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My 8100 Pearl trackball is not rolling in one certain direction [down], any help / suggestions?

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    My trackball also will not roll down. very annoying.

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Remove/reinstall battery a couple of times for hard reset.  (Near death experience scares most electronics into good behaviour.)

Posted on Mar 28, 2009

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Hi, Help PLease, My blackberry Pearl 8100 , scroll button not working in left direction!!


it can be solved only by opening the trackball and removing the dust in the trackball....it is the most common problem with blackberry mobile... u can be able to see the repairing procedure of the track ball in the youtube videos..

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My bb 8100 track ball will not go left! How do I fix it?


Hello.

Your Blackberry probably just needs cleaning.

Removing the pearl’s cover would the best way to get access to its sensor and clean it.

Carefully remove the silver metal ring that holds the trackball component in its position. The silver ring which covers the trackball can easily be removed if you use a small screwdriver to lift it at the outer side of the ring. Be careful here! all parts have very small plastic pieces which can break very easy. When the silver plastic ring is removed, you will see the inner trackball component which can be removed completely. The trackball component itself can also be carved. For every direction the ball can roll, you’ll find a sensor wheel. You'll probably find that that those wheels are dirty and need cleaning. Once this is done put everything back together to the place the pieces came from and secure the trackball with the silver plastic ring you removed in the first step.

Hope this helps.

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The trackball user interface found on certain BlackBerry smartphones is similar to the trackball used in a mouse in conjunction with a desktop computer.
In the event debris comes in contact with the trackball and affects the usability of the BlackBerry smartphone, rapidly roll the trackball up, down, left, or right to potentially correct the problem.
If rapidly rolling the trackball does not correct the problem, please contact your wireless service provider for support options.
Try to re-install the BlackBerry Device Software using the application loader tool, before you re-install the software please back up the BlackBerry smartphone data.

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Trackball will not go down. Pearl 8100


It has been in my experience with the 8100 that if you can't scroll a certain direction, there was debris on the roller preventing it from registering the roll. Turn the phone off, press down on the track ball (as if to press a button) roll the ball down (in your case). This may help dislodge whatever debris is caught in the roller. It has worked for me several times. You may want to try and clean the trackball as well with some rubbing alcohol and a q-tip.

If it were a software problem, then I would imagine you turning off the phone (battery pull) would clear this up anyways.

Best Regards,
Bill

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My trackball on bb 9000 won't move down


good luck.
if you can get the part -- its a trackball assembly btw not just the ball itself
you press down on the silver ring around the ball and turn, the cover will fall out. use a small probe and lift the assembly out.
many times there's fuzz in there -- check it out before you buy a new assembly

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Trackball on 8320 won't scroll down


the better way is to go to a servicing center

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You will need to clean your trackball via the directions here

or

You may have Horizon Wireless replace the trackball for you > Horizon Wireless Online

They do good work!!!

Jun 20, 2009 | RIM BlackBerry Pearl 8100

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The rollerball on my blackberry pearl does not move down only up


Your rollerball needs a clean.

The silver ring which covers the trackball can easily be removed if you use a small screwdriver to lift it at the outer side of the ring. Be careful here! Like you should be during the whole process as all parts have very small plastic nipple which can break very easy. When the silver plastic ring is removed you will see the inner trackball component which can be removed completely. Before doing this you should carefully remove the silver metal ring that holds the trackball component in its position. The trackball component itself can also be carved. For every direction the ball can roll to you’ll find a sensor wheel. Those wheels are mostly carrying some gunk you should clean them from. Once this is done put everything back together to the place the pieces came from and secure the trackball with the silver plastic ring you removed in the first step. Your BlackBerry’s trackball should be back working now.

There are pictures of how to do this on "other" forums.

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It might be a case where the track ball has some dirt or debris underneath it. First, turn the device off. Next, press down firmly on the track ball while at the same time rolling it in every direction. Hopefully that will knock loose any debris. Another tip to try is to wet your thumb with a little water and do the same thing.

If those two options don't work, you may try taking out the track ball and blowing out the slot with some compressed air. Below is a link that shows how to remove and clean the track ball:

http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-8100-series-discussion-pearl/113889-how-clean-trackball-your-pearl-8100-a.html

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First, turn off the device. While pressing down firmly on the track ball roll the ball in all directions.

If that doesn't work, then you may need to take out the track ball and blow it out with compressed air. The link below shows how to disassemble the track ball:

http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-8100-series-discussion-pearl/113889-how-clean-trackball-your-pearl-8100-a.html

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