1. ndurantz#CB's Avatar
    Hi. I am contemplating purchasing a Blackberry for personal use. I am particularly interested in the new MLB At Bat app. However, I was wanting to try the app out on my work Blackberry to make sure I liked it prior to purchasing a new phone mostly for one app.

    If I download the app to my work BB and then want to transfer it to my personal BB once I buy it, will I have to pay for it again?

    04-06-10 01:44 PM
  2. ceb's Avatar
    Depends. Most companies will send you a new activation code - but the old device will no longer run the app thereafter.
    04-06-10 02:02 PM
  3. SCrid2000's Avatar
    Are you asking whether it's possible, or whether it's legal?
    Unless the registration code is pin specific you can put the app on your other phone. I would think it's legal to put the app on any number of phones that YOU PERSONALLY own, but I'm, not 100% sure. I think it's the same as how it's legal to rip your own CD's onto your computer, put them on your icon, etc. But I'm not a legal expert (yet lol) so don't take my word on it.
    04-06-10 02:20 PM
  4. ndurantz#CB's Avatar
    I realized after posting that my current BB is an 8330 and the At Bat app only works on the 8530 and higher. So if I want to see how it will work, guess I need to buy it.
    04-06-10 09:55 PM
  5. pilsbury's Avatar
    I think on almost all apps you receive an activation code. Not sure but I bet the code is only good for one use.
    04-06-10 10:23 PM
  6. Kylecore's Avatar
    8330 and 8530 are pretty much the same phone. I have an 8330 with os 5.0 and I need to run 8530 themes and apps not regular 8330 apps.

    Also if you purchase it from mobihand/crackberry store and use it on your current business phone you can send mobihand an email saying you have upgraded your device and need a new activation code. But remember if this happens it will no longer work on the previous "tester" phone.

    Best of luck!

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    04-07-10 01:22 AM