BlackBerry PlayBook

BlackBerry PlayBook OS

Install the latest version of the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ OS to ensure you have access to the latest features and functionality on your BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet. Software updates are free, are performed over the air, over a Wi-Fi® or cellular connection, and take approximately 15 minutes to complete. You can also update your software by using the application loader in the BlackBerry® Desktop Software.

How do I update my software?

To update the software on your tablet, you must be connected to a Wi-Fi or cellular network. A notification will appear when a software update is available. To view your updates, tap the Software Notification icon. To begin downloading your software update, tap Update. To finalize the software update, tap Restart.

Update to the newest version of BlackBerry Bridge

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New BlackBerry® Bridge™ features in the PlayBook OS 2.1 let you view, respond to and compose text messages on your PlayBook with the BlackBerry Bridge app for text messaging2. To take advantage of this new feature, be sure to update to the latest version of the BlackBerry Bridge app on your BlackBerry smartphone.


online support

on device support

To get help using your BlackBerry 10 smartphone, simply tap the Help icon on your home screen.

blackberry community

Use the Community app to stay up-to-date with news and help information.

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