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Posts: 39
Registered: ‎09-08-2009
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PDF Reader for Blackberry

Hello,

 

is there a good freeware edition for reading pdf documents? I think adobe hasn`t one.

 

Thanks!

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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: PDF Reader for Blackberry

For a PDF sent as an attachment to an email, the native BlackBerry OS will read it, for free.

 

If you need to view PDF files on your Media Card, there is not a free option... BeamReader, Repligo and PDFtoGo from Dataviz are good options, but commercial. 




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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎08-27-2010
My Device: Blackberry Bold
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: PDF Reader for Blackberry

Just purchased bb bold from verizon. It will not open a pdf attached in an email!! Can't believe this! It doesn't sync with desktp email without installing a special server? My windows mobile device used to sync perfectly with my office email. Reads pdf and all office files..no wonder blackberry is offering buy one get one free!
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Re: PDF Reader for Blackberry

Hello,

 

 


kenhsu66 wrote:
Just purchased bb bold from verizon. It will not open a pdf attached in an email!!

 

Perhaps you could provide more description of what happens? An error message perhaps? Or does it truly just do nothing when you make the attempt? Please provide a complete description of the exact steps you take and exactly what happens. As discussed in this thread, BBs will open PDFs as long as they are an email attachment.

 

Nevertheless, I suggest the following steps, in order, even if they seem redundant to what you have already tried (steps 1 and 2 each should result in a message coming to your BB):

1) Register HRT

  • Homescreen > Options > Advanced Options > Host Routing Table > blackberry_logo.jpg (it does not matter which line is current) > Register Now



2) Resend Service Books

  • KB02830 Send the service books for the BlackBerry Internet Service



3) Batt Pull Reboot

  • Anytime random strange behavior or sluggishness creeps in, the first thing to do is a battery pop reboot. With power ON, remove the back cover and pull out the battery. Wait about a minute then replace the battery and cover. Power up and wait patiently through the long reboot -- ~5 minutes. See if things have returned to good operation. Like all computing devices, BB's suffer from memory leaks and such...with a hard reboot being the best cure.

 


kenhsu66 wrote:
It doesn't sync with desktp email without installing a special server? My windows mobile device used to sync perfectly with my office email.

 

WM and BB are not the same. If you were expecting a BB to function exactly like a WM device, then your expectation is where the error is...it is not a "fault" of the device. The device does what it does. Other devices do what they do. None are identical. Each have strengths and weaknesses. Hence, we have many choices and only by knowing for sure beforehand the differences is each person able to select the device that suits their specific needs.

 

 


kenhsu66 wrote:
no wonder blackberry is offering buy one get one free!

 

Blackberry sells no devices. The carriers set the prices, including any promotional offerings they choose.

 

Good luck!




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Posts: 22
Registered: ‎04-21-2010
My Device: Bold 9700 Is there any other?
My Carrier: ATT

Re: PDF Reader for Blackberry

blackberry for verizon is your problem. switch to At&t and you wont have any of those problems!

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Posts: 48
Registered: ‎03-04-2009
My Device: Not Specified

Re: PDF Reader for Blackberry

i have Blackberry 9700 and torch on both pdf file doesnot open. can any one idea aobut it.

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Posts: 22
Registered: ‎04-21-2010
My Device: Bold 9700 Is there any other?
My Carrier: ATT

Re: PDF Reader for Blackberry

A pdf file will open if its attached to an email. However if you'd like to open a .pdf file on your media card, you'll have to use software like documents to go from dataviz. I got it on sale for $19.99. Its well worth it. I hope this helped.
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Registered: ‎07-22-2011
My Device: Torch
My Carrier: Vodafone UK

Re: PDF Reader for Blackberry

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I have pdf files emailed to me regularly, but when they are opened, the text appears very pixellated. Also, I can only 'open' rather than 'download'.

 

For a device primarily used for business, this seems very odd. Is this an inherent crappy design flaw, or is there something I am doing wrong?

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Registered: ‎12-10-2011
My Device: BlackBerry Torch 9800
My Carrier: etisalat

Re: PDF Reader for Blackberry

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I wanna download adobe reader for bb torch 9800can send it to my mail <Personal Content Removed> please

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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎02-09-2012
My Device: torch 9800
My Carrier: enterpreneur

Re: PDF Reader for Blackberry

I wanna download adobe reader for bb torch 9800 please send it to my mail