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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎04-10-2012
My Device: bold 9700
My Carrier: o2

9700 white screen reload software 561

Can you help me solve this please.  I have no idea why my phone is showing this error message.  it doesnt function at all.  Have tried taking out battery but no joy.  thank you

Posts: 42
Registered: ‎03-21-2012
My Device: BlackBerry Curve 9360
My Carrier: Globe Telecom

Re: 9700 white screen reload software 561

from: http://www.blackberry.com/support


Error 561: Application error


Possible Solution:

Try the following actions:

  • Reset your BlackBerry® smartphone.
  • If the error message still appears after you reset your smartphone, reload your BlackBerry® Device Software. The reload process deletes your smartphone data.




Reload the BlackBerry Device Software using the BlackBerry Desktop Software

You may need to reload the BlackBerry Device Software to resolve a technical issue. It might take up to an hour to reload the BlackBerry Device Software. During that time, you can't disconnect your BlackBerry smartphone from your computer.

Note: You might not be able to back up your smartphone data if you are reloading the BlackBerry Device Software to resolve a technical issue, such as an application error.
Before you begin:

Before you reload the BlackBerry® Device Software, download and install the latest version of the BlackBerry® Desktop Software.

  1. Connect your smartphone to your computer.
  2. Open the BlackBerry Desktop Software.
  3. In the BlackBerry Desktop Software, click Update.
  4. To download the most recent version of your BlackBerry Device Software, click Get update.
  5. Do any of the following:
    • To keep a backup file of your smartphone data and settings, select the Back up your device data checkbox. This backup file is restored to your smartphone after the software reload finishes. If you don't back up your data, your smartphone data, settings, and email messages are deleted from your smartphone when you reload the software.
    • To encrypt your backup data, click Encrypt backup file.
    • If you want to receive an email when an updated version of the BlackBerry Device Software is available, select the Email me when new versions are available checkbox.
  6. Click Install update.