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  • Page 1 BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Version: 2.1...
  • Page 2 Published: 2012-08-09 SWD-20120809103028559...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Status bar icons ............................19 Switch to a new tablet ..........................21 Setting up your tablet ..........................21 About your BlackBerry ID ........................... 22 About BlackBerry Balance .......................... 22 Overview of tablet settings .......................... 23 Supported audio, video and picture file formats and codecs ................ 24 Messages ..............................
  • Page 4 I can't play a song or video on a webpage ....................40 BlackBerry Bridge ............................41 About BlackBerry Bridge ..........................41 New features .............................. 42 Connect your tablet and smartphone using BlackBerry Bridge ..............43 BlackBerry Bridge basics ........................... 43 Remote control ............................45 BlackBerry Bridge vs Tethering ........................47 Do data charges apply? ..........................
  • Page 5 Using Print To Go ............................70 Troubleshooting: Print To Go ........................70 Facebook ..............................72 Navigating Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook tablets ................. 72 New features .............................. 72 Contacting your friends ..........................72 Posting and tagging photos and videos ....................... 73 Posting comments and liking items ......................
  • Page 6 BlackBerry App World ..........................75 Download apps with BlackBerry App World ....................75 Hide items intended for adult, mature or teen audiences ................75 I can't find an app in the BlackBerry App World storefront ................76 Camera ..............................77 Taking pictures ............................77 Recording videos ............................
  • Page 7 Get directions ............................. 93 I can't find my current location ........................94 BlackBerry News ............................95 Getting started with the BlackBerry News app ..................... 95 Customising the BlackBerry News app ......................95 Reading articles in a news feed ........................96 Security ..............................
  • Page 8 Recording voice notes ..........................102 Legal notice ............................. 103...
  • Page 9: Getting Started

    Getting started New features and enhancements BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 brings together the best of BlackBerry communication applications, productivity tools and your favourite apps, movies and music to help you make the most out of every moment. Watch the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet demo videos:...
  • Page 10: Getting To Know Your Tablet

    User Guide Getting started Print To Go You can print a file to your tablet if it is on a different wireless network than your computer. For information about using Print To Go, see the Print To Go section. Getting to know your tablet Watch a video about the tablet hardware: English...
  • Page 11 User Guide Getting started...
  • Page 12: Using The Touch Screen

    User Guide Getting started Using the touch screen Watch a video about touch screen gestures: English Spanish Scroll and move between items To scroll through a list, pan a webpage, move between pictures and more, slide your finger up and down or right and left.
  • Page 13 User Guide Getting started Zoom in and zoom out To zoom in and zoom out of a webpage, picture, video or other content, slide your fingers apart to zoom in or together to zoom out. Move items from one place to another To move an item from one place to another, touch and hold the item.
  • Page 14 User Guide Getting started Show the home screen and minimise apps To show the Home screen and minimise apps, swipe up from the bottom frame onto the screen. Show the menu In many apps, you can find additional features, options and help in the menu.
  • Page 15 User Guide Getting started Switch between apps You can flip between your open apps without having to return to the home screen. To switch between apps, swipe in from the left or right frame onto the screen. Show the status bar You can peek at the status bar without leaving the app you're using.
  • Page 16 User Guide Getting started Switch between views on the home screen To switch between views, swipe left or right in the lower part of the Home screen. Wake up your tablet Your tablet enters standby mode after a certain period of time to conserve battery power.
  • Page 17: Insert A Micro Sim Card

    Before you begin: Only use the micro SIM card provided by your wireless service provider. If you have a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet that can connect to mobile networks, you need to insert a micro SIM card before the tablet can connect with a mobile network.
  • Page 18: Personalising Your Home Screen

    Spanish You are unique; your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet should be too. There are many ways you can display your personality, such as arranging the icons on your Home screen so they are just the way you like them or changing the wallpaper. In addition to the personalisation suggestions listed here, the Options menu provides many additional settings you can use to customise your tablet.
  • Page 19: Status Bar Icons

    Power BlackBerry Bridge Check the battery power level and lower the Disconnect your BlackBerry smartphone and screen brightness to extend your battery life. lock or unlock the contents of the smartphone You can also put your tablet in standby mode, connected to your tablet.
  • Page 20 If you don't want to see the notifications for specific apps, you can select which apps and accounts to display on your tablet from the Device Properties screen in the BlackBerry Bridge app on your smartphone. For more information, see the BlackBerry Bridge section of the Help.
  • Page 21: Switch To A New Tablet

    Before you begin: If you want to start using a new BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, you can use the BlackBerry Desktop Software on your computer to move your media files, applications and settings from your current tablet to your new tablet.
  • Page 22: About Your Blackberry Id

    When you set up your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, you are prompted to create your BlackBerry ID. You can choose the email address that you want to use for your BlackBerry ID. If you have a user name and password that you use for email accounts on your BlackBerry smartphone, that user name is different than your BlackBerry ID.
  • Page 23: Overview Of Tablet Settings

    Getting started Overview of tablet settings Your BlackBerry PlayBook BlackBerry PlayBook tablet includes a settings pane that you can use to change the settings on your tablet. To access settings, on the status bar, tap For information about how to complete the tasks in the table, see the appropriate section of the Help.
  • Page 24: Supported Audio, Video And Picture File Formats And Codecs

    See if you have a micro SIM card installed. Supported audio, video and picture file formats and codecs Depending on your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet model, some file extensions and file formats might not be supported. Audio codecs File extensions Video codecs •...
  • Page 25 Media Audio 10 Professional • • — • — AMR-NB Sorenson Spark — — — — — — — — — For information about media file extensions and media file formats for your tablet, visit www.blackberry.com/docs/ smartphones and click Tablets > Supported Media.
  • Page 26: Messages

    English Save time by reading all of your messages from your email addresses and social apps in one inbox on your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. Respond to work emails and Facebook messages all from the same place. If your organisation is using BlackBerry Balance technology, you might need to set up a password to access your organisation's email.
  • Page 27 When you use advanced setup to add a work account, POP account or IMAP account to your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, the information that you need to enter differs depending on your organisation or your email service provider. Check with your administrator or email service provider to make sure you have all the information you need.
  • Page 28: View Your Messages

    Add an email account using advanced setup > Accounts > Add New Account > Email, Calendar and Contacts > Advanced Setup. Tap the type of account that you're adding. For example, if you're adding an account that uses BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, tap Work Account.
  • Page 29: Refresh Your Messages And Folders

    User Guide Messages In the To field, enter an email address or a contact name. Type a message. • To add an attachment, tap • To set the importance level, tap • To save a draft of the message, tap >...
  • Page 30: Conversation Threads

    Change your default email address When you add an email address to your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, that email address will become the default address used when you send email messages and calendar invitations. If you have added more than one email address to your tablet, you can change the default address to use with your Messages and Calendar applications.
  • Page 31: Change Email Account Options

    User Guide Messages Change email account options Swipe down from the top frame. • To change message list options and set message alerts, tap Display and Actions. • To add a signature or set an out-of-office reply, tap Email Preferences. Troubleshooting: Email Issue Possible cause or solution...
  • Page 32 User Guide Messages Issue Possible cause or solution...
  • Page 33: Contacts

    Delete a contact Merge your contacts When you add multiple email accounts or social app accounts, like LinkedIn, to your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, your tablet automatically merges contacts from those sources when it's clear that the contacts are the same person (for example, they have the same first and last name or mobile phone number).
  • Page 34: Contact Views

    User Guide Contacts Contact views View contact details, including phone numbers and email addresses. View status messages from social apps, like Twitter. View feeds about a contact's company. Tap the title to read the whole story. View upcoming and past meetings with a contact. View a list of people you have in common with a contact.
  • Page 35: Sort Your Contacts

    User Guide Contacts • To search for a contact in your contact list, type part or all of the contact name. • To search for a contact in your organisation, type part or all of the contact name. Tap Remote Lookup. To close the search panel, tap Sort your contacts Swipe down from the top frame.
  • Page 36: Calendar

    User Guide Calendar Calendar Add, change or delete an event Watch a video about using the calendar: English • Enter the event information. • To invite a participant, in the Attendees field, enter the name or email address of the participant. Change an event Delete an event Respond to a meeting invite...
  • Page 37: Change Your Calendar Settings

    To change the colour of each of your calendars, tap Preferences. Tap a calendar. Tap a colour. Switch calendars If your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet is associated with multiple email accounts, you might have multiple calendars on your tablet. You can switch calendars, view all calendars at once or select the calendars you want to view.
  • Page 38 User Guide Calendar Issue Possible cause or solution I can't reply to or send meeting Check that you have added an email address that you can use with your invitations from my calendar calendar.
  • Page 39: Browser

    English When you browse to a webpage using your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, you might have the option of viewing either the mobile or the regular version of the webpage. Choose the regular view to take advantage of your tablet's full screen.
  • Page 40: Change Browser Options

    User Guide Browser Add a bookmark on your home screen Go to the page. Tap . Tap Add to Home Screen. Change the name of the shortcut. View your bookmarks Delete a bookmark On the Bookmarks screen, tap . Beside the bookmark, tap Change browser options Swipe down from the top frame to show the menu.
  • Page 41: Blackberry Bridge

    Your tablet connects to your smartphone using Bluetooth technology. To connect, you need BlackBerry Bridge installed on your smartphone. You can download it from the BlackBerry App World storefront. When your tablet and smartphone are connected, these icons appear in the BlackBerry Bridge folder on your tablet home screen: Communicate virtually instantly with your BlackBerry Messenger contacts.
  • Page 42: New Features

    Wi-Fi network, BlackBerry Bridge apps can exchange information between your devices using Wi-Fi instead of a Bluetooth connection. Using a Wi-Fi connection for BlackBerry Bridge traffic can increase the speed that new messages appear on your tablet or that large documents stored on your smartphone open.
  • Page 43: Connect Your Tablet And Smartphone Using Blackberry Bridge

    Connect your tablet and smartphone using BlackBerry Bridge Before you begin: To connect your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet to your BlackBerry smartphone, you need to download the BlackBerry Bridge app from the BlackBerry App World storefront on a smartphone running BlackBerry Device Software 5.0 or later.
  • Page 44 PlayBook or the corresponding option. Hide apps or accounts On the Device Properties screen in the BlackBerry Bridge app on your smartphone, clear the check box beside each app or account you don't want to show on your tablet. Press the key >...
  • Page 45: Remote Control

    Use your smartphone as a remote control With BlackBerry Bridge, you can use your smartphone as a wireless mouse and keyboard for your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. Watch films, surf the Internet or present a slideshow on your tablet’s screen or a connected HDMI display, such as a TV, projector or computer monitor.
  • Page 46: Switching Modes

    User Guide BlackBerry Bridge On a BlackBerry smartphone with a physical keyboard, move the cursor to the edge of your tablet screen. Click the trackpad. On a touch screen, you can use tablet swiping gestures on your smartphone's screen to navigate your tablet.
  • Page 47: Blackberry Bridge Vs Tethering

    If your tablet is not connected to a network, some apps on your tablet might be able to use your smartphone's connection to the Internet instead. BlackBerry Bridge is designed to connect to the Internet in the following order: Wi-Fi (on your tablet), Wi-Fi (on your smartphone) and only then, your mobile data plan (on your smartphone).
  • Page 48: Do Data Charges Apply

    You first pair your tablet and smartphone using Bluetooth technology. Then, when you select the tethering option on the tablet, the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet can use a data-enabled smartphone with a Bluetooth DUN profile as a modem to access the Internet.
  • Page 49: Troubleshooting: Blackberry Bridge

    Verify that the BlackBerry Bridge app is installed on your smartphone and that tablet with my BlackBerry smartphone the BlackBerry Bridge field is set to On. You can download the application from the BlackBerry App World storefront. Verify that the Bluetooth connection on your smartphone is turned on and that your smartphone is within range.
  • Page 50 My password is incorrect Many passwords are case sensitive. If you're having trouble unlocking BlackBerry Bridge using the BlackBerry Bridge remote or a Bluetooth keyboard, verify that each character you type is the correct casing. I can't find a draft message I saved Draft messages appear with a draft icon.
  • Page 51: Connections

    English Your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet can connect to the Internet using Wi-Fi. Public Wi-Fi networks are available in many public places, such as libraries, airports, hotels, coffee shops and so on. When you connect to a Wi-Fi network, your tablet...
  • Page 52 Change, delete, or reorder saved Wi-Fi networks Your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet remembers the Wi-Fi networks you connect to and automatically connects whenever you're in range. If multiple networks are available, your tablet connects to the one closest to the top of your list of saved networks.
  • Page 53 Enter the name that you want to see in your list of saved Wi-Fi networks. SSID If the Wi-Fi network is hidden, type the SSID (the name the network uses to identify itself). Your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet uses this name to find the network. Hidden SSID If the Wi-Fi network is hidden, select this check box.
  • Page 54 • The connection might have timed out. Try connecting again. • Your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet might be too far away from the wireless access point or wireless router to connect. Move your tablet closer and try connecting again. • Verify that you're in a Wi-Fi coverage area. If you're connecting to a home network, see if other wireless devices are able to connect.
  • Page 55: Bluetooth Technology

    Your tablet remembers paired devices and usually connects to them automatically whenever they're in range. For information about connecting your tablet to a BlackBerry smartphone, see the BlackBerry Bridge section of the Help. On the status bar, tap >...
  • Page 56 Tap Add New Device > Listen. Supported Bluetooth profiles Your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet uses Bluetooth profiles to communicate with different types of Bluetooth enabled devices. To find out if your tablet supports a specific Bluetooth enabled device, you can check the information available for the device to see what profiles it uses.
  • Page 57: Tether Your Tablet To A Bluetooth Enabled Device

    Need Internet on the go, but you're not near a Wi-Fi hotspot? When there's no other way to access the Internet, you can tether your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet to a Bluetooth enabled smartphone. In order to tether your tablet to a Bluetooth enabled device, your smartphone must have a data plan that supports tethering, and your wireless service provider must allow tethering.
  • Page 58: Share Files Between Your Computer And Tablet Using A Usb Connection

    Connections Want an easy way to connect your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet for easy file sharing? By using the file-sharing option with Wi­ -Fi, you can drag and drop documents, pictures, videos, music and other files from your computer to your tablet. If you set a password to help protect your files, you are prompted to enter it before you can move files between your tablet and your computer.
  • Page 59: Turn On Flight Mode

    To find your tablet IPv4 address, tap > About > Network. Turn on flight mode You should turn off the network connections on your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in certain places, such as on an aeroplane or in a hospital. In the status bar, tap >...
  • Page 60: Troubleshooting: Hdmi Connections

    If you prefer to have the sound remain on the tablet, set HDMI Audio to Off. Troubleshooting: HDMI connections If you experience issues with the connection between your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and an HDMI display, such as a TV, projector or computer monitor, try the following actions: •...
  • Page 61: Keyboard And Typing

    Tap a text field or swipe in from the bottom-left frame onto the screen. If you have a Bluetooth keyboard attached to your BlackBerry PlayBook, you must swipe in from the bottom-left frame onto the screen to show the keyboard on the tablet.
  • Page 62: Copy And Paste

    Touch and hold where you want to paste the text. Tap Paste. Note: If you are using BlackBerry Balance, you cannot copy and paste between perimeters. For example, you can't copy text from your work perimeter and paste it into your personal perimeter.
  • Page 63: Troubleshooting: Keyboard And Typing

    Using two fingers, slide your fingers up or down on the touchpad. Navigating using your BlackBerry Mini Keyboard Use the touchpad on your BlackBerry Mini Keyboard to open menus, move quickly between apps and perform other common tasks on your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.
  • Page 64 , click the touchpad. Accents and symbols: BlackBerry Mini Keyboard You can type the following accents and symbols when you connect your BlackBerry Mini Keyboard to your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. Accents Press the following keys, one at a time, to get these accents:...
  • Page 65 User Guide Keyboard and typing Symbols Press the following keys, one at a time, to get these symbols: Symbol Action Example © Copyright sign Press the Alt key and C and 0. ® Registered trademark sign Press the Alt key and R and O. Inverted exclamation mark Press the Alt key and ! and !.
  • Page 66: Documents To Go

    Microsoft Excel or Microsoft PowerPoint, click File > Open. Click PlayBook > Documents. Using Word To Go Using your BlackBerry PlayBook and Word To Go, you can edit, update and save your documents in one convenient location. Change the font or formatting...
  • Page 67: Using Sheet To Go

    Obtain the word count Insert a bulleted or numbered list Tap Search the text Using Sheet To Go Using your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and Sheet To Go, you can view, create and edit spreadsheets. Change the font > Change the formatting >...
  • Page 68: Shortcutsdocuments To Go

    Exit edit mode Tap outside the area of text you were editing. ShortcutsDocuments To Go If you have a Bluetooth keyboard connected to your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, you can use the following shortcuts with Documents To Go. Undo an action Press CTRL+Z.
  • Page 69 User Guide Documents To Go Typing shortcuts Bold text Press CTRL+B. Italicise text Press CTRL+I. Underline text Press CTRL+U. Press CTRL+X. Copy Press CTRL+C. Paste Press CTRL+V. Select text Press and hold SHIFT. Use the arrow keys to select text. Select an entire document Press CTRL+A.
  • Page 70: Print To Go

    On your computer, print the file and select Print to Go as the printer. In the fields that appear on the screen, enter your BlackBerry ID and password. Click Sign In. When printing is complete, on your tablet, tap the Print to Go icon. Select the file that you would like to view.
  • Page 71 User Guide Print To Go Issue Possible cause or solution I upgraded the software on my BlackBerry PlayBook tablet Go to www.blackberry.com/printtogo and check that you but I can't print to my tablet. have the latest desktop software installed on your computer.
  • Page 72: Facebook

    Swipe down from the top frame. Tap Log out. PlayBook tablets New features New with Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook tablets 2.1, you can now view your Facebook groups, write on a group wall, and upload photos to a group. Contacting your friends Send a message to a friend >...
  • Page 73: Posting And Tagging Photos And Videos

    User Guide Facebook Posting and tagging photos and videos Post a photo or video Tap Media. Tap a photo or video. Tap Open. Tag friends in a photo or video Open a photo or video. Tap the photo or video. Tap Change your photo and video Swipe in from the top-right frame.
  • Page 74: Keeping Up With Events

    User Guide Facebook Keeping up with events Respond to an event invitation > Events. Next to an event, tap Respond. View the Wall and details for an event > Events. Tap an event. Write on the Wall for an event >...
  • Page 75: Blackberry App World

    Each item in the BlackBerry App World storefront is assigned a rating based on the audience that it is intended for. You can filter what content you see in BlackBerry App World and lock your settings using a four-digit password.
  • Page 76: I Can't Find An App In The Blackberry App World Storefront

    I can't find an app in the BlackBerry App World storefront Some apps and games are only available on BlackBerry smartphones, so those apps and games do not appear in the BlackBerry App World storefront on your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.
  • Page 77: Camera

    Watch a video about taking pictures: English Your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet has a 5 megapixel rear-facing camera that you can use to capture memorable moments. The 3 megapixel front-facing camera is perfect for quickly taking a self-portrait or creating a profile picture. Pictures that you take are saved in the Pictures app.
  • Page 78 User Guide Camera Record crisp, clear, 1080p high definition videos with your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, no matter what the occasion. You can instantly switch between the video camera and camera to capture a moment in time. Record a video. >...
  • Page 79: Pictures

    Watch a video about moving your pictures between your tablet and computer: English Your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet is the perfect way to capture moments as they happen and share them with friends and family on a high-resolution screen. Pictures that you take are saved in the Pictures app.
  • Page 80: Videos

    Watch a video about moving your pictures between your tablet and computer: English Watch videos wherever you go with your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. Your tablet plays high-resolution videos and supports a variety of video formats, such as AVI, ASF, Fv4, MP4 and WMV. For information about recording videos, see the Camera section of the Help.
  • Page 81: Music

    English Your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet supports popular types of audio formats, including MP3, M4A, WMA, and WAV. Plug in your headphones, use the built-in stereo speakers or take it a step further and hook up your tablet to a home entertainment system using HDMI.
  • Page 82 User Guide Music Your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet comes with an empty PlayBook Playlist that you can use to add your favourite songs and ® artists. You can also use the BlackBerry Desktop Software on your computer to add music to your tablet that you have on your computer or BlackBerry smartphone.
  • Page 83: Music Store

    Buy and download your favourite music on the go. If you don't already have a Music Store account, when you first visit the Music Store, you can create one to download music. Before you buy or download music, make sure that the time and date on your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet are correct. Tap a song or album.
  • Page 84: I Accidentally Deleted Music That I Purchased

    User Guide Music Store I accidentally deleted music that I purchased You can download music purchases up to three times. Tap the Music icon > My Purchases. Find the music that you want to download again. Tap Download.
  • Page 85: Battery And Power

    . Tap Shut Down. Battery power level icons Tap the icon to see what percentage of battery power remains on your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. The battery is not charging Your charger The battery is not charging Your charger is plugged is plugged into your tablet's USB port.
  • Page 86: Extending Your Battery Life

    Watch a video about extending your battery life: English To help extend your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet battery life, charge it regularly, close applications that you're not using, and keep it out of the sun and other hot places. Also consider the following guidelines:...
  • Page 87: Applications

    Move applications to the dock You can place frequently used applications and folders in the dock on your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. There is no limit to the number of applications you can move to the dock. Six icons appear when the tablet is in landscape mode and you can swipe to the left or right to scroll through the items in the dock.
  • Page 88: Deleting Folders And Icons From The Tablet Home Page

    User Guide Applications Deleting folders and icons from the tablet Home page Remove an icon from a folder on the home page Tap the folder. Touch and hold the icon. Drag it outside of the folder Delete an empty folder from the home page Close the empty folder to automatically delete it.
  • Page 89: Clock

    Clock Clock Setting the clock You can add multiple clocks to your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet to keep track of different time zones. Your tablet also includes a stopwatch and a timer. Set an alarm Tap a clock. Tap Alarm. Set the alarm options. Tap On.
  • Page 90: Video Chat

    See your friends, colleagues, or family members in high-resolution, real-time video as you chat with them directly from one BlackBerry PlayBook tablet to another. You can easily share your surroundings by switching between the front-facing and rear-facing cameras. If you prefer, you can turn off video altogether at the beginning of the call for a voice-only chat.
  • Page 91: Add, Change Or Delete A Contact

    Contacts app and any new contacts are automatically added to the contact list in the Contacts app. You are not required to add contacts in order to start video chats. However, adding contacts means that you don't have to type the BlackBerry ID email address or PIN, or search your chat history for the contact every time you want to start a video chat.
  • Page 92: Turn Off The Accept Calls Feature

    User Guide Video chat Turn off the Accept Calls feature Don't want to be interrupted by a video chat request? If you turn off the Accept Calls feature, you won't receive notifications of incoming video chat requests, but the notifications will still be recorded in your chat history. If you turn off the Accept Calls feature, the caller receives a message that you're unavailable.
  • Page 93: Bing Maps

    User Guide Bing Maps Bing Maps Finding a location or business Search for a business or location In the search field, type the name of a business or an address. Tap Return. Filter search results using current location Search for a coffee shop, restaurant, or bar Swipe down from the top frame to show the quick search icons.
  • Page 94: I Can't Find My Current Location

    User Guide Bing Maps I can't find my current location Try one of the following: • Verify that you turned on the Wi-Fi connection. • Verify that you're in a Wi-Fi coverage area. • Reload your current location by tapping...
  • Page 95: Blackberry News

    Customising the BlackBerry News app With the News Library in the BlackBerry News app, you can sort through news feeds in the same way that you can sort through sections of a newspaper. You can customise the feeds that appear on your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet to suit your personal tastes.
  • Page 96: Reading Articles In A News Feed

    Reading articles in a news feed You can use the BlackBerry News app to organise the articles in a news feed. You can mark articles as unread and delete articles that you've already read or that don't interest you.
  • Page 97: Security

    You can set different passwords to help protect the data and information on your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. You are required to enter your BlackBerry ID login information the first time you turn on your tablet, and again if you clear all the data on your tablet.
  • Page 98: Managing Vpn Profiles

    Import a certificate from your computer using a Wi-Fi connection If Wi-Fi file sharing is not turned on, on your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, tap > Storage and Sharing. Set the Wi­ -Fi Sharing switch to On. To set a password to help protect your data, tap Password.
  • Page 99: Import A Certificate From Your Computer Using A Usb Connection

    If you do not back up your data before you delete it, you are not able to recover the deleted data. Note: If you delete your tablet data, the BlackBerry ID association with the tablet is also cleared. When you turn on your tablet, you need to enter your BlackBerry ID again.
  • Page 100 User Guide Security Tap Wipe Data.
  • Page 101: Podcasts

    Podcasts Podcasts Downloading and subscribing to podcasts You can use the BlackBerry Podcasts app to download or subscribe to your favourite podcasts. When you download a podcast, it appears on the Downloads screen. Download a podcast Tap a podcast > Download.
  • Page 102: Voice Notes

    User Guide Voice notes Voice notes Recording voice notes Record a reminder or audio from your lectures or meetings with a single tap. Voice notes are listed by the date and time that you record them. Record a voice note .
  • Page 103: Legal Notice

    © ® ® ® 2012 Research In Motion Limited. All rights reserved. BlackBerry , RIM , Research In Motion and related trademarks, names and logos are the property of Research In Motion Limited and are registered and/or used in the U.S. and countries around the world.
  • Page 104 RIM. Certain features outlined in this documentation require a minimum version of BlackBerry Enterprise Server, BlackBerry Desktop Software and/or BlackBerry Device Software.
  • Page 105 WARRANTIES PROVIDED BY RIM FOR PORTIONS OF ANY RIM PRODUCT OR SERVICE OTHER THAN THIS DOCUMENTATION. BlackBerry PlayBook OS incorporates certain third party software. The licence and copyright information associated with this software is available at http://worldwide.blackberry.com/legal/thirdpartysoftware.jsp. BlackBerry PlayBook tablet model number: RDJ21WW This is a Wi-Fi enabled device subject to restrictions of use in some member states of the European Community.

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