Experience BlackBerry 6

When you update to BlackBerry® 6, it's even easier than ever to pursue your passions and stay connected to the people and things you care about most. Fall in love with your BlackBerry smartphone all over again with BlackBerry 6.

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Note: BlackBerry 6 software is dependent on carrier and device availability.

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Key Notes

With BlackBerry 6, you can navigate with ease and multitask like crazy with the new application switcher. Panes on the home screen let you organize your apps and content so you can get to your favorites fast.

Fast, rich web browsing

The new web experience on BlackBerry 6 gives you fast page loading and tabbed browsing, so you can have multiple web pages open at once. Pages are also better laid out and easy to read.

Universal search

When you update to BlackBerry 6, all your content is easy to access: universal search combs through everything on your smartphone at once—including your messages, applications, multimedia and options—and even reaches out to the web.

Social feeds and views

Get updates from your social and RSS feeds in one place. Your feeds are updated automatically—you don't have to do a thing. To update your status, type it once and send it to one, all or select networks.

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Update Process

Updating the software on your smartphone might take 30 to 45 minutes to complete. To ensure the update process runs smoothly, you’ll need to follow three key steps:

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Step 1:

Connect your smartphone to your computer using a USB connection.

Step 2:

Install the Application Loader tool on your computer (if you haven't already).

Step 3:

Follow the on-screen instructions and don’t disconnect your smartphone until the process is complete.

Other BlackBerry smartphone users

In order to download software from this website, you must be using Firefox or Windows® Internet Explorer v5.5 or higher.

You will need to download BlackBerry® Desktop Software to update your smartphone software. Once installed, connect your smartphone to your computer and you will automatically be prompted to update.


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