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Registered: ‎06-04-2009
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Remotely access bb screen from pc



I know its not the right forum to ask. Have any one heard of remotely accessing the BB screen from a desktop  and controlling it. If yes.how it can be implemented. I can connect the device to pc using usb and I should be able to get the BB screen on my pc. Any ideas to implement this ??


Something similar to this


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Posts: 15,882
Registered: ‎07-09-2008
My Device: BlackBerry PRIV
My Carrier: Bell

Re: Remotely access bb screen from pc

There are a couple of options.  javaloader (included with BlackBerry Java Plug-in for Eclipse and BlackBerry JDE) is a command line tool that is commonly used to add/remove applications from a BlackBerry Smartphone while developing.


You can also use it to capture screenshots:


javaloader -u screenshot myFile.bmp


This captures the current active screen.


Another option is to create an application on the device that captures screenshots and streams them to an application running on a PC over USB or WiFi.

Mark Sohm
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Registered: ‎07-14-2008
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Re: Remotely access bb screen from pc

I beleive there are a copule of products out there already that do this, I think one of which is, at least in part, developed by one of the regulars here sImon_hain.  I can't remember what his poduct is called (sorry Simon).  He is on holiday I believe.


And there is this one: