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    Blackberry Playbook - About BlackBerry Bridge

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    • About BlackBerry Bridge

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      If you're running BlackBerry® Device Software 5.0 or later on your BlackBerry smartphone, you can connect yourBlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet to your smartphone to access email, calendars, BlackBerry® Messenger, files and other data directly from your tablet.

      Your tablet connects to your smartphone using Bluetooth® technology. To connect, you need BlackBerry® Bridge™installed on your smartphone. You can download it from the BlackBerry App World™ storefront.

      When your tablet and smartphone are connected, these icons appear on your tablet home screen:


      Communicate virtually instantly with other BlackBerry® Messenger users. It's everything you love about chatting with BBM™, on your tablet.


      Take advantage of the reading pane and larger screen on your tablet to work through your message inbox quicker. Attach files from your tablet or smartphone, or save attachments to your smartphone for later use.


      Keep on top of your schedule at a glance with Day and Month views or a convenient split-screen view.


      Connect with the people in your network through the Contacts app. Quickly jump to a contact to send an email, schedule a meeting or start a BBM chat.


      Have a growing to-do list? Use the Tasks app to help you stay focused on important actions.


      Instead of jotting notes on scraps of paper that can be easily misplaced, use memos to keep your information organised and easy to find.

      Bridge Files

      Browse and open files stored on your smartphone.

      Bridge Browser

      Browse the Internet using your smartphone’s connection to the Internet. If your administrator allows corporate intranet browsing, you can also browse your organisation's intranet.

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