How to Put an App on a BlackBerry Without Using the Desktop Manager

An app may be put on your BlackBerry without the need to download and install BlackBerry Desktop Manager. You can download the app from BlackBerry App World on your device. Apps such as BlackBerry Messenger, Facebook and Twitter are available in App World. An active cellular data or Wi-Fi connection is needed to download the app. The app is downloaded in approximately the same amount of time it would take to download it through Desktop Manager.

  1. Press the "Menu" key on your BlackBerry and click the "App World" icon.

  2. Click the "Search" icon and enter the name of the app you want to install in the search field. Press the trackpad.

  3. Review the search results and click the app's name.

  4. Click "Install" to put the app on your BlackBerry without using Desktop Manager.

  5. Click "Edit Permissions" when the app is installed and change the "Connection," "User Data" and "Interactions" fields to "Allow."

  6. Press the "Menu" key and select "Save."

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