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Registered: ‎07-14-2011
My Device: Pearl 3G 9105
My Carrier: Virgin Mobile UK

Updating to OS 6 for Pearl 3G?

Hi - I realise there may be other posts concerning this but am very new to blackberry and am completely confused as to what to do. 

 

The website makes it clear that I should be able to update my Pearl 9105 to OS 6 however I have been trying to do this unsuccessfully for the past two hours - both on mac and PC. 

 

Instructions for mac say that the desktop software should automatically offer me to update. This doesn't happen. On a PC it tells me I'm running the latest software available for the 9105. I have also spoken to my provider and they confirmed OS 6 is available for my phone. 

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated!! 

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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: Updating to OS 6 for Pearl 3G?

Hi and Welcome to the Forums!

 

 

From a PC, you can install any OS package to a BB via this procedure:

 

 

 

 

Note that while written for "reload" and the Storm, it can be used to upgrade, downgrade, or reload any BB device model -- it all depends on the OS package you download and install to your PC. You can even use a different carriers OS package by simply inserting, between steps 1 and 2, the deletion, on your PC, of a file named VENDOR.XML. Be sure that you remove, from your PC, any other BB device OS packages as having more than one installed to the PC can cause conflicts with this procedure.

 

 

 

If you are on MAC, you are limited to only your carriers sanctioned OS packages...but can still use any levels that they currently sanction. See this procedure:

 

 

    • KB19915How to perform a clean reload of BlackBerry smartphone application software using BlackBerry Desktop Software

 

 

Good luck and let us know!



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