Looks like I am protected

by Volker Weber

BlackBerry Protect

If you have access to the Beta Zone, you may be able to enter the BlackBerry Protect managed beta. Unfortunately, you cannot register for the Beta Zone from Germany, but there are ways around that limitation.

First you need to update your device software to the latest build. Once you have entered the beta, you need to download the client software, register for a BlackBerry ID and then you are good to go.

Looks like I am protected

Locating a device in Germany currently seems to require a GPS fix. I think it would be advisable to also use other means.

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Comments

Unfortunately everyone is complaining it is not avaialable in the Beta Zone yet to sign up for

Chris Miller, 2010-07-14 20:11

OK, in that case I was nominated. I asked for it.

Volker Weber, 2010-07-14 20:12

But only for BIS-users, right?

Sven Richert, 2010-07-14 21:56

Yes. These features are part of BES anyway. And interestingly enough, my BB now reports that it Is connected to a BES. RIM's BES-in-the-cloud, I assume.

Volker Weber, 2010-07-14 22:19

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