No OS love for the Tour??
tawnia
Newbie

Okay, despite this being my first post here, I am not a total BB newbie. I had the Storm1 but after going through 7 of them I switched to the Tour. I know that as soon as one is ready, the OS 5 will be released for this phone but it is taking soooooo long. I don't load leaked OS's because I'm too chicken and most importantly I don't want to void my warranty. I see official updates and leaks everywhere for everything else, especially the Bold. Come on Verizon, where's the OS love for the Tour? Get the lead out already!

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basspro
Contributor - Level 1

What is wrong with running a leaked version? I'm running a hybrid from Irtehun, and it is running flawlessly.

If VZW can have a 5.0 for the Storm 2, and the new Curve, there is no reason not to have it for the Tour. There can't be that much difference.

 

 

 

 

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woyala
Specialist - Level 1

What's wrong is that people who does not have much knowledge about blackberries and stuff will have problem getting support from VZW.

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SFObrien
Contributor - Level 3

I wouldn't get to excited about 5.0 because you may be dissapointed when it comes.  It was a big improvement on the Storm 1 but still pretty buggy.  But maybe when the Tour version is official they will have got some of the bugs out, could be the reason for the delay.

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woyala
Specialist - Level 1

I'm pretty sure we'll see it as soon as the Tour 2 comes out a.k.a. Essex because the timing for OS 5.0 on Storm 1 was when the Storm 2 came out.

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StreetDocRN
Champion - Level 1

Hi,

I feel your frustration.  I, too, do not want to install software that might not work 100% with my Tour, so I am also patiently waiting for an official release.  The Tour, along with a couple of others, is expected to be upgraded soon.  We users will only find out about it perhaps only a few hours before it is relesed from VZW.  So, for now, all we can do is be patient and wait.  I commend you for your insight in not upgrading with a leaked version.  Who knows, maybe Santa will visit Big Red and press the upgrade button for us by Christmas.

Doc

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