BlackBerry Storm 9530
Lost all my ring and alert tones
The Original Storm (with 5.0)is not mountains below the new Storm2. It sacrifices the improved hardware and click nature of the devices. I will say this though, for the year that I suffered with that piece of crap .74, .148 non-improvement update of my original Storm. My new Storm2 is "everything" the Drip1 should have been.
I never did smash the thing in frustration, thou...
Have you downloaded the 5.0 desktop mgr? If you try to install 5.0 from 4.7, it will not work. I've heard of others with your problem. Back up your files first into a folder. Once you've done that, you should DL without difficulty. If you ever move up to the Storm2, transfer of all data on your original Storm is easy. Remember at the point your DL freezes might take a long time but continue....
After "security options" I don't have the choice of "security" or "security wipe."
From the options menu click on security options. There will be 5 fields to select from. #5 is Security Wipe. Click on that and Security Wipe choices to fill your screen. Check off User Installed Applications. REMOVE the check by Emails, contacts, etc. or you will have to reset all email accounts and parameters.
You will now be required to type in the word Blackberry in the default blank field to confirm the application wipe. Make sure you've detailed your locations for reinstalling the lost apps and that you've backed up your files on desktop mgr.
See if this partial "bricking" eliminates a corruption interrupting your DL of 5.0. If the pro...
I've gone into each, but there is nothing that says Security Wipes.
I would give them an earful! Why should you be inhibited from performance that should have been from day 1? If they disagree, demand an upgrade to the Storm2.
The 4.7 is so ...
Thanks for your help during my ordeal.
You'll like your new Storm. 5.0 is the bandaide. Rim in its "generosity," released it 2 days before...