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Posts: 14
Registered: ‎01-31-2013
My Device: Blackberry 9810
My Carrier: Cellc/ vodacom SA

bbm

hi there I was wondering how do you associate your bb ID with your bbm for if you get a new bb that you dont lose your bbm contacts or must reinvite them

Hall of Famer III
Posts: 59,104
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: DTEK50 (AAI82), PRIV (AAI795), Z10/Z30/Q10 (10.3.2.2813), Playbook (2.1.0.1917)
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: bbm

Hello,

If you have upgraded to BBM7, then the process is to, on the new BB, simply log into the exact same BB ID that you used on the old BB...that transfers many things to the new BB, including the BBM contacts that are backed up "to the cloud".

There is also the Device Switch Wizard, which automates quite a lot of the transfer from an old BB to a new one.

Likewise, if you are pre-BBM7, then you can backup your BBM contacts and restore them to another BB. You can find information about that via the link in my auto-sig on this post.

Good luck!

Occam's Razor nearly always applies when troubleshooting technology issues!

New to the Community? Click here and also here for helpful guidance. Also please click here for additional helpful information to guide you as you proceed. I always recommend that you treat your BlackBerry like any other computing device, including using a regular backup schedule...click here for an article with instructions. If anyone has been helpful to you, please show your appreciation by clicking the button. Need a reference to BB10 OS/SR versions? Click here. Need a specific BB10 AutoLoader? Send me a private message.

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Contributor
Posts: 14
Registered: ‎01-31-2013
My Device: Blackberry 9810
My Carrier: Cellc/ vodacom SA

Re: bbm

Hi there tanx I have got blackberry 9810 and bbm7 but how do I know if its assosiated with bb I'd? How can I check?
Hall of Famer III
Posts: 59,104
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: DTEK50 (AAI82), PRIV (AAI795), Z10/Z30/Q10 (10.3.2.2813), Playbook (2.1.0.1917)
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: bbm

KB28684 How to confirm a BlackBerry ID username


Occam's Razor nearly always applies when troubleshooting technology issues!

New to the Community? Click here and also here for helpful guidance. Also please click here for additional helpful information to guide you as you proceed. I always recommend that you treat your BlackBerry like any other computing device, including using a regular backup schedule...click here for an article with instructions. If anyone has been helpful to you, please show your appreciation by clicking the button. Need a reference to BB10 OS/SR versions? Click here. Need a specific BB10 AutoLoader? Send me a private message.

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