Wi-Fi Music Sync installation and setup

Article ID: KB23921

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 12-15-2011

 

Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry Desktop Software Version 6.0
  • BlackBerry Style 9670
  • BlackBerry Bold 9780
  • BlackBerry Torch 9800
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  • BlackBerry® Desktop Software 6.0
  • BlackBerry® Device Software 6.0 
  • Wi-Fi®
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The Wi-Fi® Music Sync feature in BlackBerry® Desktop Software is designed for browsing and downloading songs and playlists to the BlackBerry® smartphone using Wi-Fi technology. The songs and playlists are pulled from a Windows Media® Player library or an iTunes library on your computer.

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Installation of Wi-Fi music sync and the BlackBerry handheld client

  1. Connect your BlackBerry smartphone to your computer.
  2. In the BlackBerry Desktop Software, click Tools > Wi-Fi music sync or click Wi-Fi music sync at the bottom of the screen.
  3. In the Wi-fi music sync setup window, click Turn wireless sync on. The software then installs the BlackBerry handheld client if it isn't already installed.


    Note: The BlackBerry smartphone restarts when the software is installed.

  4. On the confirmation screen, note the Wi-Fi requirements and click Close.
  5. In the BlackBerry Desktop Software, click Music to synchronize the playlists on your computer with your BlackBerry smartphone.


    Note: Wi-fi music sync will pull your Windows Media Player or iTunes playlists.

    Your Wi-Fi connection status and any other connectivity updates for Wi-fi music sync appear at the bottom of the BlackBerry Desktop Software screen.

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