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Solution 11999: Transferring an Operating System (OS) From Unit to Unit on the TI-83 Plus Family and TI-84 Plus Family.

How can I transfer an Operating System (OS) to my TI-83 Plus family or TI-84 Plus family calculator without access to a computer?

In order to transfer the OS from one TI-83 Plus Family calculator to another, refer to the steps below:

1. Connect the Data cable (the small black cable that came in the package) between both calculators.

2. On the Receiving calculator, press [2nd], [X,T, q, n] (Notice the word "Link" above the key). If the calculator is on the "Waiting... Please Install" screen, proceed to step four.

3. On the receiving calculator, press [-->] to place the cursor on Receive.

4. On the Sending TI-83 Plus go into the following menu options:

• Press [2nd],[LINK].
• Scroll down the menu list to option G. Send OS.

5. Press [ENTER] on the receiving calculator then on the sending calculator. The OS will begin to transfer.

To transfer the OS from one TI-84 Plus Family calculator to another, refer to the steps below:

1. Connect the mini USB cable between both calculators.

2. On the Receiving calculator, press [2nd], [X,T, q, n] (Notice the word "Link" above the key). If the calculator is on the "Waiting... Please Install" screen, proceed to step four.

3. On the receiving calculator, press [-->] to place the cursor on Receive.

4. On the Sending calculator press:

• Press [2nd], [LINK].
• Scroll down the menu list to option G. Send OS.

5. Press [ENTER] on the receiving calculator then on the sending calculator. The OS will begin to transfer.

Please see the TI-83 family and TI-84 Plus family guidebooks for additional information.

Note: Operating systems cannot be sent from a TI-84 Family Calculator to a TI-83 Plus Calculator.