Category Archives: Z30

Blackberry 10: Remove Anti-Theft Protection from Device

With OS version 10.3.2, Blackberry has introduced Anti-Theft Protection (the company was required to do so by law). It did this by integrating Anti-Theft functionality in its "Blackberry Protect" offering. While this might reduce the number of stolen devices, it is a horror for people that have forgotten their Blackberry ID password. Their Blackberry has turned into a useless brick and Blackberry support was in many cases less than useful. But there is now a method to remove Anti-Theft Protection. Read more [...]

Blackberry OS 10: How to mute the dial pad on the phone

When you dial a number on a Blackberry OS 10 device like the Classic or the Z30, you hear the typcal "dialling" sound, also called DTMF. Unfortunately, there is no switch to turn that off. The only way to do this is to switch your sound profile to "Silent" or "Vibrate", but that mutes any other notifications as well. Here are the instructions to turn the dial pad tone off but still hearing other notifications: Settings > Notifications Make sure, the active profile is "Normal" Under Read more [...]

Blackberry OS10 Modes: Standby, Bedside and Shutdown

The modes in the Blackberry Z10 device are different than for previous devices (OS 7.1, e.g. Bold 9900). There are five modes: On Screen: On Notifications: On Alarm: On Network: On How to invoke: Press the standby button or swipe from bottom to top Standby (or Screen Lock) Screen: Off Notifications: On Alarm: On Network: On How to invoke: Press the standby button Password Lock  (only if device password is set) Screen: Off Notifications: On Alarm: On Network: On How Read more [...]