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Gospel Library for BlackBerry installing App



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  • Version introduces improved sideloading of data.
  • Version 1.0.5 introduces a multi-language option, and a simplified download.


From your BlackBerry's Browser, go to

Downloads for other languages

Initial setup

If your BlackBerry is set to English, Spanish, or Portuguese, when you start the app for the first time, it will download that language. To download an additional language, wait for the primary language to finish downloading, then select settings--languages and select one of the other languages. When you back out of that menu, it will ask to download that language.

Updating content

Periodically, new content will become available. The currently scheduled content is the new "General Conference" which will be released some time after conference texts are finalized and translations are completed.

To update, just select settings--download latest content and your BlackBerry will download the latest table of contents, compare it to your current data, and download any new content which has become available.

Manually installing data

A manual install will sideload (copy) the app from a computer to a BlackBerry. (Does not require a current data plan for the cellphone.)

Watch a YouTube video [1] which shows how to complete the process below.

If you have a media (microSD) card in the BlackBerry visit this website [] to access Gospel Library for JavaME.

  1. Select your language, and download the appropriate .jad/.jar pair. The "A" pairing will install a full version of the scriptures, the "AB" only The Book of Mormon. Just click each file to begin the download.
  2. Attach a USB cable to the phone and a Windows or Mac computer. (No Linux-compatible drivers available.)
  3. Copy both files to "Folders > Media Card" on the BlackBerry.
  4. Disconnect the USB to see the media card on the device.
  5. Find your BlackBerry's File Manager (look in the Applications Menu).
  6. Navigate to GospelLibrary.jad, select and run it.
  7. Choose "Download" to install the app. If it complains that it is "Unsigned or Untrusted," select yes.

These procedures have been tested on a BlackBerry 8330, 9320 and 9360.

If you have difficulty, please e-mail for help.

The method below has so far proven ineffective. Please re-visit for status updates.

  1. Download the file Unzip it, and install it in the root directory of your SD card on your BlackBerry.

Pour installer les Écritures, svp cliquer ici: [] pour télécharger les fichiers Écritures.jad et Écritures.jar. Utiliser le BlackBerry Desktop Manager et un câble USB à les copier à la carte mémoire de votre portable BlackBerry. À l'aide du BlackBerry File Manager, sélectionner le fichier Écritures.jad pour l'éxécuter. Ça y est! Il faudra un moment bref pour finir l'installation du contenu.

See also

BlackBerry applications

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