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BlackBerry Torch 9860: Enable/Disable Home Screen Panel

Find out how to effectively enable or disable the Home screen Panel of yoiur BlackBerry Torch 9860.

You may suddenly find that some of your home screen panel has dissapeared. It may have been disabled by accidental, you can bring it back to enable it from the manage panels option. Here's how:

1. Press the End/Power torch-power-key button to go back to the Home screen.

2. Then press the menu key torch-menu-key.

3. Select Manage Panels.


4. Now select the checkbox to enable the panel and unselect it to disable it. You can select the following four:

  • Favorites
  • Media
  • Downloads
  • Frequent


5. Finally press the Menu torch-menu-key key and select Save.

BlackBerry Torch 9860: How to Create Home Screen Shortcuts

Creating a shortcut on the BlackBerry Torch 9860 Home screen allow you quickly access the require apps. For example you are in Real Estate, then you would use the Calculator app alot, you could the create a shortcut to it on the Home screen. You can create a shortcut for almost anything. Eg. apps, contacts, web addresses, document files, media files and podcast channels.

Learn how to create those shortcuts by following this tutorial.

1. First select an item that you wish to create a shortcut, for example a calculator.

2. Then press the menu key torch-menu-key.

3. Select Add to Home Screen.


4. Next you could give your shortcut a name, set the location field and mark it to a favorite folder.

5. Finally click on Add button.


Now check your home screen and you should see a newly created shortcut.

BlackBerry Torch 9860: Set Background Wallpaper Picture

Find out how you could set the background wallpaper on the BlackBerry Torch 9860 smart device.

Whenever we first buy the a new smart phone device, it always load up with a default background and the wallpaper may seem ok to some people while others simply cannot put up with it. If you want to change it with your own picture then here are the steps:

1. Press the End/Power torch-power-key button to go back to the Home screen.

2. Tap on Media icon.


3. Then tap on Picture icon.


4. Next select a desire picture to set as the background wallpaper. You can select an existing photo, from camera or one from the web.


5. Then press on the menu key torch-menu-key and select Set as Wallpaper.


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