BlackBerry 10 OS
Update your BlackBerry 10 OS
Updating your OS is free and easy
Download the latest available version of BlackBerry® 10 OS to discover new features, optimized battery life and more. If you already have version 10.2.1, you may receive updates automatically, but if not, the process is still free and easy to do over a Wi-Fi® network.
New features in version 10.3.1
New features in
BlackBerry 10 OS, version 10.3.1 brings together a refreshed look and feel, along with powerful new features designed to boost productivity, collaboration and communication*.
Check out some of the new features and enhancements by browsing the tabs below.
More ways to access apps
Goodbye app envy. On BlackBerry® 10, now you can download and install both Android and BlackBerry apps. Access great business and productivity apps through BlackBerry® World™ and the latest Android games and apps through the Amazon Appstore.1 Whether it’s for work, or for play, you’ll find just the apps for you.
The power of BlackBerry on your computer and tablet
Bring the power of BlackBerry® to your computer and tablet. On any given day, you move between devices to accomplish various tasks. BlackBerry® Blend brings messaging and content that’s on your BlackBerry to your computer and tablet.2 Access your work and personal messages, notifications, documents, calendar, contacts and media in real time on whatever device you are on.
No saving to a cloud, no wires, no backing up. It’s just there.
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Your personal assistant
BlackBerry® Assistant allows you to manage your email, contacts, calendar and other BlackBerry 10 features through voice and text commands. It helps you to execute tasks quickly such as responding to important emails, scheduling a meeting or getting directions.
BlackBerry Assistant is intelligent enough to respond to you based on your situation. Speak freely to it and it will respond in kind. Type a query and it will respond simply with information on the screen. When you’re connected to Bluetooth in the car, it knows you can’t look at the screen and will interact with you completely eyes and hands free.
BlackBerry Hub with Instant Actions
Quickly manage your communications. BlackBerry® Hub with Instant Actions allows you to quickly organize and action your inbox without having to go into each individual message.
- Email – Toggle the Read status and file, flag or delete a message with a single tap
- Transfer conversation – When composing an email, you can now transfer the conversation to a voice call, SMS or meeting invite.
- Calendar – Accept or decline an invitation without opening it.
- BBM and SMS – Use quick reply to respond to your messages.
- Calendar – The new Meeting Mode option will automatically set your phone to quiet mode for the duration of your meeting.
- Camera – Get the shot you want as the upgraded camera software automatically recommends modes and settings. Or get the whole picture by capturing a panorama. You can even record video and take pictures at the same time.
- Multimedia – Easily “Favorite” your songs, photos or videos. And edit your videos more easily with the new slow motion video edit feature.
- Battery – Boost your battery life by up to 15% by customizing your Power Saving Profile.
If you haven’t updated recently, you may already be missing out on some great new features and enhancements. When you update to the newest BlackBerry 10 OS version, you will also get all of these updates. Select a version for details.
- BlackBerry® Blend™ - to bring messaging and content on your BlackBerry smartphone to your computer and tablet. No saving to a cloud, no wires, no backing up. It’s just there. Learn about BlackBerry Blend
- Android app compatibility - Download and install Android apps from the Amazon Appstore. Learn about the Amazon Appstore
- BlackBerry Assistant - Manage your email, contacts, calendar and other features through simple voice and text commands.
- BlackBerry Hub with Instant Actions - Quickly organize and action your inbox without having to go into each individual message.
- Camera updates – The upgraded camera software automatically recommends modes and settings. You can capture a panorama or even record video and take pictures at the same time.
- Media improvements – Updates include the ability to “Favourite” your songs, photos or videos, and a new slow motion video edit feature.
- Updated calendar – Updates include the Meeting Mode option, which will automatically set your phone to quiet mode for the duration of your meeting, and a new weekly agenda view.
- Battery life improvements - Boost your battery life by up to 15% by customizing your Power Saving Profile.
- Optimized battery life with new monitoring options and indicators. Learn about battery optimization
- BlackBerry® Priority Hub with more ways to organize and prioritize, so you can stay focused on mission critical things.
- Call management options so you can respond on your terms, even by email/BBM/text.
- Cost management tools to manage roaming and data usage.
- Groups can be created for SMS and email for more efficient broadcast communications. Learn about managing groups
- Lock Screen Notifications are now actionable, so you can respond to important messages more quickly or discreetly.
- Picture Password for quick unlocking.
- Offline Browser Reading Mode lets you save the current web page for later viewing, even if you are offline.
- FM Radio does not require any network connection so can you listen to local FM stations (only for BlackBerry® Z30, BlackBerry® Q10 or BlackBerry® Q5 smartphone).
- BlackBerry® Priority Hub curates a view of your most important messages.
- BlackBerry® Natural Sound technology lets you hear every word with intense clarity.
- Instant Previews of BBM, SMS and email from any app let you respond or go to the BlackBerry Hub with a single touch.
- Lock Screen Notifications let you view the sender and subject of your latest email, text or BBM without unlocking.
- BlackBerry® Keyboard updates further improve your efficiency.
- Reply Now lets you send an automated response to incoming calls when you are too busy to pick up. Learn about the Reply Now feature
- Documents To Go™ comes with InTact Technology™, ensuring any formatting changes you make will remain the way you want them to.
- ‘I’m running late’ function in BlackBerry® Calendar allows you to instantly let meeting participants know if you’ll be late. Learn about the "I’m running late" feature
- Faster, easier sharing with customized suggestions.
- Easier copy and paste comes from more precise cursor control, a double tap to select feature, editing options that automatically appear and direct sharing.
- New navigation shortcuts in the BlackBerry Hub – Next/Previous message, Last unread message.
- Active Sync and IMAP email accounts can now have unlimited sync windows, and deleted item folder is synced to the device.
- App improvements for BlackBerry World, Twitter®, Facebook® and LinkedIn®.
- BlackBerry Balance now offers separated BlackBerry Hub views for work and personal accounts.
Software for your computer and tablet
BlackBerry® Blend allows you to access your work and personal messages, notifications, documents, calendar, contacts and media in real time on your tablet or computer.
Music, photos, video and files can all be synced and shared between your BlackBerry® 10 smartphone and your PC or Mac with BlackBerry® Link.
Moving to BlackBerry 10
Switching phones is easy
Bring your contacts, pictures, apps and more from your old smartphone to your new one. It’s easy to do, whether you’re moving from a BlackBerry smartphone, Android™ or iOS®.
Your BlackBerry® ID gives you access to BlackBerry websites, apps, and services. It helps sync your information with your computer, and transfer that information when you change devices.
MEET THE BLACKBERRY 10 SMARTPHONES
Square touch display
Physical keyboard and navigation keys
3.5" touch display
On-screen keyboard with next-word prediction
5" HD touch screen
3.1" touch display
5" touch display
4.2" touch display
3.1" touch display
3.1" touch display
4.2" touch display
*BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.3.1 is available globally for all smartphones running BlackBerry 10, subject to carrier approvals.
Android app support and compatibility will vary by smartphone and/or software version.
BlackBerry Blend requires BlackBerry 10.3 handheld Software. Desktop Client: Windows 7 or higher; Mac 10.7 or higher; Tablet Client: Android 4.4+
Some features may require BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.3 or higher
Some features may require BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.2 or higher
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