Parameters of use

11.1 Email

It is not recommended to send and receive email messages that exceed 8 MB in size using a BlackBerry Internet Service account (5 MB for the attachment and 3 MB for the email message), regardless of the available mailbox size. When receiving an email message that is larger than 8 MB on the BlackBerry Smartphone, a percentage of the email message will appear as message truncated due to size and will not be readable on the Smartphone. 

11.2 BlackBerry Messenger

The current file transfer limit for BBM is 6 MB except for voice notes. The limit for voice notes are 96KB for single chat and 55KB for multi-person chat.

11.3 BlackBerry Operating System OS 5 and earlier

The BlackBerry browser has the following download file size limits:

    • MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and PDF (file size limit of 2048 KB)

    • OMA DRM message and OMA DM message (file size limit of 5120 KB)

    • All multimedia Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) types (file size limit of 250 MB)

Device browser limitations have been enforced to ensure optimal performance, tampering with the standard device software may impede on the perforce as well as nullify the device warranty; as such it is not recommended to do so.

11.4 BlackBerry Operating System OS 6

The single BlackBerry browser accommodates both BlackBerry Internet Service and BlackBerry Enterprise Server data usage. All WAP related data usage is routed via the WAP browser and rated according to the relevant data tariffs. The BlackBerry browser has the following download file size limits:

    • MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and PDF (no present limit)

    • OMA DRM message and OMA DM message (no present limit)

    • All multimedia Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) types (no present limit)

11.5 BlackBerry Operating System OS 7

The OS 7 BlackBerry browser supports HTML 5, new JavaScript compiler, improved Flash, touch to zoom, HTML 5 video tag. Web pages will open 40% faster than any other mobile browsers. The BlackBerry browser has the following download file size limits:

    • MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and PDF (no present limit)

    • OMA DRM message and OMA DM message (no present limit)

    • All multimedia Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) types (no present limit)

 
 

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