PRIV - Use a keyboard shortcut

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Use a keyboard shortcut

From the home screen, the physical keyboard keys double as shortcut keys. You can set up a key to open an app, compose
an email, speed dial a contact, and more. You can use both short-press shortcuts and long-press shortcuts on the physical
If you install a home screen other than the BlackBerry Launcher, you can't use keyboard shortcuts.


Slide open the physical keyboard.


With the home screen showing, do one of the following.
• Press a key that has a short-press shortcut assigned to it.
• Press and hold a key that has a long-press shortcut assigned to it.

Tip: To see what shortcuts are assigned to each key, on the home screen, touch and hold an empty area of the screen. Tap

> Keyboard shortcuts.