1. saescott's Avatar
    Just curious...
    If OS updates are pushed by carriers, how would an unlocked phone get those updates if it is using a sim from a carrier that doesn't yet sell the Z10?

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    05-12-13 04:07 PM
  2. oilgeo10's Avatar
    Think you could try taking the sim card out and check for updates, get it through blackberry. My unlocked z10 updated that way to the latest 10.0 OS, before I had a sim card or activated the Z10 with a carrier. At least I think it must have come from blackberry, via wifi.

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    05-12-13 04:22 PM
  3. Kah Carter's Avatar
    BlackBerry Link

    Kah
    05-12-13 04:25 PM
  4. Richard Buckley's Avatar
    All updates come from BlackBerry, but the update process checks the country and carrier identity to decide which update to serve. An unlocked device can use any SIM even one that isn't activated to get the update approved by that carrier.

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    05-12-13 04:45 PM
  5. Ghomrawiunit's Avatar
    The update comes from whatever SIM card you put into the phone. I have a White Rogers Z10 running on AT&T. If I put a Rogers SIM in it I will get the update before anyone on AT&T. Make sense?
    05-12-13 05:14 PM
  6. saescott's Avatar
    Again, my situation is that my local cell provider doesn't yet provide any BB10 devices, so I doubt that they would push an update via their sim.
    Sounds like wifi or Link are my best bet.
    05-13-13 02:51 AM
  7. darkehawke's Avatar
    Again, my situation is that my local cell provider doesn't yet provide any BB10 devices, so I doubt that they would push an update via their sim.
    Sounds like wifi or Link are my best bet.
    Just find a provider who does for the same model you have.
    For example the stl100-2 models can be updated using any UK carrier sim.
    Of course only if the carrier has released the update.

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    05-13-13 03:01 AM
  8. Core_Frequency's Avatar
    I got the .85 update ota from my first boot (had my TMO sim installed)

    So I'm leaning towards it depends on what carrier you are on... you might be able to update via BlackBerry Link if you take the sim to get the latest OS for unlocked devices... but that's just my best guess.

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    05-13-13 04:35 AM

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