mobileTWS for BlackBerry Release Notes
and modifications below are in release 2.1 of mobileTWS for BlackBerry.
Once you have logged in, if you leave the application without logging out, you can re-access the application without having to log in or use your security device within 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, you will be logged out and will be required to log back in using the full login and security process. If you prefer not to have this 10 minute leeway to re-access your account, go to Configuration and switch Allow reconnect to OFF. You can also have iTWS remember your username by setting Save username to ON.
When you click in the Customer Login username field, an entry keyboard is displayed which allows you to enter your secure login data. This onscreen keyboard is only accessible for logging into the mobileTWS for BlackBerry application.
In response to customer requests, the Interactive Brokers splash screen no longer displays to customers on log in.
mobileTWS for BlackBerry now supports forex along with stocks, options, futures and futures options. In addition, the FX Portfolio section can now viewed from the Portfolio. To enable display of the FX Portfolio, from Configuration set Enable FX portfolio to ON.
In the Portfolio view, the Value column now displays toggle arrows. When clicked, the entry toggles between Value and Unrealized P&L.
If you enter a ticker on an exchange to which you have not subscribed, mobileTWS for BlackBerry will ask if you would like to see delayed market data for the ticker. Note that delays are determined by the exchange but are generally 15-20 minutes.
mobileTWS for BlackBerry now supports charting. To see a chart, select Quotes and Charts from the main menu. Select a symbol, and click Chart at the top right of the Contract Details page.
To view market scanners, from the main menu select Scanners. Use the plus sign "+" to create a new real-time market scan.
You can now set realtime alerts with email notification. To set an alert, from the main menu select Alerts. Use the plus sign "+" to create an alert. Define conditions and settings. The alert notification will be sent to the email defined in Configuration. To modify the email address, touch Text Message from the Alerts screen.
Non customers have access to delayed quotes, charts and market scanners (delays determined by the individual exchanges) as well as realtime price alerts with email delivery, and realtime forex quotes. Additionally, non-customers can log into the mobileTWS for BlackBerry demo system to get a feel for the application.
The following fixes have also been included in version 2.1 of mobileTWS for BlackBerry:
- In the beta version, the application did not accept valid passwords if they were longer than 8 characters. This has been fixed.
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