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graceybaby
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎05-29-2010
My Device: pearl 8100 and curve 8310

How do I transfer my data from my old LOST BlackBerry to my new one?

Hi everyone,

I hope someone could help me out...

I recently lost my blackberry pearl 8100 after car accident

( & thankfully I backed up my data the week before);

anyways now I wanted to know how I can transfer my data to my new blackberry curve? (without my old blackberry pearl...)

 

I keep reading about the switch wizard option; but since I don't have my old blackberry anymore (just my backed up data)... What can I do now?

can someone help me?

 

please and thanks

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er2joe
Posts: 1,069
Registered: ‎04-12-2009
My Device: Samsung Galaxy S II SkyRocket (yes, Android)

Re: How do I transfer my data from my old LOST BlackBerry to my new one?

Good question. I think you should be able do a selective restore from your backup data to your new phone. I would not try a full backup to your new phone because of the difference in models.

 

Isn't most of your data sync'd with a PIM (Outlook or the like)? You could just sync with that, and get the information in your new phone.

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graceybaby
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎05-29-2010
My Device: pearl 8100 and curve 8310

Re: How do I transfer my data from my old LOST BlackBerry to my new one?

i'm really new to this ...but how can I do a selective restore transfer with the desktop manager?

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sdgardne
Posts: 48,290
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: Z30, Z10 & Q10 (10.2.2.1531), Playbook (2.1.0.1526)

Re: How do I transfer my data from my old LOST BlackBerry to my new one?

As posted before, if your data is in a PIM (e.g., Outlook) on your PC, then you can synch with that. Otherwise, you must use that backup file you created earlier. Here's a procedure:

  • KB10339 How to restore data from a backup file to a BlackBerry smartphone

Good luck and let us know!


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