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jsconyers 04-19-2009 10:32 AM

How are you trying to send/receive mail? Are you logging into your mail accounts via your BB Browser? You shouldn't need to. You can add your accounts to your device and they will have an icon for each mail account.

Here is how to add an email account to your device:
How to add / delete email addresses - BlackBerryFAQ

Here is how to resend your service books:
How do I resend my service books? - BlackBerryFAQ

pepe68 04-20-2009 10:11 PM

Nice job on the post!

But now I have been using DM 4.7 and just got the DM 5.0. I seem to have the issue of the downgrade of Documents To Go. I tried to follow the instructions on how to disable this issue from the post, but there is no such folder (C:\program files\common files\research in motion\shared\Loader Files.....). Can someone help me to figure out how to resolve this. I have some other Apps I want to load, but because of this issue, I can not proceed. It will either downgrade or remove it. I am unable to disable or delete it from the list.

Please, any suggestions? ( I have read everything I can so far on the web and nothing is helping or working!!

John Clark 04-20-2009 10:15 PM

Install your version of the handheld OS to the PC. Then delete the vendor.xml as as explained. Once the handheld OS is installed then you can go delete/rename the DocumentsToGo.alx file to DocumentsToGo.old. Then Docs to go shouldn't want to downgrade.

plazake 07-30-2009 08:59 PM

I prefer the e3 its dosnt budge and gets in there good, but its really what you do good with, everyone is different:cry:

Lorisson Otsem 08-03-2009 07:36 AM

trouble with my BB
 
I recently wiped my BB cause i received an error message(application error205)now each time i try to reinstall the OS i received another error that prevent the OS to be installed.Can somebody help me.

jsconyers 08-03-2009 08:38 AM

Search your PC for vendor.xml and delete any instance of it. Also, if you could post the error you're receiving, it may help.

interstudy 11-10-2009 12:29 PM

For upgrading OS, I have never wiped my phone (there was that time when i thought I nuked it) but i don't wipe it when i upgrade. never had an issue

kjjb0204 01-25-2010 12:20 PM

Mods - please weigh in here if you can - is point 6 still valid in the original post? Is there ANY difference between a beta and official if app/package versions still the same? Many people on bbhybrids and cb are saying there are some differences between the tour .419 beta leak and the mts official release.

kirkrgoode@yahoo.com 07-24-2010 01:59 PM

kirk
 
I need service book for my bb storm 9350 i deleted it Im wit another carrier using my bb storm how do i get it

ravitejk 08-01-2010 12:20 AM

OS Upgrade for unlocked BB
 
Hello,

A really comprehensive myth buster.. Thanks! :)

One question though - Will upgrading the OS on an UNLOCKED BB relock the phone? Any precautions to be taken prior to upgrading?

Thanks!

John Clark 08-01-2010 12:23 AM

There's nothing you can do to relock your phone.

Read the threads on the latest OS version you are installing. If you're satisfied then go ahead with the upgrade. You can always downgrade back, if all else fails.

cyclone321 11-12-2010 07:48 AM

Re: BlackBerry OS (and "Beta" OS) Upgrade Myths Dispelled:
 
thanks for the info

nathanl 12-14-2010 09:45 AM

Re: BlackBerry OS (and "Beta" OS) Upgrade Myths Dispelled:
 
good post lot of people always get scared upgrading from other sites

majorxp 03-04-2011 09:42 AM

Re: BlackBerry OS (and "Beta" OS) Upgrade Myths Dispelled:
 
Possible addition --

If you upgrade, some games will lose their progress and you will have to start over. Examples are shoppers paradise, bubble army2, and civilization.

John Clark 03-04-2011 09:51 AM

Re: BlackBerry OS (and "Beta" OS) Upgrade Myths Dispelled:
 
That's not a myth. ;-)
Posted via BlackBerryForums.com Mobile

abhshkc 03-09-2011 02:40 AM

Re: BlackBerry OS (and "Beta" OS) Upgrade Myths Dispelled:
 
i have brought an unlocked phone blackberry 8830. do i need to unlock it again after upgrading the OS?

NJBlackBerry 03-09-2011 06:48 AM

Re: BlackBerry OS (and "Beta" OS) Upgrade Myths Dispelled:
 
Nope. Once unlocked, always unlocked. It's not an iPhone.

yuana 03-17-2011 01:31 PM

Re: BlackBerry OS (and "Beta" OS) Upgrade Myths Dispelled:
 
I love this forum...

babzteejay 04-01-2011 07:33 AM

Re: BlackBerry OS (and "Beta" OS) Upgrade Myths Dispelled:
 
i need os 4.5 for my blackberry 8707v where can i download it people please i nid it urgently

NJBlackBerry 04-01-2011 07:43 AM

Re: BlackBerry OS (and "Beta" OS) Upgrade Myths Dispelled:
 
Sorry; the latest version released is 4.2. The 8707v is really old.


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