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Old 04-04-2011, 01:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am new to updating on my 9300 and installed os6 a few days ago...the thing is do I need to get rid of the previous os5 or does it do that itself??
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Default Re: I put os6 on my 9300 do I need to remove os5??

The installation process removes OS5 before loading OS6.
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Default Re: I put os6 on my 9300 do I need to remove os5??

Does that mean theres no way of reverting back to OS5 now??
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Default Re: I put os6 on my 9300 do I need to remove os5??

No, Just follow the downgrade steps found at BlackBerry FAQ - BlackBerryFAQ
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Default Re: I put os6 on my 9300 do I need to remove os5??

One of the many great things about BlackBerrys. New OS version are not pushed onto your phone like with many other types. And you always have the option to downgrade back to a previous version. Try doing that with an Android device!

Another cool thing about the BB OS is that the firmware and OS are not separate. When I was using an HTC Evo they pushed out an update to the firmware that hosed a lot of features. I (and a ton of other folks) were stuck with it until they pushed out a fix.

And using the OS from whatever carrier releases it is sweet. I don't have to wait for Sprint to release an update if Verizon puts one out first. BlackBerrys are carrier-agnostic that way.
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Default Re: I put os6 on my 9300 do I need to remove os5??

Hi im i just recently bought my 9300, i wanted to upgrade to os , i already upgtaded my desktop software to v6.0 from blackberry website, but when im clicking the upgrade my device, it says there is no upgrade available. I need help, i want to upgrade to os 6
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Default Re: I put os6 on my 9300 do I need to remove os5??

BlackBerry Desktop Manager will only show the OS versions officially released by the carrier to which the device is branded.

If no update is showing, then the device has the latest version released by that carrier.

If you want to update, then you will have to download the OS released by another carrier to your computer, install it on the computer, and then install it to the device.

However, if you are new to BlackBerry devices and updating the OS, then you really should wait and get to know the device and how it works before attempting the update.

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http://www.blackberryforums.com/gene...languages.html
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