Program your BlackBerry Curve 8530 smartphone

Last Updated: Nov 19, 2013

Hands-Free Activation

The BlackBerry® Curve™ 8530 smartphone is designed to program itself automatically when it is first turned on.

  1. Turn your phone On by pressing and holding the Power key located on the front panel of the phone
  2. Select Applications > Manage Connections
  3. Make sure Mobile Network is On by verifying the check box is selected Note: If no check mark is displayed, scroll to Mobile Network, and then press the trackpad. The check box will be selected and the service will be turned on.
  4. Hands-free activation will begin
  5. When activation is completed, 1XEV appears in the upper right of the screen and the phone is ready to use; confirm the phone is working by making a phone call
  6. If the phone is not working, continue with the One-Touch Programming steps

One-Touch Programming

If your phone did not activate successfully when you turned it on for the first time:

  1. Select Applications button
  2. From the Main screen, scroll to Options, and press the trackpad
  3. Scroll to Mobile Network, and press the trackpad
  4. Scroll to Update Profile, press the trackpad and the phone will start the activation process
  5. When activation is completed, press OK and 1XEV should appear in the upper right of the screen; confirm the phone is working by making a phone call

If the phone is still not working, please contact us.

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