BlackBerry 6

Release Date: August, 2010
Note: BlackBerry 6 is not currently available on all devices.

Get powerful multitasking and speedy navigation with BlackBerry 6. Keep all your favorite apps organized in the Home screen panes, so you can quickly access what you use most. Enjoy fast browsing and instant updates from all of your social media and news feeds.

The steps to find the current OS version varies by device. Below are general instructions that work for most BlackBerry devices. For detailed instructions about a specific device, please check the user guide.

To check your current BlackBerry OS version:

  1. Select the Options icon on the Home screen (it may be in a Settings folder, depending on your theme).
  2. Select Device.
  3. Select About Device Versions to display version information.


Key Features

Quick, Robust Web Browsing

BlackBerry 6's new browser experience incorporates tabs for viewing multiple sources at once. Web pages load faster and display in an improved, easy-to-read layout.

Unified Social Feeds

Get a streamlined view of your social media and RSS feeds with BlackBerry 6. Feeds are updated automatically, and you can enter one update to send to any of the networks you designate.

Easy Multitasking

With the Recent Apps list in the System Bar, you can see all your open tasks and quickly jump from one app to another — a key strength of Android 3.0. Task snapshots make it easy to see your most recent app activity.

More Fun with Multimedia

Create, view and share your life with a unified multimedia experience. Get new ways to use your camera, enjoy album art, and share media with BlackBerry Messenger, YouTube™ and more.