Supported file types when using Bridge Files on the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet

Article ID: KB26606

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 05-04-2012


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry Bridge for BlackBerry OS 7 and earlier
  • BlackBerry PlayBook tablets
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  • BlackBerry® Bridge
  • BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet

When a BlackBerry® smartphone is connected to a BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet using BlackBerry® Bridge, Bridge Files allows access to the files located on the internal memory of the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, or from the MicroSD card of the BlackBerry smartphone.

The following file types are supported using Bridge Files:

  • Adobe® Reader® for opening PDF files
  • Documents to Go® for opening XLS, XLSX, DOC, DOCX or PPT files
  • Pictures such as BMP, JPG, GIF, and PNG
  • Music Files such as MP3

The following file types are not supported using Bridge Files:

  • Video Files such as 3GP, MP4, MKV, MPG, MPEG


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