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corneur

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I have Resources and Services installed. Hub, Calendar, Tasks, Notes, Device Search and Launcher are working, but the Keyboard and Password Keeper won't work at all. Any ideas on how to fix them? My device is rooted and, along with the ones that work, the apks are in system/apps
 

StardustGeass

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calendar doesnt work for me... It keeps force closing....
Also, everytime I restart the phone, it says blackberry services force closed...

Hub works, launcher works...
 

TowersVault

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Anyone tried installing the keyboard in kitkat? Says parse error in my device.

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Unfortunately BlackBerry developed these apps with an Lollipop API, thus it won't work on anything lower than Android 5.0.

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Keyboard totally worked, thanks. Installed to my Note 5 flawlessly. Only thing is, I am slow at the flicking. I'm so used to typing out the entire thing. Calendar worked too, just wish the numbers would increase with heavy events.

So, I installed Blackberry services, but how do I enter the launcher? I don't know how to root nor want to root my phone.

The launcher won't need root, just download the patched APK and install. Check that TouchWiz isn't set as the default launcher (when you press the home button, and pick always, that's what usually stops you from accessing other launchers), however the launcher makes space for on-screen navigation buttons (like the Nexus's usually have), and there's no real way of getting rid of it.

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The Launcher is not working properly for me.
Everytime I tap on the All Apps button it restarts.

If it doesn't work, it doesn't work. BlackBerry made these apps with the Priv in mind, not every other Android phone, so unfortunately there is going to be the rare case where the apps don't seem to function properly on some devices.
 

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Unfortunately BlackBerry developed these apps with an Lollipop API, thus it won't work on anything lower than Android 5.0.

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The launcher won't need root, just download the patched APK and install. Check that TouchWiz isn't set as the default launcher (when you press the home button, and pick always, that's what usually stops you from accessing other launchers), however the launcher makes space for on-screen navigation buttons (like the Nexus's usually have), and there's no real way of getting rid of it.

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I should have been more clear. It Does install, and after I reboot the Note 5, I go to Applications to change default launcher. I am using Nova Prime. I don't see anything about Blackberry launcher. All I want is the launcher for contacts and messages pop ups.
 

TowersVault

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The same is happening to me.

I'm not using the launcher, but I've noticed the launcher app for the keyboard disappear (in my stock CM12.1 launcher), and I can't find the app anywhere in my installed apps list, however it is a running service, and I can change the settings of it in my Language settings. BlackBerry perhaps verifying if what we're using is an actual Priv, and then kinda blocking access from it?

Additionally, if you two could perhaps check if it's an installed app via something like ES File Explorer, that should give some information on what's going on.
 
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I'm not using the launcher, but I've noticed the launcher app for the keyboard disappear (in my stock CM12.1 launcher), and I can't find the app anywhere in my installed apps list, however it is a running service, and I can change the settings of it in my Language settings. BlackBerry perhaps verifying if what we're using is an actual Priv, and then kinda blocking access from it?

Additionally, if you two could perhaps check if it's an installed app via something like ES File Explorer, that should give some information on what's going on.
For me it appears as an installed App. I can see it in the settings app list and also in data/app folder.
I also tried to install it in system/app but it does the same.
 

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OK so I get to understand that the swipe feature and also the mic phone works fine on the note 5. I have it on my note 4 using android 5.1.1 and I don't see the mic icon for voice typing and of course the swipe feature doesn't work not sure why, is anyone having the same issue on anything other phone?.
 
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    Here's list of the currently working apks. This could probably use a sticky.
    I only am making this list of links, I myself didn't do any of the coding. Go read through the Blackberry native apps on Play Store thread for more details.
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2HiQb24yKKwNUJTYTk4YUU2dGM/view?usp=sharing[/url]
    Updated as of Jan 10, 2016. There is also a DP fixed version that makes the suggestions for the flick up motion smaller here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2HiQb24yKKwSWJROUtQa3RWU0E/view?usp=sharing
    Thanks @TowersVault

    Some extra notes on the keyboard: Note that the keyboard will not display text prediction options when typing website addresses/links or passwords in, additionally trace typing (Swype, Flow, etc.) is not supported, even though the keyboard's setup displays that. Also note that some languages are not supported by BlackBerry, thus you might not be able to set the keyboard to a specific language of your choice. On top of all of this info, if text prediction doesn't show up right after installing the keyboard, give it a few seconds, it seems to take a short while for the keyboard to initialize its word libraries. (Thanks @TowersVault )

    Blackberry Launcher : https://mega.nz/#!0tMBmLjD!oHQPM4IcDI3zEVxSWQ8OCx37AmsyaDz4He1SPT6nbcA

    Blackberry Calendar: https://mega.nz/#!NssQjLgB!G96g0_3fvLzwpVqy0D5htmHqEK8I3-ur3brMo9qh78M

    Blackberry Hub and untouched apks (requires root, as well as uninstalling and reinstalling all the unpatched blackberry apks as system apps): https://mega.nz/#F!nV1VxaCQ!h4NK7tFMDasxyY9TSj61qA

    Feel free to update this thread with links to new versions or new apps.
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    New BlackBerry keyboard update since quite a few people wanted it so bad! @Xaiux , you mind updating the OP?

    Before you continue, if your device runs anything below Android 5.0 (the app was made for Android 5.0 and up), give up, don't even post here asking why it's not working.


    BlackBerry Keyboard

    App Version: 1.1.0.3942
    App Update Date: 2015-12-14
    Android Requirement: 5.0 and up
    Needs Anything Else: No

    Download Links:
    Normal Patched Variant - No DP changes were made, all that was done is the regular patch to get it working on most other Android devices.
    DP Patched Variant* - This one fixes the annoying large word suggestions above the letters, originally it caused the keyboard to look like something for toddlers. I found the issue on my Galaxy S6, not sure if any other QHD screen has the same problem, however, as a reference, I have a picture showing the difference below.

    j1gpjWk.png


    * You do not have to use the DP Patched APK, however it's there if you feel like the word suggestion text size is a bit too big for your taste. Additionally, I have looked into back-porting this to Android 4.1 (as an example), no luck there, will have to put in a lot more work to do that.

    Before you install the new APK, uninstall the old one; if you don't, you will likely end up with a "did not install" error.

    DISCLAIMER:
    This patched version of the BlackBerry Keyboard is still solely BlackBerry's property. If BlackBerry requests that I remove the download links, I will do so without a doubt and won't continue even thinking of patching the app. By downloading this APK, you're not supporting BlackBerry either; however to do so, go either buy a Priv (or any other BlackBerry product for that matter) to support them financially, or spread word and get people to buy their products. Also, if the app doesn't work on your phone, tough luck, this app was made for the Priv in mind, thus it was never intended for your phone in the first place.
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    Guys, I have nexus 6p - not rooted. Is there any updates on the keyboard, calendar, hub etc. for Marshmallow on unrooted devices?
    Thanks!

    Check this out. Running Hub, Contacts, Calendar and Keyboard on a Samsung Galaxy S6 without root:
    http://forums.crackberry.com/blackb...device-no-root-required-1059855/#post12231296
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    For numbers just swipe down on the keyboard. Swipe again you come to symbols, one more swipe you return the beginning.
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    Here's the patched copy of the BlackBerry Calendar I made. It works.

    https://mega.nz/#!NssQjLgB!G96g0_3fvLzwpVqy0D5htmHqEK8I3-ur3brMo9qh78M[/QUOTE]