Been wondering if the Black Berry Smartphone you already own will be getting the OS 5.0 update everybody keeps talking about?
We knew there would be a cut-off somewhere down the road of older device models and it turns out we were pretty spot on with our hunches.
If you do decide to install unofficial software and it's from a carrier that isn't your own, you should be sure to ditch the software's vendor XML file before beginning installation.
If you don't delete the other vendor's file, the software won't be able to install the software on your carrier-locked device.You can visit Crackberry.com's OS4.5 Beta forum for discussion and help should you run into issues.But first I'll download this official update tonight. Research In Motion (RIM) is constantly developing and testing new software and applications for your Black Berry.Beta operating systems are not officially released for good reason: They're often full of bugs and could potentially void your warranty or worse, render your Black Berry unusable.
(Read, "How to Reload the Operating System on a Nuked Black Berry," if you ever find yourself with a bricked 'Berry.
In order to download software from this website, you must be using Firefox or Windows® Internet Explorer v5.5 or higher.
If you meet the browser requirements, check for a browser message on your screen prompting you to run an add-on.
Once you do so, you should see a “Check for Updates” button here.
You will need to download Black Berry® Link to update your smartphone software.
but now we officially know which devices are getting the update thanks to a new knowledge base article on Black Berry's website. In order to optimize the Black Berry smartphone user experience with Black Berry Device Software 5.0, Black Berry smartphones must have more than 64MB of memory to support this version of Black Berry Device Software.