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Posts: 16
Registered: ‎08-16-2011
My Device: Blackberry 9780
My Carrier: Old carrier

BBM 7 - Delete - Contacts

I want to delete BBM for a while.

I have backed up my contacts through the blackberry desktop software because there is no option to back them up on BBM like before right?

If I delete it, will it be possible to restore my contacts?

 

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Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: PRIV (6.0.1/AAG111), Z10/Z30/Q10 (10.3.2.2813), Playbook (2.1.0.1526)
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Re: BBM 7 - Delete - Contacts

Actually, what happens since BBM7 came to exist is that your BBM contacts are automatically backed up "to the cloud" as part of your BB ID. Refer:

  • KB20554 How to back up and restore the BlackBerry Messenger contact list

I believe the answer to your question is therefore "no".

 

What I do not know about is if you simply delete BBM and re-install it later, are the BBM contacts retained in the cloud and restored when you re-install BBM...I think that answer would be "yes", but I've never tested that for myself.

 

Good luck!


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Contributor
Posts: 16
Registered: ‎08-16-2011
My Device: Blackberry 9780
My Carrier: Old carrier

Re: BBM 7 - Delete - Contacts

Thanks Smiley Happy