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Posts: 11
Registered: ‎06-17-2011
My Device: Z30 STA100-5; previously Z10 STL100-3
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Why Can't we delete the weather app that's pre-installed on the PlayBook


As I've stated already in the subject box, my question is a very straight forward one: why can't we remove the PlayBook's pre-installed weather app by Accuweather? As a Canadian who has a 32 GB Wi-Fi only PlayBook, I prefer to use the weather app from a Canadian based weather forecasting company called The Weather Network which has developed the WeatherEye application for the PlayBook. As a result, I find no use for the weather app that's pre-installed on the PlayBook and find the Accuweather weather app that's pre-installed to be a waste of space but unfortunately I'm not given an option to remove it. Besides, I think PlayBook owners should be allowed to browse through BlackBerry App World on their PlayBook and download the weather app of their choice instead of pre-installing one that not everybody will want to use like in my situation. So, that being said, does anybody know of a work-around for this?

Elite I
Posts: 6,657
Registered: ‎01-14-2009
My Device: BlackBerry Z10
My Carrier: Telus

Re: Why Can't we delete the weather app that's pre-installed on the PlayBook

Unfortunately there is no way to delete this app on the PlayBook, but that said, you can always move it to another panel so that you don't have to see it. I know it's not an ideal alternative, but at least it can be more "out of sight, out of mind."

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