Category Archives: Blackberry Tutorials


Its very embarrassing for someone to gain access to your account and begin asking your Facebook friends for Airtime (recharge cards); something far beneath you. The rate at which people’s Facebook accounts get hacked / hijacked is on the rise Read more…


In previous guides on external storage problems, we’d discussed some issues you could encounter during file management like file corruption, automatic duplication, cloaking etc. This particular scenario is quite different; files you copy just vanish into thin air without a Read more…


USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) is a Global System for Mobile(GSM) communication technology that is used to send text between a mobile phone and an application program in the network. Applications may include prepaid roaming or mobile chatting. USSD codes Read more…


In this brief guide, I’ll be explaining how to bypass the Anti-theft protection on your Blackberry 10 device in case you never set such or you forgot your login credentials. The Anti-theft protection is a security feature which is meant Read more…


In our previous guide, we treated how to get a free US phone number and easily configure it to ring on any local phone number. If you missed it, see https://journal.hovatek.com/how-to-get-a-free-usa-phone-number-and-configure-it-to-ring-on-your-local-phone-number/ . In this brief guide, we’ll be doing the Read more…


BBM added the retract feature which enables you unsend a message (before the receiver views it). This feature is very useful especially when you’ve sent something out of anger, in error, with a typo or to the wrong person. This feature Read more…


A slow internet connection not only affects your online productivity but also has a way of making even the most exciting internet businesses such a drag. Do you rely on the internet for your work or pleasure? 4G is worth Read more…


In my previous articles on fixing nuked Blackberry devices (refer to https://journal.hovatek.com/how-to-fix-repair-a-corrupt-nuked-or-crashed-blackberry-operating-system-software-os/) and upgrading a Blackberry OS (https://journal.hovatek.com/how-to-downgrade-upgrade-or-update-a-blackberry-operating-system-os-to-a-prefered-version/), I talked only briefly about such procedures on Blackberry 10 devices. This tutorial will focus on fixing / upgrading a Blackberry 10 Read more…


Considering the rate at which fake products of reputable brands are flooding the market, we’ve taken up the responsibility of enlightening prospective buyers so they don’t end up with these very convincing looking clones. We already discussed how to spot Read more…


Its bad enough that your Blackberry doesn’t have a great battery life, then it has to go overheating on you! In this brief guide, we’ll be discussing why your Blackberry might be overheating (and getting drained faster in the process) Read more…