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Personal Information Management Features - Email
Flag for Follow up
Using BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0, any email messages that are flagged for follow up on the email application on the computer will have that information reconciled with the email message item on the BlackBerry smartphone and shown next to the subject in the Messages application as displayed in the image below. This includes any customization to the flag, such as reminder information, or the type of follow up required.
Mail Folder Management
Using BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0 and BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 5.0, you can add, rename, move, or delete folders as displayed in the image below. The changes are reconciled to the email application on the computer.
Note: This functionality is available while filing an email message or while viewing a folder from the Messages application on the BlackBerry smartphone, but it is not available within Folder Redirection settings.
When scrolling through the message list, the current date when email messages were sent or received is always displayed at the top of the Messages application. This behavior is shown in the image below while scrolling down the message list in the Messages application.
Auto Correct / Word Completion
This feature was previously only available on BlackBerry smartphones that use SureType® technology. Auto Correct/Word Completion is now available in BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0 for QWERTY based smartphones, and is shown in the image below on a QWERTY SurePress™ keyboard for illustration.
Main Messages Icon Settings/Dedicated Desktop Messages Icon
Within Messages > Options on the BlackBerry smartphone, a new option named Main Message List Settings is available. This new option provides the following features:
* You can select which message services show up with the Messages application on the BlackBerry smartphone (for example, Desktop, or BlackBerry Internet Service email accounts)
* By default, the Desktop email service has a dedicated icon that will only display messages received from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.
* You can also specify whether or not you want SMS and MMS messages to show in the Messages application on the BlackBerry smartphone.
Note: PIN messaging, Instant Messaging, and any other applications that use the Messages application still function the same as they do currently, and cannot be configured in a similar manner.
Personal Information Management Features - Calendar
Viewing Attachments within a Meeting Invite
With BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0, you can view attachments that are included in a calendar appointment. You can view the attachments from either a meeting invitation or from within the calendar item.
Using BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0 and BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 5.0 for Microsoft® Exchange, you can forward a calendar appointment or meeting invitation to another user. A forwarded meeting displays Meeting Forward in the meeting request title bar.
Using BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0 and BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 5.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®, you can delegate a calendar appointment or meeting invitation to another user. The meeting organizer can see if a user on the original meeting invitation has delegated the calendar item to another user, but will not have the ability to see who the meeting was delegated to. An example of a delegated meeting request and the appointment details (as viewed by the organizer).
Personal Information Management Features - Contacts
Synchronization of Distribution Lists
Distribution lists or Groups within the email application on your computer can now synchronize to the BlackBerry smartphone. This type of grouping cannot be merged with the Group function within the Contacts application on the BlackBerry smartphone. The different types of groups are shown in the image below. The members of the distribution list or group from the desktop email client cannot be viewed on the BlackBerry smartphone.
Synchronization of Multiple Contact Folders or Address Books
Multiple Contact folders or Address Books can now be configured for synchronization to the BlackBerry smartphone. See KB18080 for more information on using this feature.
Using BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0, the different functions of the Media application are now contained within a Media folder and each media application has its own application icon.
Note: By default, the applications in the Media folder are Music, Videos, Ring Tones, Pictures, Voice Notes, Video Camera, and Voice Notes Recorder. By default, the camera application is located on the Home screen of the BlackBerry smartphone.
Volume overlay displays a volume indicator on top of any application whenever the volume level is adjusted. Depending on what output is currently selected for the media being played, the icon will change to indicate what level is being adjusted. An example of the volume overlay on the home screen is shown below for reference.
Support for Play Button on Bluetooth/A2DP peripherals
When paired with a Bluetooth® A2DP compatible peripheral, pressing the play button on the peripheral launches the Music application on the BlackBerry smartphone automatically and begins playing all music in shuffled order.
Media Memory Management
From within the new Media folder, described above, a new menu option named Memory Use is available which visually represents all available memory on the BlackBerry smartphone.
By clicking the Details button, you can also see where memory is allocated, based on where items are stored in the file folder structure of the memory on the BlackBerry smartphone.
Consolidated Send / Share Menu Option
Using BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0, the individual options to send media items to Email, SMS, or MMS have been consolidated into a single menu item that expands
Photo Resize when Sending or Sharing
When sending a photo or picture, you are presented with a list of options that resize the image before it is sent.
Photo Full Screen Preview
When taking a picture with the Camera application in Full Screen mode, the preview present after taking the picture is now also presented in full screen.
Support for Auto Focus Modes
BlackBerry smartphones that support Auto Focus now also have the following auto focus options available in the Options menu of the Camera application:
* Normal (Default)
Improved Picture Library
From the Pictures application, all pictures that are stored in any available memory on the BlackBerry smartphone are displayed by default. To exclude folders in available memory sources from displaying pictures, select the option from the Options menu in the Pictures application.
Support for Bluetooth 2.1 and Secure Simple Pairing
Bluetooth 2.1 support has been added to BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0 along with Secure Simple Pairing (SSP). SSP simplifies the pairing process in the following ways when used with compatible peripherals:
* Peripherals without a screen or keyboard do not require a pairing key to be entered on BlackBerry smartphone
* Peripherals with a keyboard generate a key on the BlackBerry smartphone to be entered on the peripheral
* All other peripherals display a key on both the BlackBerry smartphone and in the peripheral and prompt for confirmation that the keys match
Support for Metadata via Bluetooth AVRCP
For Bluetooth peripherals that support AVRCP and can display song data, this information will be sent from the BlackBerry smartphone to the associated peripheral.
Improved Security Options Menu
The Security Options menu within Options has been simplified to provide easier access to the settings. The new menu structure and the items contained in Advanced Security Options
Note: The Information option contains IT Policy and Services information along with Message Outline Color settings.
Improved Security Wipe Screen
As shown in the feature above, Security Wipe has a dedicated option within the Security Options menu. The wipe options are now configurable and you can opt to wipe additional items from the microSD card on the BlackBerry smartphone
Content Protection renamed to Encryption
The Encryption menu option in the new Security Options menu replaces the menu item that was previously named Content Protection.
MicroSD Smart Card support
The use of microSD smart cards for two-factor device authentication, S/MIME key management, and other third-party applications is now supported. A microSD smart card is a standard mass storage card with a smart card implementation within it for enhanced security. This smart card secure element removes the need for a secondary device to act as a smart card reader since the microSD card slot acts as the interface between the smart card and the BlackBerry smartphone.
Improved Firewall PIN Message Blocking
Using BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0, the Firewall screen within the Security options separates Corporate PIN messages from Public PIN messages.
Improved Lock Screen for Emergency Calls
With this new feature, you can dial an emergency number defined by your wireless service provider without having to unlock the BlackBerry smartphone. When you populate the appropriate number, an overlay confirming that you want to start the emergency call is displayed.
Improved Web Page Rendering with AJAX support
The following browser standards are now implemented in the BlackBerry Browser using BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0:
* CSS 2.1 (including Lists, Box Model, Positioning, Floats, Visual Effects, Tables, Colors, Backgrounds, & Text Properties; not including system fonts and generated content)
* CSS 3 (partial support including Namespaces, Selectors, Color, Marquee, and Media Queries)
* DOM L2 (including Core, HTML, Style, Events)
* HTML 4.01 (including Forms, Maps, Tables, Frames, Objects)
* HTML 5.0 parsing and forms
* SVG TinyTM 1.1
* XML-stylesheet processing instruction
The following GearsTM API components are supported with the BlackBerry Browser using BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0:
Native/Core Application Features
Improved Application Listing within Options
The list of applications in Options > Applications on the BlackBerry smartphone has a new user interface that allows you to display any applications that are considered Core, Add-on, or Third Party, and search by the application name.
Application Install Location
From the Options on the Home Screen, BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0 provides the option to specify the folder where downloaded applications are placed. The default location is the Downloads folder unless the developer has specified a different location as noted in the Configure Application Download Folder feature below.
Note: This feature is available in BlackBerry Device Software version 4.7 and 4.7.1.
Applications Memory Management
When the BlackBerry smartphone begins to run low on available memory, a dialog box appears that prompts the user to remove applications that are not used often. This dialog box includes a list of applications that can be removed and provides the option to select the applications for removal.
Precision - Today Theme
A theme that provides a summary of items for the current day and is based on the Precision theme is now available with BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0.
Configure Application Download Folder
With BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0, a developer of a third-party application can chose which folder on the BlackBerry smartphone that they wish to have their application appear in. As noted above, if no folder is specified, the Downloads folder is the default location for any downloaded third-party application.
Native or Device Application Controls
Native or Device Application Controls allow a BlackBerry Enterprise Server administrator to configure application-specific options that are currently not controlled by an IT Policy, and opt to hide the options for these settings. Some examples of these controls are listed below:
* Initial calendar view - Allows you to control the display method the Calendar application uses on the BlackBerry smartphone. The default value is Day.
* Initial calendar view - attributes - Provides control over whether the above item can be changed, hidden, or visible but locked down. The default value is Editable and Visible.
Press and Hold Menu Key for Application Switcher and Double-Click Menu Key for Default Action
With BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0, if you press and hold the Menu key, the Application Switcher appears and allows you to easily switch between applications. If you double-click the Menu key while in an application, the default action will be invoked. (For example, if you are composing an email and you double-click the Menu key, the email will be sent.)
Note: These features are available in BlackBerry Device Software version 4.7 and 4.7.1.
Improved Setup Wizard
The improved Setup Wizard available in previous versions of BlackBerry Device Software is now available on all BlackBerry smartphones that support BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0.
Improved Email Settings
An improved Email Settings wizard is included with BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0 that works with the BlackBerry® Internet Service. The application provides an improved user interface for integrating email accounts and configuring settings for email accounts that are integrated with the BlackBerry Internet Service. See the following knowledge base articles for more information on this feature:
* KB16382 - Setting up filters for an email account
KB16384 - Deleting an email account
KB16383 - Resending service books for an email account
KB18258 - How to create a user name and password for your BlackBerry Internet Service account
KB16385 - Editing email account settings
Improved Search Usability
When searching for a location, as you type, all of the information sources on the BlackBerry smartphone (for example, cached results, favourites, or contacts) are displayed beneath your search query. If these results are not what you are looking for, you can still submit a wireless request to search.
Photo Geotagging Layer within BlackBerry® Maps
Using BlackBerry® Maps in BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0 adds an additional layer that takes any pictures stored on the BlackBerry smartphone with geotagging information and overlays these pictures on the existing map display.
Notification Indicators on Folders
Using BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0, any folders that contain applications that put a notification on the Home screen of the BlackBerry smartphone show an indicator on the folder of the application. For example, in the image below, BlackBerry® Messenger has a new notification present that is shown on the top of the Home screen and on the Instant Messaging folder where the BlackBerry Messenger application resides.
Enhanced SMS Interface
The Short Message Service (SMS) interface within BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0 has an improved user interface with a chat-like display similar to the instant messaging style used in BlackBerry Messenger. An example of the improved user interface.
Boot Progress Indicator
When powering on the BlackBerry smartphone, an indication of the progress of starting or booting the BlackBerry smartphone is shown with a progress indicator.
Time zone change detection
When connecting to the wireless service provider's network for the first time, or when travelling and roaming on a different wireless service provider's network for the first time, a prompt appears that allows you to update the time zone on the BlackBerry smartphone to match your wireless service provider's time zone, as shown in the image below. This feature can be configured within Options > Date/Time to be turned on or off manually or to prompt automatically (default).
Note: This feature works independently of the Use Network Time setting in Options > Date/Time.
Remote File Exploring
BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0 adds a new application within the Applications folder named Files. This application makes it possible for a BlackBerry smartphone user to access Server Message Block (SMB) based Windows network shares.
For more information on configuring access to network file shares, please see the section entitled "Setting up access to documents on remote file systems" in the BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 Administration Guide.
The event sounds is a new accessibility feature. When this option is turned on from Options > Accessibility, the BlackBerry smartphone plays an audible alert for each of the following actions:
* Device On (boot up)
* Device Off (shutdown)
* USB Cable/Accessory Connected
* USB Cable/Accessory Disconnected
* Full Battery Charge
* Battery Near Depletion