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BlackBerry Software Version 5.0


BlackBerry Software Version 5.0

The BlackBerry Software version 5.0 is now available for the following BlackBerry devices:


  • BlackBerry Bold 9000
  • BlackBerry Curve 8900
  • BlackBerry Curve 8520


All BlackBerry software updates can be downloaded by going to  And while at the BlackBerry downloads website, you can also download the latest BlackBerry Desktop Manager (version 6.0*).


For any additional questions or support you can visit either;


  • (search articles within the Answer Center, browser our device tutorials or chat with a live specialist)






*NOTE: BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6.0 does not support S/MIME encryption.  If you are a BlackBerry Enterprise Server user, prior to upgrading to Desktop Manager 6.0 please consult your IT administrator to see if you will be affected by this issue.  There is currently no ETA for when S/MIME encryption will be supported in BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6.0.

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