I used to have a huge list of BlackBerry quick tips to use for daily posts. As one might imagine, after a few months that list became pretty thin. I add to it when I can, but I also look for tips from around the Web. Today’s comes from Berry Reporter, and it has to do with mass storage mode on your BlackBerry. This comes into play if you have a microSD card and plug your BlackBerry into your computer. You’ll notice a dialog box pop up asking you if you want to enter mass storage mode. After the jump, a few options on what you can do here. Entering mass storage mode allows you to access your memory card from your computer, much like a flash drive. However, the drawback is that you then cannot access the memory card from your BlackBerry handheld. I’m not sure how often this will become a conflict, but if it is here’s how to avoid it. It’s pretty easy (and it’s a function basically on autopilot) to hit Yes when prompted about mass storage mode. However, what about later on, when you might want to access your memory card data from the handheld? You’ll go to Options, then Media Card. In that menu you will see Mass Storage Mode Support. If you previously hit On, click it to Off. Click Back, and save when prompted. You’re done. You can now access your memory card from your device. Unfortunately, doing the opposite — going to the Media Card menu and turning mass storage mode on and then saving — did not make the drive pop up on my desktop. I do have a Mac, though. Does this work on a PC?
BerryReporter Tip: Toggle mass storage mode
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