How to import security certificates on the BlackBerry PlayBook


Please complete the following steps to import and use security certificates on the BlackBerry PlayBook:

  1. Connect the PlayBook to a computer using a USB cable
    1. If it hasn't already been completed, follow the steps on the PlayBook screen and the computer to install the drivers

  2. On the PlayBook navigate to the Gear icon and select About
  3. In the Information drop down list, select Network
  4. Copy either the IPv4 address listed under USB or Wireless
    1. On a Windows computer, open the Run dialog box and type \\127.1.1.1 (where 127.1.1.1 should be replaced with the actual IP address of the BlackBerry PlayBook)
    2. On a Mac computer, select Go -> Connect to Server... and type smb://127.1.1.1 (where 127.1.1.1 should be replaced with the actual IP address of the BlackBerry PlayBook)

  5. Copy the certificate file to the certs share on the BlackBerry PlayBook
  6. Touch the Gear icon in the top right hand corner of the PlayBook and select Security
  7. Within the Security menu, select Certificates
  8. Touch the Import button in the bottom right corner
  9. Select the certificate to be imported and touch Next
  10. Select the Class and which certificate store(s) to import the certificate into
  11. The certificate will now be available when creating a VPN profile, Wi-Fi profile, or when a accessing a secure website

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