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 an up-to-date backup file on your computer might allow you to recover device data if your device is lost, stolen, or corrupted by an unforeseen issue.
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|Check to see if there is updated BlackBerry Device Software that you can download over the network||Depending on your device 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 computer||Connect your device to your computer and on your computer, visit: www.blackberry.com/software. Click on BlackBerry Device Software and follow the links to update your software.|
|Set your BlackBerry Desktop Software to check for updates automatically||For instructions, see the Help in BlackBerry Desktop Software.|
|Update your BlackBerry Desktop Software||Visit www.blackberry.com/desktopsoftware.|