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Registered: ‎01-11-2014
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Is it possible to downgrade to an older OS?

I have been looking to get a new blackberry, and I really like the specs and the camera for the Q10.


But I tried out the new Blackberry 10 OS at my cell phone carrier, and I really do not like the gesture-based interface.


I'm wondering if it is possible to buy a Q10 and then downgrade to an older OS - like maybe OS 7 or 6.


Please help,

-A dedicated Blackberry user

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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: BlackBerry PRIV; BlackBerry Z30, Z10 and Q10 w/OS; PlayBook w/OS
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Re: Is it possible to downgrade to an older OS?

No, sorry. OS 10 is all that is available for the Q10. My guess is whoever showed you the gesturing at the store wasn't interested in selling you a Q10. Once you get used to it gesturing is very natural and I really like it on my Z10 and Q10 both.

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