Set permissions for third party, programs, Control external connections

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User Guide
Set permissions for third-party 
programs
Warning:
Setting permissions for third party programs can 
significantly affect the operation of third-party 
programs on your BlackBerry® device. If you are 
unsure about how changing these settings might 
affect the operation of third party programs on your 
device, contact your system administrator or service 
provider for more information.
1. In the device options, click Advanced Options.
2. Click Applications.
3. Click the trackwheel.
4. Click Permissions. 
5. Perform one of the following actions:
• To control whether third-party programs can 
make an external connection from your 
device, set the Connections group permission 
field.
• To control whether third-party programs can 
communicate with other programs on your 
device, set the Interactions group permission 
field.
• To control whether third-party programs can 
access personal information from programs on 
your device, set the User Data group 
permission field.
6. Click the trackwheel.
7. Click Save.
8. Click Reset Now.
Notes:
To expand a folder, click a folder with a plus sign (+) 
beside it. Click Expand.
To collapse a folder, click a folder with a minus sign (-) 
beside it. Click Collapse.
If your device is integrated with an account that uses 
BlackBerry Enterprise Server™ version 4.0 or later, 
some settings might appear differently than the 
settings described. Contact your system administrator 
for more information.
Related topics
About permissions for third-party programs (See page 
95.)
Control external connections (See page 96.)
Control connections with the device (See page 97.)
Control access to personal information (See page 97.)
About firewall settings (See page 95.)
Control external connections
1. In the device options, click Advanced Options.
2. Click Applications.
3. Click the trackwheel.
4. Click Permissions.
5. In the Connections group, set the following fields:
• To control whether third-party programs can 
use physical connections to your BlackBerry® 
device, such as a USB cable or RS-232 cable, 
set the USB/Serial field.
• To control whether third-party programs can 
use wireless connections that your device has 
established with other Bluetooth™-enabled 
devices, set the Bluetooth field.
• To control whether third-party programs can 
make phone calls or access call logs, set the 
Phone field.
• To control whether third-party programs can 
use the GPS position of your device, set the 
Location (GPS) field. 
• To control whether third-party programs can 
access the Internet or your corporate intranet