14 Essential BlackBerry 10 Tips

The day many thought may never come has arrived. BlackBerry 10 is finally here. And while there are some visual similarities that may remind you of the company's old BlackBerry 7 OS, let's be clear: BlackBerry 10 is brand new.

As with any new operating system, it will take a little while for users to learn all of BlackBerry 10's ins and outs, from the new gesture-based interface to the redesigned keyboard. To help make that process easier for you, we've put together this list of 14 tips with step-by-step instructions. So read on to learn how to get the most out of your BlackBerry 10 experience.

  1. How to Master BlackBerry 10's Gestures
  2. How to Move Predictive Text on BlackBerry 10's Keyboard
  3. How to Use the Time Shift Camera App in BlackBerry 10
  4. How to Edit Photos Using BlackBerry 10
  5. How to Put Your BlackBerry 10 Phone in Airplane Mode
  6. How to Copy and Paste Text in BlackBerry 10
  7. How to Change the Search Engine in BlackBerry 10's Browser
  8. How to Add Bookmarks to BlackBerry 10's Web Browser
  9. How to Create App Folders with BlackBerry 10
  10. How to Add Email and Social Media Accounts to BlackBerry 10
  11. How to Add Languages to BlackBerry 10's Virtual Keyboard
  12. How to Add Shortcuts to BlackBerry 10's Virtual Keyboard
  13. How to Change Navigation Settings in BlackBerry 10
  14. How to Disable Voice Navigation in BlackBerry 10
Daniel P. Howley
LAPTOP Senior Writer
A newspaper man at heart, Dan Howley wrote for Greater Media Newspapers before joining Laptopmag.com. He also served as a news editor with ALM Media’s Law Technology News, and he holds a B.A. in English from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.