Guide to Backup and Restore BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 Contact List

Here's how you can back up and restore your BlackBerry Messenger information in as little as two minutes. In order to use this method, you must have associated an email address with your BlackBerry smartphone. For information on how to associate your email address, check out BlackBerry Internet Service Email Setup and Integration website.Step One: […]

Here's how you can back up and restore your BlackBerry Messenger information in as little as two minutes. In order to use this method, you must have associated an email address with your BlackBerry smartphone. For information on how to associate your email address, check out BlackBerry Internet Service Email Setup and Integration website.

BlackBerry Backup management

Step One: Registering your email address and creating a backup

  1. Open BlackBerry Messenger
  2. Press Menu key
  3. Select Options
  4. Select Back Up
  5. Select Back up files remotely
  6. Lsting of email addresses associated with your BB smartphone will appear. Highlight the preferred email address, press Menu key, select Edit Email Status followed by Register
  7. Click OK

You BlackBerry will now automatically backup BBM details over the wireless network!

Step Two: Restoring your BlackBerry Messenger information

Since BBM is now performing remote backups, transferring BBM info to a new BB is a breeze! The only requirement is that you must associate same email address you used to register with BBM servers in step one, with your new BB. For help associating your email address, visit BlackBerry Internet Service Email Setup and Integration.

After associating your email address, complete following steps to restore BBM info:

  1. Open BlackBerry Messenger
  2. Press Menu key
  3. Select Options
  4. Select Restore
  5. Select Restore using email
  6. Listing of email addresses associated with your BB will appear. Highlight the email address you registered during the backup process, press Menu key and select Continue

Once these steps are completed, you'll notice that all of your BBM info is now available on your new BlackBerry smartphone!

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