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replacing phone dialer with keyboard instead of keypad, more BB like.

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mrtimo, Feb 9, 2010.

  1. mrtimo

    mrtimo Well-Known Member
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    I miss typing in someones name on my BB keyboard and then pressing their name to call them. Love the Hero though.
    I know the hero can do this, but there are two things I dislike:

    1. It uses a keypad not a keyboard.
    2. The keypad takes up so much space that you can only see 2.5 names at a time, not 7 or 8+ like a BB. ( I know about pressing the button to remove the keypad to see more names)

    Is there any way of changing #1 or #2 on my Hero?

    Also,
    What is the fastest way to copy someone's number and paste it in a text message to someone else? ...A task I seem to do more often than I would like. The send contact as a vcard is cool, but not all phones can read vcards.
     

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  2. pwabbit

    pwabbit Well-Known Member
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    In the contacts program, press and hold on the contact's number and select 'copy all'. Then paste it in your text message.
     
  3. dennistpm

    dennistpm Member
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    You can start spelling their name on the keypad and it will eventually come to the top...usually within the first 3 or 4 letters.
     
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