Unlike the Storm where is seemed like we had to wait forever for new OS leaks to show up after the device was released, Berry Review landed links to some leaked OS' before the device release. Both the Storm2 9520 and Bold 9700 are represented here, so those of you who have managed to track down a pre-release device can jump in on this, or if you just want to prepare for the arrival of your new BlackBerry you can grab the OS ahead of time so you're good to go on release day. This release is for the Storm 9520 not the 9500/9530. As always with any leaked OS, use caution when installing and don't break your new toy :-).
*OS Disclaimer - This is an unofficial release. 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). Follow the links below for more information and instructions. *
- Download leaked OS 220.127.116.117 for BlackBerry Storm 2>>
- Download leaked OS 18.104.22.1686 for BlackBerry Bold 9700>>
- Visit CrackBerry.com's Beta Firmware Forums >>
- Instructions: How to Upgrade your BlackBerry's Operating System >>
- Instructions: How to Downgrade your BlackBerry's Operating System >>
- Instructions: Mess things up? Fix a Bricked BlackBerry Here >>
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