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Registered: ‎11-23-2010
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Blackberry Browsers - Differences?

On my Blackberry I seem to have by default 4 different web browsers.


One is from the network provider, which leaves Blackberry Browser, Internet, and Hotspot.


I can't see documented clearly what the difference is?


It seems that with the default of "Blackberry Browser" traffic is being routed through out BES and out through our internet connection, even if I'm connected to my home wi-fi.


What would we do if we wanted this to be the default, but if our staff were occasionally at locations where you connect to a wifi network but need to pass through a captive portal where you enter username/password before you can connect to the internet?


Thanks in advance.

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Posts: 22,043
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: BlackBerry PRIV; BlackBerry Z30, Z10 and Q10 w/OS; PlayBook w/OS
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: Blackberry Browsers - Differences?

You have a "wap browser" that is usually a carrier browser.


Internet Browser is also a browser that uses the carrier's data.


BlackBerry Browser is BES browser.


Hotspot Browser is just the wifi browser.


Most of the time if the wifi connection requires a login it will load that login page regardless of which browser you have set as default. 

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