Leaked OS 7.1.0.340 for the BlackBerry Bold 9930

Bold Software Update
By Adam Zeis on 27 Mar 2012 10:56 am
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OS 7.1.0.340 has leaked for the BlackBerry Bold 9930. This is an unofficial (leaked) OS, so while it's mostly safe to install, remember to use caution when updating your device. If you need help along the way, you can head into our help forums or check out some of our BlackBerry 101 articles including How to Install or Upgrade to a new OS or How to Upgrade Your BlackBerry OS Using App Loader. If you do install this OS, hit up the forums thread below for findings, fixes and more discussion.

*OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not supported by RIM or your Carrier. If you choose to install, do so at your own risk and only if you're comfortable in the process of upgrading and downgrading your device software. It is quite normal during operating system development for certain features to be crippled or disabled while others are tested, and these beta builds often reflect that. They are not always better. Depending on your BlackBerry comfort level, it may be best for you to wait for community feedback on a build before deciding to download and install for yourself or simply wait for the next official release. If you require support, you will find it in our CrackBerry forums via our extremely knowledgeable community base - do not contact your carrier or RIM for Beta OS technical support (their first course of action will be to advise you to downgrade to a supported OS). *

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39 comments

Jake Storm

Downloading now.
Will this work on my Storm?

dustanh

Ummm..... no. You're kidding right?

Jake Storm

A Joke. I say, a joke boy! (Read with Foghorn Leghorn voice)

ZMc1834

Specifically for the Bold 9930

Kandoo-BB

sent from my olskool os5

lol i see

mssca

Is this update also have those issues of loading like the Bold 9900 leak? I mean the loader files missing issue?

Javin247

Does the WiFi hotspot work on this update?

dustanh

It should... why wouldn't it?

Javin247

well after updating the phone to 7.1.0.267. everything worked fine. tried the wife hotspot first time after a couple hours, it was working outstandingly well, until i rebooted my phone where it disappeared from the manage connections. My carrier is LIME( Cable & Wireless) my device is the Bold 9900.

a41.8tqm

this is for the 9930...

dustanh

This OS won't work with your 9900...

Javin247

Ok... im kinda lost... like i said it currently i have it running on my device and everything is functioning properly, except for the hotspot. if you have a link to the correct OS i would greatly appreciate it...

dustanh

You have .342 or .267? Hotspot worked just fine on .267 for me.

dustanh

Well so far my hotspot works fine on this... I doubt .340 will be released for you becuase .342 is already leaked for you.

all3n7

who's hot spot now??? your " wife " hot spot..!!!! lolz

ibcop

Downloading but it's v-e-e-r-r-y slow.

El Platanero

anybody else having problems with rapid share?

El Platanero

ok so I did that, thank you. My Desktop manager does not recognize the update. What do I do from here?

dustanh

There shouldn't be a vendor file... but try this:

1. Uninstall any previous OS you may have installed.
2. Install the OS to your PC.
3. If you have a Windows PC, change your folders option to show hidden files/folders
4. Then go to: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Research In Motion\AppLoader and delete the vendor file.
5. IF you happen to have Windows 64 bit, go here as well: C:\Users\*your user name*\AppData\Roaming\Research In Motion\BlackBerry\Loader XML and elete that vendor file as well.

*You need to delete the vendor file(s) whenever you are using an OS that is not from your carrier. A simple search of your c: drive should pull these 2 vendors up as well, but you must have enabled show hidden files/folders.

6. Open up Desktop Manager and check to see if there is an updated OS and install.

or

7. Open up Loader in your PC: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Research In Motion\AppLoader

I would highly recommend uninstalling SocialFeeds prior to this. You can re-install it during the installation process.

all3n7

whew! I just had a nose bleed. Is there a way where you can just " click " and then " done " and "Reboot." hehe thanks

ZMc1834

You need to delete the vendor file located here:

C:\ProgramFiles\CommonFiles\ResearchInMotion\Apploader

and possibly one located here

C:\Users\user name\AppData\Roaming\Research In Motion\BlackBerry\Loader XML

keyhole

I'm sorry but I can't find that link. Could you just write it again as an exact link so I can copy it? much appreciated..

dustanh

Go to the forums, go to leaked OS, and then 9930 .340 leak.

keyhole

Thanks, I've found it.

stitch69

finally we get something new xD

NinjaRAT

I hope this resolves the memory leak I seem to be experiencing with 7.1.0.267, though battery life seemed improved.

all3n7

Im not into this upadting OS, the steps are a bit difficult to follow, I would just wait a little when it is really official.. thanks for letting us know though.

bajbajbaj1

I agree. I'm a computer novice (at best) so installing a "leaked" OS seems like there is waaayyyy too much of a screw-up factor for me to be confident downloading it. :-(
--Joz

Long Live The RIMpire!!!

dustanh

It's not that hard... see my post above? Simple instructions.

mingus007

It's like sex...ehrm...riding a bike! Do it once, and it loses its intimdation after that. You'll be skipping around OS's in no time flat. (Note: That is NOT a metaphor for something else.)

That said, knowing when to NOT get involved w/something is just as useful in this case. If the current one does it for ya, stay put. If there's a compelling reason to upgrade, do so (instructions at CB.com are spot on, and the help is great).

HankHowdy

I found a reliable link. http://n4bb.com/goto/http://1upshare.com/download/27.

Thanks to N4BB.com

Go get this.

stitch69

bleh, feels the same as .267 :\

chrda

Fast mirror:
9930_AMEA_PBr7.1.0_rel1140_PL5.1.0.273_A7.1.0.340.exe
http://oncdn.com/7jzic8v8kj6d

ali_you94

hey guys, can i install an official update for my phone but another carrier by deleting the vendor file? coz i don't wanna us the leaked 1