Add your tablet to the BlackBerry Desktop Software

You can start using the BlackBerry® Desktop Software by adding your BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet.
  1. On your computer, open the BlackBerry Desktop Software.
  2. Connect your tablet to your computer. If prompted, click Yes to make this tablet the active tablet.
    • To start using this tablet, click Get started with this device.
    • To switch from an existing tablet, click Copy data and settings from another device. Follow the instructions on the screen to move your data to your new tablet.
  3. Type a name for your tablet. This name is displayed on the home screen of the BlackBerry Desktop Software and in the Device menu.
  4. To start certain tasks automatically each time that you connect your tablet, do any of the following:
    • To back up your tablet data and settings, select the Back up my device check box. In the drop-down list, select how often you want to back up your tablet data and settings.
    • To synchronize your songs, pictures, and videos, select the Media files check box.
  5. To delete existing media files from your tablet, click Delete all media.
  6. Click Finish.
After your tablet is added, keep it connected to your computer so that the BlackBerry Desktop Software can check for updated software that might be available.

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