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Registered: ‎11-28-2012
My Device: Torch 9860
My Carrier: Vodafone

BB OS 7.1 for 9860



I am not able to update my OS 7.0 to 7.1 on my BB 9860 device. I want to use the latest feature of Mobile Hotspot which is only avaible once i upgrade.


Please help




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Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: Z10/Z30/Q10 (, Playbook (
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: BB OS 7.1 for 9860


There are many methods to attempt the update you desire, and it certainly should be possible on a 9860 (I myself used to have one on 7.1). So, please tell us what you tried...from "not able to update", there is really nothing we can deduce...

Do, however, keep in mind that while 7.1 includes the capability for HotSpot, the service itself must be allowed for and enabled by your mobile service provider -- if they forbid it, then it will do you no good anyway. Some carriers freely allow it; other carriers totally forbid it; still others allow it, but require extra fee from you. So you will need to check with them to be sure.

Thanks and let us know!

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