Any T-Mobile users in the house packing a BlackBerry 8700 or BlackBerry 8705 can get their upgrade groove on up to 126.96.36.199. The patch aims to get the devices up to par with the BlackBerry 8100′s OS, and will include BlackBerry Maps, Bluetooth media transfer, and a few glitch fixes. Anyone looking to get a-downloadin’ can head on over here.
BlackBerry 8700/8705 Software Upgrades
The new BlackBerry 8700/8705 Handheld Software Upgrade Version 188.8.131.52 is now available.
Customers with older versions of the BlackBerry 8700/8705 software can upgrade at T-Mobile.com for free.
The software upgrade includes a number of fixes:
·The new software includes the Daylight Savings Patch (DST2007).
·The device no longer encounter issues when attempting to roam internationally.
·The device no longer freezes with a spinning hourglass or reset unexpectedly.
·New platform upgrade to 4.2 just like the BlackBerry Pearl.
·The new software includes access to BlackBerry Maps.
·Lotus Notes calendar compatibility is now supported.
·Media (ring tones and pictures) file transfer using Bluetooth is now available.
·The addition of the media icon allows the customer to view ring tones and pictures.
Customers will need to re-download the Instant Messaging (IM) client if they use this application. To download the IM client, follow these steps:
·At Home screen, scroll to the Internet Browser icon and click the trackwheel.
·Expand Internet Browser Links. To expand, scroll to Internet Browser Links and click the trackwheel. Click Expand.
·Scroll to Install Instant Messaging and click the trackwheel.
·Click Get Link. The device will then download the IM application.
Customers should not be sent to T-Mobile stores for the software upgrade or for a handset exchange.
1.Inform customers they may download BlackBerry Handheld software at www.t-mobile.com/bbupgrade.
2.Inform customers how to download the IM application.