How to Put BBM on a Windows Mobile 5.0

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How to Put BBM on a Windows Mobile 5.0
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BBM is short for BlackBerry Messenger. This application allows you to communicate with your BlackBerry contacts. You can also communicate with contacts who use other online instant messaging services. It includes features such as emoticons, status updates and away messages. You can download BBM even if you have a Windows Mobile 5.0 device. All you need is Microsoft ActiveSync software and a data cable to transfer the software.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Data cable
  • Microsoft ActiveSync

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Download the BlackBerry Messenger software. Save the file to your desktop.

  2. 2

    Download Microsoft ActiveSync. Save the file and follow the set-up wizard instructions for proper installation. Restart your computer.

  3. 3

    Attach one end of the data cable to your Windows Mobile device. Attach the other end to your computer's USB port. Microsoft ActiveSync should automatically launch and detect a connection.

  4. 4

    Click "Next." Select BlackBerry Messenger from your computer's files and programs. Click "Next" once again.

  5. 5

    Wait for the synchronisation to complete. Click "Finish" when prompted.

Tips and warnings

  • Do not disconnect the data cable until synchronisation is complete. You could risk losing or corrupting the file.

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