Alexandra Malureanu
Posted by Alexandra Malureanu,

BlackBerry OS 7.1

The new BlackBerry Software 7.1 brings features and capabilities that the:

  • BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930
  • BlackBerry Bold 9790
  • BlackBerry Torch 9860
  • BlackBerry Torch 9810
  • BlackBerry Curve 9380
  • BlackBerry Curve 9350/9360

owners will just find them great!

New BlackBerry OS 7.1 Features

  • Mobile HotSpot: Connect up to five Wi-Fi devices at once.
  • Wi-Fi Calling: Make calls over a Wi-Fi network and keep your plan's minutes.
  • BlackBerry Tag: invite a friend to BBM simply by tapping your NFC-enabled BlackBerry smartphone against theirs.
  • Auto suggest: BING! Device searches also use Bing to provide additional search results.
  • FM Radio: Cool! You can tune in to your favourite local FM stations on the spot.

See more about updating your BlackBerry Smartphone Software at the BlackBerry website. But, remember to create a backup of your BlackBerry’s data before starting the OS 7.1 upgrade process and sync your phone with the BlackBerry Desktop Manager, so in case something goes wrong you are covered. The BlackBerry Backup Extractor software is able to open, recover and extract data from a locally created backups in both .IPD and .BBB formats.

Have you already updated your BlackBerry Device? Which new feature do you find it the most useful for you?