What's new in BlackBerry App World 3.1

Article ID: KB29252

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 12-16-2011


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry World for BlackBerry OS 7 and earlier
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  • BlackBerry App World™ for BlackBerry® smartphones 3.1
With the release of BlackBerry App World™ 3.1, the following new features are being added:

Gifting/Request a Gift

BlackBerry App World users will now be able to request that a BlackBerry® Messenger contact purchase an application for them. This also allows for a BlackBerry App World user to gift an application to one of their BlackBerry Messenger contacts.

Content Rating

Each item in the BlackBerry App World storefront is assigned a rating based on the audience that it is intended for. Users can filter the content they see in BlackBerry App World, and lock their settings using a four-digit password.

WiFi Only Support

Allow BlackBerry App World to operate when only a Wi-Fi connection is present and without the need for a carrier data plan.

New Language Support

Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Thai, Indonesian, Vietnamese, and Dutch


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