Tips: Updating your software
Updated BlackBerry Device Software and BlackBerry Desktop Software are released periodically, and you might be able to
update the software from either your computer or your smartphone. Research In Motion recommends that you regularly
create and save a backup file on your computer, especially before you update any software. Maintaining a current backup
file on your computer might allow you to recover smartphone data if your smartphone is lost, stolen, or corrupted by an
Check to see if there is updated BlackBerry Device
Software that you can download over the network.
Depending on your smartphone model, this feature might
not be supported. On the home screen or in a folder, click
the Options icon. Click Device > Software Updates.
Update your BlackBerry Device Software from your
On your computer, visit
Check for Updates. Connect your smartphone to your
Set your BlackBerry Desktop Software to check for updates
For instructions, see the Help in BlackBerry Desktop
Update your BlackBerry Desktop Software.