Image of BlackBerry device Configure icon Move icon to your screen
Configuring the price indicator
BlackBerry icons

You can select different styles for the Kcast icon in your BlackBerry® ribbon.

  1. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and click Options, or select Options from the BlackBerry® default menu. 
  2. In the icon style selection section, select an icon style.
  3. In the next section, select up to three items from among Precious Metals, Base Metals, Oil and Indices to have them displayed sequentially on your Kcast icon.
  4. Click Save & Close.
  5. This change will take a few seconds to apply on the Kcast icon.

kcast iconPlease note that no prices will appear on the Kcast icon when selected.

gold indicator icon
Move the Kcast application
icon to your mobile screen:
  1. Select the BlackBerry default Main Menu small blackberry icon
    (These steps apply to certain BlackBerry® devices)
    • Click Downloads folder icon
    • Place your cursor over the Kcast Application icon and click Main Menu small blackberry icon
    • Select Move To Folder
    • Select Home
    • Click Back back icon
  2. Find the Kcast Application icon on your homepage and click Main Menu small blackberry icon
  3. Select Move and drag the icon to top of the page (first row)
  4. Click the Kcast Application icon to open the application
  5. Select Options
  6. Scroll down to choose the icon style you would like to display on your BlackBerry® homepage
  7. Select up to three items to display on the application icon
  8. Click Save &Close

FAQs

  1. Download the application through App World
    1. Click on BlackBerry® App World
    2. In the "Search" field, enter Kcast Gold Live!™
    3. Click on Download
    4. Then click on Run

Check if the browser configuration is set up properly.

  1. Click on Browser
  2. Click on BlackBerry® Main Menu
  3. Select Options
  4. In the Browser field select Internet Browser
  5. In Browser Identification select BlackBerry® (if Firefox or Internet Explorer is selected, you will not be able to get access to the www.kitco.com/bb page).

Kcast for BlackBerry® notifies you if the market is closed or if there are communication problems. In both cases, the application displays the last updated values.

Yes, the Kcast for BlackBerry® works well with GPRS, EDGE, 3G and WiFi.
It loads fastest with WiFi and 3G.

When the Kcast application displays the maximum lines at the fastest refresh rate (one minute), the maximum data usage will be 2.6 KB per minute. Each time a chart is requested, the data usage will be about 11 KB (depending on the screen resolution, the data usage for a chart could be more or less than 11KB).

The following is a summary of data usage in manual and automatic modes for typical usage patterns:

Manual Update

Data update

Chart update

Data update

Total per month

Low-volume data usage
Updates: 10 updates – Full list of quotes

Charts: View 90 live and historical charts

26KB 900KB 0.9MB 9MB

Average-volume data usage
Updates: 50 updates - Full list of quotes

Charts: View 90 live and historical charts 5 times

130KB 4500KB 4.5MB 68MB

High-volume data usage
Updates: 100 updates - Full list of quotes

Charts: View 90 live and historical charts 10 times

260KB 9000KB 9MB 225MB

 

Automatic Update

Data update

Chart update

Total per day

Total per month

Low-volume data usage

Updates: 4 hours usage per day - Full list of quotes, refreshed every 10 minutes

Charts: View 90 live & historical charts

31KB 900KB 0.9MB 9MB

Average-volume data usage

Updates: 14 hours usage per day - Full list of quotes, minimum refreshed every 5 minutes

Charts: View 90 live and historical charts 5 times

250KB 4500KB 4.6MB 70MB

High-volume data usage

Updates: 24 hours usage- Full list of quotes, minimum refreshed every 1 minute

Charts: View 90 live and historical charts 10 times

2184KB 9000KB 10.9MB 273MB

Low-volume data usage: 10 days per month usage
Average-volume data usage: 15 days per month usage
High-volume data usage: 25 days per month usage

Kcast Gold Live!™ application works with all models of the following BlackBerry® devices series:

  • Pearl
  • Curve
  • 8700
  • 8800
  • Bold
  • Storm
  • Tour
  • Style
  • Torch

Kcast Gold Live!™ for BlackBerry® supports all operating systems from 4.5.0 and later.

  1. Select the BlackBerry default Main Menu small blackberry icon
    (These steps apply to certain BlackBerry® devices)
    • Click Downloads folder icon
    • Place your cursor over the Kcast Gold Live!™ Application Icon and click Main Menu small blackberry icon
    • Select Move To Folder
    • Select Home
    • Click Back back icon
  2. Find the Kcast Gold Live!™ Application Icon on your homepage and click Main Menu small blackberry icon
  3. Select Move and drag the icon to top of the page (first row)
    (If you encounter any issue on the application icon updates, move the icon down from the first row. This will resolve the problem. Please note this is a BlackBerry® operating system/device issue not a Kcast Gold Live!™ application issue.)
  4. Click the Kcast Gold Live!™ Application Icon to open the application
  5. Select Options
  6. Scroll down to choose the icon style you would like to display on your BlackBerry® Home Page
  7. Select up to three items to display on application icon
  8. Click Save & Close

The Kcast Gold Live!™ for BlackBerry® application is not guaranteed to work on all Wi-Fi networks due to certain specific NAT/firewall configurations. Upon initial download of the Kcast Gold Live!™ for BlackBerry® application, you may be prompted to allow security permission for the data communication service used by the Kcast Gold Live!™ for the BlackBerry® application. We recommend that you grant this permission to avoid any disruption in the data communication service used by the Kcast Gold Live!™ for BlackBerry® application.

The trademark BlackBerry® is owned by Research In Motion Limited and is registered in the United States. Registration may be pending or completed in other countries. Kitco Metals Inc. is not endorsed, sponsored, affiliated with or otherwise authorized by Research In Motion Limited.

If you encounter any issues on the application icon price update, move the icon down from the first row to any other. This will resolve the problem.

Please note that this is a BlackBerry® operating system/device issue not a Kcast application issue.

Kcast for BlackBerry® does not use or transmit any personal information.

  • Click Browser
  • Click on BlackBerry® Main Menu
  • Select Options
  • In the Browser field select Internet Browser
  • In Browser Identification select BlackBerry® (if Firefox or Internet Explorer is selected, you will not be able to get access to the www.kitco.com/bb page).

To remove the Kcast for BlackBerry® from your device, select the application icon hit the BlackBerry® default menu small blackberry icon button and select Delete.

While the application is open, click on the hang up Hang up button to minimize the application (Please note that the application still runs in the background when it is minimized).