1. lo-key's Avatar
    I'm with Rogers and had the chance to get a Bell Tour. If I unlock it, will everything work okay? With the exception of having to be on the 2G/EDGE network. And will I be able to upgrade my OS (without problems) to .591 once I unlock it, or should I upgrade my OS to .591 FIRST then unlock it? I stress on upgrading the OS because I really need the threaded sms feature.

    Sorry for so many questions I just want to assure everything important will be useable (bbm, browser, etc.)

    Thanks in advance!
    Last edited by lo-key; 04-13-10 at 11:21 AM.
    04-13-10 11:18 AM
  2. Mistik's Avatar
    once its unlocked you should be able to upgrade your OS and all. Thats seperate from unlocking. I would stay away from .591 and use .419 or .484
    04-13-10 11:28 AM
  3. lo-key's Avatar
    Appreciate the fast reply mistik,

    How come .419 or .484?
    does it include threaded sms?

    lol im a noob to the max...
    04-13-10 11:32 AM
  4. fogscreen's Avatar
    .591 simply sucks! Browser click issue for main reason! Any os over 5.0 includes threaded sms.
    Everybodyis a noob at one point.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    04-13-10 01:43 PM
  5. lo-key's Avatar
    Does anyone know about the unlocking and upgrading OS situation from experience?
    I'm going to unlock it once I repair the lcd and middle piece, just waiting for it to arrive. But I don't want to unlock it if I can't upgrade the OS
    04-13-10 01:48 PM
  6. ekim2010's Avatar
    Upgrading OS shouldn't be a problem. Though the problem with my Telus Tour on Fido is that my caller ID doesn't seem to be working right for some reason.
    04-13-10 03:48 PM
  7. GPTOUR's Avatar
    you can upgrade OS regardless of the phone being unlocked or not, I hve a telus tour and im running the sprint OS 484 i think
    04-13-10 06:47 PM
  8. CarrierUnlock's Avatar
    I'm with Rogers and had the chance to get a Bell Tour. If I unlock it, will everything work okay? With the exception of having to be on the 2G/EDGE network. And will I be able to upgrade my OS (without problems) to .591 once I unlock it, or should I upgrade my OS to .591 FIRST then unlock it? I stress on upgrading the OS because I really need the threaded sms feature.

    Sorry for so many questions I just want to assure everything important will be useable (bbm, browser, etc.)

    Thanks in advance!
    Yes it will just get it unlocked, but will only work on their 2G/EDGE network.
    04-13-10 09:03 PM
  9. lo-key's Avatar
    Upgrading to the Verizon OS .591 will be ok with the bell tour right?

    Thanks again I'm slowly taking all of this in for future references lol.
    04-13-10 09:24 PM
  10. CarrierUnlock's Avatar
    Yes it will be.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    04-13-10 09:26 PM
  11. lo-key's Avatar
    Just found this OS download on the blackberry site...

    "Software Download for Sprint L.P.

    Download Details
    Software Name: BlackBerry Handheld Software v5.0.0.801 (Multilanguage)
    File Name: 9630AMEA_PBr5.0.0_rel801_PL4.2.0.214_A5.0.0.484_Sp rint_L.P.exe
    Download Size: 101.483 MB
    Language: English
    Published Date: 02/16/2010"

    Is this still safe for my unlocked Bell tour?
    Last edited by lo-key; 04-14-10 at 08:59 AM.
    04-14-10 08:56 AM
  12. CarrierUnlock's Avatar
    Yeah why wouldn't it?
    04-14-10 09:45 AM
  13. Mistik's Avatar
    Just found this OS download on the blackberry site...

    "Software Download for Sprint L.P.

    Download Details
    Software Name: BlackBerry Handheld Software v5.0.0.801 (Multilanguage)
    File Name: 9630AMEA_PBr5.0.0_rel801_PL4.2.0.214_A5.0.0.484_Sp rint_L.P.exe
    Download Size: 101.483 MB
    Language: English
    Published Date: 02/16/2010"

    Is this still safe for my unlocked Bell tour?
    yes it is.. you just need to removed the vendor.xml file. Please do a search for upgrading your OS to one thats not the same as your own carrier. And your totally fine to upgrade your phone before unlocking. 2 different things .591 seems to have a lot of issues
    04-14-10 09:56 AM
  14. lo-key's Avatar
    Thanks for all the help especially me being a newbie...

    Is there any tutorials about upgrading to an OS thats not the same as my carrier?
    04-14-10 10:32 AM
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