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Try this http://www.unique-stuff.co.cc/fixing_sticky_blackberry_trackball.html They have some tricks to fix a sticky unscrollable blackberry trackball without disassembling. I try the rotating straw technique and it works for me!! I have my trackball working again now..

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SOURCE: My blackberry pearl trackball doesnt work

Take it where you bought it and try to get it replaced, saying it's defective. Hopefully you're under warranty, unlike myself who has a **** blackberry who's radio keeps turning off randomly and won't make or recieve calls without having to manually reconnect 'mobile network' hundreds of times a day. Your phone must have got really wet though because buttons and **** don't ******* unless exposed to extremly wet conditions (trust me, I know). I'd like an iphone over this **** for damn sure but i'm stuck with any annoying and fairly useless phone for now.

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Your trackball has dirt or more commonly dust in it. You will have to roll it and move it around like crazy to get the dirt out. You can also try blowing while turning.

It is not easy to get it out but when you do it willl work just fine.

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My blackberry scroll pad is not working, and i can't scroll anywhere. i took it to the shop and the man told me it was a hardware problem, i have pop reset it and soft reset it and nothing seems to work. i...


hi Titchypink.
this is all i could find out,hope it helps you out.
Trackpad, trackball, or keyboard not working on a BlackBerry smartphone running BlackBerry OS 7.1 and earlier Article Number: 000029640 First Published: April 26, 2017 Last Modified: April 26, 2017 Type: Support

Environment

  • BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry OS version 6 to 7.1
  • BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry Device Software 5.0
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Overview

In some situations, a BlackBerry smartphone with a trackpad or trackball may experience issues with sensitivity, latency, or scrolling. Additionally, the BlackBerry smartphone keyboard, or other buttons may be unresponsive.
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Cause

This issue might be caused by one of the following:
  1. The trackball/trackpad sensitivity needs to be adjusted.
  2. Make sure the trackball/trackpad is not affected by a software freeze or an application freezing.
  3. The BlackBerry Device Software is out of date and requires an update to resolve the trackpad, trackball or keyboard issue.
  4. The physical trackpad, trackball or keyboard hardware is malfunctioning.

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Resolution

Resolution for Cause 1
Complete the steps in Article 5447 to ensure the trackball/trackpad sensitivity is correctly.
Resolution for Cause 2
For BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry OS version 6 to 7.1 using a trackpad, complete the following:
  1. From the Home screen, select Options.
  2. Select Typing and Language.
  3. Select Trackpad Sensitivity.
  4. Ensure Audible Roll is selected.
  5. Rapidly roll the trackpad up, down, right, and left.
  6. If an audible click is heard while not responding, proceed to Resolution for Cause 4 as this could be a software related problem.
For BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry Device Software 5.0 using a trackball, complete the following:
  1. From the Home screen, select Options.
  2. Select Screen/Keyboard.
  3. Ensure Trackball Audible Roll is selected.
  4. Rapidly roll the trackball up, down, right, and left.
  5. If an audible click is heard while not responding, proceed to Resolution 4 as this could be a software related problem.
  6. If an audible click is not heard, the problem may be related to a hardware issue. Please contact the wireless service provider for additional steps.
If an audible click is not heard, the problem may be related to a hardware issue. Please contact the wireless service provider for additional steps.
Resolution for Cause 3
To update BlackBerry Device Software using BlackBerry Desktop Software see, Article 11320.
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To update the BlackBerry Device Software on the BlackBerry smartphone visit http://www.blackberry.com/update/
Resolution for Cause 4
Use the BlackBerry Virtual Expert diagnostics application. For more information, see Article 35973.if not try this link. blackberry scroll pad is not working Google Search

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My blackberry won't let me type A, sometimes when i slide the trackball up it shows symbols. The trackball won't go up or down in texts and blackberry messenger. It just stopped working randomly and I used...


I a suggesting cleaning your trackball, the steps and information along with pictures will be provided below. I followed these same steps and mine works fine. Trackballs can easily accumilate dirt and dust over any period of time.

First, you'll have to use the screwdriver to remove the ring from the outside of the trackball. I'd recommend doing this from the top, since it's the only part of the wheel that doesn't have a prong (you'll see what I mean when you pull it out). Once that is loose, you'll be able to take the trackball unit out as well. The set should look like this:
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Now we want to concern ourselves with the trackball unit. First, wet your finger and run it across the trackball to pick up any residue which might be sticking to it. Next, you'll notice there are four black wheels on each corner of the unit. Remove them one by one, removing any dust or buildup with your fingertips. I'd recommend not using water here. Just something about water and BlackBerry that makes me uneasy.
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Finally, we'll look back to the unit, where you'll see a copper sensor where the trackball used to be. Wipe this gently with the rag. This is a very fragile and very sensitive part. If you treat it roughly, it will break and you'll have a worse problem than a dirty and clogged trackball.
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Finally, drop the trackball unit back into the crevice, and pop the ring back on, prongs facing left, right, and down. Voila! Should be good as new. And now you don't have to send your BlackBerry to IT, or out for repair. Now if this does not work, you can order a replacement trackball from ebay for less than 3 dollars and just use the examples above to install it.

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BlackBerry Pearl 8100: blackberry pearl roller ball sticks...


it is because of the dust accumulate din between the trackball and the wheels...so remove the trackball and clean it....u can be abe to do it by your own... for assistance watch this video,to solve this problem http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=blackberry+pearl+8100+trackball+repair&aq=f

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Cell phone blackberry trackball stopped working!


Use a alcohol swab and gently rub it over the trackball. Rub it and roll the ball.. Eventually this cleaned the ball and it worked perfectly!!!!

Dec 17, 2009 | AT&T BlackBerry Curve 8310 Cell Phone -...

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Blackberry trackball stopped working


You can get a new trackball from www.bbmedic.com They have them in different colors too.

Dec 17, 2009 | RIM BlackBerry? Curve 8330 Cellular Phone

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Ball on blackberry wont navigate up or down


Hi. BlackBerry smartphone trackball fails to roll in a particular direction because, debris is lodged in the trackball.
The trackball user interface found on certain BlackBerry smartphones is similar to the trackball used in a mouse in a desktop computer.
Using for certain period 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.
I hope this information will be helpfull.

Nov 11, 2009 | RIM BlackBerry? Curve 8330 Cellular Phone

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My blackberry trackball and keypad stopped working. I can scroll with my trackball but not click and my keypad does not respond. How do I fix this?


the trackball need to be clean or replaced as for the keypad it may need to be service but it might be a software issue and the OS may need to be reflash so it would be best to take the phone to a mobile shop and have it diagnose.

Oct 14, 2009 | AT&T Blackberry Curve 8300 Smartphone

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The track ball on my blackberry 8310 stopped working.


No, but fortunately the trackball is not hard or expensive to replace. If you are technically savvy you can do this yourself. Just purchase a trackball on the internet. The trackball easily comes off if you put a small flat screw driver under the outer side of the chrome ring and pull if off. Let me know if you needed more help. Good luck

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