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WeatherBug Direct for BlackBerry



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WeatherBug Direct for BlackBerry

Announcing WeatherBug® Direct for BlackBerry! Get live, local weather from any of our more than 8,000 WeatherBug Tracking Stations around the U.S., plus live temperature and local forecasts — direct to your BlackBerry. Get WeatherBug Direct for BlackBerry today — Free!

WeatherBug Direct is available for All BlackBerry models with OS 4.2 and higher - excluding the BlackBerry Storm. If you have a BlackBerry Storm, you may want to consider our free WeatherBug for BlackBerry Storm application.

  • Live, local weather conditions
  • Local forecasts
  • Live temperature on your home screen
  • Severe weather alerts
  • Quick link to WeatherBug’s mobile Web site for more details
Installation Instructions
System Requirements
  • BlackBerry OS 4.1 and later
  • BB Dimension-Icon or BB Insight-Icon theme. The application will update under all themes but the user may experience slightly different alerting functionality. For example, the Verizon theme causes the alerting (blinking) to be hidden from the user. See the WeatherBug Direct for BlackBerry Help section below for instructions on changing the theme.

For support or to post comments, please visit the WeatherBug Mobile Forum.

WeatherBug Direct for BlackBerry Help

Any of your WeatherBug Direct settings can be edited from the WeatherBug Direct Settings Menu.

To open WeatherBug Direct Settings:
  1. Select the "Options" icon from the homescreen (sometimes this icon is contained in the settings menu).
  2. Select "WeatherBug Settings" from the list.
To change your current location:
  1. Enter your ZIP Code, city, state, or city, country into the location input field.
  2. Roll the trackwheel until "Save" is selected.
  3. Click the trackwheel.
  4. Select your current city from the city list.
  5. Select your current station from the station list.
  6. Click the trackwheel.
  7. Select "Save."
Advanced Settings

Using advanced settings, the user can configure the number of updates their BlackBerry receives from the WeatherBug servers.

The default settings are 12 alert updates per hour, six temperature updates per hour, and one forecast update per hour.

To change the number of updates:
  1. Go to WeatherBug Direct Settings.
  2. Click the trackwheel once.
  3. Select Advanced Settings.
  4. Highlight the type of data you would like to change.
  5. Hold down the "alt" key and scroll the trackwheel.

The number represents the number of updates you would like to receive in a hour.

NOTE: you can turn off updates by selecting 0

How to change the theme:
  • Go to "Options" (may be called "Settings" on some devices)
  • Go to "Theme"
  • Select a supported theme
  • Click the trackwheel
  • Select activate
Remove WeatherBug Direct
  1. Select the "Options" icon from the homescreen (sometimes this icon is contained in the settings menu).
  2. Select "Advanced Options" from the list.
  3. Select "Applications" from the list.
  4. Select "WeatherBug Direct" from the list.
  5. Choose "Delete" from the menu.
  6. Choose "Delete" from the menu again.
  7. Choose "Yes" when the device asks to be restarted.

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