BlackBerry Unite! Features Available Each OS Version

RIM released a great article recently on how the version of Handheld Firmware will determine which features you have available to you on BlackBerry Unite! The original article can be found as KB15639 on the Technical Solution Center.

The following table outlines the features available with different versions of BlackBerry Device Software:

BlackBerry Device Software
Feature 4.0.x 4.1.x 4.2.x 4.3 4.5
Support for BlackBerry smartphones activated using a BlackBerry® Enterprise Server and associated with BlackBerry Unite! software • •
View BlackBerry Unite! software shared contacts on a BlackBerry smartphone activated using a BlackBerry Enterprise Server and associated with BlackBerry Unite! software •
View multiple calendars on the BlackBerry smartphone • •
Isolate each calendar on the BlackBerry smartphone • •
Wireless calendar synchronization • • • • •
Wireless calendar synchronization of multiple calendars • •
Integrate up to ten email accounts • • • • •
Synchronization of content using a wired connection • • •
Synchronization of content using a Wi-Fi® connection • •
Download Manager • •
Remote Administration • •
Block all phone usage • • • ‡ ‡
Restrict outgoing calls by area code ‡ ‡
Restrict outgoing calls by phone number ‡ ‡
Restrict incoming calls by area code ‡ ‡
Restrict incoming calls by phone number ‡ ‡
View phone usage log • • • • •
Block all Internet browsing • • • ‡ ‡
View Internet browsing logs • • • • •
Restrict SMS usage • • • ‡ ‡
Restrict MMS usage • • • ‡ ‡
Control attachment viewing on the BlackBerry smartphone using BlackBerry Unite! software • • • ‡ ‡
Set the password for the BlackBerry smartphone using BlackBerry Unite! software • • • ‡ ‡
Set the owner information for the BlackBerry smartphone using BlackBerry Unite! software • • • ‡ ‡
Lock the BlackBerry smartphone using BlackBerry Unite! software • • • ‡ ‡
Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption for email messaging • • • • •

‡ If the BlackBerry smartphone is activated using a BlackBerry Enterprise Server and associated with BlackBerry Unite! software, these features are controlled by the IT policies on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. Changes made to these settings using BlackBerry Unite! software will not affect the BlackBerry smartphone.

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  1. Well, then I’m really glad I already upgrade from OS 4.2 to 4.5 then!

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