Research from June 2011, indicated that approximately 45% of mobile developers were using the platform at the time of publication.It was officially released in August 2011, making its appearance on the Black Berry Bold (9900/9930), Black Berry Torch (9810/9850/9860), and the Black Berry Curve (9350/9360/9370/9380).What follows is our step-by-step guide on how to upgrade your Black Berry's OS, or install a different version, as well as how to prepare beforehand to make the process run as smoothly as possible.
The application can be downloaded at the following address: It is recommended that you download the application, evenif you already have it installed on your computer, to ensure that you have the latest version.
When your Bold 9900 is connected to the Black Berry Desktop software, the upgrade option will be displayed on the screen.
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The Blackberry Curve 8520 can either be updated wirelessly using an over-the-air (OTA) update, or using Blackberry Desktop Software on a computer.
If you don't delete the other vendor's file, the software won't be able to install the software on your carrier-locked device.
You can visit Crackberry.com's OS4.5 Beta forum for discussion and help should you run into issues.Any smartphones running an earlier version of the Black Berry OS could not be updated to version 7.0.It has now been superseded by the Black Berry 10 operating system, but is still sold by Black Berry on its smartphones.If you do decide to install unofficial software and it's from a carrier that isn't your own, you should be sure to ditch the software's vendor XML file before beginning installation.To do so, open your PC's Program Files App Loader and then delete the Vendor file, which is in XML format.To determine what OS version you're currently running, click the Options icon on your Black Berry home screen and select About.