A new version of the BlackBerry® PlayBook OS is now available to all BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet users – BlackBerry PlayBook OS v188.8.131.5267. This free update can be downloaded over-the-air from your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.
The BlackBerry PlayBook OS v184.108.40.20667 contains the following fixes and updates:
- Daylight savings time updates
- Security updates as outlined in the BlackBerry Security Advisory KB29191
How to update your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet
Existing BlackBerry PlayBook tablet users will automatically receive a software update notification on the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet status ribbon, or they can check for the software update at any time in the settings menu under “Software Updates”. Users who purchase and activate a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet on or after December 5, 2011 will automatically be updated to v220.127.116.1167 or later as part of the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet setup process.
For users who are already running BlackBerry PlayBook v18.104.22.16885 or higher, the update to this new version (v22.214.171.12467) will include only the updates outlined above and is expected to take only a few minutes to install.