1. nelsonningombam's Avatar
    We all know that bb10 cannot run video on the background/active frame without using ported apps.
    Well my friend I have discovered a cool trick to overcome this limitations using native web browser.

    Type "file:///sdcard" on your browser. Locate your video folder and from there you can play video file and run it on the background.

    I haven't checked all the video format though. But it works.

    Hope you like it.

    Posted via CB10
    10-31-14 10:43 AM
  2. deremi's Avatar
    This was discovered a while back. Probably not easily searched due to some obscure thread name like this.

    Perhaps the Moderators can change thread name to
    "Playing video natively in the background with Browser"
    10-31-14 10:45 AM
  3. damienR's Avatar
    Nicee...

    Z30 Beast on Roids..
    10-31-14 10:58 AM
  4. Gearheadaddy's Avatar
    Cool!

    Crackberry Genius on Verizon 10.3.1.938
    11-01-14 01:48 AM
  5. EastonAtkins's Avatar
    Really cool
    12-24-14 01:02 AM
  6. Noorhadi78's Avatar
    yessss..

    Sent from the other side of the country
    12-24-14 10:31 PM
  7. Tim_treo's Avatar
    Could someone spell this out for me? When I type 'file:///sdcard' in the browser, it will try to search Google for that string.

    Do I need to type the full path to the video or something?


    Posted via CB10
    powerftk likes this.
    01-11-15 08:20 AM
  8. Toodeurep's Avatar
    file:///sdcard without the ""(quotes)
    01-11-15 10:24 AM
  9. Tim_treo's Avatar
    Ok, it seems to work now (no idea what I was doing before), but the video portion itself doesn't play when the browser window is minimized to an active frame, only the audio will continue to play.

    The format is mp4 and the videos were taken by the passport itself.
    01-11-15 11:25 AM
  10. edriss's Avatar
    Ok, it seems to work now (no idea what I was doing before), but the video portion itself doesn't play when the browser window is minimized to an active frame, only the audio will continue to play.

    The format is mp4 and the videos were taken by the passport itself.
    That is correct, the point of this is to listen to a TED talk video which you don't have to watch, a guy sitting on the stage, or in my particular case, i have music videos saved that i would like to listen to while doing something else.

    GREAT FIND @nelsonningombam
    nelsonningombam likes this.
    01-29-15 02:54 PM
  11. kowshiksunny's Avatar
    hello friend
    I got a problem with my z10, it suddenly turned off and not turning ON even the battery is fully charged. I have tried kick start also and even it dosen't worked can u plz help me
    02-18-15 06:35 AM
  12. HigherThanMars's Avatar
    Nice. Thanks.
    02-19-15 07:53 PM
  13. phantomenix's Avatar
    Thanks, this is pretty cool!
    04-15-15 11:58 PM
  14. chimarea's Avatar
    Realy cool.
    07-03-15 11:24 PM
  15. jojo beaconsfield's Avatar
    07-05-15 07:30 AM
  16. duccloud's Avatar
    Thanks. I will try it
    07-22-15 01:17 AM
  17. Q10Bold's Avatar
    Wow. Thanks. You can even bookmark it.

    Posted via Q10Bold
    07-22-15 03:52 AM
  18. jhonny14377's Avatar
    Yeah! It works

    Posted via CB10
    04-12-16 07:18 AM
  19. Vladislavt's Avatar
    Thanks so much for this trick
    04-17-16 06:22 PM
  20. Udhayashankar's Avatar
    But HD Videos doesn't open

    Posted via CB10
    11-03-16 02:20 AM
  21. JuiciPatties's Avatar
    this is interesting, however, I can't seem to find the path to my pictures. The pictures link only shows some that i have saved, but not the ones that I have taken with the BB camera. Sorry for my ignorance, but what is the right path?
    11-06-16 08:19 PM
  22. BarkWorks's Avatar
    This is nice. thanks
    03-30-17 05:19 PM
  23. GSM-S's Avatar
    this is interesting, however, I can't seem to find the path to my pictures. The pictures link only shows some that i have saved, but not the ones that I have taken with the BB camera. Sorry for my ignorance, but what is the right path?
    "file:///sdcard/external_sd" worked for me

    ~.Posted using CB10 on my Z10 running 10.3.2.~
    05-20-17 03:14 PM

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