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Blackberry curve's roller ball does not go up

Can you help me fix this problem?

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  • harleemama7 Dec 04, 2008

    I have a Blackberry Curve and the roller ball will only go right. I was wondering if someone knew how to clean it perhaps?

  • szanie Dec 15, 2008

    Mine won't go right either. It's stuck. I just read a blog that states that the problem might be lint or something stuck underneath it, but I am trying to google solutions before I try to pop it out myself and clean it.

  • Sunflight Mar 01, 2009

    My roller ball moves left to right, and up, but won't budge downwards. Cleaning has helped in the past but not anymore. Have even replaced the rollerball, but eventually it gets stuck again.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2009

    try cleaning it with rubbing alcohol.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2009

    The trackball will go every direction but down. After reading the other responses, I will try cleaning it. Mine is a Blackberry Curve. Rlow

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Clean the ball.  Put some alcohol on your finger and roll it around.  This worked when the same thing happened to me. 

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I found this solutions:
http://blackberrytrackballs.com/

It looks like the made them easy to replace but not easy to clean.
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