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nat2113
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎02-15-2013
My Device: blackberry Z10

Missing apps

After  a 2 year of struggle blackberry comes out with new version Z 10 , but cannot understand they dont have Whats App , cannot download skype, or vonage. The reason Blackberry started loosing customers because of the above not being provided compare to I phone or other anroid phones.. question that needs to be answered by Blackberry is that people shifted to I phones not for email , but for such things as whats app, skype, vonage, and many other things . BB needs to learn that people are using their smart phones for other than just mails. I was quite disappointed after paying 1600 USD for 16 gb , i am not able to use for the reasons i want . Pl wake up blackberrry .

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JSanders
Posts: 85,280
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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: Missing apps

Any slight research ahead of your purchase would have shown you that Skype and WhatsApp is not yet available. '

 

They are coming. No one has announced when, only that both are on the way.

 

Good luck.




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zaba76
Posts: 188
Registered: ‎02-01-2013
My Device: Z10, PlayBook 64 OS2.1

Re: Missing apps

Sorry, have to ask this:1600 USD??? For a phone you know nothing about? Is yours gold plated??
Free in the UK.

Haven't got a clue what whats app or vonage are but I feel your pain with Skype.
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mka
Posts: 19
Registered: ‎11-04-2009
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Missing apps

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Has there been anymore news on when these apps will be released for OS 10? The sideloaded version of 'Whatsapp' is driving me up the wall; as documented contacts dont sync, but I'm also having issues with switching between windows within the app, as the menu option disappeared & have to close the app and reopen to get back to the main screen, just wondering whether anybody else has experienced this?

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Teaboy1748
Posts: 1,144
Registered: ‎03-24-2011
My Device: Passport/Z30//Q10/ Z10 / 9900 / PlayBook / 9700 / 8900

Re: Missing apps

This is not Blackberry fault of course since blackberry provides all the nesssary tool and help for developers. It is only up to the developer if they want to make a app for blackberry10.

 

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taylor-tomt
Posts: 231
Registered: ‎11-19-2010
My Device: Z10, Playbook

Re: Missing apps

Many apps are available as Android side-loads, if you just can't wait...

 

http://apps.goodereader.com/playbook/playbook-android-apps/

 

 

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deean65
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎03-15-2013
My Device: Z10

Re: Missing apps

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whatsupp version 2.9.3741 is installed in my Z10, and running smoothly.
have you got yours?

and today, whatsupp has upgrade to ver. 2.9.3997.0

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