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DachFlach
Posts: 148
Registered: ‎12-06-2010
My Device: Not Specified
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Sandbox and apps Pending Review

Does loading an app from the sandbox work for an app which is PendingReview?

 

If yes, what the spefiic instructions?

 

So far i have :

Open AppWorld, swipe up keyboard, enter tst   and then what?

Search for specific SKU..?

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jtegen
Posts: 6,541
Registered: ‎10-27-2010
My Device: HTC One, PlayBook, LE Z10, DE Q10
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: Sandbox and apps Pending Review

Apps just need to be in DRAFT mode. What device are you trying to do this on? It is a lot easier on BB10.
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DachFlach
Posts: 148
Registered: ‎12-06-2010
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Re: Sandbox and apps Pending Review

I am trying to do it on a PlayBook.

 

So, it does Not work on apps in PendingReview status?

Too bad as a most of them are held in Limbo due to the port-a-thon.

 

I would still like to get it to work with Draft status apps though.

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jtegen
Posts: 6,541
Registered: ‎10-27-2010
My Device: HTC One, PlayBook, LE Z10, DE Q10
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: Sandbox and apps Pending Review

It should work regardless.
You have to bring up App World. Select to give the view focus, bring up the keyboard and enter 'tst'. Leave App World open, open a browser, type in the full app world url and that should bring you back to App World for the download.

It worked for me last week.
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DachFlach
Posts: 148
Registered: ‎12-06-2010
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Re: Sandbox and apps Pending Review

By full appworld url, do you mean inclding the app's ID?

 

When I do this, with a DRAFT status app, I get Eror;  App World is having trouble connecting to server.

 

i have no trouble accessing App World otherwise.

Again, this is using the app's ID as the content:

 

/webstore/content/XXXXXXXXX

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jtegen
Posts: 6,541
Registered: ‎10-27-2010
My Device: HTC One, PlayBook, LE Z10, DE Q10
My Carrier: Verizon

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DachFlach
Posts: 148
Registered: ‎12-06-2010
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Sandbox and apps Pending Review

Yes, using those instructions and that URL, with my Draft app, I get that error.

BlackBerry App World is having trouble connecting to the BlackBerry App World server. Verify your network connections and try again.

 

However, doing a search in App World works just fine. Not for my Draft app of course.

 

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DachFlach
Posts: 148
Registered: ‎12-06-2010
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Re: Sandbox and apps Pending Review

It turns out my case was a little special.

A reboot worked for me and i would recommend that for anyone who may encounter similar issues.

 

Thank you J. for the assistance.

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