02-11-2012 12:51 AM
(I have the BB Bold 9300 with OS6.)
My blackberry deleting my old txt messages. My old 3-year old Nokia phone would at
least *warn* me that my txt message box was full and allowed me to choose which messages
I deleted and which I saved. However my BB just seems to randomly delete entire txt
conversations when it decides they are "too big" or "too old". This can be within a month
or a few days - totally random.
I followed the advice of the prior poster and set "Days to Save Message" = Forever. This
does not actually work. I set to Forever and it still arbitrarily deletes txt messages (Fyi: it
will keep everything else: email, voicemail, etc even though that is actually backed up and
txt is not. So my BB "memory" is not full, I have elsewhere and the txt messages are lost
The BB manual has a section in "Troubleshooting: Messages" entitled "Some messages
no longer appear on my device". It states: "If the application storage on your BlackBerry®
device is full or you have more than 65,000 email messages, PIN messages, and text
messages, your device deletes the oldest messages from a message list. Your device does
not delete saved messages."
I can assure you that I have not exceeded 65,000 messages and I have tons of storage. I
have 100+ MB free on my device. You can't even force the BB to auto-save SMS to your
media card, so my 4 GB media card is basically empty and my txt messages are still being
So the answer is ... manually save each message? NOT happening.
Suffer arbitrary data loss bec BB can't get their act together? Are you kidding?!?
Is there any point in even complaining to RIM about this bug in OS6? IMHO, it all goes
back to their tech being old, their target market being corporate, and the corporate
priority being email, not txt.
So perhaps my answer is?
02-13-2012 01:23 AM
It's pretty annoying.
The issue doesn't affect emails, bbms or any other messages - just SMS.
Stupid green icon...
Any solution for this problem ? atlist there any setting that will warn before device start deleting SMS? Like other phones?