Install BB10 OS 10.0.10.261 onto your Dev Alpha (or Zed10)

 

If you, like me, are a developer who was lucky enough to get a BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha but isn't in an area that has the Zed10 available for purchase yet, you can still enjoy all the awesomeness that is BlackBerry 10!

This morning, our good buddy xSacha leaked an autoloader for BlackBerry 10 OS onto the CrackBerry Forums. For some reason, xSacha released the slightly older 10.0.0.9.2372.

Now, that OS download will work on your Dev Alpha, and install full BlackBerry 10 on it. And let me say, it's pretty freaking awesome.

However, after xSacha's work, and in part thanks to some inspiration from CB forum member borceg, an even newer full BB10 OS is available, and works perfectly on the Dev Alpha as well!

You can get 10.0.10.261 for your DEV ALPHA from Mega.co.nz here"

DEV ALPHA DOWNLOAD

ZED10 DOWNLOAD

CAUTION! MAKE SURE YOU GET THE CORRECT INSTALLER. OSBB IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PROBLEMS YOU HAVE AS A RESULT OF INSTALLING THIS SOFTWARE!

This installer has been .zipped to reduce it's size (by some 500mb or so), which should make it easier to download. So far all BB10 features seem to be working on my Dev Alpha A, and on another OSBB member's Dev Alpha B. For some reason it prints your pin on the sides of the device if you have a Dev Alpha A, but IMO that's a small price to pay to get full BB10.

For more OSes, check the OSBB BB10 OS Download Page at http://opensourcebb.com/bb10-oses/

Let us know how the install works for you!

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

1. Download the OS. Because of the way mega.co.nz is set up, you'll probably need Google Chrome to do that.

2. Unzip it.

3. Connect your Dev Alpha to your PC.

4. Run the .exe. You might need to do a hard shut down of your Dev Alpha (hold the power button), disconnect it from your PC, and connect it again.

5. Let it install and go through the setup.

NOTE! If you are presented with an OS update during setup, Skip it!

A few other older OS Autoloaders are also there, and will be added to the OSBB BB10 OS Download list soon.

*Small disclaimer - it's not my or anyone else's fault if this bricks your device or makes your house explode or cats run away. Informational purposes only, etc., etc.

Shane Cridlebaugh

Co-founder and legal nay-sayer of OSBB. Owner of SCrApps Application Development, WebWorks aficionado, Open Source contributor. SCrid2000 on most blogs. I build awesome BlackBerry apps when I'm not doing legal work or spending time with my wife and two boys.


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  • Guest (Montu)

    Works like a charm! Moved it back to the Official DevAlpha build and it was all fine! Totally recommended for everyone with a DevAlpha

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  • Guest (Matt Hauser)

    lol n00b

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  • does anyone have a problem with their mobile network data service?
    Mine sometime the data just stop working ,but the icon on the top right still show H (BB logo) 5 bar. Need to turn off and on the mobile network and it will work again. It keep going into this loop. Anyone know how to fix?

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  • Guys,

    I am not able to Download from the Mega Page...
    The Download is always stuck at either 1% (or) 2%...

    Could anybody PLEASE upload the file somewhere & post the LINK...(or) Send an E-mail to me at UMA_KANTH@live.com

    Thanx & RSVP

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  • Guest (add)

    camera improvements in Alpha A after this update ?

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  • Guest (vijay)

    working fine for me, but not able to change APN so not able to access internet, no flash light when u use camera & those water marks

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  • Guest (Rafa)

    Does anyone try with 10.9.10.35? Which one works better? 10.0.10.261 or 10.9.10.35?

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  • Guest (Torres90)

    I’ve updated my OS and it turns out the following app cannot be opened:
    -picture,
    -video
    -music
    -voice control
    -print to go
    -adobe reader
    -youtube

    Anybody else experiencing the same thing?

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  • Guest (Alex)

    in point 4: when do I need to hard shut down the device? The bb goes back to the original dev alpha after resetting. Nothing changes.

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  • Guest (rezwan)

    help.. im stuck at Incompatible Radio Image Loaded on Device.

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