March 5, 2011

BlackBerry Protect Now Available For Download

*Update: Here are the OTA links to download BlackBerry Protect without using the App World (The OTA's work for other countries!). Click the appropriate link from your BlackBerry device.

BlackBerry Protect application is now available for download, but currently only in North America, South America and some Caribbean countries.

BlackBerry Protect is a free application designed to keep your information secure if your BlackBerry smartphone goes missing. Download BlackBerry Protect then log into the website and you can lock, locate or wipe your smartphone from wherever you are. You can also choose to have your crucial data backed up wirelessly, and automatically, as often as you choose (daily, weekly, or monthly).
  • Over The Air (OTA) backup: Your contacts, text messages, calendar and bookmarks can be backed up wirelessly. It’s done automatically, and as often as you choose.
  • Protect your information: You’ve lost your smartphone. Why wonder who has access to your information? Simply log in to the BlackBerry Protect website and lock your device. Pretty sure you’re not going to see it again? You can delete the information on your smartphone and microSD card from the BlackBerry Protect website too.
  • Find your smartphone: Maybe you’ve just misplaced your smartphone. Lock and display a message on your smartphone Home screen for whoever may find it. Then locate it on a map and go get it. Or if you think your smartphone is nearby, simply force it to ring at full volume.
  • Switch smartphones: BlackBerry Protect makes it easy to restore the device settings, contacts and calendar items you had backed up on your last one.

Download from BlackBerry App World