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Developer
Posts: 80
Registered: ‎08-26-2008
My Device: 8800, 8100

How do i upgrade my BB OS via internet?

hi all,

 

How do i upgrade my BB OS via internet?

any idea?

 

 

 

Jeet Bhatt, India
New Contributor
Posts: 8
Registered: ‎11-02-2008
My Device: storm 9530

Re: How do I upgrade my BB OS via internet?

I followed this link word by word and it worked like a charm!!!!

http://crackberry.com/blackberry-101-how-install-or-upgrade-new-rim-operating-system-os

let me know if it helps ya...

Developer
Posts: 80
Registered: ‎08-26-2008
My Device: 8800, 8100

Re: How do I upgrade my BB OS via internet?

ok let me try it
Jeet Bhatt, India
Elite II
Posts: 9,321
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Torch 9800
My Carrier: grameenphone

Re: How do i upgrade my BB OS via internet?

Check below steps for OS upgrade -

 

Step #1

Before starting make sure that BlackBerry Desktop Software is installed on the computer.

 

Step#2

Make sure that you have installed updated device software installed in your PC. Check this link to get update device software from carrier OS download site.

 

Step#3

Users can perform a full or selective backup of the data using the Backup and Restore tool in BlackBerry Desktop Manager by completing the following steps:

  1. Connect the BlackBerry device to the computer running BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
  2. Open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
  3. Double-click Backup and Restore.
  4. Select Backup to perform a full backup or select Advanced to perform a backup of specific databases.
  5. Choose a location to save the backup file, then click Save.

Step#4

To perform a clean install of the BlackBerry Device Software, perform the following steps:

  1. Connect the BlackBerry smartphone to the computer and open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
  2. Double-click the Application Loader icon.
  3. Click Next to start the installation process.
  4. Type your BlackBerry smartphone password, if prompted, and click OK.
  5. Click the check boxes next to the names of the applications you want to load, and then click Next.
  6. Click Advanced, and then click the check box beside Erase all currently installed applications.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Click the check box next to Do not automatically backup the application data during the loading process.
  9. Clear the box next to Backup and restore applications installed wirelessly.
  10. Click Next > Finish.
  11. When the process has completed, the message The loading operation was successful will appear. Click Close to return to BlackBerry Desktop Manager.

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Developer
Posts: 23
Registered: ‎08-25-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: How do i upgrade my BB OS via internet?

I am also trying to change version of OS from 4.2 to 4.5 of device BB 8100.

I have BB desktop Manager Software 4.5 installed.

I am trying to follow steps 6,7 and 8 but not able to do that.

 

At last I am not able to upgrade my OS. Can you please suggest some way.

 

Thanks