How to install the Java Loader utility

Article ID: KB25526

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 02-20-2012


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry 7 OS and earlier
  • BlackBerry smartphones

Complete the following steps to install Java Loader onto a laptop or desktop computer:


1.    Download the installation file and save it to C:\Program Files\Common Files\Research In Motion\Shared\Loader Files\<BlackBerry_smartphone_type_software_version>\Java\ .

2.    Extract the executable and double-click the executable to begin the installation.

3.    Read and accept the license agreement and select install.

4.    During the installation, save the installation files to C:\Program Files\Common Files\Research In Motion\Shared\Loader Files\<BlackBerry_smartphone_type_and_software_version>\Java\ .


Note: If installing Java Loader on a computer running Windows® 98, rename the <BlackBerry_smartphone_type_and_software_version> folder to a name with less than eight characters.

CollapseAdditional Information

To obtain the Javaloader Utility, please visit our website and download the BlackBerry SDK.

For information regarding the commands that can be ran using the Java Loader tool, please reference KB25524.


By downloading, accessing or otherwise using the Knowledge Base documents you agree:

   (a) that the terms of use for the documents found at apply to your use or reference to these documents; and

   (b) not to copy, distribute, disclose or reproduce, in full or in part any of the documents without the express written consent of RIM.

Visit the BlackBerry Technical Solution Center at