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Announcing BlackBerry® Desktop Software 6.0

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BlackBerry® Desktop Software 6.0



Product Overview


The BlackBerry® Desktop Software is designed to link the content and applications on BlackBerry smartphones with a computer.


BlackBerry smartphone users can use the BlackBerry Desktop Software to do the following tasks:

  • Synchronize organizer data (calendar entries, contacts, tasks, and memos) and media files (music, pictures, and videos)
  • Backup and restore BlackBerry smartphone data
  • Manage and update BlackBerry smartphone applications
  • Transfer settings and data to a new BlackBerry smartphone
  • Use the BlackBerry smartphone as a modem to connect to the Internet from a computer
  • Manage multiple devices
  • Charge the BlackBerry smartphone




  • Enhanced User Interface and improved synchronization for contacts, calendar appointments, tasks, memos, photos and videos.
  • Wi-Fi music sync
  •     • Designed to allow BlackBerry smartphone users to synchronize their music to their BlackBerry smartphone using a home Wi-Fi® connection with BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry® Device Software 6.0

  • BlackBerry® Media Sync functionality is integrated as a core part of BlackBerry Desktop Software
  •     • Seamlessly access all BlackBerry Media Sync functionality directly from BlackBerry Desktop Software 6.0

        • Synchronize with iTunes and Windows Media® Player music libraries

        • Select artists and genres in addition to playlists

  • Support for:
  •     • Microsoft® Outlook® Express 6 and Microsoft® Outlook ® 2003, 2007 and 2010

        • Windows Vista™ Calendar and Address Book

        • IBM® Lotus Notes® 6, 6.5, 7, 8 and 8.5

        • Yahoo! ®


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