Import new pictures and videos to your computer automatically when you connect your smartphone or tablet

You can set the BlackBerry® Desktop Software to automatically import new pictures and videos from your BlackBerry smartphone or BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet to your Mac computer each time that you connect your smartphone or tablet to your computer. You cannot import pictures or videos if encryption for media files on your smartphone is turned on.
  1. On your computer, in the Applications folder, click the BlackBerry Desktop Software icon.
  2. Click Device Options.
  3. Click the Import tab.
  4. Select the Automatically import media when device is connected check box.
  5. Do any of the following:
    • To import new pictures that are on your smartphone or tablet to your computer, select the Import Pictures check box.
    • To import new videos that are on your smartphone or tablet to your computer, select the Import Videos check box.
    • To delete your media files from your smartphone or tablet after they are imported to your computer, select the Delete imported media from your device check box.
    • To open the iPhoto software after your media files are imported to your computer, select the Start iPhoto after importing new media check box.
  6. In the Import Media From section, do one of the following for your smartphone:
    • To import media from any folder on your media card, click All folders on media card.
    • To import media from your media folders only, click Media folders on media card.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Connect your smartphone or tablet to your computer to begin importing your media files.

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