Testing your application ensures that users will have the experience that you intend to provide. If your application will be made avaialble to numerous BlackBerry device types, it is important that you test your application on each of these device types.
Testing on a BlackBerry Simulator
BlackBerry device simulators allow you to easily test your application on a variety of BlackBerry device types without the need for physical access to devices.
Note: BlackBerry simulators are currently only available for Windows PCs. Mac OS is not supported at this time. If you are developing using Mac OS, you will need to test your application on a physical BlackBerry device.
Download a BlackBerry Simulator
You can download BlackBerry simulators here (Windows Only).
Testing on a BlackBerry Device
Loading your application on to a BlackBerry device
If you would like to test your application by running it on a physical device, you can do so by using the BlackBerry Plug-in for Eclipse and following these instructions.
- Connect the BlackBerry device to the computer by using a USB cable. Note: Connect only one BlackBerry device at a time.
- In Package Explorer view, right-click a BlackBerry application project.
- Click BlackBerry -> Load Project on Device.