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    8520 Curve Help/Advice needed...

    Hi
    I'm currently running OS 4.6 and I really would like OS 5...
    I'm on the MTN Network and I'm not able to do a wireless update.
    I've noticed that you guys have done great job adding the releases on the forum, thanks... But my question is, which OS 5 would work on my phone. I see there are different versions and I think developers?
    Thank you in advance




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    Any os marked for the 8520 will work just fine, I believe what you are thinking as developers may actually be the carriers or hybrid builders. If in the case of carriers, any os is actually developed by RIM, the carriers may tweak it for their networks, but the tweaks generally only affect devices branded for that carrier.

    If in the case you are looking at hybrids, developers take diffrent files from different RIM developed os's, and create a hybrid of version numbers. Depending on the skill level of the hybrider, you will get a range of os quality. In this case, you will need to do a little leg work to find a reputable hybrid creater.

    If this didn't answer your question, feel free to ask again, or clarify it.
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    Any OS 5 that is branded for "8520" will work, but you must remove Vendor.xml file if its from a different carrier.
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    I would load the most up to date/newset OS for your device, and follow the advice given on this forum.

    Enjoy your new OS when its installed.

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    The 8520 works great on OS 5. Here is the most recent OS for the 8520 from our downloads center... 8520_5.0.0.1036 - Downloads - BlackBerry Forums at BlackBerryOS.com

    If you aren't well versed in updating your device. Be sure to follow our guide and don't miss one step... http://www.blackberryos.com/forums/b...es-videos.html

    If you have any questions along the way, don't hesitate to ask, we'll be here.
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    Thanks everyone!!! I'll get to schooling myself with the help of guidance... Thanks again
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    Quote Originally Posted by Number1Dare View Post
    Thanks everyone!!! I'll get to schooling myself with the help of guidance... Thanks again
    You're welcome. Any time.

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    I'm using OS5 now... Yay!!! Lol thanks everyone... Had some trouble installing the software, so I used BlackBerry Desktop Software to install the OS... Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Number1Dare View Post
    I'm using OS5 now... Yay!!! Lol thanks everyone... Had some trouble installing the software, so I used BlackBerry Desktop Software to install the OS... Thanks
    Great! Glad we could help.

    OS 5 is a definitely a nice change from OS 4.6. What do you think so far of the new OS?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joseph Jerde View Post
    Great! Glad we could help.

    OS 5 is a definitely a nice change from OS 4.6. What do you think so far of the new OS?
    Must still do mine

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joseph Jerde View Post
    Great! Glad we could help.

    OS 5 is a definitely a nice change from OS 4.6. What do you think so far of the new OS?
    I'm loving it... Thanks. Glossier look and now I can get those apps which usually require OS 5.0 and up and slide through my pics - yay! No more opening and closing lol... More importantly, I just felt that 4.6 is too far from 6.0

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joshy View Post
    Must still do mine
    Thanks to the BBOS familia... It should have been done already bra, lol... Come on now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Number1Dare View Post
    Thanks to the BBOS familia... It should have been done already bra, lol... Come on now.
    I bet the number of people that don't have a current OS would surprise us.

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