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  1. ezio001's Avatar
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    Default change blackberry os to android?

    i wanted to know is there anyway to change my bb storm os to android os?i kinda boring with my bb storm os.


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    No way sorry. Only way to get the Android OS is go buy an Android device.

    On a Blackberry Storm everything stays with the Storm OS
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    Nope.

    The only way is to buy an Android phone. The BlackBerry runs the BlackBerry OS and that's it.
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    Like suggested if you want android OS then you need to buy an android phone.
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    Just remember anything is possible, but highly unlikely anyone would waste time trying this.
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    A RIM engineer might be able to do it, but why would he/she? Your average user, would not stand a chance, you would need drivers for the hardware, and you'd have little or no change in having the ability to address the firmware to input them, let alone to even make them in the first place. Plus depending on which storm you have you might not have enough horsepower to even run Android. I highly doubt a Storm1 has a chance and a Storm2 might not either, BUT it's got a better chance. But there's no way for you to program the firmware to do it.

    EDIT: I was able to trade my Storm2 for a Droid1 at the CB Market Place, last year, when I wanted to give Android a go. You might want to try making a trade yourself. OR selling your BB device (Devices) and buying an older Android device. Remember though to use our Market Place you must have 100 good posts and 3 months as a member.
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    You could always set your wallpaper to a picture of the little green droid and pretend you had a better phone.

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    There are themes you can buy if you are simply talking about icons.
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    LOL.....the Storm can barely run the Storm OS!
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    wow I can't believe that question was just asked.
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    If that's what you want just get an Android device.

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    I also suggest a theme that resembles Android. That is about as far as it can go...

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    i though i can make my bb just like htc hd2 that can use 2 os...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ezio001 View Post
    i though i can make my bb just like htc hd2 that can use 2 os...

    thank for any reply
    i don't know why you would want a different, or two OS's running... Blackberries use blackberry OS.... as many people said, a theme is your best bet. there are tons of them in the themes section. Andriod, Windows Mobile etc...

    Unless there is a particular aspect you are dying to have, perhaps an app would suit you needs... what exactly are you looking to do, or do you just want a different os for fun... ???
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tbrenn View Post
    i don't know why you would want a different, or two OS's running... Blackberries use blackberry OS.... as many people said, a theme is your best bet. there are tons of them in the themes section. Andriod, Windows Mobile etc...

    Unless there is a particular aspect you are dying to have, perhaps an app would suit you needs... what exactly are you looking to do, or do you just want a different os for fun... ???
    nope,cuz i could use a lots of android app when running android os.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ezio001 View Post
    nope,cuz i could use a lots of android app when running android os.
    i think then, your only option is to buy an android phone...
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    Quote Originally Posted by ezio001 View Post
    nope,cuz i could use a lots of android app when running android os.
    Think you just pretty much answered your own post.
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    Default want take try

    well i just want to take a try and see how it gone to work and how it gone to be like.. just to try something new.
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    I turned my telephone into an IBM 360 mainframe.

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    If you want the best of both worlds then drop your storm and buy a BlackBerry 10

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    The necromancing is strong in this thread... :O

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarsupilamiX View Post
    The necromancing is strong in this thread... :O

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    Other forums lock threads that are over a month old. Alas...

    Anyway, putting Android on a Storm is an insult. Whether or not it's an insult to Android or the Storm is personal preference.

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    This is a joke ....right?
    "It doesn't mean that much to me to mean that much to you."
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    Quote Originally Posted by j2b View Post
    well i just want to take a try and see how it gone to work and how it gone to be like.. just to try something new.
    Quote Originally Posted by thurask View Post
    Other forums lock threads that are over a month old. Alas...

    Anyway, putting Android on a Storm is an insult. Whether or not it's an insult to Android or the Storm is personal preference.

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    This is a joke ....right?
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    Why do that.. if you people keeps suggesting an android BlackBerry just go buy a android.. no reason for it to be a BlackBerry it won't be the same at all.

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