02-08-2013 11:36 PM - last edited on 02-10-2013 09:17 PM by jakoby4204
I submitted my app (app id:20352889) on January 8th. My vendor id is <removed> and the ticket number is 735283. Until now, the status is still "Pending Review 2 Open CR(s)". I received no response for a whole month. I don't think this is normal. Is this the right place to discuss? Can someone take a look or tell me the email I should contact with. Thank you.
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02-09-2013 05:20 AM
i just sent this to store front manager email funnily enough
I hope you can help me.
I just got an email telling me how to sign in to epen reports, as an owner
Of at least one app submission.
Actually I have 19 app submissions.
4 last reviewed 14 days ago, produced with netbeans and
15, live on google play, submitted via the browser tool as bar files
last Sunday, as in six days ago, also unreviewed at all yet.
I checked with a product manager on your forum about the icon sizes
For these and he said they would be fine and scale down for playbook and blackberry 10.
So as these have been live, then converted by your own converter and signed and packaged by same,
And as the icons are ok they should theoretically whiz through.
I worked like mad on these, I am an individual of 60 not a firm, ex systems programmer retired,
And have just been left twiddling my thumbs for a week in one batch and two weeks with the other.
Can you give me any idea whatsoever when I might expect these applications to get reviewed/passed please ??
I prefer blackberry to google android and own one myself, as does my partner, but I cant load my own apps on it
As they are sitting in limbo.
Contrast this to android google play, I can knock up an app in an hour or so, and its submitted,
Published and live an hour or so later. ;-)
I like blackberry but its like wading backwards through treacle trying to get my apps accepted and live at present.
Stiffsteiffs slightly sinister teddy bears
02-11-2013 12:47 PM
store manager email is:
i suspect at times the only way we will get a response is via a medium ;-)
im in no mad rush really, but i cant see how blackberry hope to compete with google play
when i can get my android ones up and running in an hour, and i have to wait literally weeks to
get even a review on blackberry.
i have sent emails to every email address i could find, and put a few things on these forums, i even
sent a message to alec saunders via his facebook as hes renowned for being a good guy
who really cares and gets back to people, but nothing much seems to work.
its free, and when they are eventually up there it will be cool, its just such a hassle trying to make it happen.
its become a mission with me - i wont quit till ive done this ;-)
i thought i was badly off with a week or two, lots of people here are looking at three weeks a month and
i guessd the port a thon clogged up the works a bit too.
goos luck kevin, lets hope we get our fifteen minutes of fame sometime this year ;-)
malc pugh rubery england.
02-11-2013 02:21 PM
I totally agree. I'm quite sucessfull indie developer (many millions of downloads in total on Android) started developing for this platform and I like it. I spend months with learning Cascades and C++ and now I'm quite skilled and I'm able to create apps quite quickly.
But review times here drive my nuts. It is absolutely crazy. If I get idea today, it will take months for customer will see it.
It is extremely demotivating for me. I waitied three weeks to deliver fix of bug that was not mine but Blackberry's! Other people waited over month.
02-13-2013 07:31 AM
well would you credit it.
11 of my 19 apps got put up for sale today.
it feels like a miracle.
thought you guys would want to know.
they all had apply on them for balckberry built.
02-13-2013 11:37 AM
Right. My app is finally approved as well. Thanks for your info. It's great to see they are monitoring this forum somehow. The next thing is to wait for "LE trade-up" message...
02-13-2013 03:57 PM
strange thing is though - they did 11 straight off out of 19
and they are all much of a muchness, which they must have seen.
basically for first tries i just made the apps pointer files to web pages and did the work on the web pages.
so the app wouldnt fail due to bad app code. it was so simple even i could not
theoretically fail ;-)
yet they stopped with 8 to go.
i dont know if the shift stopped and will continue tonight ;-)
thanks for your support - it was not easy staying true to believeing anything would ever get
passed as fit for consumption.
mine all have the apply for blackberry built, which ive done, but mine though unlikely to ever crash,
and with top user content of original form and personal basis, may be too simple for them.
i am an ex systems programmer with knowledge of c,pl1,cobol, assembler etc etc
and will learn the java c++ and visual basic needed over the next year or so, plus the html5,
but for now i thought just learn the process, get things live, make things that are durable
and relatively creash proof.
also as an ex alcoholic/chainsmoker/weight problems person i run self help pages in drink/smoking/weight loss/stress coping which i like to get to a maximum audience to help people out there, free, so apps
is a good way to get the web pages for these self helps to more people who need help.
i also run 4 in depth detailed golf apps at 1.50 a throw to fund the websites i run for peoples help (15 of them)
and which i wrote myself from my own experience of golf and winning things.
these are about 50 pages each a4 size, some topics overlapping.
i was trying to get the apps in before the golf season kicked off in march, so just made it ;-)
good luck in the future with your apps.
malcolm pugh rubery england
moseley golf club
02-15-2013 03:30 AM
all the eleven were quickly judged for blackberry built and as expected failed.
they are too simple to expect them to succeed but they wont crash.
i still have 7 untouched since first 11 were done althought they all date from the same input date or earlier.
once you are on there the tools like reporting and money tracking are fine.
its just getting past these huge waits for releasing apps.
good luck with your future efforts