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Old 10-11-2007, 01:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a new blackberry pearl and don't know how to download any new software updates for it. I am with cingular. No Media net. I do have the desk manager for the blackberry installed on my computer. But how do you get any new updates into the desk manager. Also, how do you tell what version you are currently running?
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Old 10-11-2007, 01:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Check out this FAQ:

How do I upgrade the OS on my BlackBerry? - BlackBerryFAQ

There are lots more there at Main Page - BlackBerryFAQ
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Thanks. But how do you tell what version you have on your phone?
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usually the third line that begins "v."
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Thanks so much. Ok another question. I have version 4.2.1.96 on the AT&T site they have version 4.2.1.154. Is this a newer version then what I have? Also, what is the advantage of installing the newer versions?
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the newer version is .154.
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