How to Listen to the Radio on a Blackberry

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You may think it would be difficult to use your Blackberry to listen to the radio, but advances in technology have made this huge multi-tasking phenom even greater. Follow these steps to turn your phone into a radio.

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  1. 1

    Purchase XM Radio Mobile for your Blackberry by following the link provided in the Resources section. Although this is a paid service, XM offers the option to try the service free for 24 hours.

  2. 2

    Open the Internet browser that came with your phone to access Internet streaming radio websites.

  3. 3

    Follow the link provided in the Resources section to access free Internet streaming radio through Radio-Locator.

  4. 4

    Select a music format from the drop-down menu and click "Go."

  5. 5

    Choose a radio station from the provided list in the "Call Sign" column. A new window should pop open featuring the radio station's website. If you are using a pop-up blocker, alter your Internet browser options to allow pop-up windows.

  6. 6

    Look on the radio station home page for the words "Listen Live," "Listen Now" or some other similar text that links you to the radio station's streaming live feed.

  7. 7

    Plug a headset into your Blackberry to listen to your music while on the go or exercising. If you do not own a headset, follow the link in the Resources section to determine which headset works with your Blackberry model.

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