Firmware Change/Update BLACKBERRY 8700g

How Update / Change / Repair Firmware in BLACKBERRY 8700g phone?

Neccessary Tools and Drivers

  1. BBSAKv1.9.2
  2. Blackberry usb drivers
  3. BLACKBERRY firmware download link:

Installing Necessary Drivers and Tools

  1. Install Blackberry USB drivers
  2. Install BBSAK tool

Downloading Necessary Firmware

1. Before download necessary firmware we need to check our BLACKBERRY model id first. That can be done as follow.
  • on phone label under battery blackberry phone label
  • in the phone menu - Settings - Device - About Device Versionblackberry phone menu model check
  • with IMEI number on IMEI.infoIMEI.info Blackberry check log
2. Go to BLACKBERRY  firmware download web page and select correct model. blackberry firmware model select 
3. Remember that firmware file you will choose to download should include "Multilanguage" or "AllLang" in its name.blackberry firmware version select This kind of firmware includes all languages packages. Doesn't matter what operator or brandings you have it won't change as it's located in a different place in the phone then firmware.

blackberry firmware download select

blackberry firmware download select

blackberry firmware download select

blackberry firmware download select agree

blackberry firmware download final button

4. Install downloaded Blackberry firmware.
5. Go into installed firmware directory. Usually, it is in
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Research In Motion\AppLoader
From that folder delete "Vendor.xml" file. 
6. Restart the computer to refresh software database to be able to see newly installed BLACKBERRY firmware.
 

Flashing Tutorial:

1. Turn on BBSAK tool. It will ask to enter your Blackberry password, if your Blackberry does not have one just press OK button.bbsak aplication for blackberry wipe phone
2. Connect BLACKBERRY 8700g to USB cable wait for drivers installation ends then press Connect button.

bbsak aplication for blackberry wipe phone connect button

bbsak aplication for blackberry wipe phone

3. Press wipe button to delete old firmware from the phone.

bbsak aplication for blackberry wipe button

bbsak aplication for blackberry wipe confirm

bbsak aplication for blackberry wipe success

4. Now you should see Error 507 on your phone screen, which is OK and you can go now to the next step.

blackberry error 507

blackberry error 507

5.Close BBSAK tool and go to C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Research In Motion\AppLoaderBlackberry loader run and directory
6. Find and start Loader.exe then press next button until you will be asked if you want to keep the old application in the phone, select that you want to install everything from new firmware as shown below, and press next button.
7. Now choose your language and application, when all is selected press next button, then press finish button to start installing new firmware on the phone.
8. Just wait for a process to ends and phone now turn on with Blackberry logo.
9. Disconnect phone from USB cable and close loader application.
First phone start will take about 20-30 minutes so be patient. On the end, you will see the welcome screen with language selection.
That's all. Congratulations. Your BLACKBERRY 8700g has been flashed is flashed correctly.