Add smartphone applications

During the update process, you cannot use your BlackBerry smartphone and you cannot use the BlackBerry Desktop Software to perform other tasks such as deleting other smartphone applications or updating your BlackBerry Device Software. If you disconnect your smartphone from your computer or cancel the update process before it is complete, your smartphone might be unusable until you restart and complete the update.
  1. Connect your smartphone to your computer.
  2. On your computer, in the Applications folder, click the BlackBerry Desktop Software icon.
  3. Click the Applications icon at the top of the screen.
  4. Do any of the following:
    • In the list of available applications, select the checkbox beside one or more applications.
    • To install a third-party application that you downloaded to your computer, click the + icon. Select the .alx file for the third-party application. Click Open.
  5. Click Start.
  6. Complete the instructions on the screen.
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