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raghu_nath
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Registered: ‎07-22-2009
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how to update OS of 8320

Hi

 

I have BB Curve 8320 with os 4.2.2.184, I want to update the os to 4.5.

 

Please any one tell me how to do this. In my device vendor id shows as 179.

 

I tried downloading and installing 4.5 version os from blackberry site for bharti airtel carrier but when i plug the device to my laptop it is not showing for update device dialog box.

 

Thanks in advance and regards

raghu

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JSanders
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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: how to update OS of 8320

Device operating system releases are "released" by specific carriers once they have certified and trained their support techs, but still, you are able to load to any carrier's same model by following the instructions below.

Download the OS file from this link:


http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-8300-series-discussion-curve/214104-latest-os-8320-4-5-0-306... a backup of your device first, using Desktop Manager > Backup. Close Desktop Manager upon completion.

1. Download the OS file to the PC then install it to the PC by running (double clicking) the file you downloaded.
2. Go to c:\program files\common files\research in motion\apploader and delete the file named "vendor.xml."
3. Plug in BB and double click on "Loader.exe." It's located in the same place as the above vendor.xml file.




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