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Registered: ‎04-06-2012
My Device: BlackBerry Curve 9300
My Carrier: Digicel

BlackBerry OS 5 for 9300

Hello there! I purchased a BlackBerry 9300 smartphone and it came with OS6. I used to use the 8520 with OS5. I really love the OS5 though. Is there a way to remove the OS6 and upload an OS5 onto my 9300? I have tried downloading OS5 before but they're all .exe files and I use a Mac. Can anyone help?

 

Thank you.

 

Marvin

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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: BlackBerry OS 5 for 9300

Hi there!

On MAC, you are limited to only those OS levels that your carrier supports. If the MAC desktop software does not offer the OS level you desire, then your carrier does not support it.

On a PC, you can install any OS package that exists for your model BB. You are not limited to just those that your carrier supports. But, again, that is only via PC...not MAC.

Good luck!


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