1. jasotastic's Avatar
    Anyone else having trouble with unlocking the vendor themes on the Tour? I downloaded the 4.7.1.40 OS, found the vendor themes, and modified the only non-verizon theme so that is has the same vendor ID as Verizon. However, when I tried to load the blackberry.alx onto my tour, it says "This application is not compatible with your device and cannot be loaded."

    So, I went back to the folder where it's stored on my PC, and tried to put the backup of the original blackberry.alx, just to make sure there wasn't a problem with what I did, and I got the same error message.

    I found the link to the OS on this site in a different forum.

    Any ideas? This is the same trick used to unlock themes for the other blackberries.
    07-17-09 12:20 PM
  2. TreyStyles's Avatar
    If I remember from when I unlocked all the vendor themes on my 8830correctly, you have to just remove the "vendor_ID=XXX" altogether. I didn't change the ID number. Do a search or "unlock vendor themes 8830" and the instructions should be a good guide. I did look into doing this myself because I would really like a Today theme. But it looked like there was only a theme for Sprint Zen...so I didn't try removing the vendorID
    07-18-09 12:06 PM
  3. xliderider's Avatar
    Like Trey mentioned above, there probably isn't much point in unlocking the other theme(s) in the .40 OS as they are all Zen themes, like the Verizon and OEM theme.
    07-18-09 04:55 PM
  4. jasotastic's Avatar
    Regardless how much the original reward would be, if I (or someone else) can get those two themes unlocked, that might prove useful to those wanting to create new themes before Plazmic releases its next version, capable of making themes for the tour.
    07-18-09 11:58 PM
  5. J0nAthAn0001's Avatar
    Let us know how it works out
    07-19-09 01:00 AM
  6. jasotastic's Avatar
    well, I got the Sprint Theme unlocked on the phone now. Apparently, I was making a rookie mistake and trying to load the blackberry.alx file as an application rather than as a software update. Funny thing happened when I got the Sprint Theme unlocked, though. Now the only themes available are the Precision Sprint and the Verizon Zen. I can't figure out what happened to the Precision Zen (vendor neutral) theme that I had before.
    07-19-09 03:33 AM
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