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  1. #1
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    help with downloading OS for Bold 9700 still running on version 5

    hi all,
    i'm new and know nothing of OS and all that jazz. all i know is that my bb needs an upgrade to higher version. i am in south africa, Vodacom and don't know if i can just download any newer version.

    please help



  2. #2
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    Sep 2010
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    USA
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    Z10
    OS
    10.0.10.684
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    AT&T
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    We have the perfect guide for you. Take a look at our tutorial here:

    All In One Guide - How To Upgrade Your Device - with Pictures & Videos

    The latest official OS for your phone can be downloaded here:

    BellMobility_9700_6.0.0.615 - Downloads - BlackBerryOS.com

    Post back if you encounter any issues. Thanks for posting at BBOS.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Northern California
    Device
    Torch 9800
    OS
    6.0.0.706
    Carrier
    AT&T Death Star
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    980
    Quote Originally Posted by karendewet View Post
    hi all,
    i'm new and know nothing of OS and all that jazz. all i know is that my bb needs an upgrade to higher version. i am in south africa, Vodacom and don't know if i can just download any newer version.

    please help
    Hello karendewet and welcome to .
    If you have Desktop Manager, plug in your Bold and see if your carrier is offering an update. If you don't have DM, you can download it from here for a windows system, BlackBerry - Desktop Software for PC or if you're using a MAC, BlackBerry - Desktop Software for Mac.
    Not sure what OS Vodacom has released, but you can get the latest official RIM release from here, 9700 Bold - Downloads - BlackBerryOS.com. Download the OS you want first, and then refer to this how-to, All In One Guide - How To Upgrade Your Device - with Pictures & Videos. Go through the how-to a few times to get comfortable with the steps and then down load the newest OS.

    Any questions, we're here.



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