Happy Birthday, Fido. I have been with you almost from the beginning. For those of you lucky enough to own a BlackBerry Q10, Classic, or PassPort, then here is a valuable time saver for you. If you find yourself needing to type a lot of numbers, instead of using alt key, use symbols and it will bring up a numeric keyboard for you. On the PassPort, if you only want to type a series of numbers, hold down the alt key and it will bring up a numeric overlay and then release back to alpha characters. Hope that helps a few.
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