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    Blackberry Playbook - Share files between your computer and tablet using Wi-Fi

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    • Want an easy way to connect your BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet for easy file sharing? By using the file-sharing option with Wi-Fi®, you can drag and drop documents, pictures, videos, music and other files from your computer to your tablet. If you set a password to help protect your files, you are prompted to enter it before you can move files between your tablet and your computer.
      1.  On your tablet, tap  > Storage and Sharing.
      2. Set the Wi-Fi Sharing switch to On.
      3. To set a password to help protect your files, tap Password.
      4. On your tablet, tap  - About.
      5. In the drop-down list, tap Network and make a note of the USB IPv4 address for your tablet.
      6.  Do one of the following:
        • If your computer uses a Windows® operating system, click Start > Run. Type your tablet IP address in the following format: \\xx.xxx.xxx.xxx.
        • If your computer uses a Mac operating system, select Go > Connect to Server. Type your tablet IP address in the following format: smb://xx.xxx.xxx.xxx.
      7. Drag a file from a location on your computer to a folder on your tablet.

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