BlackBerry Smartphones to listen to classical music
I just got my Blackberry curve and it's great - except for the issues I'm having with music downloads. I bought two albums of music on iTunes. I have not had any problems of synchronization of the current music, I bought through iTunes. But, when I tried to synchronize of classical music, I bought using the Synch Media app, they will not synch - Proteched (Digital Rights Management).
I am very confused. I don't understand how to determine things in iTunes so go to sync or not synch (protected or not). Also, I could care less where I buy my music. Is there a better place to buy pieces to avoid this problem? I assumed that because blackberry referenced iTunes software, it is fully compatible. Of course, this isn't.
Any suggestion would be appreciated. I need to learn this music for my church choir and I bought this blackberry to replace my phone AND my ipod - so the aspect of music is a priority for me!
The problem lies in the files of the songs themselves. Partly to blame is also Apple and iTunes. When you say 'current' and 'classical' music, are you talking about the time they were purchased through iTunes? That's probably why your current songs are able to sync and not adults.
Basically what it comes down to tell the difference in the types of files that you have purchased. iTunes until recently incorporated a form of "copy protection" called management of digital rights (DRM) in the songs you purchase/download that you would only play/sync these songs on matched Apple software and devices, keeps you simply copy the file and give it to a friend for free to play on their iPod or other player without having to pay for it is marked. It's a bit like how you can't all just pop a DVD in your computer and copy it to another drive. You never, through legal means, will be able to play files protected against copying on your BlackBerry.
The way to tell if an iTunes song is protected against copying is to watch the song info/properties option in iTunes, or check the file extension. If the extension is ".m4p" it is protected
To avoid this problem in the future you can either illegally remove the DRM of the song files by using the decryption software, buy single songs in iTunes that are designated "iTunes more" (who are not protected against copying and is supposed to be the new standard for store from now all the songs in iTunes and can cost very) , or use another store digital music such as Amazon, eMusic, Napster, etc. - where they do not apply copy protection to any of their files (although sometimes sacrificing sound quality just perceptible). Personally, I recommend Amazon because quality is superior to the standard, and the songs are generally a full 10 cents less than the iTunes store. The only obstacle that you run sometimes is that the selection on these sites are perhaps not as large as iTunes.
DRM and iTunes is seen by some consumers as a marketing scheme and the violation of property rights - software iTunes is free, but if you want to listen to the music purchased outside of this program, you are forced to use/buy an iPod. When you buy a CD, it's phsically as your own and you can do whatever you want with it - play on any CD player, sell, lend it to someone listening, etc. With DRM encrypted music which is not the case and you can't do any of those things, but you're still paying the same amount of money for it, as if you were buying a CD, feel so much, you should have the same capacity/rights.
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I've loaded about 3 000 songs on my Javelin and trimmed them up to about 1,000 of my absolute favorites. I tried to transfer to my computer in two ways... with Fund Manager and let XP do the work... but deleted music always comes again!
I tried a reset, reboot and everything I can think of doing the deletion of things go away, but it won't. Windows Media Player is on monitor only the new folder I created for Blackberry music, but my smartphone is quite smart to find all the stuff I was history.
My question: how the world can permanently delete you a file? I have checked the settings, but it can't know.
Thanks for any time you take to help out me.
If your music is on a media card, use Windows Explorer to view its contents and to view system and hidden files.
In each case, you will see a file named BBThumbs.dat. It's the indexing file, which contains information about the deleted files still. Just delete all the BBThumbs.dat files.
After unplugging the computer, when you enter the multimedia application, it will start again every 1000 remaining files from indexing. It may take some time but will end after a few minutes.
One of my children made a habit of 'butt dialing' me by mistake, leaving messages of 5 minutes. Lack of knowledge what else to do, I have to listen to him walk around with a voice hushed for a full 5 minutes before I can hit "7" to remove the message. There must be a better way forward quickly at the end of a message. I tried all the keys as well as the # and *... Help!
So you kick 7 is not fast enough?
Delete, repeat, fast forward, etc., keyboard shortcuts for your voicemail come from your operator, not BlackBerry. You should check with your carrier about voice shortcuts.
For example, on mine, typing press the 3 deletes the virtual machine.
So I got my blackberry to my computer and I tried to download pictures of her. There was some hidden that I couldn't so I decided to look around and see if I could find them. I have the blackberry from the folder right click after I selected the device from my computer. I then in properties and accidentally selected option check box to see only the hidden, or something to that. Now when I look on the device, all files are gone including camera, music photo, everything is not a single folder, listed in the unit when it is connected to my computer. And therefore all the photos on my camera, even if not connected to my computer and music are lost. Please help me to retrieve all my music and photos that I stupidly lost.
On your computer you need to make sure it's set to show hidden files.
For Windows Vista and 7:
Once you have those who show themselves in Windows and then connect your device to the computer and undo what you did. You should see the files hidden in Windows now and you should be able to remove the checkbox for hidden.
When I take pictures with my Storm photos do not appear in my pictures folder. Similarly, I can't find the music in my music folder - but I know they are still on my phone from the memory used/available.
I believe that I used Windows Explorer to save the photos of my BB and since then the photos do not appear on my Storm.
Any idea what is the problem?
I thought about it...
.... I don't know how or why, but the Blackberry folder on my map of media (including images and music) was hidden, blocking out also my photos and music when my BB has been disconnected from my computer.
Thanks for your help.
I found a way to listen to Shoutcast streaming radio (the largest streaming radio group/index in the world, identical to the tab 'Radio' from Winamp/iTunes) on my Storm, using nothing more than what came with the phone. That is right. No need for applications, no security to Nelson setting with no crap interface.
Read about it on my blog:
I hope you all enjoy it, because it answers a lot of the ways I've seen on the web.
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Please help - it happened to me twice. I download music, photos and ringtones - and then they just disappear? I don't know why this is happening. WHAT I AM DOING WRONG?
Hi and welcome to the forums!
I hope you save them to a media card and not the memory of the device. You have a memory card? And when you specify downloads can be saved to?
Let us know.
This morning, I remember always be able to access my mediafolder in the Media folder, but now I can't find the icon of music anywhere, and when I say everywhere I mean like every folder on my phone. I always try to get a shot of my software upgrade [6.0 Bundle 2342]. I can always look for 'music' and the icon music is magically on search and I can play my music, but I can't find the icon anywhere else on top of that... What should I do?
Its a simple fix to go where it use to be right click and go to show all and click on this and this is poof lol
Have a nice day
I can't transfer music to my BB 8707 files, as it says that I am permitted to 2.86 MB. Means I can't transfer files from music at all? Or y at - it another way to do it?
See you soon
the 8707 can play mp3. The problem is that there is only 64 MB of memory onboard and:
- a large part of it is used by the operating system
- You cannot install a memory card on your device
I know, it sucks. Maybe it's time to buy another device if you intend to use it as a Portable Media Player.
Because I had the same problems with MM and MS, I tried the solution that I've seen several people post here and have done the following:
On my BB Pearl
Options > media card
media card support: on
encryption mode: no
mass storage mode: on
auto enable mass storage mode when connected: Yes
Connected the phone to the pc using cable then slipped and dropped music to music for drive E: folder.
Phone removed from the pc but the music, files are not always displayed to the top.
If you have your connected device and browser, you can with Windows Explorer,
Remove all bbthumb.dat files in the folder Music\.
Unplug, then open the media application. And wait.
I have a problem loading music on my 8830. I have a 4 GB memory card, but I can't figure out how to erase the music I deleted.
Cancel the request. I could restart the BB and delete the old file information. Found a few old son who had the same problem.
Have installed everything, but the drop of Itunes is "grey"... where mistaken?
You use sync media from the Desktop Manager Blackberry?
How to access my ringtones, music, videos, files of photos on my PC?
I did it a couple of times, but now I can't seem to access it easily.
Thank you Jeff - you behave! Bravo.
So, can I just plug the micro SD card into my card reader and then I'll have access? Don't I have that right? (It makes sense).
Yes, you can see the contents of the folder video, photos, music etc...
you will have access only to your articles, not those preinstalled on the phone
Hi, I am wondering what size maximum or ideal of the music file (mp3, aif, m4a, flac, etc.) that can be played on "BOLD". I copied a song using Media Manager (Covert for optimum playback). The size of the song is 28 MB. It does not show a song about my "BOLD", but when I use Media Manager to access I can see and play through Media Manager.
Am I missing something? Thank you.
Hi and welcome to the forums!
Using a memory card?
There is not a definitive length listed, maximum or ideal length for a song. Most of the courses are not
take 28 mg. If you save the map of support, it should appear, as long as you have the
free space on the card.
Info on the device
AT & T
Phone smart BlackBerry 8900 (EDGE, Wi - Fi)
v184.108.40.2069 (Platform 220.127.116.11)
The kernel v18.104.22.168a encryption
Brand version: 22.214.171.124
The micro Edition configuration: CLDC-1. 1
Micro Edition profile: MIDP-2. 0
etc. (tell me if you need more information)
Free file: 111110876 bytes
I was wondering how to sync pictures with my blackberry? I did it in the past by connecting my blackberry on my Mac and using Blackberry Desktop Manager, but since an update (I think) now it does not give me the option to do so (see below). I can also copy and paste photos/images directly to the Blackberry from my mac. How to transfer pictures to my blackberry!
Here is a picture of what looks like my blackberry Desktop Manager...
Any help is greatly appreciated!
BlackBerry Desktop Manager synchronize photos...
You can go the manual route:
or there's Missing Sync for BlackBerry or PocketMac.
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