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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎06-14-2014
My Device: curve 8250
My Carrier: vodacom

Hi there,

I would like to know if you wipe your phone do you get a new bbm pin and blackberry appworld ID??
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Posts: 53,079
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: Z10/Z30/Q10 (, Playbook (
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: Hi there,

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No...but I think you may not quite understand things. The PIN is a hard-coded identification of your specific BB device...it is not assigned by BBM or anything else. Your BB has one, and only one, PIN...and that cannot ever be changed.

With your BBID, you associate your device (via your device PIN) with your BBID accounts, which then associates you to BBM, BBWorld, and other things. If you wipe your device, the initial setup will walk you through logging into your BBID...and you simply use the exact same one you had used before.

Good luck!


PS -- are you asking about this in relation to a BB10 device? You posted in the Z10 forum, yet your profile shows a legacy device...just asking so that our good mods can do good housekeeping and keep threads in the correct locations on the site.

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