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Configure BlackBerry Messenger Options for the RIM BlackBerry Torch 9800 using Handheld Software Version 6.0

Configure BlackBerry Messenger Options for the RIM BlackBerry Torch 9800 using Handheld Software Version 6.0


Advisory

The following information applies to the RIM BlackBerry Torch 9800 using Handheld Software Version 6.0. To determine the RIM BlackBerry model number and Handheld Software version, click here.

Instructions

RIM BlackBerry Torch 9800 Keypad Layout

Prerequisites
  1. RIM BlackBerry data rate plan.
  2. Verify one of the following connections is established:
    • AT&T wireless data network attach
    • Wi-Fi (non-AT&T) network attach
  3. Verify BlackBerry Messenger has been installed.
  4. BlackBerry Messenger contact must be added to contact list.

Procedure
  1. On the Home screen, open the All tray, then scroll to and select the BlackBerry Messenger icon  (to select, press the trackpad or tap the screen).
  2. Press the Menu key, then select Options.
      
      
  3. The options screen will be displayed.
      
      
  4. In the following fields, select the desired option:

    • List View
      FieldDescriptionDefault
      Sort Chats ByConfigure how chats are sorted.Most Recent
      Contact List StyleSet the appropriate conversation style.2 Lines
         

    • Chat View
      FieldDescriptionDefault
      Show Participant NamesShows display names in chats.Unchecked
      Combine Sequential MessagesAllows messages to be grouped by contact.Checked
      Chat StyleSet the desired chat style.Bubbles
      Press Enter Key ToConfigure the enter key to either Send or Insert Line Breaks.Send
      Save Chat HistorySelect to save chat history.Never
      Automatically Accept Voice NotesSet whether to auto accept voice notes or have the option to accept or decline.Checked
      Automatically Record When Sending Voice NotesEnable or disable automatic recording of a voice note when sending a voice file.Checked
      Vibrate When Receiving a PingEnable or disable whether device vibrates when a PIN message is received.Checked
        

    • Backup Management
      FieldDescriptionOption
      Save a Backup of Your Contact ListFor more information on Backup, please see RIM Technical Knowledge Center.Backup
      Restore a Backup of Your Contact ListFor more information on Backup, please see RIM Technical Knowledge Center.Restore
      Delete Your Backup File(s)For more information on Backup, please see RIM Technical Knowledge Center.Delete
         

    • Recent Updates
      FieldDescriptionDefault
      Show Recent UpdatesDisplayes notification from contact or group activities such as display name change.25
      Combine Recent Updates From Same Contact or GroupGroups recent updates from same contact or group contacts.Checked
      Display Music Updates From ContactsDisplays the media files played by contacts.Unchecked
       

    • Miscellaneous
      FieldDescriptionDefault
      Show Chats in Messages ApplicationSet whether the device vibrates when receiving a Ping.Checked
      Show Text Messages From Contacts Linked With BlackBerry ContactsEnable or disable Text Messages (SMS) from appearing within the BlackBerry Messenger application from a BlackBerry Messenger contact.Unchecked
      Replace BlackBerry Contact Pictures With BlackBerry Messenger PicturesEnable or disable replacement of contact pictures with BlackBerry Messenger pictures.Unchecked
      Display Security Question on InvitationsAllows users to select a security question when adding contacts.Checked
        
  5. Press the Menu key, then select Save.
       

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