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Transfer a file from your computer to your smartphone using your smartphone as a USB memory drive

You must use the BlackBerry® Desktop Software to manage and preserve the information or the encryption that is associated with your media files when you transfer files between your BlackBerry smartphone and your computer.

  1. Connect your smartphone to your computer using a USB cable.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • If you want to transfer most types of files, in the dialog box that appears on your smartphone, select the USB option.
    • If you want to transfer media files that are protected with DRM, in the dialog box that appears on your smartphone, select the media transfer option.
  3. If necessary, type a password. Your smartphone appears as a drive on your computer.
  4. Drag a file from a location on your computer to a folder on your smartphone.
After you finish: To view the transferred file on your smartphone, disconnect your smartphone from your computer and find the file.

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