What is the Application Center?

Article ID: KB16141

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 01-16-2012


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry 7 OS and earlier
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  • BlackBerry® smartphones with trackballs or touch screens
  • BlackBerry® Device Software version 4.3 to 5.0
The Application Center is a tool used to find, browse, install, and upgrade third-party applications that have been selected by your wireless service provider.

For a complete list of third-party applications available for the BlackBerry smartphone, contact your wireless service provider. 

Each entry in the Application Center includes the following information:

  • Application name
  • Application icon
  • Organization that created the application
  • Installation status (installed, not installed, or update available)
  • Version of the application
  • Total size of the application
  • Amount of free space on the BlackBerry smartphone
  • Brief description of the application


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