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Registered: ‎02-13-2013
My Device: bold 9790
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bbm contact backup list

Hi I would like to know what do I do when I want to save or retrieve my bbm contact list from a backup file that I have saved but wen I go to my options I dnt have that option available on my phone,it doesn't say anything about a backup file at all?
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Re: bbm contact backup list

Hi and Welcome to the Community!

From what you describe, it sounds like you upgraded to the new BBM7. As such, the method of BBM contact backup has changed. It is now "in the cloud" and attached to your BBID. It is automatically done, and if you associate your BB ID to a different BB, your BBM contacts will come down to that BB from "the cloud".

Good luck!

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