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It's the 9530's turn as leaked OS 4.7.0.132 for Verizon's BlackBerry Storm appears

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It's the 9530's turn as leaked OS 4.7.0.132 for Verizon's BlackBerry Storm appears
It's the 9530's turn as leaked OS 4.7.0.132 for Verizon's BlackBerry Storm appears
As we reported last week, it was the BlackBerry Storm 9500 ending up with a leaked OS, 4.7.0.131 update. But now U.S. Storm owners can rejoice - OS build 4.7.0.132 for the Verizon version of BlackBerry's first touchscreen device has just leaked as well. Since the update is not coming from Verizon, if you download the upgrade onto your phone you run the risk of watching your phone turn into an expensive, but otherwise nicely looking doorstop or find out you have voided your guarantee after patiently waiting in line at a Verizon store in the hope of getting a replacement model. Will Verizon ever release an official upgrade? The rumor had it, not that long ago, that an OTA release of version .113 from Big Red was less than two weeks away. The leaked .132 build may as well be a sign that an official release is being prepared.

BlackBerry Storm 9530 Specifications | Review

source: CrackBerry

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:43

1. YouLostTheGame (Posts: 441; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


I'm not sure one can connect a leaked OS with a "sign" that VZW is working on an official OS build/release.

posted on 23 Apr 2009, 20:57

2. BigRed83 (Posts: 142; Member since: 19 May 2008)


So far, this build is pretty cool. The browser is very quick as is the camera. We'll see about battery drain. Will post an update in 24-48 hrs...

posted on 23 Apr 2009, 21:24

3. vzw fanman (Posts: 1972; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


when will there be an official OTA update!!?? i lost my bb usb cord!!

posted on 24 Apr 2009, 12:50

8. vzwtechbill (Posts: 175; Member since: 16 Mar 2009)


next update prob won't be OTA, it will almost certainly be a full re-write of phone software, which requires an outside processor (computer) to load to device. Only 'patches' can be sent OTA, you'd do well to find another cord

posted on 24 Apr 2009, 14:34

10. vzw fanman (Posts: 1972; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


oh well i just ordered one off ebay today

posted on 23 Apr 2009, 21:51

4. Fan_of_Fanboys (Posts: 101; Member since: 13 Nov 2008)


I just upgraded from .109. It is an improvement def. and I recommend Storm owners, especially those running .75, give it a go. Why VZW hasn't released update yet who knows, It sucks. Everyone knows I am a VZW guy but I am willing to bet when they finally release an official build it won't be something that hasn't already been leaked. Don't expect anything high. But if you just follow simple instructions no issue upgrading to .132 unofficially.

posted on 23 Apr 2009, 22:08

5. vzw fanman (Posts: 1972; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


is there a way to do it without the usb cord??

posted on 24 Apr 2009, 07:51

7. Fan_of_Fanboys (Posts: 101; Member since: 13 Nov 2008)


Not to my knowledge. I believe it must be done through desktop manager

posted on 24 Apr 2009, 02:57

6. E.N. (Posts: 2329; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


Wow another update for blackberry. I still can't forget how people use to always complain about frequent iphone updates. But I guess this one isn't official so maybe it doesn't count as an actual update.

posted on 24 Apr 2009, 12:52

9. vzwtechbill (Posts: 175; Member since: 16 Mar 2009)


Which is exactly why BB 'official' updates are so far and few between...too many 'official' updates makes the product look faulty....hence the 1 yr timeframe from Pearl release and 4.5 software that fixed the memory issue, and the long wait for Storm update... : (

posted on 25 Apr 2009, 13:28

11. trentsinmypants (Posts: 313; Member since: 29 Jan 2009)


Think about it guys, RIM is releasing these "leaks" in order for you all to be beta testers. They leak the software, you upload it to your device, they dont worry about having to pay someone to test it out. Only problem with this is the fact that VZW will not warranty out your unit (unless youre VERY lucky, god knows I wouldnt do it) since its software that we do not support. Load it at your own risk and hope to god you dont get me as a rep when youre having issues with your phone

posted on 26 Apr 2009, 14:35

12. jgerboc (Posts: 18; Member since: 17 Jan 2009)


"Load it at your own risk and hope to god you dont get me as a rep when youre having issues with your phone" Interesting you say that when every VZW rep I spoke with had a "leaked" version of device software on their Pearl last year when v4.5 wasn't out yet. I think it may have been because THEY TOO WERE TIRED OF WAITING on fixes for bugs that WERE DRIVING THEM CRAZY! ...I would have more to say but I'm stuck in portrait mode...again.

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