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Posts: 7
Registered: ‎01-17-2013
My Device: blackberry 9320
My Carrier: tmobile
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switch data from 8900 9320

Hi,
Confused and frustrated !
I'm trying to swtich all data from 8900(4.6.1.133) to 9320 (7.1)
Do I need to install two different versions of the desktop manager ? Or if I install the most recent version, will it work on the old 8900

How do I go about this swiftly

Thanks guys !!
Hall of Famer III
Posts: 57,240
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: PRIV (6.0.1/AAF518), Z10/Z30/Q10 (10.3.2.2813), Playbook (2.1.0.1526)
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: switch data from 8900 9320

Hi and Welcome to the Community!

 

There is only one Desktop Software to install, and it works for all devices. You can sort of customize it by also installing, to your PC, the BB Device OS package for your BB, but that's not required in most cases. So the answer is that one installation of the Desktop Software will work with both BBs. You should, of course, be using the most recent version of the Desktop Software.

 

To accomplish what you desire, this KB is quite useful:

  • KB23677 How to switch devices using BlackBerry Desktop Software

Good luck!



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New Contributor
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎01-17-2013
My Device: blackberry 9320
My Carrier: tmobile

Re: switch data from 8900 9320

So let me get this right...the latest version of the blkberry desktop manager (7) for pc, will work on both fones, regardless of the diffrent software the phones have installed

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Hall of Famer III
Posts: 57,240
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: PRIV (6.0.1/AAF518), Z10/Z30/Q10 (10.3.2.2813), Playbook (2.1.0.1526)
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: switch data from 8900 9320

Yes, that is correct. The Desktop Software checks your BB when you connect it, and then searches the Internet for compatible OS package and updates to offer you. The Desktop Software is capable therefore of "remembering" multiple devices...in my setup, I have it remembering two PlayBooks and two BlackBerry devices...four in all. No problems.


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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