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Old 11-18-2007, 08:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have the 8830 from Verizon and everything is working just fine, so I'm wondering if there is a need to update the os. I saw what the updates are, and I don't need any of those things. Do these software upgrades ever provide things like stonger signal, faster response, etc.? The only thing I can't stand is the lousy ringer volume. I'm not one for mp3 ringers. I like the standard classic phone ringer and it's just not nearly loud enough. My old 8700g from Tmobile could shatter windows...
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Old 11-18-2007, 08:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 11-18-2007, 08:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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If everything is working fine, and there is not a feature in the OS you must have--not need to upgrade.

Ask in that thread if the upgrade helps with the ringtone volume.
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Default You should if you intend to travel & you have the 4.2.66 version

If you have 4.2.2.66, be aware that it has a flaw that causes your BB 8830 to hard lock up on certain CDMA networks. It happened to me in Puerto Rico and in searching the web, I found a number of instances of this. I was able to find that the 4.2.2.148 software had a fix for this.

If you are on .66, I'd recommend it. Not sure about the supposedly soon to be released version from Verizon & whether or not that will have any additional fixes.
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If you are a mac user like me, can you take your phone to a Verizon store to get a software update?
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