Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 8 of 13

  1. #1
    ktklein's Avatar
    ktklein is offline BlackBerryOS Inspired
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    So. Jersey / Philly region
    Device
    Storm 9530
    OS
    Lyricidal Hybrid .705 v2 (.591-based)
    Posts
    164

    Question Swapping Radio files...

    Ok, my Storm 9530 (VZW) has the .148 OS on it. I've noticed poor radio reception since moving to .141 and .148 (1XEV goes to 1X or 1xev and the bars instead of 3-5 are 0-3 most of the time). I downloaded "Shink-a-OS" and "Storm Shrink" and decided to go w/the latter... I have installed the .109, .132 and .148 OS builds on my PC. I chose the radio file from .132 and the core OS remainded at .148 in Storm Shrink and then used loader.exe to update my phone. How do I know the .132 radio file is installed on the Storm since the .148 OS is what shows up on the About screen?

    Also what radio file is going to be used in the next BBCM Hybrid (v6 was it?) when it is released?

    :dance:
    Last edited by ktklein; 05-24-2009 at 02:23 PM.



  2. #2
    statustray's Avatar
    statustray is offline BlackBerryOS Gifted
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    bbOSLand
    Device
    Verizon 9530 (S
    OS
    5.0.0.484 (Platform
    Posts
    254
    Quote Originally Posted by ktklein View Post
    Ok, my Storm 9530 (VZW) has the .148 OS on it. I've noticed poor radio reception since moving to .141 and .148 (1XEV goes to 1X or 1xev and the bars instead of 3-5 are 0-3 most of the time). I downloaded "Shink-a-OS" and "Storm Shrink" and decided to go w/the latter... I have installed the .109, .132 and .148 OS builds on my PC. I chose the radio file from .132 and the core OS remainded at .148 in Storm Shrink and then used loader.exe to update my phone. How do I know the .132 radio file is installed on the Storm since the .148 OS is what shows up on the About screen?

    Also what radio file is going to be used in the next BBCM Hybrid (v6 was it?) when it is released?

    :dance:
    Peep this link out for platforms and radio files, and the platform tells you the specific radio version that is loaded on the phone. Go to the link I placed below and it tells the radio files along with the various platforms for each radio file.

    Also, there is not a set release date for v6 just as yet. BUT, when it is released, it will be released to VIP first and then several days afterwards to non-vip members. So, if you want it early, you should sign up for VIP. You can see the link in my signature below.

    If your platforms reads:
    4.0.0.162 then your radio files is 132
    4.0.0.181 then your radio file is 148

    --> Click Here for the full list <--

    Hope this helps,
    Statustray
    Last edited by statustray; 05-24-2009 at 02:59 PM.

  3. #3
    ktklein's Avatar
    ktklein is offline BlackBerryOS Inspired
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    So. Jersey / Philly region
    Device
    Storm 9530
    OS
    Lyricidal Hybrid .705 v2 (.591-based)
    Posts
    164

    Thanks...

    You da man! :hail: Thanks for the link to the other thread. Looks like I did do it correctly. Now I just wait a few days to see how the .132 radio file settles in and if it's crap then I'll try .109 as I've heard that is also well liked. Thanks again!
    Last edited by ktklein; 05-24-2009 at 09:47 PM.



  4. #4
    statustray's Avatar
    statustray is offline BlackBerryOS Gifted
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    bbOSLand
    Device
    Verizon 9530 (S
    OS
    5.0.0.484 (Platform
    Posts
    254
    Quote Originally Posted by ktklein View Post
    You da man! :hail: Thanks for the link to he other thread. Looks like I did do it correctly. Now I just wait a few days to see how the .132 radio file settles in and if it's crap then I'll try .109 as I've heard that is also well liked. Thanks again!
    Not a problem... glad to be of assistance ;-)

    Oh and welcome to BBOS ;-)

  5. #5
    kevin is offline BlackBerryOS Friend
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Device
    9530
    Posts
    13
    Good info!

    Crap. I screwed this up tonight. I knew it seemed way to easy. Well, back to the GFs tomorrow again for another attempt at putting a different radio file on my phone (I have an IMAC without WIndows downloaded :grumble: )



  6. #6
    statustray's Avatar
    statustray is offline BlackBerryOS Gifted
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    bbOSLand
    Device
    Verizon 9530 (S
    OS
    5.0.0.484 (Platform
    Posts
    254
    Quote Originally Posted by kevin View Post
    Good info!

    Crap. I screwed this up tonight. I knew it seemed way to easy. Well, back to the GFs tomorrow again for another attempt at putting a different radio file on my phone (I have an IMAC without WIndows downloaded :grumble: )
    What makes you think you messed things up Kevin??? Please elaborate a little more for us.

    Regards,
    Statustray

  7. #7
    kevin is offline BlackBerryOS Friend
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Device
    9530
    Posts
    13
    Quote Originally Posted by statustray View Post
    What makes you think you messed things up Kevin??? Please elaborate a little more for us.

    Regards,
    Statustray

    I didn't download the Radio file's OS on my computer thus not putting the radio file I wanted on my storm. I've had the phone for a week and am still learning. Everything else I wanted to do but the radio file swap worked for me when I used storm-shrink.

  8. #8
    statustray's Avatar
    statustray is offline BlackBerryOS Gifted
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    bbOSLand
    Device
    Verizon 9530 (S
    OS
    5.0.0.484 (Platform
    Posts
    254
    Quote Originally Posted by kevin View Post
    I didn't download the Radio file's OS on my computer thus not putting the radio file I wanted on my storm. I've had the phone for a week and am still learning. Everything else I wanted to do but the radio file swap worked for me when I used storm-shrink.
    Hi there kevin,

    If the only thing that you want to do is swap radios, probably the easiest thing to do would be to use Swap-A-Radio by Lyricidal. You can grab the app from HERE.

    Also, if you are interested in entire leaked OS' or hybrids, you might want to join VIP. You can see the link in my sig.

    Either way you go, we are here to help you out as much as possible. This site is a GREAT site to be a part of ;-)

    Warmest Regards,
    Statustray

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •