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i have the 8320 and i cant figure out how to transfer pictures from the blackberry to the computer..ive put the little media card in the sandisk adapter, put it in the computer...nothing comes up. How do I transfer them?I've also connected the USB cable and nothing comes up. In the desktop manager, I dont see the media manager...how do i get that to come up? Thanks
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Go to options> Media Card> make sure mass storage is on, Connected, to either on or prompt. Plug in the BB, open mass storage and just drag and drop...
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Open Mass Storage where??? Through Desktop Manager? Won't let me do that?
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No, not through Desktop Manager. Double-click My Computer, and it will be listed as a removable disk with a drive letter. Double-click that icon and it opens the media card in Windows Explorer. Then you can drag and drop to it.
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You can treat your bb just like a thumbdrive. cut, copy, paste between the media card and your computer.
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What does Mass Storage mean? I transferred pics thru desktop manager from the BB to the media card, but was asked somewhere (either on the Bb or DM) about if I wanted Mass Storage on or off but didn't know what it meant
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Mass Storage means it's using your media card like a disk drive. When you have Mass Storage enabled on the BlackBerry, you can't access the files on the media card -- can't play music or look at photos. You need Mass Storage enabled to drag and drop files, but otherwise you don't need it to be on. In Options > Media Card, you should have Media Card support on, Mass Storage Mode Support on. I have Auto Enable Mass Storage Mode When Connected set to prompt.

That way, when I'm charging the device while connected to the PC, I can still access media files, play songs, etc.
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