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How to Retrieve Deleted Contacts from a BlackBerry?

To retrieve deleted contacts from the call log is a simple task that can be achieved by accessing the call log on the BlackBerry handset. However, if the deleted entry wasn't listed on your call log, BlackBerry Desktop software is the only solution for you. It's a tool for backing up and restoring phone data to your computer. According to BlackBerry, you must regularly back up files to your computer so you can recover device data if it ever gets lost, stolen or corrupted. To recover the deleted contacts using the latter method, you must already have the backup file saved on your PC.
Retrieving an Unsaved Contact
1. Hold down the "ALT" key on your BlackBerry. 2. Type "LGLG." 3. Press "Menu" > "Options." 4. Scroll down into the events list, and press "Menu." 5. Select "Hide All Types." 6. Scroll down the list, and highlight the "PhoneApp" option. 7. Press "Menu." 8. Select "Toggle Filter." 9. Select "Menu" and choose "Save." Now all calls and numbers dialed from your phone will be shown to you. You will have to do a lot of digging to find the particular deleted number you're looking for. When you find it, select the particular entry to see the full number.
Retrieving Contacts through Backup
1. Connect your BlackBerry to the computer through its USB data cable. 2. Launch BlackBerry Desktop software with which you had backed up your data earlier. Go to "Start" and search for the "BlackBerry Desktop" program. 3. Click the "Device" tab on the application window. 4. Click "Restore." Select a backup file that contains the contacts that are to be restored. You will find contacts under the "Organizer" tab. Simply check the box next to "Contacts." 5. Click "Restore." The deleted contacts will then be restored, after which you can disconnect the USB cable.

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uncaught exception: java.lang.nullpo inter exception note keeps coming up

Hi, you get this error message when attempting to access a corrupt contact list database on the BlackBerry smartphone, BlackBerry Device Software or software application component has failed, or there is corrupt data from a wired or wireless synchronization.
Isolate the corrupt data by turning on advanced logging for Intellisync
1) Turn on advanced logging for Intellisync.
2) Once the corrupt data entry has been isolated, delete it from the desktop email client and the BlackBerry smartphone.
3) Synchronize again.
Clear the contact list database on the BlackBerry smartphone.
1) Open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
2) Click Backup and Restore, and then select Advanced.
3) From the Device Databases list, select Address Book, and then click Clear.
4) Return to the BlackBerry Desktop Manager window.
5) Synchronize the contact list with the correct translator in Intellisync.
I hope this information will help you

Nov 17, 2009 | RIM BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 Cellular...

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if you restart the phone will it delete your phone

Hi. Simple restart NO, but reset YES

- reset is - back to the factory setting, using any hidden buttons and complicated "combos", removing battery for long time.
- handset will warn you if this what you want to do will affect on your contacts.

Anyway for you safety you should do backup frequently.

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Due to No memory in the handset ......
or settings not set
Goto Menu--> select Messages icon--> Select menu button--> options--> General options--> Scroll down to the bottom--> Keep messages--> Change it to number of days you want the messages to be in your handset ...

If not happening Install Blackberry desktop Manager ...Take Backup..
Reinstall the Software ...

Aug 12, 2009 | RIM BlackBerry Curve 8310 Smartphone

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