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Download / Install / Upgrade Applications - VZ Start - BlackBerry

Device Software Version 5.x (and lower)
Device Software Version 6.x
Device Software Version 7.x

 

 

Device Software Version 5.x (and lower)

If on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES), restrictions may be in place that prevent downloading and installing applications. Contact the BES Administrator for assistance.

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu button.
  2. Select Browser.
  3. Select Get Apps.
    Note If the VZStart page does not appear automatically, navigate to //start.vzw.com.
    Note If the Get Apps option is not available, navigate: Menu button > Options > Browser Configuration then ensure Browser Identification is set to BlackBerry.
  4. Select the appropriate application.
    Depending upon device software version and hardware capabilities, the list of available applications may vary.
  5. Follow the step-by-step instructions to begin the download.
    Depending upon the application selected, the number of steps (e.g. license agreement, language selection, etc.) may vary.
  6. Ensure Set Application Permissions is selected (checked) then select Download.
    Note The application version may differ from the example shown.
    Download screen with Set Application Permissions and Download
  7. Ensure all permissions are set to Allow, press the Menu button then select Save.
    Permissions screen menu with Save
  8. If presented, select Yes.
    Application Permissions with Yes
  9. Select OK.
    Successful installation prompt with OK

 

 

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Device Software Version 6.x

If on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES), restrictions may be in place that prevent downloading and installing applications. Contact the BES Administrator for assistance.

  1. From the Home screen All tray, select Browser.
    Note To expand the tray, press the Menu button then select Open Tray.
    Home screen All tray with Browser
  2. Select Get Apps.
    Note If the VZStart page does not appear automatically, navigate to //start.vzw.com.
  3. Select the appropriate application.
    Depending upon device software version and hardware capabilities, the list of available applications may vary.
  4. Follow the step-by-step instructions to begin the download.
    Depending upon the application selected, the number of steps (e.g. license agreement, language selection, etc.) may vary.
  5. Ensure Set Application Permissions is selected (checked) then select Download.
    Note The application version may differ from the example shown.
    Download screen with Set Application Permissions and Download
  6. Ensure all permissions are set to Allow, press the Menu button then select Save.
    Permissions screen menu with Save
  7. If presented, select Yes.
    Application Permissions with Yes
  8. Select OK.
    Successful installation prompt with OK

 

 

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Device Software Version 7.x

If on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES), restrictions may be in place that prevent downloading and installing applications. Contact the BES Administrator for assistance.

  1. From the Home screen All tray, select Browser.
    Note To expand the tray, press the Menu button then select Open Tray.
    Home screen All tray with Browser
  2. Select Get Apps.
    Note If the VZStart page does not appear automatically, navigate to //start.vzw.com.
  3. Select the appropriate application.
    Depending upon device software version and hardware capabilities, the list of available applications may vary.
  4. Follow the step-by-step instructions and select the download link to begin the download.
    Depending upon the application selected, the number of steps (e.g. license agreement, language selection, etc.) may vary.
  5. Ensure Set Application Permissions is selected (checked) then select Download.
    Note The application version may differ from the example shown.
    Download screen with Set Application Permissions and Download
  6. Ensure all permissions are set to Allow, press the Menu button then select Save.
    Permissions screen menu with Save
    Permissions screen menu with Save
  7. If presented, select Yes.
    Application Permissions with Yes
  8. Select OK.
    Successful installation prompt with OK

 

 

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Last Modified: August 19, 2011
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