How to install an Application using BlackBerry App World

HOW-TO / 12.06.10 / tywill1

Need some new applications on your BlackBerry® smartphone? This blog post series is here to help! This will be the first in a series of posts that outline the various installation methods offered by BlackBerry App World™. I’ll show you how you can email an application link to yourself and colleagues, as well as how to load applications using a desktop web browser and how to use QR codes to find and install a new application from the BlackBerry App World desktop storefront. In this post, I’ll be focusing on how to install an application to your BlackBerry smartphone using BlackBerry App World.

To begin, you must have the BlackBerry App World application installed on your BlackBerry smartphone. If you haven’t installed it yet, visit this website for several installation methods. If you are reading this post on your BlackBerry smartphone currently, click here to download BlackBerry App World over the air.

Once the BlackBerry App World application is installed, open it and find an application you’d like to use by browsing the BlackBerry App World catalog. After you find an application you’d like to install, all you need to do is complete the following steps to get it on your BlackBerry smartphone:

  1. Highlight the application you want to install
  2. Press the Menu key and select View
  3. The application details will now be presented which contains information about the product, screenshots and reviews of the application from other BlackBerry smartphone users
  4. After reviewing the information, click Download to install the application

As you can see, in as little as four steps you can install a new application on your BlackBerry smartphone! Keep an eye out for several posts in the near future which will show you the other methods you can utilize when it comes to installing applications on your BlackBerry smartphone.

If you have any questions or comments, please leave a comment and let me know!

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