Official OS 7.1.0.342 for the BlackBerry Bold 9900 from Cellcom Israel

Bold 9900 OS
By Adam Zeis on 28 Mar 2012 03:03 pm
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Cellcom Israel has officially released OS 7.1.0.342 for the BlackBerry Bold 9900. While this is an official release, 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. If you do install this OS, hit up the forums thread below for findings, fixes and more discussion.

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22 comments

brandoninfante

This better work. The last 9900 os was corrupt

Blty

Yes, the last one from Tmo did consume so much battery...

Nightfox111

The TMO one was the first leaked OS7 / 7.1 that caused my 9900 to lockup. All the leaked versions worked fine except for TMO.

patmur2010

downloaded and installed but having trouble getting desktop manager to recognize...

little help, i've done this almost with every bold release except the previous TMO one (looked too complicated)

deleted one vendor file

restarted pc as prompted, running win7 64bit. what am i missing?

[Deadly duo - Playbook/Bold]

Adam Zeis

Make sure you delete both Vendor files

See here: http://bit.ly/xeDJBT

patmur2010

That did it, installing now. I had did another search for 'vendor' from C: in windows and it found the second file.

thanks.

[Deadly duo - Playbook/Bold]

rubiohiguey

So .348 from TMO is not working well? I am on 267 but wanted to upg...

patmur2010

installed fine for me, working fine.

i cannot seem to get Easy Lock to work anymore

could we manually adjust screen brightness before and backlight timer? because i can't seem to find it anymore just battery saving mode

[Deadly duo - Playbook/Bold]

Edit: easy lock works fine after reboot

nickdaman

I installed an hour or so ago and everything seems to be working all right. Give it a couple of days and we'll see how things go. Hoping the battery life is better but we'll see and of course as usual no 2G selection mode for AT&T just 4G.

dazingla

cant install on one of the 9900s i have but its fine on another. if anyone has a fix let me know in a DM. please no msgs saying delete vendor file(s). or re installing and uninstalling all other versions. 9900s a rogers as is the other one.

Jahdub03

Does this os fix the issues with media playback? Where all media will not play and u have to restart phone everytime. Or when u playing music, and u get a call, music doesn't start playing again..

patmur2010

Also, my nfc setup was wiped, I had to register my shortcuts touch again and nfc shortcuts. Product keys easily found on app world.

Have to resetup my nfc tags. I only have 3 so no big deal but be aware, unless I did something wrong.

[Deadly duo - Playbook/Bold]

Hibbylinx81

Does any1 hav the podcast app wrking? Is d podcast app in this OS? Or podcast app doesn't work with 7.1 yet? 9900/7.1.0.284

J-MIKE

Podcast wasn't working for me either. I could open the app... but it would'nt sync until I click on the option "hide" while trying to sync. now it is working fine. Might want to try that.

remmo

After the upgrade, my BB has 4G coverage.. how can it be???

MetalGie

Downloaded it and Installing, No issues until now, will tested for a couple of days. i will keep you all posted!

yvpan1

anyone having issues with the BB Protect? seems the new T&C just came up and asking for you to accept it before the protect can be restarted. mine is just stuck in the loop, doesn't wanna restart at all..

*** update: just performed a hard reboot (for the 5th time today.. after few battery pulls to settle the OS) and yeah, the new BB Protect's T&C eventually appeared (to be longer than before..), got it accepted and seems it's up & normal now.

Adrianobr

Since yesteday is working fine !! battery drain ok...

brandoninfante

NFC option now available on my Tmo 9900. It seems to be a good os. Im happy so far

kupanusa

Well, nfc seems to work on this one, thx brandoninfante! What abot the WLAN accesspoint mode!?