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After an application that is installed in a group folder is uninstalled, the group folder remains on the device. The folder has to be deleted manually.

Article Metadata
Tested with
Devices(s): All
Compatibility
Platform(s): S60 2nd Edition, S60 3rd Edition
Symbian
S60 3rd Edition (initial release)
Article
Created: User:Technical writer 1 (16 May 2008)
Last edited: hamishwillee (07 Sep 2012)

Description

The following code shows how to install your application into a group folder.

RESOURCE APP_REGISTRATION_INFO
{
app_file="application_name";
embeddability=KAppNotEmbeddable;
newfile=KAppDoesNotSupportNewFile;
...
//Group folder where you want to install your application
group_name ="Folder name";
}

How to reproduce

  1. Install an application into a group folder.
  2. Uninstall the application.

You can see the empty group folder after the application has been uninstalled.

Solution

No solution exists.

This page was last modified on 7 September 2012, at 09:53.
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