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Blackberry bold 9700 Bluetooth problems

I have a blackberry bold 9700. The bluetooth only locks to certain devices ! I previously had the same bold 9700 before and it locked up fine to my BMW 5 series now my new bold 9700 doesn't .... Please help

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Many quirky behaviors for these devices are fixed every time a new software version is released.

You might check that you are using the most current system software for your BlackBerry Bold 9700 Smartphone.

The latest software as of March 20, 2010 is BlackBerry Handheld Software v5.0.0.64

Instructions for reinstalling BlackBerry Bold 9700 Firmware and System Software are here.

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You could update to os6 then put berylicious os over os 6, it works like a charm!

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    This page will provide a link to the latest multi-language version of BlackBerry System Software.

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