Minimum requirements for BlackBerry App World

Article ID: KB17659

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 11-30-2012

 

Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry 7 OS and earlier
  • BlackBerry World for BlackBerry OS 7 and earlier
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  • BlackBerry App World storefront
  • BlackBerry Device Software 4.5 to 5.0
  • BlackBerry 6
  • BlackBerry 7
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To ensure that the BlackBerry smartphone will support BlackBerry App World for BlackBerry smartphones, it must have the following:

  • For BlackBerry App World for BlackBerry smartphones 2.0 and 2.1
    • BlackBerry Device Software 4.5 to 6.0 (Click Options, then select About from the BlackBerry smartphone to check the installed software version).
    • A service plan that includes access to the BlackBerry Browser

  • For BlackBerry App World for BlackBerry smartphones 3.0
    • BlackBerry Device Software 5.0 to 7
    • A trackpad, trackball or SurePress touch screen
    • A service plan that includes access to the BlackBerry Browser

  • For BlackBerry App World for BlackBerry smartphones 3.1
    • BlackBerry Device Software 5.0 to 7
    • A trackpad, trackball or SurePress touch screen

  •  For BlackBerry App World for BlackBerry smartphones 4.0
    • BlackBerry Device Software 5.0 to 7.1
    •  A trackpad, trackball or SurePress touch screen

Additionally, BlackBerry App World is not available in all countries. A list of supported countries can be found here .

Note: In order to use BlackBerry App World over a Wi-Fi connection without a wireless carrier service plan that includes internet browsing, upgrade to at least BlackBerry App World 3.1. The latest version of BlackBerry App World can be found here.

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More information about BlackBerry App World can be found at the BlackBerry App World Support portal.

Click Here for an updated version of requirements.

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