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Version: 10.3.1

What content is in my work space and my personal space?

If your administrator turns on BlackBerry Balance technology, your device data, apps, and network access are separated so that you have a work space and a personal space on your BlackBerry device.

Work apps that are open appear with the Briefcase icon on the home screen.

Depending on the rules set by your administrator, the apps and features that are part of the BlackBerry 10 OS might be available in your work space, personal space, or both. The following table describes the default behavior for most BlackBerry 10 OS apps. The table doesn't describe the behavior of apps that you purchase from BlackBerry World or that your administrator sends to your device.

Description Apps and features

These apps and features are available only in your work space and they display work data.

  • BlackBerry Enterprise IM
  • BlackBerry Work Drives
  • BlackBerry World – Work

These apps and features are available only in your personal space and they display personal data.

You might have access to work contacts in the Phone, BBM, and text messaging apps, depending on the rules set by your administrator.

  • Amazon Appstore
  • BBM
  • BlackBerry Protect
  • BlackBerry Story Maker
  • BlackBerry World
  • Box
  • Calculator
  • Clock
  • Compass
  • Dropbox
  • Evernote
  • Facebook
  • Foursquare
  • Games
  • LinkedIn
  • Media card
  • Music
  • Phone
  • SIM card
  • Smart Tags
  • Text messaging (SMS and MMS)
  • Twitter
  • Videos
  • Voice dialing
  • Weather
  • YouTube

These apps and features are available in your work space and personal space. Your work data and personal data are displayed together.

  • BlackBerry Assistant
  • BlackBerry Blend
  • BlackBerry Hub
  • BlackBerry Remember
  • Calendar
  • Contacts

These apps and features are available in your work space and personal space. Depending on which space you open an app in, you can access either your work data or personal data. You can open two instances of these apps at the same time.

Depending on the rules set by your administrator, some apps might not appear in your work space.

  • Adobe Reader
  • BlackBerry Browser
  • BlackBerry Maps
  • Camera
  • Documents To Go
  • File Manager
  • Pictures
  • Video camera