Alerts - BlackBerry® Bold™ 9650 Smartphone
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Alerts - BlackBerry® Bold™ 9650 Smartphone

Note To determine Device Software Version, refer to View Phone Information.

Device Software Version 5.x
Device Software Version 6.x

 

 

Device Software Version 5.x

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu button.
  2. Select Sounds.

Set Ring Tones / Alerts
Set Contact Alerts
Edit Profiles

 

 

Set Ring Tones / Alerts

Note Changes made using Set Ring Tones / Alerts are applied to the Active Sound Profile (e.g. Normal, Loud, Medium, etc.).

  1. Select Set Ring Tones / Alerts.
  2. Select a category.
    Note Depending upon the applications that are installed, additional categories may appear.
    • Phone
    • Messages
      • Email
      • Level 1
      • MMS
      • PIN
      • SMS Text
    • Instant Messages
      • BlackBerry Messenger Alert
      • BlackBerry Messenger New Message
    • Reminders
      • Calendar
      • Follow Up Flags
      • Tasks
    • Other
      • Browser
      • Visual Voice Mail
  3. Select an alert (e.g. Volume).
    Note Depending upon the category selected, some alerts may not be available.
    • Ring Tone
      • Volume
      • Count
      • Play Sound
    • LED
    • Vibration
      • Length
      • Count
      • Vibrate
      • Vibrate with Ring Tone
    • Notify Me During Calls
  4. Select the preferred setting.
    Note Repeat steps 3 and 4 as necessary to configure additional alerts.
  5. Press the Menu button then select Save.
  6. If necessary, repeat steps 2 through 5 to configure additional categories.
  7. Press the Menu button then select Save.

 

 

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Set Contact Alerts

  1. Select Set Contact Alerts.
  2. Select Add Contact Alert.
  3. Press the Menu button then select Add Name.
  4. Select a contact.
  5. Select a category (e.g. Phone).
    • Phone
    • Messages
  6. Select an alert (e.g. Volume).
    Note Depending upon the category selected, some alerts may not be available.
    • Ring Tone
    • Volume
      • Count
      • Play Sound
    • LED
    • Vibration
      • Vibrate with Ring Tone
    • Notify Me During Calls
  7. Select the preferred setting.
    Note Repeat steps 6 and 7 as necessary to configure additional alerts.
  8. Press the Menu button then select Save.
  9. If necessary, repeat steps 5 through 8 to configure additional categories.
  10. Press the Menu button then select Save.
  11. Select Save.

 

 

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Edit Profiles

  1. Select Edit Profiles.
  2. Select a Profile.
    Note Depending upon whether Custom Profiles have been added, additional profiles may appear.
    Note The All Alerts Off profile cannot be edited.
    • Add Custom Profile
    • Normal
    • Loud
    • Medium
    • Vibrate Only
    • Silent
    • Phone Calls Only
  3. Select a category.
    Note Depending upon the applications that are installed, additional categories may appear.
    • Phone
    • Messages
      • Email
      • Level 1
      • MMS
      • PIN
      • SMS Text
    • Instant Messages
      • BlackBerry Messenger Alert
      • BlackBerry Messenger New Message
    • Reminders
      • Calendar
      • Follow Up Flags
      • Tasks
    • Other
      • Browser
      • Visual Voice Mail
  4. Select an alert (e.g. Volume).
    Note Depending upon the category selected, some alerts may not be available.
    • Ring Tone
      • Volume
      • Count
      • Play Sound
    • LED
    • Vibration
      • Length
      • Count
      • Vibrate
      • Vibrate with Ring Tone
    • Notify Me During Calls
  5. Select the preferred setting.
    Note Repeat steps 4 and 5 as necessary to configure additional alerts.
  6. Press the Menu button then select Save.
  7. If necessary, repeat steps 3 through 6 to configure additional categories.
  8. Press the Menu button then select Save.
    Note If adding a Custom Profile, ensure that the preferred name is entered into the Name field.

 

 

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Device Software Version 6.x

  1. From the Home screen All tray, select Sound and Alert Profiles.
    Note To expand the tray, press the Menu button then select Open Tray.
    Home screen All tray with Sound and Alert Profiles
  2. Select Change Sounds and Alerts.
    Select a Profile with Change Sounds and Alerts
  3. Select one of the following options: Change Sounds and Alerts

 

 

Phone Ring Tone

  1. Select any of the following alerts:
    • Sound Alerts
      • Ring Tone
      • Volume
      • Play sound
    • Visual Alerts
      • LED
    • Tactile Alerts
      • Vibration
      • Length
      • Count
      • Vibrate
      • Vibrate with Ring Tone
  2. Select the preferred setting.
    Note Repeat steps 1 and 2 as necessary to configure additional alerts.
  3. Press the Menu button then select Save.

 

 

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Sounds for Selected Profile

Note Changes are applied to the Selected (Active) Profile (e.g. Normal, Loud, Medium, etc.).

  1. Select a category.
    Note Depending upon the applications that are installed, additional categories may appear.
    • Phone - Ring Tones
      • Phone
    • Messages - Notifiers
      • Email
      • Level 1
      • PIN
      • Text Messages
    • Instant Messages - Notifiers
      • BlackBerry Messenger Alert
      • BlackBerry Messenger Groups
      • BlackBerry Messenger New Message
    • Events - Reminders
      • Calendar
      • Follow Up Flags
      • Tasks
    • Other Applications - Notifiers
      • Browser
      • Visual Voice Mail - New Voicemails
  2. Select any of the following alerts:
    Note Depending upon the category selected, some alerts may not be available.
    • Sound Alerts
      • Ring / Notifier / Reminder Tone
      • Volume
      • Count
      • Play sound
    • Visual Alerts
      • LED
    • Tactile Alerts
      • Vibration
      • Length
      • Count
      • Vibrate
      • Vibrate with Ring Tone
    • Exception Conditions
      • Notify Me During Calls
  3. Select the preferred setting.
    Note Repeat steps 2 and 3 as necessary to configure additional alerts.
  4. Press the Menu button then select Save.
  5. If necessary, repeat steps 1 through 4 to configure additional categories.
  6. Press the Menu button then select Save.

 

 

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Sounds for Contacts

  1. Select Add Contact Alert
  2. From the Contacts field, enter a name then select the appropriate contact.
    Note As the contact is entered, a list from the Address Book will appear. At any time the appropriate contact can be selected from the list.
    Note Repeat this step as necessary to add additional contacts.
  3. Select one of the following categories:
    • Phone
    • Messages
  4. Select any of the following alerts:
    Note Depending upon the category selected, some alerts may not be available.
    • Sound Alerts
      • Ring / Notifier Tone
      • Volume
      • Count
      • Play sound
    • Visual Alerts
      • LED
    • Tactile Alerts
      • Vibration
      • Vibrate with Ring Tone
    • Exception Conditions
      • Notify Me During Calls
  5. Select the preferred setting.
    Note Repeat steps 4 and 5 as necessary to configure additional alerts.
  6. Press the Menu button then select Save.
  7. If necessary, repeat steps 3 through 6 to configure additional categories.
  8. Press the Menu button then select Save.

 

 

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Profile Management

  1. Select a Profile.
    Note Depending upon whether Custom Profiles have been added, additional profiles may appear.
    Note The All Alerts Off profile cannot be edited.
    • Add Custom Profile
    • Normal
    • Loud
    • Medium
    • Silent
    • Vibrate Only
    • Phone Calls Only
  2. Select a category.
    Note Depending upon the applications that are installed, additional categories may appear.
    • Phone - Ring Tones
      • Phone
    • Messages - Notifiers
      • Email
      • Level 1
      • PIN
      • Text Messages
    • Instant Messages - Notifiers
      • BlackBerry Messenger Alert
      • BlackBerry Messenger Groups
      • BlackBerry Messenger New Message
    • Events - Reminders
      • Calendar
      • Follow Up Flags
      • Tasks
    • Other Applications - Notifiers
      • Browser
      • Visual Voice Mail - New Voicemails
  3. Select any of the following alerts:
    Note Depending upon the category selected, some alerts may not be available.
    • Sound Alerts
      • Ring / Notifier / Reminder Tone
      • Volume
      • Count
      • Play sound
    • Visual Alerts
      • LED
    • Tactile Alerts
      • Vibration
      • Length
      • Count
      • Vibrate
      • Vibrate with Ring Tone
    • Exception Conditions
      • Notify Me During Calls
  4. Select the preferred setting.
    Note Repeat steps 3 and 4 as necessary to configure additional alerts.
  5. Press the Menu button then select Save.
  6. If necessary, repeat steps 2 through 5 to configure additional categories.
  7. Press the Menu button then select Save.
    Note If adding a Custom Profile, ensure that the preferred name is entered into the Name field.

 

 

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Last Modified: January 25, 2011
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