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Registered: ‎01-19-2009
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Blackberry device software upgrade deployed wirellessy from BES


I have spent some time browsing the forums and support pages but have been unable to come up with a definitive answer to whether it is possible to deploy handset device software updates wirelessly.  We are running BES, with only pearls and curves varying in current device software from to


Sorry of this is a repeatedly asked question but it seems to be difficult to find documentation or posts that give definitve answer.  I am ideally looking for document detailing the requirements and process to implement these upgrades.


Thanks in advance.

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Posts: 724
Registered: ‎07-02-2008
My Device: Z10
My Carrier: Fido

Re: Blackberry device software upgrade deployed wirellessy from BES

Unless device os is at least 4.5 wireless upgrade will not work. That beats the point in lots of cases... As a starting point I'd read this and contact my wireless provider as they are the ones providing it for your users:


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Re: Blackberry device software upgrade deployed wirellessy from BES

The storm can have its OS updated OTA.

It is the only one avail at this time.


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Re: Blackberry device software upgrade deployed wirellessy from BES

I've heard this is going to be big in BES 5.0

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