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No Keyboard Lock after Curve 8530 update!
amilschen
Newbie

I've looked high and low, and cannot find it!  I checked the hidden icons and it's not there either.  This is driving me crazy!  Has anyone had this problem and managed to fix it somehow?

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Re: No Keyboard Lock after Curve 8530 update!
jnestell
Contributor

The phone does not lock like it used to prior to the update.  You can put it in "sleep" like mode by holding the A key down.  You will notice a lock on that key.

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Re: No Keyboard Lock after Curve 8530 update!
TheWise1
Newbie
Easy lock: Press & hold the * key to lock the phone and use the play/mute button on the top center of the device to unlock
  
Password Lock: Enable the password requirement on the phone to make the 'Password Lock' icon to appear

 

From the main screen, press Blackberry.
Scroll to Options, press Trackpad.
Scroll to Password, press Trackpad.
Options shown below:

  • Password
  • Number of password attempts 
  • Security Timeout
  • Prompt on application install
  • Allow outgoing calls while locked
  • Lock Handheld Upon Holstering

 

Adjust as needed, press Blackberry. Scroll to Save, press Trackpad.

Hope this Helps!

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Re: No Keyboard Lock after Curve 8530 update!
andrewf4
Newbie

Easiest thing to do is "update" your software by downloading an earlier version that will restore the option using your softkey to autolock the 8530

 

http://na.blackberry.com/eng/services/devices/#tab_tab_update

 

Make sure your phone is connected to your PC with the USB cable and click the update button.

Use version 5.0.0.337 to get this function restored.

Takes about 20-30 minutes to download and update-worked like a charm!

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