Prepare Android Device (BlackBerry PRIV) for Development

April 4, 2016 — Leave a comment

Update 2017: In the meantime I’m testing all secure BlackBerry Android Devices: BlackBerry PRIV, DTEK50, DTEK60 (and waiting for the new KEYone

To prepare BlackBerry 10 Devices is easy: GoTo Settings –> Security –> DeveloperMode to switch on.

Want to know HowTo prepare an iPhone for Development ? Find some hints here.

If you’re coming from BlackBerry and just start with Android Development for BlackBerry PRIV, here’s HowTo enable the device for development:

GoTo Settings –> About Phone and Tap 5 times on ‘Build Number’:



You’ll get a confirmation that you’re now using the device as a developer:


Going back to Settings you’ll find a new Topic: Developer Options:


Please open the Developer Options and switch USB-Debugging on:


That’s all: you’re done 🙂

BlackBerry DTEK APP will always remember you that developer options and USB Debugging are switched ON:


From here you can tap on ‘Developer’ and directly go to the Settings if you want to change this.

Now your BlackBerry PRIV Device is ready for Qt Development.

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