How to clear the BlackBerry App World cache


Warning: The following procedure will clear any cache data that BlackBerry App World stores on the BlackBerry smartphone and may remove any applications that have been archived to a media card.

- For smartphones that use the SureType input method or are equipped with a QWERTY keyboard:

  1. Launch the BlackBerry App World application.
  2. While pressing and holding the ALT key, type RST

- For smartphones in the BlackBerry Storm Series, follow these steps:

  1. Launch the BlackBerry App World application.
  2. Ensure the smartphone is being held in the landscape position.
  3. Select the Categories listing.
  4. Activate the onscreen keyboard by pressing the menu key and select Show Keyboard.
  5. Press and hold the "!?123" button until it locks.
  6. Type the following characters in sequence: 34(

BlackBerry App World will close automatically and the smartphone may become unresponsive for a few moments while the cache data is cleared. This process may take several seconds, depending on how much storage space is freed. The next time BlackBerry App World is launched, logging into My World using a BlackBerry ID will result in the applications list being refreshed, allowing archived applications to be redownloaded if desired.

- For BlackBerry PlayBook, follow these steps:

  1. Launch the BlackBerry App World application.
  2. Swipe in from the bottom-left corner of the frame to bring up the keyboard.
  3. Type RST