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BlackBerry Bold 9700

Free update

A free BlackBerry operating system upgrade is available to any Videotron subscriber with a BlackBerry Bold 9700 device. Simply connect your BlackBerry Bold to your computer using the BlackBerry Desktop application and follow the instructions.

 

New features:

User interface
- New images and icons
- A more intuitive interface
- Homescreen displaying application icons five ways: All, Favourites, Multimedia, Downloads and Frequent

 

Applications
The BlackBerry OS 6 upgrade includes the following applications:
- Social networks: Facebook, Twitter, MySpace
- Instant messaging: Windows Live, Yahoo! Messenger, Google Talk, AIM
- YouTube
- BlackBerry AppWorld
- Podcast Catalog
- BlackBerry Bridge (for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet)

 

Messaging
- Text (SMS) and multimedia (MMS) messages now displayed in the same window.

 

Browser
- Faster and more robust WebKit browser - Browsing with tabs

 

Medias
- Simplified photo album management
- More album images in the music player
- New music and video player design

 

Procedure

In order to make sure you have the latest version of BlackBerry Desktop Software installed, download and install it from the following address:


http://ca.blackberry.com/apps-software/desktop

When your Bold 9700 is connected to the BlackBerry Desktop software, the upgrade option will be displayed on the screen.

 

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Select “Get upgrade.”

 

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Connection to your device will be established.

 

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Confirm your choice of options before proceeding with installation of the upgrade.
Make sure “Back up device data” is checked before starting the software upgrade.

 

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Wait a few moments for the upgrade to install.

  

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Once installation is complete, disconnect your BlackBerry Bold. The device is now upgraded to BlackBerry version 6.

 

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