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Official: BlackBerry Bold 9930 OS 7.0.0.374 from Verizon Wireless

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Verizon has pushed out OS 7.0.0.374 for all Bold 9930 owners. The update is quite up there yet with OS .440 we saw leak for the Bold 9900. However, the new OS for the Bold 9930 brings a lot of updates if you haven’t yet installed a leaked version.

Device Features

  • Push to Talk support has been enabled.
  • Near Field Communication (NFC) feature has been enabled.
  • Improved home screen responsiveness reduces touch screen lockups.
  • Trackpad will respond the first time when touch screen is used to maximize or minimize the icon application grid and trackpad is clicked.
  • Opening an application and pressing the Back key will no longer cause the application switcher to appear.
  • Cursor will acknowledge and react by stopping scrolling when reaching the end of the screen.
  • No longer receive an “uncaught exception” error.
  • Proper rendering when scrolling within the Universal Search feature.
  • Turning off the wireless connection will not cause the device to restart unexpectedly.

Email, Messaging and Web

  • View SMS text messages or emails in their entirety.
  • When sending an SMS text message that extends to two pages, all text will appear correctly.
  • Text messages appear properly with the ability to download attachments, if applicable.
  • View Folders within the Messages application (Menu > View Folder).
  • Turning Geo-location on and off will no longer affect the browser application performance.
  • Maintain data service when moving from foreign network coverage to home network coverage.

Call Features

  • When ending an incoming voice call, your smartphone will remain active.
  • Receive incoming calls without interruption.
  • While on a call, pressing Menu > Add Participant will properly place an additional call.
  • Successfully log in with your BlackBerry ID when connected to your corporate Wi-Fi network.

Applications

  • The device will remain connected to WWAN after downloading a file using VZAccess Manager and disconnecting the device from your computer.
  • City ID information displays properly with a contact’s company information within the Phone application.
You can get the update by downloading OS 7.0.0.374 directly from Verizon here. Let us know how well the new build runs and discuss it in the forums.







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