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New Contributor
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎01-13-2013
My Device: tourch 9860
My Carrier: service
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FM not working

I have 9860 tourch. After upgraded to version 7 I am not able to find FM application from device. Kindly advice how can I get the same.
Hall of Famer III
Posts: 59,104
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: DTEK50 (AAI82), PRIV (AAI795), Z10/Z30/Q10 (10.3.2.2813), Playbook (2.1.0.1917)
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: FM not working

Hi and Welcome to the Community!

Two things...OS 7.0 did not include the FM radio feature...OS 7.1 is where that began.

Secondly, only a limited set of BB models had included in their hardware the FM radio receiver necessary to actually function as an FM radio; the 9860 was not among those. Hence, no amount of OS or software can overcome a hardware limitation.

Good luck!

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New Contributor
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎01-13-2013
My Device: tourch 9860
My Carrier: service

Re: FM not working

But when I bought 9860 tourch I have FM radio function.
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Posts: 59,104
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
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My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: FM not working

You did? Well, when I got mine, it didn't. Perhaps you can expand on exactly what you had before?

Maybe you are thinking of an app that, via internet streaming, plays FM radio stations? This would be very different from the BB itself having an FM radio receiver, to play local FM radio stations over the air...

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

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Posts: 7
Registered: ‎01-13-2013
My Device: tourch 9860
My Carrier: service

Re: FM not working

My question was for local FM radio receiver which will come inbuilt n device. Not for the internet FM radio
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Posts: 59,104
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: DTEK50 (AAI82), PRIV (AAI795), Z10/Z30/Q10 (10.3.2.2813), Playbook (2.1.0.1917)
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: FM not working

None of the specs that I know of for the 9860 include the FM radio. A couple of Curve models included it (9360 and 9380, as I recall), but none of the Torch models.

So, again, what gives you the indication that it had it before you did this update?

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

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Guru II
Posts: 22,045
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: FM not working

I concur. The 9860 never had FM radio built in. As sdgardne stated, only a couple of the Curve models had it.

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Posts: 7
Registered: ‎01-13-2013
My Device: tourch 9860
My Carrier: service

Re: FM not working

Does blackberry Torch 9860 RDP71UW have this function?
Guru II
Posts: 22,045
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: FM not working

No BlackBerry Torch has that function. None. Nada.

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Posts: 59,104
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: DTEK50 (AAI82), PRIV (AAI795), Z10/Z30/Q10 (10.3.2.2813), Playbook (2.1.0.1917)
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: FM not working

I guess that there is only one way to get the point across that we've said maybe 3 or more times already...


rehobsamuel wrote:
Does blackberry Torch 9860 RDP71UW have this function?

No. 


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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