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Delete all contacts

Need to wipe my blackberry, unless you know how to delete all contacts from the phone. So i want to make a backup copy before i wipe the phone

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Do you just want to delete the contacts? You can select all or some of the contacts and delete them.

You can bacjk up the data using the Blackberry desktop software. to wipe the device

In the device options, click Security Options.
2. Click General Settings.
3. Press the Menu key.
4. Click Wipe Handheld.
5. To delete all third-party applications from your device, select the Include third-party applications check box.
6. Click Continue.
7. Type blackberry

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  1. On the Home screen or in a folder, click the Options icon.
  2. Click Security Options.
  3. Click Security Wipe.
  4. Perform any of the following actions:
  • To delete data from the messages application, contacts application, and other applications, select the Emails, Contacts, Etc check box.
  • To delete all third-party applications that you have added, select the User Installed Applications check box.
  • To delete all files from your media card, select the Media Card check box.

5. Type blackberry.

6. Click Wipe.

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Please try resetting the phone.But please backup all the data because this process will erase everything.

CAUTION: If you have turned on encryption, the process for deleting all device data can take up to an hour to complete. You cannot stop the process after you start it. If you reset your device, the process restarts after the device restarts.

  1. On the Home screen or in a folder, click the Options icon.
  2. Click Security Options.
  3. Click Security Wipe.
  4. Perform any of the following actions:
  • To delete data from the messages application, contacts application, and other applications, select the Emails, Contacts, Etc check box.
  • To delete all third-party applications that you have added, select the User Installed Applications check box.
  • To delete all files from your media card, select the Media Card check box.
5. Type blackberry.
6. Click Wipe.

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first download blackberry desktop manager from blackberry web site, next install it and connect phone, do a complete backup.next go to options, select security option, select menu you will get hidden option wipe hand held.beware wiping device will delete all your contacts and phone memory.
type blackberry to begin wiping.
once device is ok you can connect to desktop manager and restore your backup.
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to delete contacts an other data on blackberry , best option is wipe it, go to option, security setting, general setting then press menu, wipe option will be displayed, type blackberry when prompted.
wait till phone restarts, it will take some time and beware all data in phone will be lost.

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Delete all device data
Before you delete your BlackBerry® device data, consider backing up the data so that you have a copy on your computer before you delete it
from your device.
CAUTION: If you have turned on content protection, the process for deleting all device data can take up to an hour to complete. You cannot
stop the process after you start it. If you reset your device, the process continues after the device restarts.
1. On the Home screen, click the Options icon.
2. Click Security Options.
3. Click General Settings.
4. Press the Menu key.
5. Click Wipe Handheld.
6. To delete all third-party applications from your device, select the Include third-party applications check box.
7. Click Continue.
8. Type blackberry.

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Resolution 1 - Reset the BlackBerry smartphone
Perform a hard reset of the BlackBerry smartphone.


Resolution 2 - Back up and restore the BlackBerry smartphone
Back up the BlackBerry smartphone by completing the following steps:
  1. Connect the BlackBerry smartphone to the computer.
  2. Open BlackBerry® Desktop Manager and click Backup and Restore.
  3. Click Backup. You are prompted to save the backup file. Save the file to a location that can be accessed later.
  4. Click Save. The backup process completes.
Clear the BlackBerry smartphone Messages database by completing the following steps:
  1. In the Backup and Restore window, click Advanced.
  2. In the Device Databases list, select the Messages database, then click Clear.
  3. A warning message appears. Click OK to continue. The database is deleted from the BlackBerry smartphone.
  4. Click Refresh to update the BlackBerry smartphone Messages database.
  5. From the File menu, click Open.
  6. Go to the location where the BlackBerry smartphone backup file is saved, select the backup file, and click Open.
  7. In the Computer databases list, select Messages. Click the arrow pointing to the Device Databases list.
  8. A warning message appears. Click OK to continue. The Messages database is restored to the BlackBerry smartphone.
  9. Click Back.
  10. Click Main menu to return to the main menu of BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
Note: Databases that are configured for automatic wireless backup are grayed out and unavailable for backup and restore functionality using BlackBerry Desktop Manager.

Resolution 3 - Delete and restore all BlackBerry smartphone data
Complete a security wipe on the BlackBerry smartphone by completing the following steps:
  1. Back up the data on the BlackBerry smartphone. For more information, see Resolution 2.
  2. From the Options menu, click Security Options.
  3. Click General Settings.
  4. Press the Menu key and select Wipe Handheld. Type the word blackberry to continue the process. Note: This option is unavailable in BlackBerry® Device Software 3.6 and earlier. If using BlackBerry Device Software 3.6 and earlier, a security password must be enabled and typed incorrectly ten times.
  5. Restore the data to the BlackBerry smartphone.
  6. Delete the messages again.
Resolution 4 - Re-activate the BlackBerry smartphone
Re-activate the BlackBerry smartphone on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server by completing the following steps:
  1. Remove the BlackBerry smartphone user account from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.
  2. Complete a security wipe on the BlackBerry smartphone.
  3. Add the BlackBerry smartphone user account to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.
  4. Complete the enterprise activation process.
  5. Clear the Messages database using BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
Resolution 5 - Update the BlackBerry smartphone to the latest BlackBerry Device Software
Download the latest BlackBerry Device Software version available for your BlackBerry smartphone, then use the application loader tool to reload it.

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Delete all device data
Verify that you have a backup copy of your BlackBerry® device data.
CAUTION: If you have turned on content protection, the process for deleting all device data can take up to an hour to complete. You
cannot stop the process after you start it. If you reset your device, the process continues after the device restarts.
1. In the device options, click Security Options.
2. Click General Settings.
3. Press the Menu key.
4. Click Wipe Handheld.
5. To delete all third-party applications from your device, select the Include third-party applications check box.
6. Click Continue.
7. Type blackberry.

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other than deleting one at a time only other way to do it is to do a wipe on device. will wipe off all info on phone . go to options on application list, select security, then select general setting, press menu button, select wipe handheld

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