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BBM Icon missing from my phone desktop

Can somebody help me out. I cant find my BBM icon on my phone, I have made attempts to reinstal it but I will always get the response "application installed" I tried to uninstall but could not, as a result I have not been able to access BBM. Pls can somebody tell me what to do to get back my BBM.
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Re: BBM Icon missing from my phone desktop

1. On your homescreen, press the Menu key > SHOW ALL, so that SHOW ALL is checked.
2. Look in EACH folder on your device... Applications, Instant Messengers, Downloads, etc.
If you still don't see it, look at Options > Advanced > Applications. Do you see it listed there?

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Re: BBM Icon missing from my phone desktop

Have exactly the same problem> Running 7.1 and updated bbm but lost the icon. Tried all the fixes with no results.Blackberry world shows bbm installed - Options > Advanced > Applications dows NOT list it.

 

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Re: BBM Icon missing from my phone desktop


steve_cheshire wrote:

Have exactly the same problem> Running 7.1 and updated bbm but lost the icon.


You cannot be running the 7.1 OS on the 8520 model.

Can you please explain?

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Re: BBM Icon missing from my phone desktop

Apologies. Info was out of date. I have a Bold 9900 with 7.1 Bundle 2807

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Re: BBM Icon missing from my phone desktop

Steve, on the homescreen, press and hold the Menu key about two seconds.

The app switcher ribbon bar will pop up, do you see BBM there?

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Re: BBM Icon missing from my phone desktop

No

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Re: BBM Icon missing from my phone desktop

OK, using your BlackBerry browser, navigate to www.blackberry.com/bbm and download/install BBM  and after another powered on, battery pull reboot, you should be good to go.

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Re: BBM Icon missing from my phone desktop

Sorted. Many thanks

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Re: BBM Icon missing from my phone desktop

Good luck.

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