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Saturday, May 03, 2008

Blackberry: How to Install Free Games via Desktop Manager

Looking to kill a little extra time waiting in an airport for your next flight? Then this quick and easy to use guide is just for you. In it, we will show you how you can install games for your Blackberry device using the Blackberry Desktop Manager. In addition, I will provide a couple of links where you can go and download free games for your Blackberry device!

(If you do not have the most current version of the Desktop Manager, you can go here to install it: How to Install Blackberry Desktop Software with Media Manager)

Looking for free games? In order to install games on your Blackberry via the Desktop Manager, the games themselves must be in the ALX or ALI (Application Loader) formats. A couple of locations where you can find these games include: http://www.geocities.com/mikolupi/. Here you can download free Disco Bowling and Midnight Pool for your Blackberry device.

Once you have downloaded and unzipped the files, here are the steps that you need to do to load the software.

1. Make sure that the Blackberry Desktop Manager is up and running, then connect your RIM Blackberry device via the USB cable or Bluetooth.

2. Click on the Application Loader region of the Blackberry Desktop Manager in order to start the installation of the game to your Blackberry device.

Click on the Application Loader region of the Blackberry Desktop Manager in order to start the installation of the game to your Blackberry device.
3. Enter your password (if you have one setup in order to authorize the Application Loader to connect to your Blackberry device.

Enter your password (if you have one setup in order to authorize the Application Loader to connect to your Blackberry device.
4. From the Desktop Application Selection screen which shows the currently installed software, click on the add button in order to install Disco Bowling, which is the game being installed via this guide.

From the Desktop Application Selection screen which shows the currently installed software, click on the add button in order to install Disco Bowling, which is the game being installed via this guide.
5. Now located the Bowling.alx file on your computer where you unzipped the files to for installation via your Desktop Manager. Click on open to complete.

Now located the Bowling.alx file on your computer where you unzipped the files to for installation via your Desktop Manager.  Click on open to complete.

6. The Desktop Manager software will confirm the game Disco Bowling which will be installed on your Blackberry device. Click on Finish to install the free game.

The Desktop Manager software will confirm the game Disco Bowling which will be installed on your Blackberry device.  Click on Finish to install the free game.
7. Once the installation is complete, you will be given a message confirming the successful installation. In some cases, you Blackberry device may reboot itself to complete the installation. This usually only happens when you uninstall software, but I have seen cases where it happens during the actual installation. Click on close to complete.

Once the installation is complete, you will be given a message confirming the successful installation.  In some cases, you Blackberry device may reboot itself to complete the installation.  This usually only happens when you uninstall software, but I have seen cases where it happens during the actual installation.  Click on close to complete.

Once your device reboots (if applicable), then the new icon for the game will show on your handheld RIM Blackberry device. Now you can play this Disco Bowling or any other games that you find!

Other compatible Blackberry Desktop Software Versions include:
PocketMac v4.0.20b for BlackBerry
BlackBerry Desktop Software v4.3
BlackBerry Desktop Software v4.2 Service Pack 2
BlackBerry Desktop Software v4.2 Service Pack 1
BlackBerry Desktop Software v4.2
BlackBerry Desktop Software v4.1
BlackBerry Desktop Software v4.0
BlackBerry Desktop Software v3.6
BlackBerry Desktop Software v3.5a
BlackBerry Desktop Software v2.1 for BlackBerry Internet Edition
BlackBerry Desktop Software v2.1 for BlackBerry Enterprise Edition
BlackBerry Desktop Software v2.0 for BlackBerry Internet Edition

This installation software is compatible with the following Blackberry:
Blackberry 8830
Blackberry 8820
Blackberry 8800
Blackberry 8707v
Blackberry 8707g
Blackberry 8707
Blackberry 8705g
Blackberry 8703e
Blackberry 8700v
Blackberry 8700r
Blackberry 8700g
Blackberry 8700f
Blackberry 8700c
Blackberry 8700
BlackBerry 8330
Blackberry 8320 Curve
Blackberry 8310 Curve
Blackberry 8300 Curve
Blackberry 8130 Pearl
Blackberry 8120 Pearl
Blackberry 8110 Pearl
Blackberry 8100 Pearl
Blackberry 7780
Blackberry 7750
Blackberry 7730
Blackberry 7520
Blackberry 7510
Blackberry 7290
Blackberry 7280
Blackberry 7270
Blackberry 7250
Blackberry 7230
Blackberry 7210
Blackberry 7130g
Blackberry 7130e
Blackberry 7130c
Blackberry 7130
Blackberry 7105t
Blackberry 7100x
Blackberry 7100v
Blackberry 7100t
Blackberry 7100r
Blackberry 7100i
Blackberry 7100g
Blackberry 7100
Blackberry 6780
Blackberry 6750
Blackberry 6720
Blackberry 6710
Blackberry 6510
Blackberry 6280
Blackberry 6230
Blackberry 6210
Blackberry 5810

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks Alot! For Posting This Guide No questions Ask man Great Job

Anonymous said...

You were such a great help!! thanks a lot!!

Anonymous said...

cheers m8, a gr8 help

Anonymous said...

Sorry but i wanna add jar or zip files can i get help email at honda4crf@aol.com or leave another comment here

Anonymous said...

hi , thanks fo rthe help. i am using STORm 2, i did, acording the mentioned above, still not able to install games, please advice

Beta said...

Desktop Manager has helped me in many games and applications installed on the blackberry.

Anonymous said...

hi !greeat man is a good say thanks 4 ur time ;) u explain right