Manage apps: BlackBerry Q10

Learn how to hide, show, uninstall, and clear cache for apps on the BlackBerry Q10. Find out more on this page:

 

Clear app

Hide or show apps

Pre-installed apps

 

 

Clear app

Uninstall app

To uninstall third-party apps, follow these steps:

 

  1. Navigate to the Home screen 1 and tap BlackBerry World.
  2. Tap the Menu icon at bottom-left and then tap My World.
  3. Tap My Apps & Games.
  4. Tap Downloaded or else tap Apps & Games and the tap Downloaded.
  5. Touch and hold on the application and then tap the Trash can icon.
  6. Choose the desired options:

    • Tap Uninstall to uninstall the application. In the future, you can install the application again. The application is stored in the Available list. 

    • Tap Delete to permanently remove the application.

 

 

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Hide or show apps

Hide apps

Although you may be unable to uninstall some preloaded apps, you may be able to hide and disable them. This causes them to hide from the Apps menu and not perform updates.

 

To hide or disable preloaded apps, follow these steps:

 

  1. Navigate to Home screen 1 and tap BlackBerry World.
  2. Tap The Menu icon at bottom-left and then tap My world.
  3. Tap My Apps & Games.
  4. Tap Apps & Games to open the drop down menu and then tap Downloaded.
  5. Touch and hold on the desired app.
    Note: Some apps cannot be uninstalled. Therefore, the Trash can icon will be unavailable.
  6. Tap the Trash can icon.
    Note: If you tap Delete, the app will be permanently deleted.
  7. Tap Uninstall.

 

 

Show apps

To show or enable preloaded apps you have hidden, follow these steps:

 

  1. Navigate to Home screen 1 and tap BlackBerry World.
  2. Tap The Menu icon at bottom-left and then tap My World.
  3. Tap My Apps & Games.
  4. Tap Apps & Games to open the menu and then tap Available.
  5. Tap the desired app.
  6. Tap the Menu icon at bottom-right and then tap Download. When finished, the icon will reappear in the app listings.
  7. If desired, tap Open when the downloaded finishes.

 

 

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Pre-installed apps

Pre-installed apps

The following apps are pre-installed on the device:

 

  • Contacts
  • Browser
  • Calendar
  • BBM
  • Text Messages
  • BlackBerry World
  • Remember
  • Docs To Go
  • Pictures
  • Music
  • Videos
  • Story Maker
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Foursquare
  • Maps
  • Games
  • YouTube
  • Voice Control
  • Weather
  • Clock
  • Calculator
  • T-Mobile My Account
  • Compass
  • File Manager
  • Connect to Dropbox
  • Print To Go
  • Smart Tags
  • Settings
  • Adobe Reader
  • Phone
  • Camera
  • Setup
  • Help
  • Slacker Radio
  • Search

 

 

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