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Official OS 7.1.0.714 for the BlackBerry Bold 9900 from Vodafone UK

Bold 9900
By Adam Zeis on 9 Oct 2012 11:59 am EDT
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Vodafone UK has officially released OS 7.1.0.714 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.

Download OS 7.1.0.714 for the Bold 9900
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17 comments

hybrid1976

Looking forward to seeing what's new in this OS. Oh yeah, FIRST!!!!!!!!!!!!

MaxPayne79

1st?? hun, this os have been out for like two weeks. And it's a good one. :)

mario jr

so far so good. love app monitor, u can star emails. brightness saves on the settings u select. sorry tmobiles version wouldnt. also seems like my screen is brighter even at 10 or could just be me. me liking it big time

boldkeyboardholic

but this is all on at least my 7.1s before ;)

When it's brighter at 10, it does not mean it is more efficient with your battery ;)

using 7.1.0.569 and it's running very good.
1% idle drain, heaven!

veii

I've been sticking with .569 too. When I tried .649 I couldn't add words to the word substitution dictionary, so I rolled back because I like that functionality.

RubenDM

Hell yeah ! Boot up time seems to be much better ! Looks like this software is more responsive! Hopefully my musicplayer problems wil be solved! Keep it up RIMMMMM!!!!

Blackberry by choice , bold 9900 & BB playbook

ruhban

What was wrong with your music player? I've got a Bold 9900 as well and I got this really annoying screeching kind of sound if I ever paused then played a song. Is that the same problem you had?

RubenDM

Well, looks like it's solved.!! When i was listening to my music ,it got stuck a lot. I could see the time running but no sound came out of the speaker. Also i could not go to another song because it freezed when i tried to go out of my music player. When i just pushed the 'red'phone on/of button sometimes it went on fine again. But most of the times it needed a Bpull...for now ,after 3 hours of music it did not get stuck...so seems fine for now.
It really feels ...flowish :p haha ! Fast and responsive !

Blackberry by choice , bold 9900 & BB playbook

veii

Can you add words to "Word substitution" in Options?

Ant Skrebsky

...and still no mention of the O2 UK update that I successfully installed into my fabulous 9900 already on Sunday last week... never mind....:-/

NickMcBride

Is there a point in putting this OS on your device if you've already upgraded to the unnoficial release of .714, would the upgrade even register in the desktop manager? My experience with .714 has been awesome so far though (leaked release obviously)
Blackberry for Life

briangtabolt

For it's proper steps you can also search for it on Google. You will get many ideas and guess it will help.

cosmétique oxygène

lallyj

Just updating my 9900 now (Ireland) and hoping functions like wi-fi calling will be unblocked by my carrier (Vodafone) but I know it's not likely to happen...

lallyj

Update complete.

Blazing fast OS.

KGM686

I have installed 714 though Vodafone UK, all are OK but Device Analyzer Application is missing whereas in the list of applications on BB Desktop Manager it show installed. Pl help me where I find it in my device 9900.

Rootbrian

PL?

Well, just use alt-BBDA and you can access it under Options > Device > Advanced System Settings.

Dimdim007

Ok! This is weird! After installing this OS, My DM doesn't recognize it...even when I try to use app loader doesn't work, & even BBSAK :s what could be wrong & how can solve it