Encrypted files on a media card are able to be copied off of the media card in a decrypted state and can be viewed

Article ID: KB22577

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 12-14-2011


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry Desktop Software for Windows

  • BlackBerry® smartphones
  • DT640007

Files on a media card in a BlackBerry® smartphone that are encrypted are given a .REM file extension. To decrypt these files, the media card must be in a smartphone or the files must be copied off the media card using Roxio® Media Manager for BlackBerry smartphones. 


BlackBerry Smartphones running 5.0

Upgrade the BlackBerry device software to (bundle 1326) or above.

BlackBerry Smartphones running 6.0

Upgrade the BlackBerry device software to (bundle 167) or above.

Please visit your carrier's BlackBerry software download site for available upgrades.


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