoLoader? Send me a private message.

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Registered: ‎08-05-2013
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Re: Blackberry Q10 typing

SORRY !!

DIDN"T GET WET !!

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Registered: ‎11-28-2008
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Re: Blackberry Q10 typing

No need to yell...I can read the words you type just fine without you yelling them.

I remain with the recommendation I originally provided.

Occam's Razor nearly always applies when troubleshooting technology issues!

New to the Community? Click here and also here for helpful guidance. Also please click here for additional helpful information to guide you as you proceed. I always recommend that you treat your BlackBerry like any other computing device, including using a regular backup schedule...click here for an article with instructions. If anyone has been helpful to you, please show your appreciation by clicking the button. Need a reference to BB10 OS/SR versions? Click here. Need a specific BB10 AutoLoader? Send me a private message.

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