03-20-2012 06:53 AM
I was not able to access the app world from my playbook, it says that 'app world is not available in your country.'
I am in Zimbabwe. What to do? if I can not access app world the whole tablet will be useless. please advise.
03-21-2012 07:21 PM - edited 03-21-2012 07:23 PM
Same happening to me!! App world working fine up until tonight. Getting same message "Appworld not available in your country" Why???? Has been available up until now. I'm in the UK.
Has do I get back onto Appworld. Also paid for apps that I have uninstall are not available to reinstall. Not happy - where are my Apps??
03-22-2012 05:26 AM - edited 03-22-2012 05:26 AM
Same here (also UK). Stopped working yesterday afternoon, came back for a few hours in the evening and then this morning it's not available again.
Others are having the same problem, see the this forum thread at crackberry:
Hopefully a temporary service outage. I have emailed RIM to ask what the situation is and will report back here if I hear anything.
Edit: fixed typo
03-22-2012 05:36 AM - edited 03-22-2012 05:37 AM
Well got an email back saying "sorry, you can't get support for this"! And this despite me still being in my 90 day technical assistance period. I can't say that I'm overly impressed by the lack of info coming our of RIM.
03-22-2012 05:50 AM
03-22-2012 06:14 AM
Spent 4 hours on the phone to tech support last night.. They got me to try all of the following
1. reboot - did nothing
2. type "rst" at the furthest point I could get to on Appworld - did nothing
3. Backup to PC then do Security erase - messed up my PB's settings and layout and did nothing
4. They reset my Blackberry ID password - did nothing
5. Try and force a software update - Blackberry Desktop said no new update avaliable.
Now my PB is downloading thousands (and I kid not - thousands) of old emails from when I first created my email account in 2007!!!!
I don't think anybody there knows much about PB's they all seem to be reading from scripts - have spoken to 6 people so far - no one has a clue.
03-22-2012 06:25 AM
And unfortunately no-one at RIM seems to bother reading these forums or if they do, they don't appear to care enough to step in and provide any helpful info.
I think the PB is a fantastic tablet, but RIM's attitude to non-corporate customers leaves much to be desired. I was all fired up to drop iOS for my next phone and head over to BB10 at the end of the year, but now, frankly, I'm no longer so sure.