If you have a password set on your device, then Black Berry Desktop Software will ask you to enter it before proceeding.
It will then check what software version you have installed on your smartphone and check online to see if there are any updates.
Throughout last year we regularly released Black Berry® Device Software (a.k.a.
Firmware or OS) updates, including a major one back in the fall.
If you've got all the necessary tools listed above, the Black Berry OS install process should be a breeze. First things first, you'll want to download the new Black Berry OS and save it to your PC.
To determine what OS version you're currently running, click the Options icon on your Black Berry home screen and select About.
Research In Motion (RIM) is constantly developing and testing new software and applications for your Black Berry.
Keeping up to date with the newest operating system (OS) software for your smartphone ensures that you have access to all the latest and greatest features and performance tweaks.By now, you might have read my previous post about updating your Black Berry® Device Software wirelessly and are wondering how to update your software using Black Berry® Desktop Software.Well, you’re in luck, because that’s what we’ll be going through today!If there is an update, a message box similar to the screenshot above will be presented asking if you want to perform the update; click ‘Get Update’ to start the update process.The next step is to confirm that you want to backup your device data and restore it after the update.Alternatively, you can plug your device into your PC or Mac and use Black Berry Link to check for an update.