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Posts: 189
Registered: ‎08-13-2008
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Playbook simulator browser options



Does anyone know how to delete the cookies, cache etc for the browser in the playbook simulator. I can't seem to find an options setting.


At the moment I am using the Power-Reset which is a bit painful to do everytime.





Posts: 1,382
Registered: ‎07-02-2009
My Device: BlackBerry Bold 9900
My Carrier: Bell

Re: Playbook simulator browser options

The browser application does have an options screen, however it does not appear to be working in the current version of the PlayBook simulator.


To get to the options screen: while the browser application is open, click on the black bevel and the top of the simulator and swipe down.  This should open the browser's menu, which should have an "Options" button in the top right corner.




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Posts: 669
Registered: ‎02-19-2011
My Device: BlackBerry PlayBook 32GB
My Carrier: Sprint

Re: Playbook simulator browser options

The options button indeed appears.


However, clicking it doesn't seem to actually do anything...

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Posts: 189
Registered: ‎08-13-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Playbook simulator browser options

yes you are correct the options button does not work!


Is there anyway to delete the cache, databases and cookies without having to create a new virtual machine everytime I need to reset.


It  takes me 10-15mins everytime I need to retest something from a base level. i.e application cache, database creation etc.


Anyone have any ideas, its driving me mad!







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Posts: 70
Registered: ‎01-13-2011
My Device: Torch 9800 and Playbook
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Playbook simulator browser options

It didn't look like there was an existing issue for this so I've opened it here:https://www.blackberry.com/jira/browse/TABLET-95