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How long time to get approved our application in Blackberry World after submit?

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Re: How long time to get approved our application in Blackberry World after submit?

I have friends for who this has only just ocurred (jump in with the times if you want Oliver)


For myself it was only a few weeks but know of plenty of people for whom this was a long and drawn out issue


BB had to vet around 100k apps so, obviously, there has been a longer delay than usual while Z+Q10 were/are (depends where you live) launched


The 'normal' time is from a few days to a week


You can be lucky right now or it can take ages (pipe up Oliver <g>)


A few apps I have took three months while others under a week


It is also possible to cheat but that trick is hard to accomplish (I did one in 24 hours)

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Re: How long time to get approved our application in Blackberry World after submit?

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My case is an exception as it's been held up by the port-a-thons, the launch events and by the branding validation team and it's unlikely that BBW approval times will be that bad again in the foreseeable future, but here are a few tips:

  • This is the forum where you want to talk about it
  • Initial review takes longer, but shouldn't take more than a week
  • If your app deals with sensitive data, secure APIs, etc. The review time will be longer as more people will get involved in the reviewing process. BlackBerry takes security very seriously
  • Take the easy route when it comes to branding, naming, etc., unless you're in charge of a bigger project with resources
  • If you don't hear back after 2 weeks, bug moderators in the BBW forum. They're doing a great job
  • Updates are usually approved within a day or two
  • Anything which falls outside of the usual process will take forever to get solved as there is no clear path to solve issues and tickets seem to be ignored.
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Developing for BlackBerry 10 devices using the Sencha Touch framework.