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Friday, May 02, 2008

Blackberry: How to Install Games Wirelessly

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 wirelessly which pairs really nicely with my other guide on how to install games via Desktop Manager. In addition, I will provide a great link where you can go and download free games for your Blackberry device and be up and running in seconds!

Looking for free games? In order to install games on your Blackberry via the wireless (GPRS, EDGE, WiFi, etc.), the games themselves must be in the JAD (Java Application Descriptor) or JAR (Java Archive) formats. A great location for free games (black & white) includes: MAGMIC, and 170+ Free Blackberry Games. Here you can download many different games and I will be using the games from MAGMIC for this guide.

1. Go to the "Browser" functionality of your RIM Blackberry device.

Go to the
2. Once in your browser, open up the go to URL so you can type a custom URL in.

Once in your browser, open up the go to URL so you can type a custom URL in.
3. Enter in the URL for the free MAGMIC games, http://bb.magmic.com/BB/dl.html.

Enter in the URL for the free MAGMIC games, http://bb.magmic.com/BB/dl.html.
4. Select the game your want (in my case it was Cribbage) and wheel or trackball click on the link to follow it.

Select the game your want (in my case it was Cribbage) and wheel or trackball click on the link to follow it.
5. Choose the download option to install the game onto your RIM Blackberry device.

Choose the download option to install the game onto your RIM Blackberry device.
6. The software now downloads from the Internet. It may take a few minutes depending on the size of the game.

The software now downloads from the Internet.  It may take a few minutes depending on the size of the game.
7. After a couple of minutes a message will return saying the application was successfully installed. Click on run to try it out! In some cases, your Blackberry device may need to be reset.

After a couple of minutes a message will return saying the application was successfully installed.  Click on run to try it out!
8. Your new Cribbage game is fired up on your RIM Blackberry device and you can now play!

Your new Cribbage game is fired up on your RIM Blackberry device and you can now play!

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 Cribbage card game or any other games that you find!

This installation guide is compatible with the following RIM Blackberry devices:
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

1 comments:

mhykie said...

hi! great advice. but 1 thing is that this site does NOT offer free games. kindly check. thanks