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Old 07-09-2007, 05:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Well, I tried the latest OS listed above (version 164 I think) anyway, my battery life is horrible now along with a couple of other quirks. How do I roll back to a prior OS...I did a search and could not find anything....someone please point me in the right direction.

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You'll need to wipe the OS off the device entirely, and re-load an older one from scratch.
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Well that sucks...was hoping that it was alittle easier than that...I guess I will wait until the next upgrade comes out...shouldnt be long and I can deal with the battery drain for now..

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Actually, that is incorrect. If you uninstall the new OS from the PC and then install the old version on there, the next time you plug up the BB to the PC it'll state that there is a version difference and it'll ask you if you'd like to downgrade to the old version. The process is much the same as an upgrade is for a BB. It simplifies it a little for the people not fermiliar with the java cmd line program.
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Actually, that is incorrect. If you uninstall the new OS from the PC and then install the old version on there, the next time you plug up the BB to the PC it'll state that there is a version difference and it'll ask you if you'd like to downgrade to the old version.
Interesting. I've never seen a downgrade option.
I'll have to check that out. Thanks for the heads-up.
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Actually, that is incorrect. If you uninstall the new OS from the PC and then install the old version on there, the next time you plug up the BB to the PC it'll state that there is a version difference and it'll ask you if you'd like to downgrade to the old version. The process is much the same as an upgrade is for a BB. It simplifies it a little for the people not fermiliar with the java cmd line program.
That is what I did...but nothing happened...

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That is what I did...but nothing happened...

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Actually, you need to launch application loader and the option is there...so it did work

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No problemo, glad it worked for you. Someone want to update those FAQ's now?
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I'm glad I found this post. I will be doing this tonight, I really don't like the Vodafone OS. I put it on to fix certain issues I was having (SMS ghosting on home screen, uncaught exception errors, etc) and I still have those errors and now a couple more. I'll be doing this tonight after work.
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