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    How to download OTA w/out data plan?

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    Just got my girl a blackberry 8900 w/out data plan anyone know quick and easy way to download ota w/out data ne help is appreciated

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    You can't DL OTA without a data plan.
    It must be done using the Download Manager thru the PC.
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    Actually there's a way to do it$$$

    Go to Jerry D's mini version tracker page. Its under blogs on the PS home screen.
    Scroll all the way down and there's a program called OTA downloader.
    Run that on your PC and copy the link of the OTA file that you want...

    This nifty little software won't work for all OTA software, but many will work...
    Once downloaded, you copy it to your lady's bb's memory card and execute it from wothin the phone using the file manager in the media manager...

    Enjoy...
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    A BlackBerry without a data plan is like a car without gasoline.
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    True that burns. Can't you use wifi for ota downloads? Might have to find hot spots for downloading
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    Use wifi. I had the 8320 without a data plan, everywhere I went had wifi so I didn't find the need for that extra $25 on my bill. I have the data add on now though, need my emails lol.
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    Lots of ppl in the UK use smart phones without data plans, using free wifi
    for downloads, email etc. Could be way to go
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    You can also load OTA files from your PC. Just save the OTA file to PC and use javaloader to upload to BB. (I've never tried the OTA downloader mentioned above, so I don't know how this way compares.)

    This is one of the threads where I learned about this originally: http://forums.pinstack.com/f227/ultimate_guide_backing_3rd_party_apps_games-70775/

    If you do a search for "javaloader", I'm sure other threads will come up as well.

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    Most ota files cannont be downloaded to your pc without having the ota downloader...
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    When on my PC, I just click the OTA link and a download box pops up (in my firefox setup anyway) and I choose "save as" instead of "open with". Then when I want it on my BB, I make sure that file is in the same folder as JL_Cmder and load using javaloader.

    Never had a problem saving any OTA to PC and I've saved a lot as I back up every app this way and have saved more themes than I'll be able to use in 10 lifetimes! :-)
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    Last edited by gritsinct; 03-31-2009 at 11:16 AM. Reason: clarification

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    Whoa... That's weird man... I'm gonna go back n check that out... Everytime I tried to save an ota file it just came out as a 1kb file... Maybe another go...
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    thx for help amd no **** bb need data plan my girl dont care bout that
    my bold (unlocked) got data

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockwell View Post
    thx for help amd no **** bb need data plan my girl dont care bout that
    my bold (unlocked) got data
    if ur gurl dont care bout data, how com u post here askn bout data
    Mark

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    just use the wifi !! you can definatley do ota downloading...
    i NEVER get blackberry data plans...i just use wifi and get 99 percent of my downloads for FREE !!

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