What is the difference between the "Turn Off" and "Full Power Off" options on a BlackBerry Smartphone

Article ID: KB04762

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 02-29-2012

 

Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry 7 OS and earlier
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  • BlackBerry® smartphones
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When turning off the BlackBerry Smartphone, a dialog box appears displaying
  • Turn Off
  • Full Power Off
 
Clicking Turn Off turns off the BlackBerry Smartphone, but it will turn itself back on at the scheduled Auto On time or at the scheduled alarm time.
 
Clicking Full Power Off turns off the BlackBerry Smartphone and causes it to ignore the Auto On time and the scheduled alarm time. In this state, the BlackBerry Smartphone can only be turned on manually.
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To enable the Auto On/Off feature
  1. From the Home screen, click the Options icon.
  2. Click Auto On/Off.
  3. In the Weekday field, press the Space key until the field displays Enabled.
  4. Specify the times when the BlackBerry Smartphone should turn on and off on weekdays.
  5. In the Weekend field, press the Space key until the field displays Enabled.
  6. Specify the times when the BlackBerry Smartphone should turn on and off on weekends.
  7. Press the trackwheel and click Save.

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