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ginmardo
Posts: 31
Registered: ‎12-13-2010
My Device: Curve 8520
My Carrier: Digicel
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Updating blackberry curve 8520 OS

Hi,

 

Can anyone pass me a link to the tutorial on how to update blackberry curve 8520 OS?

 

Thanks ahead.

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awstheme
Posts: 68
Registered: ‎12-04-2010
My Device: Bold 9000

Re: Updating blackberry curve 8520 OS

Here is the official documentation about how to update your device software:

 

http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/microsites/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=http--docsbl...

 

But basically you will need to download and install the desktop software from the blackberry.com website, and the device software you can get by going to google and typing in " YourCarrier Name blackberry device software"

 

Once you have installed both of these items do a backup of your blackberry and then exit out of the blackberry desktop  manager.  Go to C:/program files/common files/research in motion/apploader/loader.exe and run the application.  go through and when you get to the screen that shows an advanced button click it and make sure both check boxes are checked then hit next and then finish, your software will be reloaded and upgraded.

 

Note:

-if you are using a 64bit OS on the computer replace program files with program files(x86)

-if asked for an auto backup choose "do not auto backup" as you should have already done a backup.

 

Hope this helps

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ginmardo
Posts: 31
Registered: ‎12-13-2010
My Device: Curve 8520
My Carrier: Digicel

Re: Updating blackberry curve 8520 OS

Ooh ooh... quick question:

 

I have a carrier plan. After I upgrade my Curve 8520 OS to v6.0 is it going to affect my carrier settings?

Wiping the handheld did not, but before assuming I would like to ask first.

Will I have to pay a visit to my provider to reset everything?

Or will the OS update only affect the phone's software and nothing carrier plan related?

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awstheme
Posts: 68
Registered: ‎12-04-2010
My Device: Bold 9000

Re: Updating blackberry curve 8520 OS

Updating the OS will not ruin any carrier services or provisioning it will only update the OS on the blackberry.

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ginmardo
Posts: 31
Registered: ‎12-13-2010
My Device: Curve 8520
My Carrier: Digicel

Re: Updating blackberry curve 8520 OS

Thanks dude. I'm sure to check it out. Kudos

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Paul-D
Posts: 1,161
Registered: ‎02-18-2010
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Update OS without a carrier?

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