Posts tagged How-To


How-to pull APK files from Google Play Store

With BlackBerry 10.2.1 allowing you to install APK files directly from your phone, I decided to put together a how-to on pulling apks using the APK Downloader which could be done on any browser, device or desktop. There may be many several different ways to pull apks or simply download them from another site that hosts them. The method I will be showing you is the easiest, in my opinion. First off:

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Easiest way to get latest version of Spotify on BlackBerry 10

By popular demand, I will show you how to get the latest version of Spotify on BlackBerry 10, the easiest way. I previously made two how-tos on this before, but it quickly became outdated and there is no longer a debug token needed, makes it a lot easier I would say. If you haven’t already you can check out the previous how-tos here and here. Going to make this as simple as possible.

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How-To Install Android Apps On BlackBerry 10.2 WITHOUT Debug Token – Instagram, Vine, Spotify Confirmed Working

Ok, first off this is for users running BlackBerry OS 10.2 as I am running OS, we have helped several users install Android apps on their BlackBerry 10 device via this simplified tutorial where a debug token was needed, this how-to will be pretty much straight forward as no debug token or apk converting would be needed, a simple sideload and go method will have your favorite apps running. I have confirmed Instagram, Vine and Spotify working without the need of a debug token. Let’s begin:

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Spotify for BlackBerry 10 – Get It Now!

***Updated how-to*** Finally Spotify on BlackBerry 10 could be installed on your devices, as you could see here I have a fully working Spotify app running on my BlackBerry Q10 device. While it might take some minor work to sideload this Android ported app (works great for a port), it will definitely be worth it to all you music loves out there. To get a fully working Spotify app on your BlackBerry 10 device:

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Update: How-To Install BlackBerry 10 Developer OS on PlayBook

For those of you all who cannot wait for the BlackBerry 10 OS to come to the PlayBook tablet BBKyle_ has compiled a list of steps to help us  get the BlackBerry 10 developer OS onto it. While this may not be suitable for those of you all who use your PlayBooks on a daily basis, it does however give you a feel for how running BlackBerry 10 OS on your tablet would be like. See the step-by-step guide below:

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How To Highlight, Cut, Copy, and Paste Using Your BlackBerry Z10 

We here at BlackBerry Empire know that many of you have been having some issues with something that seemed so easy to do on the BlackBerry legacy devices, and that’s the copy and paste feature on your BlackBerry Z10. Well the folks over at Inside BlackBerry Help Blog have a very nice how-to on the subject that we have come across and thought we should share with all of you.

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How-To Remove Users From Showing Up In BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) Updates On BlackBerry 10

If you’re like me all those BlackBerry Messenger updates that show up within the app are driving you crazy. I mean the ones where people change their display picture or add a new message in their profile and then it’s shows as a update on your end too. In the legacy BlackBerry devices they were easy to shut off, but on my BlackBerry Z10 I haven’t found the setting to just turn them all off at once.

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How To Import Outlook Contacts and Calendar Appointments using BlackBerry Link 1.0.1 for Windows

With the latest update of BlackBerry Link the ability to sync your Outlook contacts and calendar appointments imported from your BlackBerry 10 device was added (one-way sync). Ty from over at the BlackBerry Help Blog walks us through the process and also notes two-way syncing will be added in an upcoming version of BlackBerry Link.  Check out his official guide:

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