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BlackBerry 8830

Software Version 4.5.0.186 for BlackBerry 8830

Installs BlackBerry Handheld Software version 4.5.0.186.
IMPORTANT NOTES: If your BlackBerry is used for corporate email access and is managed by a BlackBerry Enterprise Server solution, it is recommended you contact your company's BlackBerry Administrator first.
Software Feature Enhancement with 4.5.0.186:
Device display updates to identify which caller you are speaking to when flashing from one call to another.
Updated audio alerts for Voice calls and/or device.
Modifications to alarm settings.
Special Instructions: Some features require BlackBerry Enterprise Server(BES) version 4.1, Service Pack 5. Check with your BES Administrator for details.
Note: Downloading the software and completing the software upgrade process with your device may take up to 90 minutes. You will first need to ensure that you have BlackBerry Desktop Manager software installed on your PC before starting this download. If you need BlackBerry Desktop Manager software, go to the next section of this web page and download and install the software to your PC before following the steps below.
You must first determine if your device is an ESN or MEID device before proceeding with downloading the software update:
From your handset, go to the "Options" tool.
Select "Status".
If your device displays an MEID, select the link below "Download for MEID Device".
If your device displays an ESN, select the link below "Download for ESN Device".
Technical Specifications:
Dated: 4/21/2010
Software Version: 4.5.0.186
NOTE: Some features require BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) version 4.1, Service Pack 5. Check with your BES Administrator for details.
NOTE: If you are looking for older maintenance releases for the BlackBerry 8830, please visit the RIM site for Sprint devices.

Sprint SmartView for Windows®

Download this software to create a high-speed Internet connection for your computer anywhere on the Sprint 3G network with your phone and Phone as Modem plan if you already are a Phone as Modem subscriber. Phone as Modem is available today for Corporate Liable customers – please contact your employer to request Phone as Modem be added to your subscription. This service is not available for Individual Liable subscribers.
Special Instructions:
  • Windows Vista users, when installing, right click on the file and select the option "Run as Administrator."
  • For a full list of supported devices, click here.
  • NOTE: For Individual Liable subscribers, you must already have a Phone as Modem plan. If you do not have a Phone as Modem service plan you will not be able to utilize this feature.
Technical Specifications:
Dated: 6/18/2009
Software Version: 2.25.0047
OS Supported: Windows 2000, XP (32 bit), and Vista (32 and 64 bit)
PLEASE NOTE: This software is not compatible with NMEA Ports for Windows Vista 64-bit users.
User Guide (2 MB)

Download (44 MB)

BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6.1.0 B38

Update your BlackBerry Desktop Software to the latest version 6.1.0.
BlackBerry Desktop Manager is an integrated suite of applications that manages the link between your BlackBerry Smartphone and various applications on your PC.
Key Enhancements:
  • Improvements to installation process
  • Improvements to the backup/restore data process
  • Changes to synchronizing organizer data
  • Improvements to Media management
Technical Specifications:
Dated: 02/17/2012
Software Version: Version 6.1.0 (B38)

BlackBerry Desktop Manager

BlackBerry Device Manager 5.0

Download this software to install Bluetooth and USB drivers for your BlackBerry device onto your PC.

BlackBerry now offers the option to install BlackBerry Device Manager without the Desktop Manger application. BlackBerry Device Manager is a barebones handset driver package that includes the following:

  • USB handset and modem drivers.
  • Bluetooth handset and modem drivers.
  • Blackberry internal storage and mass storage device management.
  • Enables Phone-as-Modem capability with Dial-up networking connection.
Technical Specifications:
Dated: 7/17/2009
Software Version: Version 5.0

Download (22MB)

Sprint Connection Manager for Phone as Modem for Windows®

Current Phone as Modem customers, download this software to create a connection between your computer and your phone using a USB cable. If Sprint SmartView is available for your device, we recommend installing it rather than this software or the built-in Bluetooth® connection. If you do not currently have a Phone as Modem plan you will not be able to use this service. Phone as Modem is available today for Corporate Liable customers — please contact your employer to request Phone as Modem be added to your subscription. This service is not available for Individual Liable subscribers.
This software features:
Easy Internet Access: Use Internet browsers and email clients such as Internet Explorer® and Microsoft Outlook® to view Web pages, check email and download documents.
Check Connection Status: View signal strength and kilobytes sent, received and total transferred per session.
Automatic Update: Check for the latest software updates to increase performance and fix bugs.
Special Instructions:
Your computer must have a Bluetooth adapter in order to create a Bluetooth connection. Using a Bluetooth connection may limit data transfer speeds to the maximum data rate of your Bluetooth connection.
Windows Vista users, when installing, right click on the file and select the option "Run as Administrator."
NOTE: For Individual Liable subscribers, you must already have a Phone as Modem plan. If you do not have a Phone as Modem service plan you will not be able to utilize this feature.
Technical Specifications:
Dated: 1/09/2008
Software Version: 3.07.045
OS Compatibility: Windows XP, 2000 and Vista 32/64
Telecom Managers and IT Administrators:
Use the Windows installer file (msi) below for convenient deployment across your organization. Custom configurations are available. Please contact your Sprint Account Manager for details.
MSI Download (27 MB)
Individual Users:
Windows XP and 2000 Download (27 MB)
Windows Vista Download (29 MB)

BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac

BlackBerry Desktop software for Mac to sync a BlackBerry device to a Mac computer.
BlackBerry Desktop Software is an integrated suite of applications that manages the link between your BlackBerry smartphone and various applications on your Mac.
Keep your Mac and smartphone data organized with synchronized email, calendar, tasks, notes, and contacts.
Back up information from your smartphone to your Mac or restore previously saved files.
Easily transfer files, music and data between your computer and your BlackBerry smartphone's internal memory or optional media card.
iTunes synchronization with BlackBerry® Media Sync.
System Requirements:
Mac OS X 10.5.5 and above (only 32-bit mode is supported on Mac OS X 10.6).
BlackBerry® Device Software version 4.2 or above.
iTunes version 7.7.1 or above.
Technical Specifications:
Dated: 04/14/2011
Software Version: 2.0.1.14
OS Supported: Mac OS X 10.5.5 and above (only 32-bit mode supported on 10.6)
Download (47MB)

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