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How to Restore Deleted Items on a BlackBerry?

BlackBerry comes with special software that helps you manage your files. It includes a feature that lets you create regular backups of your blackberry so that you can restore items that get deleted. While you can choose to restore all items on your phone, the software has an advanced setting that lets you choose to restore specific files.
Instructions
1. Connect your BlackBerry's sync cable to your phone and to an available USB port on your computer. Open the BlackBerry Desktop Manager software. 2. Select "Backup and Restore" on the main program screen. Click "Restore" and select a backup file if you want to restore all items on your BlackBerry. 3. Select "Advanced" if you want to restore specific files. Choose "Open" from the "File" menu and double-click a backup file to select it. Choose the database you want to restore under "Desktop file databases" and click the right arrow next to it.

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mwhen i push my trackball to take a pic nothing happnes


The trackball on the BlackBerry smartphone is not functioning.
Complete the following tasks to resolve this issue:
  1. Back up the BlackBerry smartphone data. To perform a full backup of the BlackBerry smartphone data complete the following steps:
    1. Connect the BlackBerry smartphone to the computer running BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    2. Open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    3. Click Backup and Restore.
    4. Select Backup to perform a full backup.
    5. Select a location to save the backup file, and then click Save.
    To perform a selective backup for one or more databases perform the following steps:
    1. Connect the BlackBerry smartphone to the computer running BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    2. Open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    3. Click Backup and Restore.
    4. Click on Advanced.
    5. Select the database(s) on the right side selection window for Device databases.
    6. Select the Arrow that points to the left side of the screen to transfer the database(s) to include in the backup.
    7. Verify the database(s) are on the left side selection window for the Computer databases.
    8. Click on File in the menu located at the top left hand side of the Desktop Manager.
    9. Name the backup file and select a location to save the file.
    10. Click the option to Save once the location for the file is selected.
  2. Use the application loader tool to delete all data and applications from the BlackBerry smartphone.
  3. Re-install the BlackBerry® Device Software using the application loader tool.

Oct 29, 2009 | AT&T Blackberry Curve 8300 Smartphone

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blackberry flip jvm error 545


To perform a clean installation of the BlackBerry Device Software using BlackBerry Desktop Manager 4.5 to 5.0, perform the following steps:

Before proceeding, make sure that the latest version of BlackBerry Device Software is installed on the desktop computer by completing the following steps:
  1. Open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
  2. Click Help.
  3. Select About Desktop Manager.
  4. Click the Device Software tab.
  5. Verify that the BlackBerry Device Software displayed is the latest version currently available from the wireless service provider.
Warning: The following procedure will delete either all data, or applications on the BlackBerry smartphone. Back up the BlackBerry smartphone data before proceeding.

To perform a full backup of the BlackBerry smartphone data complete the following steps:
  1. Connect the BlackBerry smartphone to the computer running BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
  2. Open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
  3. Click Backup and Restore.
  4. Select Backup to perform a full backup.
  5. Select a location to save the backup file, and then click Save.
To perform a selective backup for one or more databases perform the following steps:
  1. Connect the BlackBerry smartphone to the computer running BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
  2. Open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
  3. Click Backup and Restore.
  4. Click on Advanced.
  5. Select the database(s) on the right side selection window for Device databases.
  6. Select the Arrow that points to the left side of the screen to transfer the database(s) to include in the backup.
  7. Verify the database(s) are on the left side selection window for the Computer databases.
  8. Click on File in the menu located at the top left hand side of the Desktop Manager.
  9. Name the backup file and select a location to save the file.
  10. Click the option to Save once the location for the file is selected.
Once you perform backup procedure, kindly then perform the following steps:
  1. Connect the BlackBerry smartphone to the computer and open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
  2. Double-click Application Loader.
  3. Click Next to start the installation process.
  4. Type your BlackBerry smartphone password, if prompted, and click OK.
  5. Select the check boxes next to the names of the applications to be loaded, and then click Next.
  6. Click Settings, and then select the check boxes beside Delete all application data and Erase all currently installed applications.
  7. Clear the check box next to Backup up device data automatically during the installation process.
  • Click Ok > Next > Finish.
  • When the process has completed, the message The loading operation was successful will appear. Click Close to return to BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
  • To perform a clean installation of the BlackBerry Device Software using BlackBerry Desktop Manager 4.1 to 4.3, complete the steps 1-5 above and then proceed with the following:
    1. Click Advanced , and then select the check boxes beside Erase all application data and Erase all currently installed applications
    2. Click Next.
    3. Select the check box next to Do not automatically backup the application data during the loading process (if prompted).
    4. Clear the check box next to Backup and restore applications installed wirelessly (if prompted).
    5. Click Next > Finish.

    Oct 22, 2009 | RIM BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 Cellular...

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    my rollerball is stuck on my phonebook icon and will not let me see any of my other apps or menu items


    In this case you need to follow certain steps given below:-

    To perform a full backup of the BlackBerry smartphone data complete the following steps:
    1. Connect the BlackBerry smartphone to the computer running BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    2. Open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    3. Click Backup and Restore.
    4. Select Backup to perform a full backup.
    5. Select a location to save the backup file, and then click Save.
    To perform a selective backup for one or more databases perform the following steps:
    1. Connect the BlackBerry smartphone to the computer running BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    2. Open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    3. Click Backup and Restore.
    4. Click on Advanced.
    5. Select the database on the right side selection window for Device databases.
    6. Select the Arrow that points to the left side of the screen to transfer the database to include in the backup.
    7. Verify the database are on the left side selection window for the Computer databases.
    8. Click on File in the menu located at the top left hand side of the Desktop Manager.
    9. Name the backup file and select a location to save the file.
    10. Click the option to Save once the location for the file is selected.
    To Download the Blackberry Device Software follow the steps:-

    1) Click the BlackBerry Device and Desktop Software link.
    2) Click the Download BlackBerry Device and Desktop Software link.
    3) Select the appropriate software from the drop-down list and click Next.
    4) Click the Download link.
    Please verify with your service provider before downloading any of this software to make sure it is compatible with your BlackBerry Device Software.


    To delete all data from the BlackBerry smartphone, complete the following steps:

    Lock the BlackBerry smartphone, and then type an incorrect password ten times.If prompted, type blackberry. Once complete, all data on the BlackBerry smartphone is deleted.

    Still if it is not working it might be a Hardware issue you need to contact your service provider for further details.

    Thank you for using Fixya.

    Oct 19, 2009 | RIM BlackBerry Pearl 8100

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    I was downloding a backup on my bb, i didnt remember the password so it gave me an error 513 what do i do?


    The Blackberry Device Software must be reloaded on to the BlackBerry smartphone.
    To perform a clean installation of the BlackBerry Device Software using BlackBerry Desktop Manager 4.5 to 5.0, perform the following steps:

    1) Open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    2) Click Help.
    3) Select About Desktop Manager.
    4) Click the Device Software tab.
    5) Verify that the BlackBerry Device Software displayed is the latest version currently available from the wireless service provider.

    For instructions on how to download the latest versions of BlackBerry Desktop Manager and BlackBerry Device Software follow the steps:-
    1) Click the BlackBerry Device and Desktop Software link. 2) Click the Download BlackBerry Device and Desktop Software link.
    3) Select the appropriate software from the drop-down list and click Next.
    4) Click the Download link.

    To perform a full backup of the BlackBerry smartphone data complete the following steps:-
    1)Connect the BlackBerry smartphone to the computer running BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    2) Open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    3) Click Backup and Restore.
    4) Select Backup to perform a full backup.
    5) Select a location to save the backup file, and then click Save.

    To perform a selective backup for one or more databases perform the following steps:-
    1) Connect the BlackBerry smartphone to the computer running BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    2) Open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    3) Click Backup and Restore.
    4) Click on Advanced.
    5) Select the database(s) on the right side selection window for Device databases.
    6) Select the Arrow that points to the left side of the screen to transfer the database(s) to include in the backup.
    7) Verify the database(s) are on the left side selection window for the Computer databases.
    8) Click on File in the menu located at the top left hand side of the Desktop Manager.
    9) Name the backup file and select a location to save the file.
    10) Click the option to Save once the location for the file is selected.

    1) Connect the BlackBerry smartphone to the computer and open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    2) Double-click Application Loader.
    3) Click Next to start the installation process.
    4) Type your BlackBerry smartphone password, if prompted, and click OK.
    5) Select the check boxes next to the names of the applications to be loaded, and then click Next.
    6) Click Settings, and then select the check boxes beside Delete all application data and Erase all currently installed applications.
    7) Clear the check box next to Backup up device data automatically during the installation process.
    8) Click Ok > Next > Finish. 9) When the process has completed, the message The loading operation was successful will appear. Click Close to return to BlackBerry Desktop Manager.

    To perform a clean installation of the BlackBerry Device Software using BlackBerry Desktop Manager 4.1 to 4.3, complete the steps 1-5 above and then proceed with the following:-

    1) Click Advanced , and then select the check boxes beside Erase all application data and Erase all currently installed applications
    2) Click Next.
    3) Select the check box next to Do not automatically backup the application data during the loading process (if prompted).
    4) Clear the check box next to Backup and restore applications installed wirelessly (if prompted).
    5) Click Next > Finish.

    Oct 16, 2009 | RIM BlackBerry Pearl 8100

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    its says JVM error 513 reset


    The Blackberry Device Software must be reloaded on to the BlackBerry smartphone.
    To perform a clean installation of the BlackBerry Device Software using BlackBerry Desktop Manager 4.5 to 5.0, perform the following steps:
    1) Open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    2) Click Help.
    3) Select About Desktop Manager.
    4) Click the Device Software tab.
    5) Verify that the BlackBerry Device Software displayed is the latest version currently
    available from the wireless service provider.
    For instructions on how to download the latest versions of BlackBerry Desktop Manager
    and BlackBerry Device Software follow the steps:-
    1) Click the BlackBerry Device and Desktop Software link.
    2) Click the Download BlackBerry Device and Desktop Software link.
    3) Select the appropriate software from the drop-down list and click Next.
    4) Click the Download link.
    To perform a full backup of the BlackBerry smartphone data complete the following steps:-
    1)Connect the BlackBerry smartphone to the computer running BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    2) Open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    3) Click Backup and Restore.
    4) Select Backup to perform a full backup.
    5) Select a location to save the backup file, and then click Save.
    To perform a selective backup for one or more databases perform the following steps:-
    1) Connect the BlackBerry smartphone to the computer running BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    2) Open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    3) Click Backup and Restore.
    4) Click on Advanced.
    5) Select the database on the right side selection window for Device databases.
    6) Select the Arrow that points to the left side of the screen to transfer the database to include in the backup.
    7) Verify the database are on the left side selection window for the Computer databases.
    8) Click on File in the menu located at the top left hand side of the Desktop Manager.
    9) Name the backup file and select a location to save the file.
    10) Click the option to Save once the location for the file is selected.
    1) Connect the BlackBerry smartphone to the computer and open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    2) Double-click Application Loader.
    3) Click Next to start the installation process.
    4) Type your BlackBerry smartphone password, if prompted, and click OK.
    5) Select the check boxes next to the names of the applications to be loaded, and then click Next.
    6) Click Settings, and then select the check boxes beside Delete all application data and Erase all currently installed applications.
    7) Clear the check box next to Backup up device data automatically during the installation process.
    8) Click Ok > Next > Finish.
    9) When the process has completed, the message The loading operation was successful will appear. Click Close to return to BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
    To perform a clean installation of the BlackBerry Device Software using BlackBerry
    Desktop Manager 4.1 to 4.3, complete the steps 1-5 above and then proceed with the
    following:-
    1) Click Advanced , and then select the check boxes beside Erase all application data and Erase all currently installed applications
    2) Click Next.
    3) Select the check box next to Do not automatically backup the application data during the loading process (if prompted).
    4) Clear the check box next to Backup and restore applications installed wirelessly(if prompted).
    5) Click Next > Finish.


    Oct 16, 2009 | RIM BlackBerry Pearl 8100

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