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Old 11-21-2007, 11:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a blackberry pearl 8100. I dont have a data plan and so cant do OTA installs. I have some programs in jad/jar format and want to install them... How can I do so? I can connect the pearl to my computer with the cable and have the DM installed. I have the latest version that I downloaded not too long ago and I also have bluetooth... Any suggestions? Thanks.
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Old 11-21-2007, 12:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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a search "jad convert" would have shown
HOWTO: Manually convert .jad/.jar to .cod if you cant do OTA
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Sorry. Thanks for pointing that out to me... Is there an option B? That one seems way too complicated.
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put the files you want to your memory card, and then install them from the phone, it works like ota
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put the files you want to your memory card, and then install them from the phone, it works like ota
This is what I do, It is nice and easy.
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I never thought to do that before I got my data plan. Guess it doesnt matter now haha

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I never thought to do that before I got my data plan. Guess it doesnt matter now haha

btw troydbrown love the avatar hilarious
I love your avatar as well, Foamy is my hero!
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put the files you want to your memory card, and then install them from the phone, it works like ota
ya... but how? i cant seem to view anything other than pics and audio and other media type files.

how are you viewing and launching jad files you upload to your card?
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When you are in the media gallery applicaton hit the menu button and click explore. Then find the jar files...
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Old 11-26-2007, 04:16 PM   #10 (permalink)
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i was having the same problem didnt want to do ota.. wow that was easy.... thanks so much...
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Oh I forgot here is an old writeup we did with pictures on how to do this
FAQ: Install JAR / JAD Files From Your SD Card Or Internal Memory | BerryReview
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what happens if you get an error code 907 about some invalid code and file not found?
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