Load Applications on the Handheld using BlackBerry Desktop Manager 4.2 Application Loader
SUBJECT:
Load Applications on the Handheld using BlackBerry Desktop Manager 4.2 Application Loader
Install applications on the handheld using BlackBerry Desktop Manager 4.2 Application Loader
FACT:
BlackBerry Desktop Manager 4.2
BlackBerry Application Loader
SYMPTOM:
Loading applications on the RIM BlackBerry
Install applications on the RIM BlackBerry
Missing applications on a RIM BlackBerry
FIX:

WARNING:

  • Ensure that the Blackberry has at least 50% charge before attempting this procedure.
  • If the battery fails during this process, the software update will fail, resulting in a JVM 507 error.

Prerequisites

Load Applications to the Handheld

  1. Start the BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
  2. Click Application Loader.

     
  3. The "Welcome to the Application Loader Wizard" screen appears. Click Next.
       
     
  4. If prompted for the security password, enter the correct password and click Next.
    NOTE: This screen will only display if a password has been set on the handheld.
      
     
      
  5. Application Loader will detect the RIM BlackBerry application and system configuration.
    NOTE: If the handheld is not detected, perform a soft reset while still connected to the computer.
        
     
  6. Select the desired application(s) to install by checking the corresponding checkbox and click Next.
        
     
  7. If prompted to backup application data, select the desired backup method and click Next then proceed to step 11.
    IMPORTANT: It is recommended to select option for "Automatic Backup" if chosen to erase application data.
        

     
  8. The "Completing the Application Loader Wizard" screen appears. Click Advanced.
        
      
  9. If desired, select one of the following options to erase content from the RIM BlackBerry.
    IMPORTANT: It is not recommended to erase application data without performing a backup.
      
     
    • Erase all application data: Erases all application data from the handheld.
    • Erase all currently installed applications: Erases all applications from the handheld.
       
  10. Select the desired backup method and click Next.
    IMPORTANT: It is recommended to select option for "Automatic Backup" if chosen to erase application data.
        
     
  11. The "Completing the Application Loader Wizard" screen appears. Click Finish.
        
      
  12. A status window appears. The RIM BlackBerry handheld is being updated.
    IMPORTANT: Do not disconnect the RIM BlackBerry from the desktop computer until the process is complete.
      
        
  13. A confirmation message will appear once the loading process is complete. Click Close.
     
     



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