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Run applications in the background

View your notifications

Your BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet uses notifications to keep you informed about software updates, new messages, calendar
reminders, battery power level, and much more. When new notifications come in, the top-left or top-right corner of the screen
glows red.
Do any of the following:
• If you're in an application, swipe in from the top-left frame onto the screen. Tap
• If you're on the home screen, on the status bar, tap
Return to what you were doing
Dismiss a notification
View a specific type of notification
Jump to the related app

Status bar icons and indicators

The following icons and indicators appear in the status bar of the home screen.
Airplane mode
Battery power level
Bluetooth® connection
Orientation lock
On the home screen, in the status bar, tap
the Application Behavior drop-down list, select Showcase.
Tap away from the status bar.
On the status bar, tap the icon for the type of notification
that you want to see.
Tap the notification message. For example, if you tap an
email notification, the email opens in the Messages app.
BlackBerry® Bridge™
Development mode
Presentation mode
All notifications
Software update
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  • Barry Mar 08, 2018 10:49:
    My Playbook will not charge using the USB port so, I'm getting a RIM Rapid Charger and use the 'Contact' port.
    Hope​fully, that will by pass the USB port failure.
  • Samuel park Feb 18, 2018 03:43:
    Three different ports , what one is for charging ‘ bought a new charger fits in the middle point , isn’t doing anything ?
  • ronr Jan 15, 2018 07:52:
    I am trying to charge my playbook, without success.

    ​What is the cost to replace the USB port if necessary
  • beejay Jul 05, 2017 04:58:
    am really confused..​. my new playbook isnt showing me any menu aside from the browser icon ...pls any ideas on what to do?
  • bdurette Apr 12, 2017 07:52:
    Ihave this little book on left top hand corner facing you .when I go into facebook nothing shows up except my name I can click on settings that shows up but that little book when I click on it says this content can not display also on the right side corner looks like a pait of glasses can not get rid of that as well so was wondering if those two icons are stopping my facebook display thanks