1. Slow46GT's Avatar
    Can anyone tell me what the advantages are to wiping your device first then install the new .328 OS versus installing it over .148? My Storm came with .148 and I installed Blackberry DM tonight on my PC for the first time, plugged the phone in, and updated. Seems to be working fine. I have maybe 10 apps downloaded and I'm booting with 28.0MB of memory. Thanks!
    10-26-09 03:37 AM
  2. jeffh's Avatar
    I don't think there is any advantage, unless the upgrade fails. I've never wiped before installing an OS upgrade, and I haven't had a problem. If you DO experience a problem with an upgrade, it's likely to leave you with an unbootable device. In that case, wiping gives you a clean start.

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    10-26-09 03:44 AM
  3. altezzaboy03's Avatar
    Everyone is going to say different things. Some will agree that it doesn't matter, some will say that starting fresh always helps memory.

    I used to just install over previous OS but lately I've been finding myself wiping the BB with BBSAK and installing fresh. I don't even load the back up. I only sync my contacts/memo pad/calendar, etc. I use like maybe 5 apps and i just redownload them. 2 out of 5 have backup files so that saves a lot of trouble.
    10-26-09 03:46 AM