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Old 10-12-2009, 09:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a unlimited email plan (with a very small data plan) and I wanted to know if there's a way to download Blackberry apps using the Desktop software (ie. using my laptop/desktop to download and install the app on my BB).

I have a Curve 8310 and have the most current Blackberry device software.
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It depends on the applications. Some applications will have desktop install files while others are over the air only.
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I thought the Desktop software had an Application Installer.
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You donwload the application then use the BlackBerry Desktop Manager to install it.
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I thought the Desktop software had an Application Installer.
It does, but the application package you are installing must be designed for desktop installation. Some do, some don't.

Try these articles for some hints:
Installing Software From OTA Links Without a Data Plan, Part 1 | BlackBerry Boards News
Installing Software From OTA Links Without a Data Plan, Part 2 | BlackBerry Boards News
Installing Software From OTA Links Without a Data Plan, Part 3 | BlackBerry Boards News
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