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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-24-2013
My Device: Bold 9780
My Carrier: Tele2 Latvia

9780 Update 7OS

Hi, this is my first post Smiley Happy

 

I'm interested if there will be possibilities to upgrade to OS7 my Bold 9780?

 

Tnx for answer.

Hall of Famer III
Posts: 57,618
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: PRIV (6.0.1/AAG111), Z10/Z30/Q10 (10.3.2.2813), Playbook (2.1.0.1526)
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: 9780 Update 7OS

Hi and Welcome to the Community!

 

It is difficult to find definite answers, but I suspect that the 9780 was not included with devices that could move up to OS7. To be sure, you have work to do. Start here:

Look at EVERY carrier on that portal page, and see which ones support your 9780. Then, compare the OS levels that each has released to find out if any have released an OS7 for your 9780.

 

The carriers control the release of the OS to their end users. Hence, the portal is first in order by carrier...so it is a long process for you to find the answer you seek.

 

Good luck!


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Guru II
Posts: 21,729
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: BlackBerry PRIV; BlackBerry Z30, Z10 and Q10 w/OS 10.3.2.2639; PlayBook w/OS 2.1.0.1917
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: 9780 Update 7OS

No need to look through the list. The 9780 is not supported for OS7. Sorry.

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New Contributor
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-24-2013
My Device: Bold 9780
My Carrier: Tele2 Latvia

Re: 9780 Update 7OS

So in future there will not be any way to get os7 on my device yes? Than that is very sad Smiley Sad

Guru II
Posts: 21,729
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: BlackBerry PRIV; BlackBerry Z30, Z10 and Q10 w/OS 10.3.2.2639; PlayBook w/OS 2.1.0.1917
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: 9780 Update 7OS

Unfortunately, that is correct.

To be honest, I prefer OS 6 over OS 7 anyway. OS 7 has severe memory leaks where OS6 on the 9780 was pretty stable in that regard.

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Hall of Famer III
Posts: 57,618
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: PRIV (6.0.1/AAG111), Z10/Z30/Q10 (10.3.2.2813), Playbook (2.1.0.1526)
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: 9780 Update 7OS


John_Clark wrote:
No need to look through the list.

To paraphrase...

  • Give a man a fish, feed him for a day...teach him to fish, feed him for a lifetime...

And, in the case here, enable him to then better help others -- paying it forward, in a sense.


Occam's Razor nearly always applies when troubleshooting technology issues!

New to the Community? Click here and also here for helpful guidance. Also please click here for additional helpful information to guide you as you proceed. I always recommend that you treat your BlackBerry like any other computing device, including using a regular backup schedule...click here for an article with instructions. If anyone has been helpful to you, please show your appreciation by clicking the button. Need a reference to BB10 OS/SR versions? Click here. Need a specific BB10 AutoLoader? Send me a private message.

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