How To Manually Update Your Blackberry

How To Manually Update Your Blackberry

Sometimes we need to perform a software update on individual Blackberrys without installing Blackberry Desktop Software on a user’s PC or updating wirelessly (mostly due to data usage restrictions).

It is possible to manually download and run the update:

First, get the latest version of the software from Blackberry for your provider.  Some UK links are here:

Vodafone –

O2 –

Once download, run the file and install the program.

Next, plug in the phone via a USB cable and select USB mode on the phone.

On your PC browse to Program Files à Common Files à  Research In Motion à AppLoader. 

Run the Loader software and this should update your BlackBerry.


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