The download can be interrupted and corrupt the whole process.
I find updating by way of the computer faster and safer.
After downloading handheld software from RIM and then installing, contacts are in sync.
You may want to periodically verify be making a small change in handheld contacts and verify that change is being made to Outlook.
Before you update, backup your device's data with Blackberry Desktop Software.As more versions are patched this table will be updated appropriately. IMPORTANT: New patches have been posted for software versions prior to v4.0.0, but those earlier than v3.8.0 are ONLY available for loading via USB at this time.For more information, please view the list of supported software versions.Once the file has been downloaded, double-click it to start the installation.Simply follow the prompts to install it and allow it to run once it has finished installing.A couple of questions arise and they are good questions, "How do I update my Blackberry software," and "Which is better, wireless update or on my computer." To answer, let me start with which method is better.Both ways are ok, however, wireless takes at least 90 minutes to 2 hours.Lately, a lot of Blackberry owners have been asking some basic questions regarding updating their device's software, or operating system (OS).I know that I own a Bold 9650 and a software update was just release a few days ago.Windows XP SP1 Blackberry 4.0 Nextel Service Provider Any help would be greatly appreciated...Intellsync configured to MS Outlook Any suggestions where else I could go for help?? I found out that when I went to application loader that "no system software was found on handheld".