Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 8 of 22

  1. #1
    The Rhino is offline BlackBerryOS Noobie
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    New York
    PIN
    3242C7F4
    Device
    9650
    OS
    5.0.0.975
    Posts
    3

    Thumbs up New Member, New BB User

    So I just ordered a 9650 through Verizon as an upgrade...

    Anyone have any opinions on "essential" apps or tweaks?



  2. #2
    Neolantis's Avatar
    Neolantis is offline BlackBerryOS Grand Master Follow Neolantis On Twitter
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Massachusetts
    Posts
    2,578
    Quote Originally Posted by The Rhino View Post
    So I just ordered a 9650 through Verizon as an upgrade...

    Anyone have any opinions on "essential" apps or tweaks?
    Check out BlackBerry App World online. Here are some apps that I know are pretty popular.....I included some helpful links at the end.

    Free Apps
    Slacker - My personal favorite

    Weather Bug

    Pandora

    Foursquare

    BlackBerry Messenger

    Facebook

    Player for YouTube

    Twitter

    UberTwitter

    Google Talk

    Vlingo

    Pay Apps:

    QuickLaunch

    Weather Bug Elite

    Beweather

    Druglord Wars 2

    Vlingo Plus

    Mobile Checkbook

    World Series of Poker

    Forum Links that may be helpful:

    BlackBerry Bold 9650 - Device Questions

    9650 Operating Software - Software Questions

    Official OS - 9650 - Downloads

    Leaked OS - 9650 - Downloads

    Resource Center - Help Section with How To Guides. Loading an OS, Wiping the device, Recovering a frozen device, etc...

    Tips & Tricks

    Themes

    Software / Applications

    Lounge - For fun or off topic stuff.

    BlackBerryOS - Anouncements, Site suggestions, Contests/Giveaway.

    So there is some stuff to get you started...congrats on the new phone, and don't hesitate to ask us any questions that you may have.
    Last edited by Neolantis; 10-10-2010 at 05:20 PM.

  3. #3
    Tevansny's Avatar
    Tevansny is offline BlackBerryOS Gifted
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Western,NY
    PIN
    someone us
    Device
    9550
    OS
    5.0.0.1015
    Posts
    377
    Welcome Rhino. You have come to the right place. Looking forward to seeing you around the forums.



  4. #4
    The Rhino is offline BlackBerryOS Noobie
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    New York
    PIN
    3242C7F4
    Device
    9650
    OS
    5.0.0.975
    Posts
    3
    Hey Neo and T, thanks for the welcome.

    So I got the 9650 today, and after putting in the battery and going through the setup wizard, I realized theres NOTHING on the phone... no app world, no bb browser, no bb messenger, nothing... The only browser on it is the hotspot browser...

    So I installed the pc interface, checked for application updates, and it added a whole bunch of stuff... I now have bb browser and app world, etc... but theres a TON of other GARBAGE that got installed with it all... alot of Verizon stuff, alot of stupid games, etc...

    So heres my question... I know you can hide stuff from the "desktop" screen (sorry I don't know all the lingo yet)... But is there a way to delete them completely? Obviously all this hidden stuff is still taking up space... The only things lister under 3rd party apps is the stuff that I've installed specifically that I want... I can't seem to find the things I want to get rid of...

  5. #5
    joshjamie's Avatar
    joshjamie is offline BlackBerryOS Addict Follow joshjamie On Twitter
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Kitchener
    PIN
    Bell
    Device
    Z10
    OS
    10.0.10.85
    Posts
    545
    Hey rhino, all of the other crap is pushed content from your carrier. You can delete it by doing so through your service books but be sure of what your deleting. I really don't recommend this unless your sure of what your doing. The only problem with this is when you resent your service books for whatever reason, this crap comes back. The actual amount of space its taking up is very small as they are really just links to download the actual app.

    Hope this helps
    Posted via mobile device



  6. #6
    Neolantis's Avatar
    Neolantis is offline BlackBerryOS Grand Master Follow Neolantis On Twitter
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Massachusetts
    Posts
    2,578
    You should be able to get rid of the games through the desktop manager. The Verizon stuff gets pushed, so even if you get rid of their stuff, things like slacker, nfl, will end up coming back.

    The good news is that if you highlight what you want hidden and press the BB key you can choose hide. It will still be there, you wont see it unless you press the BB key again and choose "show all"

    You can also make a junk folder, call it Misc. for example, move everything that you don't want into that folder. that's what I do. Keep in mind that some things won't move, but most will.

    By the way, the move command is done the same way as the hide command...highlight and move, that's it.

    Let us know if that worked for you, and if you have any other questions.

    Thanks :sun:

    EDIT: Moments before I submitted this, I was thinking...Josh is gonna beat me to the post...I was right!
    Last edited by Neolantis; 10-12-2010 at 10:07 PM.

  7. #7
    joshjamie's Avatar
    joshjamie is offline BlackBerryOS Addict Follow joshjamie On Twitter
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Kitchener
    PIN
    Bell
    Device
    Z10
    OS
    10.0.10.85
    Posts
    545
    Quote Originally Posted by Neolantis View Post
    You should be able to get rid of the games through the desktop manager. The Verizon stuff gets pushed, so even if you get rid of their stuff, things like slacker, nfl, will end up coming back.

    The good news is that if you highlight what you want hidden and press the BB key you can choose hide. It will still be there, you wont see it unless you press the BB key again and choose "show all"

    You can also make a junk folder, call it Misc. for example, move everything that you don't want into that folder. that's what I do. Keep in mind that some things won't move, but most will.

    By the way, the move command is done the same way as the hide command...highlight and move, that's it.

    Let us know if that worked for you, and if you have any other questions.

    Thanks :sun:

    EDIT: Moments before I submitted this, I was thinking...Josh is gonna beat me to the post...I was right!
    LMAO!!!!!!!!!:haha::haha::laugh2::laugh2:

  8. #8
    Neolantis's Avatar
    Neolantis is offline BlackBerryOS Grand Master Follow Neolantis On Twitter
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Massachusetts
    Posts
    2,578
    Quote Originally Posted by joshjamie View Post
    LMAO!!!!!!!!!:haha::haha::laugh2::laugh2:
    I did the same, laughed my *** off...I thought screw it, I'm not deleting my post! hahahaha

Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •