How to deploy BlackBerry Smart Card Reader Software over the air using a software configuration

Article ID: KB26375

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 02-07-2013


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry Smart Card Reader
  • BES5
Jump to: Environment | Overview
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server
  • BlackBerry Smart Card Reader

To deploy BlackBerry Smart Card Reader Software over the air using a software configuration from a BlackBerry Enterprise Server, complete the following steps:

Download the latest software for the BlackBerry Smart Card Reader from

  1. Click on Download the latest software for your BlackBerry Smart Card Reader
  2. From the drop down choose BlackBerry Smart Card Reader v1
  3. Click Next
  4. Click Download (either [Multilang] or [English] 1.5.1 MR #6
  5. Complete the information fields
  6. Click Next
  7. Agree to the Download Agreement
  8. Click Next
  9. Agree to the License Agreement
  10. Click Submit
  11. Click Download
  12. Save the file to the appropriate location
  13. Double-click on the installation file to install the software to a local computer (this can be uninstalled after the software has extracted the needed files)
  14. Accept the defaults when installing and change the destination folder if you would like. (this is a 32bit application so it will need to be installed into the program files (x86) directory if this is changed.
  15. Browse to (drive):\Program Files\Common Files\Research In Motion\Shared\Loader Files (for installation on 64bit computers you will need to navigate to (drive):\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Research In Motion\Shared\Loader Files
  16. In the Loader Files folder there are 2 separate folders, BT-version numbers and SCR-version number. For Over The Air Software pushes from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server you only need the BT-version number folder
  17. Copy the BT-version number directory to your software configuration repository
  18. Follow the steps listed in KB03748

Repeat steps for v2.0 Smart Card Reader. For step 2. the drop down you will choose BlackBerry Smart Card Reader v2(update September 28, 2010).


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