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Registered: ‎12-07-2008
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Backup contacts to memory card...

Just put in a 2g memory card for pics - is there a way to back up my contacts to the memory card also?




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Re: Backup contacts to memory card...

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Yes, it is possible with a trick.


  • Unlock device of device keyboard.
  • Connect it via USB cable to your desktop computer.
  • A new removable drive will appear in "My computer" drives list.
  • Run Blackberry Desktop Manager on your desktop computer
  • Open "Backup and Restore" icon
  • Click on "Backup" button and specify target folder on this removable drive. For example if this removable drive has assigned letter E then the target folder for backup will be: E:\BlackBerry\documents
    That will make full backup into *.ipd file located at your memory card. To make backup of some particular data - click on "Advanced" button and specify information to be saved. And after that transfer created ipd file to your memory card.

That's it.


And please not that storing backups on device memory card is not a good strategy. If your device is lost - the contact backups are also lost with the device.

Message Edited by tbilisoft on 07-12-2008 06:41 PM