The BlackBerry Desktop Software is designed to link the data, media files, and applications on your BlackBerry smartphone or your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet with your computer.
You can use the BlackBerry Desktop Software to do the following tasks with your smartphone or tablet:
Synchronize your media files (music, pictures, and videos)
Back up and restore your data
Update your BlackBerry Device Software or BlackBerry Tablet OS
Transfer your settings and data to a new smartphone or new tablet
Manage multiple smartphones and tablets
Charge your smartphone or tablet
Additionally, you can do the following tasks with your smartphone:
Synchronize your organizer data (calendar entries, contacts, tasks, and memos)
Manage and update your smartphone applications
Use your smartphone as a modem to connect to the Internet from your computer
Features that aren't supported for the tablet won't appear on the BlackBerry Desktop Software screens when your tablet is connected.
The first time you open the BlackBerry Desktop Software, you're prompted to set some preferences, like starting the software when you connect your smartphone or tablet and automatically checking for software updates.
Intel compatible 1GHz or higher processor
512 MB of RAM
USB 1.1 or higher USB port
Screen resolution of 1024x768 or greater
100 MB of free hard disk space for typical installation
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