Install OS 4.5 on BlackBerry Pearl or Curve, Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we downloaded BlackBerry Operating System (OS) version 4.5, then installed it on our computer. Now, we'll install it on our BlackBerry Pearl or Curve.    

Install OS 4.5 on BlackBerry Pearl or Curve, Part 1

While attempting to download and install BlackBerry Operating System (OS) version 4.5 on my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry Pearl and Curve, I encountered a problem ("Error reading setup initialization file") but found a way to overcome it. Google revealed to me I wasn't alone, so I decided to do a lengthy Part 1 in this series to help anyone else who ...

How I Upgraded My BlackBerry Operating System

Recently, Verizon Wireless released an upgrade of its version of the BlackBerry Operating System (a.k.a. Device Software) for the Pearl 8130, updating from version 4.3.0.60 to 4.3.0.97. Having never done an upgrade (my phone is only 3 months old), I wanted to research the "how-tos" and hazards of upgrading before I risked messing up my phone. I did my homework, ...