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Registered: ‎09-30-2010
My Device: Curve 8520

How to format 8520 using pc and usb

my phone has frozen up after an upgrade and it wont get past the application permissions scree. have done soft and hard rests but still have same problem.

 

how can i format the phone back to original factory settings without having access to the bb menu? is there any software i can download to help with this?

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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: How to format 8520 using pc and usb

Try using either BBSAK or JL_Cmder:

 

http://www.blackberryfaq.com/index.php/How_do_I_wipe_the_BlackBerry_using_Jl_Cmder%3F

 

http://forum.ppcgeeks.com/bb-apps/134190-09-23-10-blackberry-swiss-army-knife-v1-8-0-a.html

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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎11-12-2010
My Device: curve 8520

Re: How to format 8520 using pc and usb

I have try but it doesn't work. it's seems the phone can't connect with the application, same as with the desktop manager. please help..

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Registered: ‎07-27-2011
My Device: curve 8520
My Carrier: globe

Re: How to format 8520 using pc and usb

hello, i have the same problem with my BB, what did you do with yours? hoping for your reply. thanks
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Registered: ‎04-25-2012
My Device: 8520
My Carrier: Nokia store

Re: How to format 8520 using pc and usb

How do i format my blackberry phone
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Registered: ‎04-25-2012
My Device: 8520
My Carrier: Nokia store

Re: How to format 8520 using pc and usb

plz reply
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My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
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Re: How to format 8520 using pc and usb


rebs_24 wrote:
How do i format my blackberry phone

Security Wipe? Article ID: KB14058 How to delete all data and applications from the BlackBerry smartphone using the Security Wipe option

 

Format? You will need to use BBSAK or JL_Cmder to wipe the device and subsequently load the OS to the device. Follow the instructions here:
http://www.blackberryfaq.com/index.php/How_do_I_wipe_the_BlackBerry_using_Jl_Cmder%3F
For BBSAK, here is the link: http://bbsak.org/

If JL_Cmder does not work, follow this instructional:
http://www.blackberryfaq.com/index.php/What_to_do_next_if_Jl_Cmder_will_not_connect_and_wipe

 

 

 

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