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Registered: ‎01-18-2012
My Device: torch 9810
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OS 7.1 Egypt

Hi, I'm from Egypt. Till now whenever I try to look for updates it says that there is no updates. When will OS 7.1 will be available in Egypt?

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My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
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Re: OS 7.1 Egypt

No one here knows when your local mobile provider will release OS7.1 , Device operating system releases are "released" by specific carriers once they have certified and trained their support techs, but still, you are able to load to any carrier's same model by following the instructions below.

You can install another carrier's OS release to your device.

First locate the 7.1 OS file for the 9810 you wish to use.
http://na.blackberry.com/eng/support/downloads/download_sites.jsp

Do a backup of your device first, using Desktop Manager > Backup. Close Desktop Manager upon completion.

1. Download the OS file to the PC then install it to the PC by running (double clicking) the file you downloaded.
2. Go to c:\program files\common files\research in motion\apploader and delete the file named "vendor.xml."
3. Plug in BB and double click on "Loader.exe." It's located in the same place as the above vendor.xml file.

Note: Some users might worry they will void their device warranty by loading an OS from another carrier. There is really nothing to worry about. Please read more information on that here: http://www.port3101.org/power-users/296-blackberry-os-upgrade-including-betas-myths-dispelled.html



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Re: OS 7.1 Egypt

Thank you so much
one last question. Other than the warranty and all that, Is it gonna be a problem to install another provider's OS? Or it's gonna be the same regarding the netword behavior and the phone itself?

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Re: OS 7.1 Egypt

worst case is you have to downgrade the OS for support or to send it back.

 




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Re: OS 7.1 Egypt

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All that about warranty, etc., is covered in the last paragraph of my post and the link I included.

 

Otherwise, installing another carriers OS release -- you will see NO difference in your device. It changes nothing.



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Re: OS 7.1 Egypt

Again, Thank you so much.