Chapter 5. Never Miss Another Appointment

In This Chapter

  • Seeing your schedule from different time frames

  • Making your Calendar your own

  • Scheduling a meeting

  • Viewing an appointment

  • Sending and receiving meeting requests

To some folks, the key to being organized and productive is mastering time management and using their time wisely (and we aren't just talking about reading this book while you're commuting to work). Many have discovered that there is no better way to organize their time than to use a calendar — a daily planner tool. Some prefer digital to paper, so they use a planner software program on their PC, whether installed on their hard drive or accessed through an Internet portal (such as Yahoo!). The smartest of the bunch, of course, use their BlackBerry handheld because it has the whole planner thing covered with its Calendar application.

In this chapter, we show you how to keep your life (personal and work) in order by managing your appointments with your BlackBerry Calendar. What's great about managing your time on a BlackBerry instead of on your PC is that your BlackBerry is always with you. Just remember that you won't have any more excuses for forgetting that important quarterly meeting or Bertha's birthday bash.

Accessing BlackBerry Calendar

BlackBerry Calendar is one of the BlackBerry core applications, like Contacts or Phone (read more about the others in Chapter 1), so it's easy to get to. From the Home screen, press the Menu key and then select Calendar. Voilà! You have ...

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