Friday, October 2, 2009

How to install a BlackBerry Theme (Desktop Method)

There are 2 ways to install BlackBerry themes:

Desktop Install (this method)
OTA Install

This is how you install a theme using your computer:

  1. Download the theme file (it is usually in a "zip" file).
  2. Unzip it (Simply double click on the zip file or right click it and select "extract here" or "extract to".
  3. Plug your BlackBerry into your computer and open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
  4. On BlackBerry Desktop Manager select "Application Loader"
  5. Next select "Add/Remove Applications"
  6. Select "Browse..." and browse to where you unzipped the file to.
  7. Double click on the ".alx" file of the theme you want to install.
  8. Click "Next" you will be presented with a screen telling you what theme you are installing.
  9. Click "Finish".
  10. Wait for it to install and for your BlackBerry to Reboot (approximately 10 minutes).
  11. Now all that is left is to activate it by selecting Options and then Themes and then clicking on the title of the theme you downloaded.


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