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Default BlackBerry Browser configuration options

by Retired on ‎02-17-2010 09:58 AM - edited on ‎01-19-2012 12:34 PM by Retired (5,868 Views)


This article applies to the following:

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.0 and later
  • BlackBerry Tablet OS 1.0 and later



The BlackBerry® Browser has the following default configuration options when connected through a wireless service provider:

BlackBerry Device Software Default values 
Support style sheets Support HTML tables Use background images Support embedded media Support JavaScript® 
4.0 No No No No No
4.1 No No No No No
4.2.0 No No No No No
4.2.1 No No No No No
4.2.2 No No No No No
4.3.0 Yes Yes No No No
4.5.0 Yes Yes No No No

For BlacKBerry Device Software 4.6 and later, cascading style sheet (CSS) and HTML table support is automatically included and it can no longer be turned off.

BlackBerry Device Software Default values 
Use background images Support embedded media Support JavaScript* 
4.6.0 Yes Yes No
4.6.1 Yes Yes No
4.7.0 Yes Yes No
5.0 Yes Yes Yes
BlackBerry 6 Yes Yes Yes
BlackBerry 7 Yes Yes Yes
Tablet OS 1.0 Yes Yes Yes
Tablet OS 2.0 Yes Yes Yes

* By default, the Hotspot Browser (Wi-Fi®) has JavaScript enabled because that browser is primarily intended for logging into hotspots, where JavaScript is often required.

Additional Information

For more info on verifying if JavaScript is enabled on the BlackBerry smartphone, see this article..

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