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New Developer
Posts: 41
Registered: ‎11-10-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Is it possible to backup persistent data?

Good day...

 

We have created an application for blackberry that stores persistent data. However, this data is not included when we tried to backup and restore our blackberry. I have read an article saying that persistent data cannot be backed up (http://www.blackberry.com/developers/javaknowledge/persistent/kpa0203163244.shtml). Is there a way to backup this data?

 

Thanks.

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Posts: 19,636
Registered: ‎07-14-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Is it possible to backup persistent data?

I think you can safely ignore that article.  As far as I can tell, the KB store that is from is extremely old - it talks about 5800 devices fro example.  If you are looking for KB articles, search the current KB available from a link from here:

http://www.blackberry.com/developers

 

RMS databases canh be backed up by the Desktop Manager.  But I think it is the Persistent data you are worried about.

 

Review this article to understand how to do this:

 How To - Backup and restore small amounts of data using SyncItem
Article Number: DB-00092

 

http://www.blackberry.com/knowledgecenterpublic/livelink.exe/fetch/2000/348583/800332/800625/How_To_...