Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Official BB 10.2.1 update for Z10, Z30, Q10, Q5 and Porsche Design P’9982


After so long we are finally hearing some sort of update/development news from BlackBerry. BB has released BB OS 10.2.1 for some of its high end smartphones. The devices that have got 10.2.1 update are:
• Z10
• Q10
• Q5
• Z30
• Porsche Design P’9982

This update has addressed to all the reported bugs that were seen with previous 10.2 update (launched few months ago). This new update brings lots of new software features that will introduce a new concept of self-customization and controls. With it, you will see some unique and unseen features in above devices.


As I already mentioned, it is going to be a feature rich official update. So here are its entire features:

• Customize pinch gesture control is introduced that can be used for speeding up the entire operation of BB Hub module
• Now you can create and organize SMS and email groups
• New screen interfaces for incoming calls with the support of swipe gesture
• New sort of eye catching screen icons
• Smart lock screen that plays smart during any sort of notifications • New sort of unlocking methods
• You can unlock you phone with help of picture + number combination which increases the security factor
• Built-in FM in Z30, Q10 and Q5 smartphones. We can hope for this feature in other smartphones too (may be in coming days or in next update)
• Quick Settings option to control everything quickly and efficiently
• Now updates can be installed automatically if you are connected with a Wi-Fi network
• Offline Browser Reading mode. This mode can be used during internet sessions (especially when you are reading something)
• New and updated Enterprise feature
• Better Sync for securing your contacts
• Improved notification bar with better battery, time etc notifications
• Lots more

So BB has pointed to almost all the possible segments of above listed smartphones. You will see something new in each and every possible segment in your phone. Now comes the question of how to install this update. So let us have a look on that.

How To

BB will release it through OTA method. It means you will receive update notification directly on your smartphone. You just need to follow some onscreen instructions to have it live on your smartphones. As the first phase, it is rolled out in following areas:

• Africa
• US
• Latin America
• Canada
• Middle East
• Asia Pacific
• Europe

Please check update option in your Settings menu for ensuring this update’s timing.



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