What are the restrictions in the trial Bluejabb IM XMPP version (Android only) ?

During the trial period, the application is fully functional and identical to the full version except:

 

. Your status text is prefixed by a header text indicating you are running BLUEJABB trial version.

. All simple messages you send are prefixed by a header text indicating you are running BLUEJABB trial version.

. All chat messages you send are prefixed by a header text indicating you are running BLUEJABB trial version.

. All chat room messages you send are prefixed by a header text indicating you are running BLUEJABB trial version.

. When joining a chat room/IRC channel, a message indicating you are running BLUEJABB trial version is automatically send to the chat room/IRC channel.

 

How to get help from BLUEJABB support ?

Go to Settings

Launch Help command.

If you have set up a Mail account (or running BLUEJABB on Android), Ask question by mail command will be available.

If you have set up a Twitter account, Ask question by Twitter command will be available.

In all case, you can read online documentation using your mobile internet browser by launching On line command.

 

How to exit from BLUEJABB ?

Go to Settings

Launch Exit command.

 

How to display BLUEJABB version ?

Go to Settings

Launch About command.

 

How to increase BLUEJABB start up speed ?

Go to SettingsGeneral

Select second tab.

Uncheck the services you never use.

Disable service will also decrease memory use.

WARNING. Forwarding message or multimedia by a disabled service will be unavailable.

 

How to set up internet data bandwidth ?

Go to SettingsGeneral

Select second tab.

Set Internet bandwidth value.

Warning. High Internet Bandwidth value consumes more memory.

 

How to decrease memory use ?

If you often encounter “Out of memory” errors.

Go to SettingsGeneral

Select second tab.

Uncheck Use Stream cache

Uncheck Use Platform cache

Decrease Internet bandwidth (See How to set up internet data bandwidth ? ).

See also How to increase BLUEJABB start up speed ?

 

How to set low data consumption mode ?

Go to SettingsGeneral

Select second tab.

Check Low data consumption mode

In the low consumption mode, several parameters are override:

. Mail interactive download message mode is on.

. Twitter user avatars are not downloaded.

. Twitter result details are downloaded on demand.

. Twitter max item per page is set to 20.

. Twitter images included in tweets are downloaded on demand.

. Jabber IM contact avatars are downloaded on demand.

. Jabber IM chat room occupant avatars are downloaded on demand.

 

How to set up the right time and date ?

Go to SettingsGeneral

Select first tab.

Set Time zone value.

 

How to set up time and date format ?

Go to SettingsGeneral

Select first tab.

Set Time format and Date format value.

 

How to set up general notifications parameters ?

For Jabber IM and Twitter notifications, see the right how-to’s in the Jabber IM and Twitter parts.

For all others notifications : errors, user warnings and events witch need acknowledge from the user:

 

Go to SettingsGeneral

Select fourth tab.

Choose your effects.

 

For Android and Blackberry versions, check System background notification if you want to be notified when BLUEJABB is hidden.

For Android version, notification parameters will be the same as the notification parameters when BLUEJABB is not hidden.

For Blackberry version, notification parameters wont be the same as the notification parameters when BLUEJABB is not hidden. These notification parameters can be set in your system notifications profile.

 

How to remove notification icon on Android platform when Bluejabb is running ?

Go to SettingsGeneral

Select fourth tab

Un-check Running notification

 

How to set up a DropBox account ?

Go to SettingsServices

Select second tab.

Press Authorize application button.

BLUEJABB MUST NOT EXIT

Without exiting from BLUEJABB, mobile browser will be launched. Enter your Dropbox account credentials.

. If it is the first time you allow BLUEJABB to access your Dropbox account you will see:

The app bluejabb would like to connect with your Dropbox.

Press Allow button.

. If it is not the first time you allow BLUEJABB to access your Dropbox account you will see:

You’ve already allowed the app bluejabb to connect with your Dropbox.

Press Continue button.

Then you will see.

Success! Your Dropbox account is now connected with bluejabb!

Return to BLUEJABB (must be alive) and press Retrieve token button.

If successful, you will be available to upload files (media or others) included in Jabber IM, Bluetooth, Mail or Twitter messages to Dropbox.

You will also be available to upload multimedia.

 

How to put a media file to DropBox ?

Your Dropbox account must be active. See How to set up a DropBox account ?

In the multimedia archive screen:

Go to ArchivesMultimedia

Select the multimedia you want to export.

In the multimedia dialog screen:

Launch File command.

Launch Put to Dropbox command.

 

How to create a predefined messages ?

Predefined messages can be used by all services.

Go to ArchivesPredefined

Launch New command.

Enter your text.

Launch Record command.

 

How to create a contact ?

Contact archive is used by all services.

Archive the contacts that you frequently use.

In all services, BLUEJABB allows you to archive a service contact:

. Jabber IM service allows you to archive an IM contact with a Jabber identifier.

. Twitter service allows you to archive a Twitter user (usually a following) with a Twitter identifier .

. Mail service allows you to archive a user with a mail address.

. Bluetooth service allows you to archive a user with a Bluetooth identifier.

Of course, a same user can have one or more of these service identifiers set.

Go to ArchivesContacts

Launch New command.

 

How to set a image/photo to an archived contact ?

The contact you want to set the photo must be archived.

Go to ArchivesContacts

Select contact you want to set the photo.

Select second tab.

Select the photo zone.

 

How to set a contact as a V.I.P contact ?

The contact you want to set as a VIP contact must be archived.

Go to ArchivesContacts

Select contact you want to set as a V.I.P contact.

Select second tab.

Check V.I.P

V.I.P contacts will be marked with a yellow crown in all service screens and you will be able to custom message reception notification in Jabber IM.

 

How to import a contact from my mobile contact list ?

Go to ArchivesContacts

Launch New command.

Launch Handset command.

Launch Merge contact from handset command.

Select the contact you want to import.

 

How to merge an archived contact with a contact from my mobile contact list ?

Go to ArchivesContacts

Launch New command.

Launch Handset command.

Launch Merge contact from handset command.

Select the contact you want to merge.

 

How to export an archived contact to my mobile contact list ?

Go to ArchivesContacts

Select the contact you want to export.

Launch Handset command.

Launch Export to handset command.

 

How to set my location ?

Go to ArchivesGeneral

Select third tab.

If you want to manually set your location, enter your location in the Address zone.

If you want to use GPS, check Use GPS.

You can test the GPS functionality by launching Location with GPS command.

 

How to set default map zoom value ?

Go to SettingsGeneral

Select third tab.

Set Default map zoom value.

 

How to locate me on a map ?

Go to SettingsMap

Your location must have been set or select right arrow at the right of the Your location zone and launch Set your location parameters command.

See How to set my location ?

Select right arrow at the right of the Your location zone and launch Locate command.

 

How to locate me and an other reference on a map ?

Go to SettingsMap

Your location must have been set or select right arrow at the right of the Your location zone and launch Set your location parameters command.

See How to set my location ?

Set Reference address

Select right arrow at the right of the Your location zone or Address of Reference location and launch Locate me/reference command.

 

What are map parameters ?

These parameters depend on the map provider you chose.

GOOGLE maps allows you to set the zoom level, map image mime-type, type of image and display markers.

These parameters can be set by launching Parameters in the map screen.

Map is processed by BLUEJABB like a image.

All available image commands are available (Record, Forward, …).

 

How to set a master password ?

Go to SettingsGeneral

Select fifth pane

Enter the password.

Remember this password. it will be mandatory in order to start the application

 

User interface

 

How to display more objects on display on a small screen ?

  • Change the icons font size:
  • Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General menu

    Select fifth pane

    Set font size and icons zoom factor

  • Hide bottom menu bar:
  • Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General menu

    Select second pane

    Uncheck Display menu bar

  • Display lists in compact or zoomed mode:
  • Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch Lists menu

    Set as compact or zoomed the list want to display in compact or zoomed mode

  • If you use IM or Bluetooth service:
  • Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch Chats menu

    Select first pane (Conversation settings)

    Select Compact or none for Header display type

    Select second pane (Chat room settings)

    Select Compact or none for Header display type

    Select third pane (Chat room settings)

    Set Header text font size and Body text font size

     

    How to set the icons and font size ?

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select fifth tab.

    Set :

    . Fonts used in lists : Header font, Details font, Selector font

    . If the app Use bold font

    . The main font size : Main font

    . The icons size : Icon zoom factor

    Warning. You must restart the application for the changes to take effect.

     

    How to set notification color ?

    By default , standard notification color is light blue.

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select first tab.

    Set Notification color value.

     

    How to set position of sub-menus , list item menus, and wait pop-ups ?

    By default, sub-menus , list item menus, and wait pop-ups are displayed at the bottom of the screen.

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select second tab.

    Set Pop-up position value.

     

    How to change the input mode ?

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select first tab.

    Set:

    . Using virtual keyboard

    . Using T9 input mode

    Warning. You must restart the application for the changes to take effect.

     

    How to tell BLUEJABB to use the native virtual keyboard instead of the virtual keyboard provided by the application in NOKIA version ?

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select first tab.

    Set Using virtual keyboard

    Set Using T9 input mode

    Warning. You must restart the application for the changes to take effect.

     

    How to set the shortcut focus key (Standard screen mode only) ?

    This key will be used to set focus on a user interface component on many screen in BLUEJABB

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select second tab.

    Set Shortcut focus key value.

     

    How to map back button to exit command in Android and Blackberry versions ?

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select second tab.

    Check Map back key to exit

     

    How to disable list item cyclic selection in menus, lists and tabs ?

    By default, when you press:

  • Down arrow key on the last item in menus,lists and tabs, the application selects automatically the first item
  • Up arrow key on the first item in menus,lists and tabs, the application selects automatically the last item
  • This behavior is not user friendly when you use a trackpad . In order to avoid this:

    Go to SettingsDisplayGeneral

    Select second tab.

    Un-check List item cyclic selection

    Launch Record command.

     

    How BLUEJABB handle long press in touch screen mode ?

    In Mail service, long press on a message will remove the message.

    In Active Data tab (second tab) of Jabber IM or Bluetooth service:

    Long press on a simple message will remove the message.

    Long press on a chat room will exit from the chat room.

    Long press on a conversation will close the conversation.

    In the roster tab of Jabber IM or Bluetooth service, long press action is customizable.

    See How to set action to long press in the roster tab ?

    In a tweet or user list for Twitter service is customizable.

    See How to set action to long press on a tweet or a user ?

    In the other case, list will enter/quit in multiple selection mode

     

    How to hide the bottom menu bar ?

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select second tab.

    Uncheck Display menu bar

    A menu button will be displayed on the top right of the screen in touch screen mode

     

    How to set the number of buttons in the action bar (Touch screen only) ?

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select the first pane

    Set Nb max buttons in header bar value

    Launch OK command.

     

    How to hide menu commands that are already in the action bar (Touch screen only) ?

    Bluejabb duplicates by default action bar commands in the menu.
    This behavior can be useful when you don’t know the icons signification.
    In order to hide duplicated commands:

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select the first pane

    Uncheck Copy header bar commands in menu

    Launch OK command.

     

    How to display the data counter indicator ?

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch Header bar command.

    Check Display data counter

    Launch OK command.

     

    How to change the header bar display mode ?

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch Header bar command.

    Check or uncheck Full display

    Launch OK command.

     

    How to hide status indicator for a service ?

    For all services (IM, Twitter, Mail or Bluetooth) , Bluejabb indicates status (Connected or not) and the number of unread messages.

    For the service you want to hide indicator:

    Go to Settings of the service

    Launch Header bar command.

    Uncheck Display status indicator

    Launch OK command.

     

    How to display the context menu when I press the main button at the top right of the screen (Touch screen only)?

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select first tab

    Uncheck Context commands on bottom on menu button

    NB: This option is automatically un-checked by default on a device running Android version > 4.0.0

     

    How to access the main menu ? (Touch screen only)

    The main menu is accessible by pressing the button on the right top of the screen or by a little right to left swipe in the second half of the screen.

    If you want to disable the border swipe:

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Select the first pane.

    Uncheck Active swipe border.

     

    How to customize shortcuts menu for Twitter and Jabber IM services ? (Touch screen only)

    The shortcuts menu is accessible by pressing the button on the left top of the screen at the left of the profile picture or by a little left to right swipe in the first half of the screen.

    If you want to disable the border swipe:

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Select the first pane.

    Uncheck Active swipe border.

    For Twitter service:

    Go to SettingsTwitter

    For Jabber IM service:

    Go to SettingsJabber IM

    Launch Shortcuts command.

    Check the commands you want the app to display in the shortcuts menu.

    In the shortcuts menu, long press on the command you want to remove from the shortcut menu.

    For the Twitter service:

    In order to add a shortcut to a keyword/hashtag:

    In the Search pane,

    Launch Other search command and Add to shortcuts command.

    If the keyword is in the shortcuts menu and if you want to remove it from the shortcuts menu,

    Launch Other search command and Remove from shortcuts command.

    In order to add a shortcut to list:

    In the List pane,

    Launch Other search command and Add to shortcuts command.

    If the list is in the shortcuts menu and if you want to remove it from the shortcuts menu,

    Launch Other search command and Remove from shortcuts command.

    In the shortcuts menu, long press on the keyword or the list you want to remove from the shortcut menu.

    In order to add a shortcut to a user:

    In the user profile dialog box,

    Launch Add to shortcuts command.

    If the user is in the shortcuts menu and if you want to remove it from the shortcuts menu,

    Launch Remove from shortcuts command.

    In the shortcuts menu, long press on the user you want to remove from the shortcut menu.

    For the Jabber IM service:

    In order to add a shortcut to a chat room/ IRC channel:

    This chat room/IRC channel must be in your bookmark.

    Open the chat room/IRC channel from your bookmark

    Select the first pane

    Check Put in shortcuts

     

    How to hide shortcuts button for Twitter and Jabber IM services ?(Touch screen only)

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Select the first pane

    Uncheck Display shortcuts button

     

    How to disable touch feedback (Touch screen mode only) ?

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select third tab.

    Set Touch vibration duration value to 0.

     

    How to set up transitions between screens ?

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select fourth tab.

    Set your transitions.

     

    How to remove all transitions between screens or menus ?

    If you detect slow transitions between screens or menus, you can remove all transitions.

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select fourth tab.

    Un-check process transitions.

     

    How to set scrolling speed and drag sensibility (Touch screen mode only) ?

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select fifth tab.

    Set:

    . Scrolling speed and scrolling sensitivity in order to increase or decrease the scrolling speed.

    . Drag sensibility

    Warning. These values can be very sensitives.

    If you detect troubleshootings, reset the default values by launching Set default command.

     

    How to disable tickering ?

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select first tab.

    Uncheck Tickering

     

    How to set up tickering speed ?

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select third tab and set Tickering speed value.

     

    How to disable pop-up end process notification ?

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select second tab.

    Uncheck Display notification pop-up

     

    How to set duration display pop-up end process notification ?

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select third tab.

    Set Pop-up notification duration value.

     

    How to change menu look an feel ?

    Menu can be displayed in two ways: Standard and Panel.

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch General command.

    Select second tab.

    Set Menu display value.

     

    How to set up zoomed lists ?

    Useful if your screen is small and you want to see more item in lists.

    Go to SettingsDisplay

    Launch Lists command.

    Set lists you want to zoom.

    BLUEJABB will only display the selected item in full display mode. The others items will remain compacts.

     

    How to select multiple items in a list ?

    In Touch screen version on some screens, a long press on a item will enter the application in multiple selection mode.

    In the other cases, launch Multiple selection command.

    BLUEJABB will display available commands in multiple selection mode (depends on the current screen).

    After processing operation , BLUEJABB will automatically return to single operation mode.

    To return manually to single operation mode, a long pres in touch screen mode on some screens on a item will return to the single selection mode.

    In the other cases , launch Single selection command.

     

    How to copy an image in the clipboard ?

    In the screen photo/image screen, launch Copy image command.

    In the multimedia archive screen, select image you want to copy and launch Copy image command.

     

    How to copy text in the clipboard ?

    In touch screen mode:

    Click on the right arrow on right side of the input zone.

    Launch Copy Text command if available or launch Clipboard command and launch Copy Text command.

    In standard screen mode:

    Select the input text

    Launch Clipboard command and Launch Copy Text command.

     

    How to paste/insert text from the clipboard ?

    In touch screen mode:

    Click on the right arrow on right side of the input zone.

    Launch Paste text or Insert text command if available or launch Clipboard command and launch Paste text or Insert text command.

    In standard screen mode:

    Select the input text

    Launch Clipboard command and Launch Paste text or Insert text command.

     

    What are the “Remove from list“ and “Remove All Items” commands available by selecting the right arrow on the right size of some input text zones ?

    Some input text zones are “historized”.

    When recording the value of the input text zone, BLUEJABB adds the value to the history of parameter associated with the input zone.

    Launching Remove from list command will remove the current selected value from the history of parameter associated with the input zone.

    Launching Remove all items command will clear the history of parameter associated with the input zone.

    When the record is not automatic, a Add item to list command is added.

    Launching this command will add the value to the history of parameter associated with the input zone.

     

    How to map the back key to exit the application ?

    Go to SettingsDisplayGeneral

    Select the second pane

    Check Map back key to exit

     

     

    How to map the back key to hide the application ?

    Go to SettingsDisplayGeneral

    Select the second pane

    Check Hide on back

     

    How to display/hide icons in menus ?

    Go to SettingsDisplayGeneral

    Select the second pane

    Check/Un-check Display command icons

     

    Multimedia

     

    How to change photo, audio and video file type ?

    Go to SettingsMultimedia

    Select first tab.

    Set Snapshot encoding for the photos.

    Set Video encoding for the videos.

    Set Audio encoding for the audios.

     

    How to set up BLUEJABB in order to use mobile multimedia players ?

    BLUEJABB provides built-in media players for image, audio or video. You can set up BLUEJABB in order to use player provided by your handset.

    Go to SettingsMultimedia

    Select first tab.

    Check Use mobile application for view Image in order to use the mobile image viewer application.

    Check Use mobile application for view Audio in order to use the mobile audio player application.

    Check Use mobile application for view Video in order to use the mobile video player application.

     

    How to set up BLUEJABB in order to select by default a specific handset file system folder when I load or write a media file ?

    Go to SettingsMultimedia

    Select second tab.

    Press on the button in order to select the folder you want to use for read and write your media files of each type (photo, image, audio, and video).

     

    How to set up BLUEJABB in order to display image thumbs when browsing handset filesystem ?

    Go to SettingsMultimedia

    Check Display thumb photo/pictures device file system

    This option can be set dynamically when browsing folder by launching Display command.

     

    How to set up BLUEJABB in order to back to media manager after reading media by the mobile ?

    Go to SettingsMultimedia

    Check Back to media manager after read media

     

    How to create a new photo ?

    BLUEJABB allow you to send a photo attached with Jabber IM , Bluetooth, Mail or Tweeter message by the Multimedia / New photo command.

    Launch Shoot command to take the photo.

    Launch File command if you want to change file name. In File screen, launch View command to view the photo.

    Launch context command (Set Attachment, Send multimedia, Record, Forward,..) to process.

     

    How to create a new audio ?

    BLUEJABB allows you to send an audio attached with Jabber IM , Bluetooth, Mail or Tweeter message by the Multimedia / New audio command.

    Launch Capture command in order to record a new audio.

    Launch File command if you want to change file name.

    Launch Play command to listen to the recorded audio.

    Launch context command (Set Attachment, Send multimedia, Record, Forward,..) to process.

     

    How to create a new video ?

    BLUEJABB allows you to send an video attached with Jabber IM , Bluetooth, Mail or Tweeter message by the Multimedia / New video command.

    Launch Capture command in order to record a new video.

    Change File name if wanted.

    Launch View command to view the recorded video.

    Launch context command (Set Attachment, Send multimedia, Record, Forward,..) to process.

     

    How to import a multimedia file from my handset file system into the BLUEJABB multimedia archive ?

    Go to ArchivesMultimedia

    Launch Photo from handset, Audio from handset or Video from handset command.

    Select the multimedia file

    See also How to set up BLUEJABB in order to select by default a specific handset file system folder when I load or write a media file ?

     

    How to export a multimedia file to my handset file system ?

    If multimedia is archived, Go to ArchivesMultimedia

    Select the multimedia you want to export.

    In the multimedia dialog screen:

    Launch File command.

    Launch Save to handset command.

    Select the directory.

    Launch Create Directory command if you want to create a directory. Input the name of the directory before.

    Launch Input name command if you want to change the file’s name.

    Launch OK command.

    NB:

    Press the shortcut focus key to set the focus on the input text zone.

    See How to set the shortcut focus key ?

    See also How to set up BLUEJABB in order to select by default a specific handset file system folder when I load or write a media file ?