BlackBerry upgrade - BlackBerry Curve 8520

For the Handheld Software on your BlackBerry handheld:

To find out if you need this software:


  1. On the Home screen, click Settings.
  2. On the Settings menu, click Options then About.
  3. The version number is displayed on the third line. If the version is not 5.0.0.900, then please download and install the most recent Handheld software for your device.

Note: In order to upgrade from 4.0 software to 5.0 software, a data plan is required.

This Handheld software includes:

  • Visual Voicemail
  • Mobile Backup
  • New User Interface

NOTE:

While updating the software on your Handheld, be sure to select the option to back up and restore data on your device, to preserve your information that's already on the device.

For the BlackBerry Desktop Manager software on your computer:

To find out if you need this software:



  1. In the Desktop Manager software on your computer, click the Help menu
  2. Click About Desktop Manager.
  3. If the version is not 5.0.0.6, then please download and install the most recent Desktop Manager software for your computer.

This BlackBerry Desktop Manager software enables you to:

  • Set up and manage your e-mail account and its settings, if you use BlackBerry Enterprise Server.
  • Synchronize address book, calendar, tasks and notes with organizer programs on your computer
  • Backup and Restore your data from your BlackBerry device to and from your computer
  • Add and remove software applications on your BlackBerry device
  • Transfer music and video files between your BlackBerry device and your computer
  • Utilize different language modes such as Spanish, French, German and Italian