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i want to put os 6 on my blackberry curve 8520 but im not subscribed to blackberry is there any way i can install it on there without going threw blackberry ?
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  1. Blackberry makes the hardware, whoever is your cell service provider will have OS updates for your phone.

    You should be able to get a generic update from blackberry and use the desktop manager to update your phone, but that could remove a bunch of applications.
  2. it comes up with an error message when i try to update and im not on a blackberry contract so it wont let me update threw blackberry or my netwrok provider i need to find another way to update without going threw blackberry or my network provider "/
  3. What error message? Are you using the exact software for your model? You just download the BB rom files from the site, you don't need a contact.

    Here is a site with an over the air update, you can do it from WiFi http://www.etiole.com/2011/11/how-to-upgrade-your-blackberry-curve-8520-os-from-5-to-6/

    Have not tried this though.

    Also from what other sites have posted, there is no updated OS to 6 for that model, if you try to upgrade, the BB may not work afterward. http://forums.crackberry.com/blackberry-curve-85xx-f143/blackberry-curve-8520-can-upgrade-os-6-7-a-680668/
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