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Registered: ‎12-25-2012
My Device: 8707v
My Carrier: Airtel

Applications on for blackberry 8707v ( Adam's phone :p )

Ok first of all.. dont scream i know its a very very very old model ..

Anyways I brought it second hand from some dealer and have been able to install couple of apps like gtalk/gmail becoz i had their zip files.

But i see lotss apps on app world supported for 8707v. But the real problem is my phone does not support app world.

So although there are lotss app supported for 8707v but still i cant download them. Does anyone1 know any way to get apps for my phone.( specially whatsapp)

Dont ask me why i have this phone ..  i wanted a non camera phone urgently and got a deal for this one.. Smiley Tongue

Don't ask me to google.. I've been doing that for some time ...

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Re: Applications on for blackberry 8707v ( Adam's phone :p )

The 8707 has a scroll wheel, and doesn't have the operating system to support AppWorld.

 So sorry, it won't work. There are newer models which support AppWorld, such as the 9700 or 8300 which has a non-camera version.

 

System Requirements

To ensure that your BlackBerry smartphone will support BlackBerry App World, it must have the following:

  • BlackBerry App World 2.1 requires BlackBerry® Device Software v4.5 or higher. BlackBerry App World 3.1 requires BlackBerry® Device Software v5.0 or higher (Click "options", then "about" from your smartphone to check your version). Learn how to update your device software
  • A trackpad, trackball or touch screen
  • A service plan that includes access to the BlackBerry® Browser

View the list of countries in which BlackBerry App World is available

 

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Re: Applications on for blackberry 8707v ( Adam's phone :p )

Thanks for reply.. well I've already been thorugh all those limitation's..  i was just wodering where i can get old alx and cod files if any.. not expecting app world as its not possible.. or any way to download files to desktop from app world .. without having need to BB phone

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Re: Applications on for blackberry 8707v ( Adam's phone :p )

What apps do you see that clearly say they're supported on the 8707?

 

 

 

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Re: Applications on for blackberry 8707v ( Adam's phone :p )

whatsapp.. my lotss friends are on it.. i use it on ma android alot .. thanks in advance
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Re: Applications on for blackberry 8707v ( Adam's phone :p )

Contact WhatsApp directly, they may have a solution for you. At worse, they'll laugh at you. Smiley Happy

That being said, I have found that in a time where communication is essential, when your community uses a tool, you often end up either shifting the whole community to another communication tool, or let go and use a device that enables this tool.

Good luck, and please come back to tell us how you manage with WhatsApp.



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Re: Applications on for blackberry 8707v ( Adam's phone :p )


gagan97 wrote:
whatsapp.. my lotss friends are on it.. i use it on ma android alot .. thanks in advance

Who told you or where did you read that WhatsApp will work on the 8707?

 

It won't.

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Re: Applications on for blackberry 8707v ( Adam's phone :p )

it was there in list of supported devices.. at whatsapp page in appWorld
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Re: Applications on for blackberry 8707v ( Adam's phone :p )


gagan97 wrote:
it was there in list of supported devices.. at whatsapp page in appWorld

you are right, when I open the WhatsApp page on the Appworld using a desktop browser, I do see that device.

 

http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/2360/

 

Unfortunately, if you look right underneath that line, there is also the "Required device software" : Smartphone: 4.6.0 or higher

 

and the 8707v does not have OS 4.6.




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Re: Applications on for blackberry 8707v ( Adam's phone :p )

yep thats confusing... anyways have mailed to whatsapp support team in case any chances of having it ma mob .. becoz on app world its kindof contradictory