How to install BlackBerry Desktop Software

Download the latest version of BlackBerry Desktop Manager from http://uk.blackberry.com/services/desktop/

From there, click on either the Download for PC button or Download for Mac depending on the system you use.

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Choose whether to receive information from RIM or not and then click the download button.

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From the popup select Run.

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A progress bar will appear showing the status of the download.

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Once the download is complete click Run when prompted to run the software.

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The WinZip Self-Extractor will run for a couple of minutes.

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When prompted, select the language for install.

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When the InstallShield Wizard appears click Next >

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Select the country where you are located.

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Once you have read and agreed to the license agreement click to accept the terms and then select Next >

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Select the location to save the file to and click Next >

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Select the setup type and click Next >

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Select the media programs to install if required and click Next >

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Select the integration option. This relates to the tariff you are on. Select the ‘Integrate with personal email account’ if on the BlackBerry Internet tariff (approx £8.51p/m) even if it is being used with a work email account. Select the ‘Integrate with a work email account’ if on the BlackBerry Enterprise Tariff (approx £28p/m) if you use a BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

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BlackBerry Enterprise Server only – Select the type of server in your organisation and then click Next >

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Select the installations options required from the list and click Next >

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The InstallShield Wizard will then begin the installation of the software.

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This will be followed by the Media Manager installation (if selected).

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Once complete a confirmation box will appear to confirm this. Click Finish.

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A popup box will appear prompting you to restart the system before any changes take effect. Click Yes to restart now or No if you want to restart later.

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