You can use Black Berry® Desktop Software to look for and install updates on your smartphone.
To get started, simply connect your smartphone to your computer and open Black Berry Desktop Software, then click Update.
Find the CD labeled Black Berry User Tools (not the disk labeled "Black Berry Storm 9530 smartphone," with VCast and VZAccess on it), pop it into your CD or DVD drive, and follow the instructions to do an installation. Choose in accordance with your needs (if you don't know, choose Yes). Just to be sure, do Options About and check that your update gave you the desired version: All-in-all, the process above takes about 30 minutes.
Updating firmware on blackberry storm
The version that you received should have been version 4.7. Disconnect your phone from the computer, and your screen will guide you through a few steps.
An older version might work perfectly well, but I recommend you use the version issued with your Storm, just to be safe. Here are a few (not necessarily in the correct order): Agree to the license for the new OS version.
Keeping up to date with the newest operating system (OS) software for your smartphone ensures that you have access to all the latest and greatest features and performance tweaks.
With the official release of Black Berry OS v4.5 on the horizon—various beta, or test, versions of the software are already bouncing around the Web—we thought this would be a great time for a Black Berry OS tutorial.
You can also employ the Help Me screen shortcut to determine your current OS version by hitting ALT, SHIFT and the letter H.
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Develop a habit of regularly backing up your Black Berry. So you can restore your phone (to the original or a replacement) if anything goes wrong. It only takes a very few minutes to complete the backup (although it depends on how large your Address Book is, how many 3rd-party applications you have installed, etc.) For Verizon Wireless, OS updates are downloaded from Remember the warning that our phone would need to be reactivated?
Browse to there and make the following selections: Select Personal Email. Experience has shown that a Storm may reactivated itself.
What follows is our step-by-step guide on how to upgrade your Black Berry's OS, or install a different version, as well as how to prepare beforehand to make the process run as smoothly as possible.