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Does Blackberry Inc. have old text messages stored or "backed up"?

I have an end user that is looking for old text massages... she failed to backup anything and is now looking, hoping Blackberry or the ISP has anything in their archives.



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Re: Does Blackberry Inc. have old text messages stored or "backed up"?

Hi and Welcome to the Community!

If, by "text messages", you mean SMS, then the answer as far as BlackBerry is concerned is no. SMS are a voice-only level of service, and never traverse any of the BlackBerry infrastructure.

If, by "text messages", you mean BBM, then the answer still remains no as far as BlackBerry is concerned. BBM is a peer-to-peer messaging system, and the BlackBerry servers are not involved in the process of those communications.

Good luck!

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