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Old 10-27-2009, 06:26 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all,
Hope you are fine,

I want to test whether an application (which i know its name) is already running (even if it is running in background), how should i do this ?

Thanks in advance.
Old 10-27-2009, 06:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Press and hold the BlackBerry menu button for a few seconds. You can let go of the button when a popup appears. This popup is the application switcher that shows you all running applications.

EDIT: Damn... sorry. I just realized that this was posted in the developer forum, so my answer isn't what you were looking for.

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Old 10-27-2009, 06:51 AM   #3 (permalink)
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+1 with the above reply..
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Did you try ApplicationManager.getVisibleApplications()?

This returns a list of all running apps.

See the API docs.
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