Install applications and software
You can transfer installation files to your device from a
compatible computer, download them during
browsing, or receive them in a multimedia message,
as an e-mail attachment, or using other connectivity
methods, such as Bluetooth connectivity. You can use
Nokia Application Installer in Nokia Ovi Suite to install
an application to your device.
Icons in Application manager indicate the following:
.sis or .sisx application
application not fully installed
application installed in the mass memory
application installed on the memory card
Important: Only install and use applications
and other software from trusted sources, such as
applications that are Symbian Signed or have passed
the Java Verified™ testing.
Before installation, note the following:
To view the application type, version number, and
the supplier or manufacturer of the application,
To display the security certificate details of the
If you install a file that contains an update or repair
to an existing application, you can only restore the
original application if you have the original
installation file or a full backup copy of the removed
software package. To restore the original
application, remove the application, and install the
application again from the original installation file
or the backup copy.
The JAR file is required for installing Java
applications. If it is missing, the device may ask you
to download it. If there is no access point defined
for the application, you are asked to select one.
When you are downloading the JAR file, you may
need to enter a user name and password to access
the server. You obtain these from the supplier or
manufacturer of the application.
To install an application or software, do the following:
To locate an installation file, select
. Alternatively, search
installation files using File manager, or select
, and open a message that
contains an installation file.
In Application manager, select
In other applications, select the installation file to
start the installation.
During installation, the device shows information
about the progress of the installation. If you install
an application without a digital signature or
certification, the device displays a warning.
Continue installation only if you are sure of the
origin and contents of the application.
To start an installed application, select the application.
If the application does not have a default folder
defined, it is installed in the Installations folder in the
To see which software packages are installed or
removed and when, select
Important: Your device can only support one
antivirus application. Having more than one
application with antivirus functionality could affect
performance and operation or cause the device to stop
After you install applications to a compatible memory
card, installation files (.sis, .sisx) remain in the device
memory. The files may use large amounts of memory
and prevent you from storing other files. To maintain
sufficient memory, use Nokia Ovi Suite to back up
installation files to a compatible PC, then use the file
manager to remove the installation files from the
device memory. If the .sis file is a message attachment,
delete the message from the Messaging inbox.