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    Lance_BB_S_Africa is offline BlackBerryOS Noobie
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    Question Storm 9500 - What OS should I update to??

    Greeting.
    I am using a Storm 9500 with existing v 4.7.0.141 (platform 4.0.0.174) and reside in South Africa. We have not yet had the release of the Storm 2 ..... ( and the latest OS that would fix up many problems) ...... .what OS should I download (that has been used by u guys,,and can posetively recommend). I love the phone...BUT... battery power is very short....I have an issue with the screen lock...it always unlocks the phone....and then usuall speed issues...a few "hour glass/ clock...thingy that looks like the phone is busy....and i dont have a lot of apps etc running.....will the new OS help any of these problems??? cheers



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    If you look there you can see official releases and leaked operating software.. Once you click on that you can just find the 9500 and it will show all available OS for your device. I would suggest one of the higher 5.0 builds. Hope this helps

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    please see also your user messages :-)

    What I could recommend is the 5.0.0.425 (to be found here: BlackberryOS.com - Downloads - 9500_5.0.0.425), I have used it immediately when it became available and it was a major step coming from 4.7.x.x - it's much more responsive. Please check here for the how-to: http://www.blackberryos.com/forums/b...es-videos.html

    425 should fix many of the issues you are describing!
    Last edited by breiti; 01-04-2010 at 09:08 AM.



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    If I were you, I would go for 5.0.0.425..., very good release of the software.., light years better than the other ones that have been put out over the last 6 months.. I've been using it for a while now, and no probs whatsoever...

    It's also the "official" release for Vodafone Australia..., so it must be a sound version..

    Needs a little bit of getting the hang of as it is a bit different from the 4.0.0.??? versions...

    I would also advise that you backup, then flatten your phone first with something like JL_Cmder.., keeps it all running smooth...

    Colin
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lance_BB_S_Africa View Post
    We have not yet had the release of the Storm 2
    The Storm 2 has been available for the last month already in SA.



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    guys i am new on the forum too and was going to ask much the same question.
    Thanks for the answers.
    Do all OS download in english as default? I notice different ones for different markets and hope (pray) they dont just have the native language pack in them.

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    by the way, im upgrading this today so will let you know how it goes.
    regards all.

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    typically you will find multi-language packs, some with others without support for e.g. East Asia...

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