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Old 02-22-2006, 01:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i just got this old blackberry R900/1800G-2/1-4 (5820) and wondering if i could upgrade it from 3.2.2.97 to 3.6 and where could i get the software for it. im kinda new in this device. please help. thanks.
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Old 02-22-2006, 02:39 AM   #2 (permalink)
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The 5820 is really, really old. Check with your carrier on where to get the latest code...
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i just got this from a friend.,since im more into functionality and Blackberry is not that popular here in the philippines (as of today), the Handheld came from O2. and a CD is included. thanks anyway mate. i will still try to look for files. thanks again...
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You can download the 3.6 for 5810 software from Cingular and delete the Vendor.XML file. The 5800 series phones can all use the software.
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Hello everyone, I'm a recent convert from the Palm OS to the Blackberry when I got a 5810 from an officemate of mine.

The good thing about it is, the blackberry has all the necessary PIM that I actually need (calendar, memopad and to do list) aside from the SMS and phone, that's all I used the Treo I had before.

Anyways, I have successfully upgraded the Desktop Manager all the way up to version 4.0 and the handheld software all the way up to version 1.4.73.0. (I used a Vodafone upgrade download from the blackberry site after I did a Google search) is this the most I could go?

I read here that I could download the Cingular upgrade (which I did) and just download the Vendor.XML file.

Here's the scenario, I'm using a local mobile subscriber here in the Philippines and do not have a Blackberry Account, I just use the Blackberry for PIM functions, SMS and as a phone. I use my laptop to do email and internet through WiFi anyways :D So this means that I could not download any upgrade from any service provider.

A couple of questions though;

1. How and where do I delete the vendor.xml file?
2. Will there be any visible changes to the UI?
3. When I upgraded the HH software from 1.0.1.1-something to 1.4.73.0 the browser icon in the ribbon disappeared, did I do something wrong?

Thanks for any answers any of you might be able to give and it's nice to be part of this community :D
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Originally Posted by frozenkamote
Hello everyone, I'm a recent convert from the Palm OS to the Blackberry when I got a 5810 from an officemate of mine.

The good thing about it is, the blackberry has all the necessary PIM that I actually need (calendar, memopad and to do list) aside from the SMS and phone, that's all I used the Treo I had before.

Anyways, I have successfully upgraded the Desktop Manager all the way up to version 4.0 and the handheld software all the way up to version 1.4.73.0. (I used a Vodafone upgrade download from the blackberry site after I did a Google search) is this the most I could go?

I read here that I could download the Cingular upgrade (which I did) and just download the Vendor.XML file.

Here's the scenario, I'm using a local mobile subscriber here in the Philippines and do not have a Blackberry Account, I just use the Blackberry for PIM functions, SMS and as a phone. I use my laptop to do email and internet through WiFi anyways :D So this means that I could not download any upgrade from any service provider.

A couple of questions though;

1. How and where do I delete the vendor.xml file?
2. Will there be any visible changes to the UI?
3. When I upgraded the HH software from 1.0.1.1-something to 1.4.73.0 the browser icon in the ribbon disappeared, did I do something wrong?

Thanks for any answers any of you might be able to give and it's nice to be part of this community :D
First things first: Don't hijack this guy's thread. Next, search the forum for the answers to your questions. If searching does not reveal the information you need, wait 5 minutes, and search again. If your question is still not answered, create a NEW thread, with a very specific title.

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thanks for the fatherly advice dc/dc! thanks!
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