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want to upgrade OS of bold 9780

Can I upgrade my os 6 to OS 7. in bb bold 9780

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Re: want to upgrade OS of bold 9780


ujjvalsr wrote:

Can I upgrade my os 6 to OS 7. in bb bold 9780


No, sorry, you cannot. It is an OS 6 device.

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Re: want to upgrade OS of bold 9780

any other option..................

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Re: want to upgrade OS of bold 9780


ujjvalsr wrote:

any other option..................


another option for what?

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Re: want to upgrade OS of bold 9780

to upgrade the OS

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Re: want to upgrade OS of bold 9780


ujjvalsr wrote:

to upgrade the OS


You can upgrade to a higher version of OS6, but I don't know if you currently have the highest or not.

 

What is your Operating System loaded to your device? Look at Options > Device > About, third line down beginning with a "v.6.0.x.xxx", What is yours?


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Re: want to upgrade OS of bold 9780

it is v6.0.0.706 platform 6.6.0.246

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Re: want to upgrade OS of bold 9780

Here is the latest OS for the 9780.

 

Official OS 6.0.0.756 For BlackBerry Bold 9780 Via Vodafone Spain

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Re: want to upgrade OS of bold 9780

Via Vodafone spain means??????//

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Re: want to upgrade OS of bold 9780

...means Vodafone certified this OS release.

 

You can install it to your device by following the instructions here.

 

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.

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." (You might have another Vendor.xml file hiding on your computer. Open Windows Explorer and under the Organize button (on Windows 7, there are similar tools for Vista and XP) click on "Folder and search options." Under the View tab, make sure that your computer is set to show hidden folders and files. Once you've done this, search your C:\ drive for "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.

**Starting with the later OS6 releases, there are now three copies of VENDOR.XML
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Research In Motion\AppLoader (for 32-bit Windows XP/Vista/7)
==========OR============
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Research In Motion\AppLoader (for 64-bit Windows Vista/7)
C:\Documents and Settings\*name*\AppData\Roaming\Research In Motion\BlackBerry\Loader XML
C:\Documents and Settings\*name*\Application Data\Research In Motion\BlackBerry\Loader XML
You can also just search for VENDOR.XML. Make sure that you choose ADVANCED SEARCH and include hidden files. It should show the file in at three locations. Delete every copy that it finds.

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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