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rohanahuja
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Can't Restore BBM Contacts Using E-Mail

Hello,

 

I hope someone is able to help me with this.

 

What I'm basically trying to do is do a restore of my BBM contacts through an email address since my last device bricked, but everytime i try to do that it tells me that my gmail is not a registered email.

 

This is weird because I have used the email account to do a restore in the past and have backed up on it several times.

 

Anyone able to shed any light on this ?

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Re: Can't Restore BBM Contacts Using E-Mail

Please go to www.bbid.com and see if you can login using your past email and BlackBerryID password.




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Re: Can't Restore BBM Contacts Using E-Mail

Yes, I can - but just as an FYI, I'mt not using BBM 7 so I can't use ID to update.

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Re: Can't Restore BBM Contacts Using E-Mail

Would you please tell me what exact BlackBerry model you are using?

And what OS version on the device, and what version of BBM?




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Re: Can't Restore BBM Contacts Using E-Mail

Bold 9900  

OS 7.1 bundle 1646 and

BBM version 6.2

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Re: Can't Restore BBM Contacts Using E-Mail


rohanahuja wrote:

Bold 9900  

OS 7.1 bundle 1646 and

BBM version 6.2


Upgrade taht device to BBM7, using your BBID.

using your BB browser, go to www.blackberry.com/bbm

 

Then, when logging in to your new device with the same BBID, your contacts and chat groups will be synced.




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rohanahuja
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Re: Can't Restore BBM Contacts Using E-Mail

For some strange reason it tells me it's unavilable for my device, which might have to do with carrier more than my phone.

 

But either way, I hadn't used BBM7 before and using 6.2 on my old device backed it up to an email. So if I understand correctly, even if I upgrade to 7 on this BBID won't have any data on it since it was never associated with BBM7 before?

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Re: Can't Restore BBM Contacts Using E-Mail

That's true.




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rohanahuja
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Re: Can't Restore BBM Contacts Using E-Mail

So, basically nothing I can really do ?

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Re: Can't Restore BBM Contacts Using E-Mail

is that GMail address currently linked to a BIS device used by your current phone?



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