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How to Install a JAR File on a Nokia Mobile Phone


Like many mobile devices, Nokia cell phones use the Java software platform by Sun Microsystems to run applications and games. JAR files are the primary format for Java programs and can be used on Nokia phones.

However, you cannot use a JAR file on a Nokia phone without installing it on the device first. You can install a JAR file on a Nokia phone in a few steps.

Things You’ll Need : Nokia PC Suite, Nokia USB data transfer cable, JAR file

Open “Nokia PC Suite” on your personal computer. If you don’t have the program installed on your computer, you can find it on the CD that comes with your phone. Connect the Nokia phone to your computer using the supplied USB data transfer cable.Select “PC Suite Mode” on your Nokia phone when prompted.

Click “Install Application” in the Nokia PC Suite to open the Nokia Application Installer. Click “Browse” and locate the JAR file on your computer. Either double-click the file or click on the green arrow to begin the installation. Consult the progress bar to learn when the installation is complete.

Tips & Warnings

  1. If you have Nokia PC Suite installed on your computer, double-click the JAR file when your phone is connected to launch straight in to the Nokia Application Installer.