How to Download and Install the Latest Software Update for Blackberry Curve 8520
The Blackberry Curve 8520 is a smartphone that was released in 2009 and runs on the Blackberry OS 5.0. However, you can update your device to the latest official firmware version, which is 188.8.131.522, to enjoy improved performance and stability. This article will guide you on how to download and install the latest software update for your Blackberry Curve 8520.
Step 1: Check your current software version
Before you proceed with the update, you should check your current software version to see if you need to update or not. To do this, go to Options > About on your device and look for the third line that starts with v. This is your software version. If it is lower than 184.108.40.2062, then you need to update.
Step 2: Backup your data
Updating your software may erase some of your data, such as contacts, messages, photos, etc. Therefore, it is recommended that you backup your data before you proceed with the update. You can use the Blackberry Desktop Software on your computer to backup and restore your data. You can download it from here[^1^].
Step 3: Download the latest software update
You can download the latest software update for your Blackberry Curve 8520 from various sources, such as the official Blackberry website, your carrier's website, or third-party websites. However, make sure that you download the correct version for your device model and region. For example, if you are using a Blackberry Curve 8520 from TIM Italy, you can download the software update from here[^4^]. The file name should be something like 8520wifiM_PBr5.0.0_rel1385_PL220.127.116.11_A18.104.22.1682_TIM_Italy.exe. Save the file to your computer and run it to install it.
Step 4: Install the latest software update
After installing the software update file on your computer, you need to connect your Blackberry Curve 8520 to your computer using a USB cable. Launch the Blackberry Desktop Software and click on Device > Update. The software will automatically detect the latest software update for your device and prompt you to install it. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.
Step 5: Enjoy the latest software update
Once the installation is done, your device will reboot and you will see a message that says The loading operation was successful. You can then disconnect your device from your computer and enjoy the latest software update for your Blackberry Curve 8520.
Congratulations! You have successfully updated your Blackberry Curve 8520 to the latest software version.
What's new in the software update 22.214.171.1242 for Blackberry Curve 8520
The software update 126.96.36.1992 for Blackberry Curve 8520 brings some improvements and fixes to your device. Some of the notable changes are:
Improved browser performance and stability.
Enhanced email setup and configuration.
Better memory management and battery life.
Fixed issues with Bluetooth connectivity and media playback.
Added support for more languages and regions.
For a full list of changes and enhancements, you can visit the official Blackberry website or your carrier's website. aa16f39245