BlackBerry Wallet icon disappears when upgrading to BlackBerry Device Software 5.0

Article ID: KB19911

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 12-15-2011

 

Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry Wallet for BlackBerry smartphones
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  • BlackBerry® Device Software version 5.0
  • BlackBerry® Wallet
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When upgrading a BlackBerry® smartphone to BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0, the BlackBerry Wallet icon disappears and the application is no longer accessible.
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Previous versions of BlackBerry Wallet are not compatible with BlackBerry Device Software 5.0 and are removed during the upgrade.
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  1. Please visit http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/email/807 or http://www.blackberry.com/wallet to download a compatible version of BlackBerry Wallet.
  2. By default, BlackBerry® Desktop Manager will create a backup file when performing the upgrade to BlackBerry Device Software 5.0. This file can be found in the "My Documents" folder or by searching your computer for a recent IPD file.
  3. To restore previous BlackBerry Wallet data, please see KB10339 and follow the steps to restore the BlackBerry Wallet database.

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