Edit Word and PowerPoint files on the BlackBerry

Created: Saturday, August 16, 2008, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 5:50 am

Most BlackBerry users rant about the fact that it’s not possible to edit Microsoft Office files on the BlackBerry out of the box — and of course, that’s because you can’t even view them most of the time! However that could change soon as RIM’s new beta version of the BlackBerry handheld operating system (OS) v4.5 looms on the horizon — they now include the Standard Edition of Documents to Go.

Documents to Go is a viewer for Microsoft Office applications on the BlackBerry and other smartphone platforms — but the Standard edition only lets you view and edit the files, not create them. To create new files, you need the Premium version. But this is one limitation that’s easily rectified using the process outlined by Al Sacco on his CIO Blog site…

And there’s also a link to the CrackBerry.com site, where you can learn how to upgrade to a new RIM BlackBerry operating system (OS)…

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