LinkedIn Mobile Apps for Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, Palm Pre

LinkedIn LogoNow you can access your connections, profiles, and network updates wherever you go with LinkedIn’s mobile applications. With these free apps for Android, BlackBerry, iPhone and Palm Pre, you can take your LinkedIn network with you and connect with new contacts on the go. And for all other phones, just visit m.linkedin.com from any mobile browser to find all your LinkedIn basics. With these mobile tools, you can skip the business card with new introductions and always be prepared before entering any business meeting.

Android Application

LinkedIn for Android puts your professional network just a touch away. Walk into any interview or client meeting with the ability to look up the details and connect with over 100 million professionals worldwide. Get the latest updates and messages from your network and keep them up-to-date with your status in real-time.

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LinkedIn for Android includes a full, rich feature set designed to bring the most useful features of LinkedIn to your business smartphone.  The application features six modules, each with a user experience designed from the ground up for Android devices:

  • [advt]Updates. View and share crucial business intelligence and updates with your network.  Perfect for those spare moments between meetings.
  • Search. Search across over 100 million global professionals, and get the answer back in seconds. We’ve implemented a unified search across both your direct connections and the entire LinkedIn network.
  • Connections. LinkedIn is your address book in the cloud.  Get quick access to any of your connections to get their up-to-date profile information, and the ability to send them a message immediately.
  • Invitations. Why wait to get back to your desk? Accept outstanding invitations immediately.
  • Messages. Messaging is one of the reasons that Android owners love their devices, and we’ve worked hard to integrate your LinkedIn Inbox.
  • Reconnect. You can’t leverage your network if you don’t build it.  This module brings suggestions for new connections to you anytime.  Now you can build your network from anywhere, in seconds.

BlackBerry Application

LinkedIn for BlackBerry brings the most useful features of LinkedIn to your business smartphone, available on the BlackBerry Tour, Curve, Bold, Pearl, Storm and over 21 devices running BlackBerry OS v4.3 or later.

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The application features six modules, each with a user experience designed from the ground up for BlackBerry devices:

  • Network Updates. View and share crucial business intelligence and updates with your network. Perfect for those spare moments between meetings.
  • Search. Search across over 60 million global professionals, and get the answer back in seconds. We’ve implemented a unified search across both your direct connections and the entire LinkedIn network.
  • Connections. LinkedIn is your address book in the cloud. Get quick access to any of your connections to get their up-to-date profile information, and the ability to send them a message immediately.
  • Messages. Messaging is one of the reasons that BlackBerry owners love their devices, and we’ve worked hard to integrate your LinkedIn Inbox.
  • Reconnect. You can’t leverage your network if you don’t build it. This module brings suggestions for new connections to you anytime. Now you can build your network from anywhere, in seconds.

LinkedIn for BlackBerry also takes advantage of the unique capabilities of the platform, including deep integration with BlackBerry Mail, Contacts & Calendar, the full experience of which is now available to BlackBerry devices with operating system 4.6 or later. Native features of LinkedIn for BlackBerry include:

  • Contacts. Integrate your LinkedIn connections with your BlackBerry address book, and view the profile of any contact directly on your BlackBerry.
  • Messages. LinkedIn invitations and messages will now appear in your BlackBerry Inbox, just like any other email. You can also view the LinkedIn profile of the sender of any email you receive.
  • Calendar. You can now view the LinkedIn profile of any attendee of a meeting on your BlackBerry calendar.

You can also select “View LinkedIn Profile” right from the convenience of your primary BlackBerry applications to view anyone’s full LinkedIn public profile. Whether it’s a meeting invitation, an email, or an address book contact, you can get the information you need about someone, anytime, anywhere. Access this feature in the native BlackBerry Messaging application, and any meeting in the Calendar application.

iPhone Application

LinkedIn’s iPhone application can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store and used on any version of the iPhone. LinkedIn for iPhone is a full suite of communication tools that will keep you up to speed on your network wherever you go. In addition to all your usual LinkedIn functionality, you can also quickly sync your LinkedIn contacts into your iPhone address book, and “bump” with any other LinkedIn iPhone user to get connected on the spot.

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From the homepage, you can:

  • Search: Search your connections and the entire LinkedIn network at the same time. Find out who you’re meeting with, or about the speaker you’re listening to.
  • Invite: Send invitations to connect right from a meeting or conference, so you don’t need to worry about losing their business card or misspelling an email address.
  • Updates: Check your network updates and filter them by status, profile, or discussion updates, or by your favorite connections. Keep an eye on the developments in your network from around the world.
  • Connections: Browse your LinkedIn connections just like your iPhone address book and download right to your iPhone. Have all those career contacts right at your fingertips in your iPhone address book.
  • Favorites: Tag your favorite connections to quickly access their profiles and see their updates. Whether it’s colleagues, classmates, or competitors, you can quickly filter to see updates from just these connections.
  • Inbox & Invitations: Access your inbox to send messages and accept invitations. Don’t leave someone hanging just because you’re traveling—accept their request and send a note about your latest developments!
  • Recents: Quickly view profiles you’ve visited recently. This is an easy way to go over all those new connections you made at a conference or business meeting.
  • Reconnect: Browse People You May Know to reconnect with former colleagues or classmates. Reconnecting is a great way to open up career opportunities, and now you can do it on the road.
  • In Person: Connect instantly with other iPhone users using Bluetooth. The quickest way to connect – just launch the LinkedIn app and tap “In Person” to virtually bump iPhones and connect wirelessly.
  • Themes: Proper business attire required? Skin your LinkedIn app to match your tie, shoes or handbag.

Palm Pre Application

With LinkedIn for Palm Pre, you can easily view up-to-date information about any of your LinkedIn connections. LinkedIn search is integrated seamlessly into the interface—typing in a name searches both your connections and the entire LinkedIn network in the background. You can send invitations or messages right from any profile, and accept invitations or read messages from the inbox.

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On Pre’s unique webOS platform, you’ll find a simple but elegant set of features that lets you access all the LinkedIn essentials:

  • Search for profiles to help recall and connect with your connections at conferences and meetings. Learn something about a contact before a meeting to break the ice.
  • Instantly send messages to your connections. Keep current with your LinkedIn inbox while traveling.
  • Discover common contacts you have to make real life introductions and recommendations easier. See who you both know to learn something new about them or request some information from connections who know them best.
  • Invite great people to join your network when you meet them— don’t risk losing their business card. Connecting on the go makes it much simpler to follow up after the trip.

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