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Ok, I have the Blackberry Curve 8530 through Sprint, it was slow enough when i first got it, and after updating the firmware (thats supposed to make it faster) it got really slow and practically freezes if you try to do something too quickly

Anyways, my question is, does anyone know of any techniques/software that will make my BB usable, right now it has become almost impossible to do anything with.

I cannot get a new phone until like November (stupid every 18 months upgrade deal)

TIA,
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Try doing a full reset to factory settings.

backup your contacts with either blackberry desktop manager or if sprint has a backup app (i know Verizon does) first.
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Try doing a full reset to factory settings.

backup your contacts with either blackberry desktop manager or if sprint has a backup app (i know Verizon does) first.
i will try that
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To be quite honest, you got a BlackBerry. It only gets slower, not matter what you do. I used to own a 8120 and I did everything in the book and it was just horrible towards the end of my 2 year contract. All the guys at the phone kiosk said it was pure luck my Pearl made it that far. Usually people get sick after a year.
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i melted my blackberry until the battery blew a hole
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i melted my blackberry until the battery blew a hole
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To be quite honest, you got a BlackBerry. It only gets slower, not matter what you do. I used to own a 8120 and I did everything in the book and it was just horrible towards the end of my 2 year contract. All the guys at the phone kiosk said it was pure luck my Pearl made it that far. Usually people get sick after a year.
My 8310 for ATT was decent the problem I had was the trackball was replced 3 times and then even after taht it would have trouble working sometimes and the entire screen was just scratched and nasty. I finaly bought an Iphone4 last week and I really like it. I put it in a otter case wich is really protective! Love my new phone really cool!
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I know this really isn't related but I would replace it with a new non BB handset, and use it as a replacement should one of your case feet ever break off.
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Another thing you could try is going on the home screen and hold ALT and press LGLG, and clear the log. That usually makes my bold faster. If this and restoring the factory settings doesn't work it's the phone.
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