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My Blackberry re-formatted on its own and erased my adress book

I have had my Blackberry for about 5 months and this is the first time this has happened. I charged it over night and when I went to make a call this morning, it was on the screen introducing me to the functions of the trackball. Whe I exited that screen, it took me to the blackberry setup wizard screen. When I exited that, I noticed that it said OFF in the upper left-hand corner instead of showing connectivity bars, as well as having erased all of messages, recent calls, and my entire address book. I called Verizon and the tech support said that they had never heard of anything like this before and did not have an answer for me. I had already taken out the battery and that didn't do anything. I did go into the Options portion and turn the service back on, but have lost all of my information. Any help or suggestions would obviously be very much appreciated.

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  • dbradford11 Dec 27, 2008

    Thanks for trying but if you read my post I have already called them to no avail.

  • Melissa Klutts
    Melissa Klutts May 02, 2009

    My phone did the same thing one day when I connected it to VZAccess. I call Verizon and they said "that shouldn't have happened, I don't know what to tell you"

    I luckily had my old phone and was able to transfer everything over again. needless to say, I now backup my phone every month or so on desktop manager.


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Hello dbradford11
This situation is very odd. I think you should tell the techs for Verizon.

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