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Old 08-08-2008, 02:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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How would I go about doing this?
I've checked -- How do I downgrade the OS on my BlackBerry? - BlackBerryFAQ -- but it makes no sense to me. When I choose my carrier, all it does is take me to the tmobile website where I can upgrade desktop manager.
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Old 08-08-2008, 07:59 AM   #2 (permalink)
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4.3 is great.
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Old 08-08-2008, 08:03 AM   #3 (permalink)
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To downgrade your OS you have to go to your carrier site and download the Device software (for Tmo i think its under BlackBerry Downloads) and it will ask you to list your current device. After that it will give you the link to the latest release they have put out. Is there a particular reason you wish to downgrade?
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I found out how to do it, thanks.

But I want to downgrade because i couldn't download my instant messenger on 4.5os (it didn't recognize my phone as a 8100pearl), it took up a lot of space, and i wanted to be able to use colorpearl.
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I'm still too chicken to upgrade.
I'm still at version 4.2.1.94
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Old 08-08-2008, 05:57 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I'm still too chicken to upgrade.
I'm still at version 4.2.1.94
i was too, but i will never go back now 4.5 is so much better oh and im currently using 4.5.0.69. just make sure u dont install color pearl
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Why would u want to downgrade anyway
someone doesn't like reading the whole thread, huh
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