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BlackBerry Media Sync

Your music, photos & videos go with you

Media Sync is a component of BlackBerry® Desktop Software 6.0. It makes syncing your desktop music, photo and video collections with your BlackBerry smartphone or tablet quick and easy.1

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For your entertainment

Take your music collections, videos and photo albums with you anywhere you go on your BlackBerry device. Note: some features require a minimum version of software.

Sync your music

Listen to your music on your BlackBerry smartphone or tablet. Put together a playlist for the gym or download a mix of tunes to get you through the day. With BlackBerry Media Sync, you can:

  • Sync playlist updates from your desktop to your device
  • Choose a playlist or get a random selection of songs
  • Remotely set up music downloads from your desktop library; they will initiate when you return to your home Wi-Fi® or connect via USB2
  • Create and edit playlists that will sync back with your computer2

Sync your photos and videos too

Now you can carry your desktop videos and photo albums on your BlackBerry device. Or save photos and video you've taken with your smartphone or tablet to your desktop. With BlackBerry Media Sync, you can:

  • Easily sync photos and videos to your BlackBerry device from your computer
  • Import photos and videos to your computer
  • Control which of your photos and videos are transferred to your computer

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    For BlackBerry® Media Sync to work your media enabled BlackBerry® smartphone must be connected to your computer via a USB cable. Certain music files may not be supported by the media player, including incompatible file types and files that contain digital rights management technologies. BlackBerry Media Sync is compatible with devices featuring BlackBerry® Device software v4.2 or higher. Devices that do not feature built-in mass storage capabilities (significant amounts of on-board memory) will require a microSD card to be properly inserted. Please visit for a list of devices requiring microSD cards. BlackBerry Media Sync is compatible with 32-bit editions of Windows® XP Service Pack 2 AND 64 and 32-bit e editions of Windows Vista™ which requires iTunes version 7.7.1 or higher. Not compatible Windows 2000. Mac OS 10.4 and 10.5 require iTunes version 7.7.1 or higher. All applicable charges will still apply for the purchase of music from iTunes

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    Requires BlackBerry Desktop Software v6.0 and BlackBerry® OS 6

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