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I have an Access database the sends out iCal attachments via emiail.  These seem to open really nicely into a couple of apps that I have tested.  However, I am trying to send an iCal appointment to my blackberry as an email attachment, but the blackberry doesn't want to open it.  

There appears to be three lines of text on the Blackberry (the [?] is a folder icon):

[?] 1 Attachment
[?] application/X-
      rimdevicecalendar

If I click on the attachment, it comes up with the following message.

This attachment type cannot be viewed on your device!

And if I try to download it :

The attachment is empty and cannot be downloaded.

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Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Question by:Andy Brown
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Not really good news at all as I have had the same issue for some time. I assume you do not have a BES server. Without it you need: vCardmaster
http://www.mobilesoftmarket.com/product_info.php?products_id=117
Some have use the Google Calendar to sync with as well:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Handhelds_-_PDAs/Blackberry/Q_23106941.html
Good Luck,
JW
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Thanks for your help on this - it's certainly given me something to go on.
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