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Old 02-13-2009, 06:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey all,

just received my 8900 (tmobile version) in the mail. can i upgrade the firmware of the phone without a sim card in it?

let me know what you suggest.

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can i update the phone without unlocking it, or should i wait for the unlock code and update the firmware later? does it matter which way i do it?

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can i update the phone without unlocking it, or should i wait for the unlock code and update the firmware later? does it matter which way i do it?

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ok just updated my first phone (i have 3 that i need to update)... for the 2 others i don't need to delete the vendor file again (cause i deleted it before updating the first one)?

basically once i have deleted the vendor file once i can update as many phones as i want and dont need to delete the vendor file again because it would already be deleted?

let me know.

thanks again for all your help. the 8900 is a very nice phone.
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ok just updated my first phone (i have 3 that i need to update)... for the 2 others i don't need to delete the vendor file again (cause i deleted it before updating the first one)?

basically once i have deleted the vendor file once i can update as many phones as i want and dont need to delete the vendor file again because it would already be deleted?

let me know.

thanks again for all your help. the 8900 is a very nice phone.
It shouldn't re-appear unless you load a new OS to Desktop manager. If it does re-appear, just delete it again.
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ok. is there a way to see if i deleted the vendor file?
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Go to C:\Program Files\Common Files\Research In Motion\AppLoader and look for "Vendor.XML"

If you see the file, delete it.
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