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Posts: 41
Registered: ‎09-27-2010
My Device: 8900 Curve
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Open browser and exit from application



I need to open a browser with an URL, and to close the application (which has started the browser).

I need this behavior for the upgrading of the application.

OS >= 4.5


I've read http://www.blackberry.com/knowledgecenterpublic/livelink.exe/fetch/2000/348583/800332/800440/How_To_...


If I use launchBrowser() (BlackBerry Device Software earlier than 4.0), I receive a ControlledAccessException exception.


Also, I've found the net.rim.blackberry.api.invoke.Invoke class, but I don't see anything about browser.


If I use Browser.getDefaultSession().displayPage("http://www.BlackBerry.com");  the browser will appear, but when I want to finish the application, the browser will close too.


How can I open the browser and "kill" the application?



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Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Z10 LE, Z30, Passport
My Carrier: O2 Germany

Re: Open browser and exit from application

i once wrote the weblaunchers for blackberryforums.com, quite some time ago...

i use Application as a basic class and call the code you mentioned:


and for good measure also



the application finishs running with this and just exits, the browser continues.

in fact the browser is never closed, it always runs in the background.

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