wpid-blackberry-10-link-1-31-13-01.jpgOS 10.2.1 has begun rolling out to most users today with that in mind several readers who have never updated their OS officially this how-to will guide them, Billy already created a how-to install a leaked BlackBerry 10 OS, this guide will show you the official way.

There are three ways to update your smartphone software if you are running BlackBerry 10.

  1. On the web
  2. Using BlackBerry Link
  3. From your smartphone (over-the-air)

Update on the web


On a PC

In order to download software from this website, you must be using Firefox or Windows® Internet Explorer v5.5 or higher.

If you meet the browser requirements, check for a browser message on your screen prompting you to run an add-on.  Once you do so, you should see a “Check for Updates” button here.

On a Mac

  • You will need to download BlackBerry® Link to update your smartphone software.  Once installed, connect your smartphone to your computer and you will automatically be prompted to update.
  • Download BlackBerry Link 

Update using BlackBerry Link


If a new version of the device software is available for your BlackBerry device, it will be listed in the Settings view in BlackBerry® Link on your computer. From there, simply click Install Update to update your software.

Update from your smartphone


You can update your BlackBerry smartphone OTA (Over-the-air) without connecting to computer. To get started, on the Home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen. Tap  Settings > Software Updates. Tap Check for Updates.