These videos will help in taking your blackberry pearl apart if you need to replace your screen, repair other parts or just to do some basic cleaning and removing of dust. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQxMmsrnwfU]
I read a lot of articles where BlackBerry users complained about their BlackBerry’s trackball (aka pearl – which gave the Pearl its name) doesn’t want to move to a direction anymore. To be honest, this is something I was afraid of when I first heard RIM will replace the BlackBerry’s trackwheel with a trackball. You … Read more How to Clean Your Blackberry Trackball
Go into options, security, general. Click the trackwheel and choose wipe handheld. The password is “blackberry“.
Remove Google Sync and restart BB. Remove all email accounts. Re-add email accounts. On you BB go to: OPTIONS ADVANCED OPTIONS DEFAULT SERVICES Make sure your gmail calendar is default. Now reinstall Google Sync. Some helpful tips here — http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Google+Mobile/thread?tid=341e210ba2f3e9a5&hl=en
A sync error occurred. Please retry the sync. What to do? Well… first backup everything you can. Backup the data on the blackberry and also the data you are syncing against (such as your address book or calendar). Then, reset your sync services on the Mac. Do you have a Sync Icon? Yes Sweet! Go … Read more Blackberry Desktop Manager for Mac Sync Error
Sometimes new installations change the permissions of existing applications. http://search.vzw.com/?do=viewdoc&id=16875&supportview=1&p=3745
Google comes through again — go to http://gmail.com/tasks and voila!
Install the latest Desktop Manager to match the OS you want to install (i.e. Desktop Manager 4.5 with OS 4.5). Connect Blackberry and then go to this site to run update while blackberry is connected – http://na.blackberry.com/eng/update/
Google has just released a new version of their maps application that supports voice recognition search on the BlackBerry Pearl. That means Pearl users can load Google Maps, hold a side button, say "pizza, i said PIZZA…PEE ZZ UH" and it works like a charm. Very cool add-in.