How to clear your Appworld Cache

How to clear your Appworld Cache
Are you not able to view the latest apps in Appworld properly? Especially those recent giveaways by RIM….

Then follow this guide to clear your cache, after performing the command, wait for a while, then Appworld will automatically exit, once you re-open it, it should refresh all the new apps

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cache data that BlackBerry® App World™ stores on the BlackBerry® smartphone and may remove any applications that have been archived to a media card.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:

For BlackBerry App World 2.0 and 2.1:

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

For BlackBerry App World 3.0:

Launch the BlackBerry App World application.
While pressing and holding the ALT key, type RSTRST

For smartphones that have virtual keyboards such as the BlackBerry® Storm™ Series or BlackBerry Torch 9850/9860, follow these steps:

For BlackBerry App World 2.0 and 2.1:

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

For BlackBerry App World 3.0 on a BlackBerry 9500/9530/9850/9860:

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

For BlackBerry App World 3.0 on a BlackBerry 9520/9550:

Launch the BlackBerry App World application.
Ensure the smartphone is being held in the portrait position.
Activate the onscreen keyboard by pressing the menu key and select Show Keyboard.
Press and hold the !?123 button.
Type the following characters in sequence: 1?2

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 the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet, follow these steps:

Launch the BlackBerry AppWorld application
Swipe in from the bottom-left corner of the frame to bring up the keyboard.
Type rst

Note: The application will not provide any notification that the reset has been performed.

Source: RIM® Help Center

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