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  1. #33
    sunkast Guest
    Quote Originally Posted by phillywisdom View Post
    Bryan.. hey buddy.. trying to get this going here.. You are positive this will work right? So I think I removed the 4.5 software on my pc... I went into control panel to removed the software... U said I had to install the .160? How would I know how to do this? And then again what would be my next steps?
    You can get 4.5.0.160 from Telus. For instructions check the link below.

    http://www.blackberryos.com/forums/b...ng-system.html



  2. #34
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    Unhappy

    i'm new as well so pardon me if this is a duplicate... I have a VZW Curve 8330 running 4.5.0. 77 (101)... I downloaded BBM 5.0 yesterday- all of my contacts (pins) were deleted and the blackberry decided to reset itself to factory defaults. I still want BBM 5.0 (glutton for punishment i guess ha). Is my VZW phone compatible with it/the other carriers OS upgrades? someone please help i feel like an idiot... :no:

    p.s. feel free to add my pin

  3. #35
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    mark hayes hybrid ver. 2.3
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    I did this last night on my VZW 8330! It worked perfectly. I was running the .77 OS and followed the directions to delete the vendor file and update to .160 from Telus. DM did not work so then I tried the alternative metod with AppLoader. Worked like a charm!

    Then I did the BBM 5.0 update via DM. No problem.

    Thank you BlackberryOS.com!! Just follow the directions in the guide
    Last edited by dlhstick; 07-22-2009 at 09:59 AM. Reason: typo



  4. #36
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    Red face

    thank you soooooo much

  5. #37
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    Thumbs up Curve 8330 and BBM 5.0- How to make it work. EASY DIRECTIONS!

    ^^^^^^^ FINNNNNNALLY. THANK YOU!!! ^^^^^^^


    I just wanted to note that your directions were simple and worked like a charm! I (as I am sure many people) had a lot of issues getting the leaked BBM 5.0 to work, using different links that were suppose to be for my phone and OS etc and not working numerous times and followed peoples advice/directions from different blogs/forums about updating the DM and my OS etc etc etc... I searched everywhere and tried anything that made any sense. Nothing worked and I was ready to go back to the original BBM... which THEN of course I couldn't find a way to get the ORIGINAL back no matter what I did or where I looked or what advice/directions I took or tried... Which brings me here. When I first updated to the leaked BBM 5.0 it deleted the BBM icon like most of everyone elses issue but DID say it was under the applications... (Also, it DID delete my contacts, which I was prepared for but because I only had a few on there I didn't bother to save them but for those who have a LOT of contacts, keep it in mind! Back them up or write them down incase or be prepared to readd everyone again)...and yes I tried installing it through the DM, it wasn't listed no matter what I did.. which is why I updated my DM (as someone said to do that as it wasn't showing up under the version I had and they said once I updated to a newer version it should show up to reinstall and again, it didn't work).. I also noticed people kept giving the same link to install the original BBM but the link ONLY worked for OS 4.0 and 4.1, older O.S versions but nothing for 4.3 or higher, or that I found or saw anyway... so, for the record, with all this said, I am not one to reply to these things but I figured a lot of people are having the same issues and THIS worked for me and thought I would help out... The BBM 5.0 FINALLY worked for me, no issues... and I am running OS 4.5.0.160 to be exact (what it says under options- about).. so if your issue sounds similiar to mine and many others, try this... It worked for me and could work for you too!

    I think the main thing for me was that people weren't mentioning (maybe because it was leaked and people didn't know right away) YOU MUST HAVE THE PROPER OS IN ORDER FOR ANY bbm 5.0 LINK TO WORK!!! UPDATE YOUR OS!!! Which is WHY this advice here worked which is WHY I wanted to take my time out to write a reply. Because it WORKS, it was clearly written and if you read it and FOLLOW what it says, you can't make a mistake. Don't rush it. Just read step by step.

    Good luck.

    Thanks again to the person who posted these directions and for the very simple step by step, only a fool could make an error! :cool2:

    Directions are as follows: (copied and pasted from above)

    "Ok so here is what you will want to do

    Back up your phone and 3rd party apps.
    Download and install to your PC 4.5.0.160 Here

    Once that is done then download BBM 5.0 for the curve Here

    navigate to c>program files>common files>research in motion>shared>loader>.160 os folder

    Copy the alx file from the BBM 5.0 into the .160 os folder
    then copy all the cod files from BBM 5.0 into your java folder (which is inside the main os folder) and select replace

    Then navigate to C>prog files>common files>research in motion>app loader>>>>scroll down to the bottom of the list and you should see a vendor file >delete that

    In the same folder you will see a phone icon (tittle app loader) double click that, which will launch app loader. At this point make sure you phone is plugged into the PC and click next "



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    I'm glad you got it to work. It can be tiresome loading and loading and loading...

  7. #39
    sunkast Guest
    Welcome to BlackberryOS MsLisa. Happy to hear you have it working.

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    So were can I find a download for 5.0 now?

    They removed it off the StormOTA website

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