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Call log and text messages have disappeared...

I have had this problem before and a rep at the store helped me with a setting that, I think, has to do with the phone call log and text log being saved to my media card vs. the SIM card. The problem I am having is that the call log and text log have disappeared. My phone no longer receives text messages and my call log will not show anything. I know this because many friends have told me they have tried texting me today and I have no texts on my phone. If I send a text, they receive them but it automatically disappears from the text log. The only way I know if someone has called me is if they leave a message. It will tell me that I missed a call but when I go into the call log there is nothing there. Do you know what the problem is and what setting I need to change?

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  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2008

    email set up

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2008

    me too . curve 8320

  • Anonymous Apr 19, 2008

    I have the same problem and it pisses me off when it happens. I called a Blackberry rep and he informed me that it is a problem with the RIM software and that they are hard at work trying to fix it. We might have to purchase additional software to fix this problem. It sucks but what can you do.

  • Anonymous Apr 23, 2008

    I periodically have all messages and texts disappear from my phone. This includes the phone log also. Tried reloading and all sorts of stuff. Ready to give it a throw next time it happens.

  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2008

    I will miss a call, but it does not show up in my missed box. I have no record as to who callled.

  • Superman 33 Apr 30, 2008

    At random times, my phone deletes my call log and all my text messages. Afterwards, im not able to view any of my recieved text messages.

  • mboh May 01, 2008

    Very frustrating! Frustrated with Blackberry Curve with problem with text messages disappearing. All outgoing responses to incoming text messages are saved then they are gone in minutes. Also, Call Log only shows incoming calls and missed call time stamps temporarily then they disappear. Problem started on April 6th, 08 the day when our 3rd baby was born. All my outgoing text and responses were gone on just that day. Thought it was maybe the hospital not having good signal...but having problem ever since. I was only able to read a few of my text messages that day, then hoped to read them the next day. The next day all the text messages and responses were gone. Prior to this day I have had no problems. I've tried working with the options (Hide Sent messages), "enabling" then "disabling" but still no text messages are saved

    Here is the help I got from another forum:

    This is caused by the device having a low amount (or none at all) of memory. When the memory gets lower (lower than 12MB in some cases, although there is not a set number) the device will start deleting messages and/or call logs to conserve memory. You can check your available memory by going to Options > Status and checking the File Free parameter.

    The quickest way to free up some memory is to perform a hard reset. Remove the battery from the device (while it is still powered on) for about 30 seconds, then reinsert.

    (I just don't know if my pictures will be gone, phonebook, calendar affected???)

  • mari918 May 18, 2008

    I was told by my boyfriend that this happened because of memory loss. I went out and bought a memory card and temporarily it gets better but at times it continues to delete my call log, sent and received emails and texts as well. I then decided to speak to a rep. and they had no solution for my problem. Out of anger I then took out the battery from my phone and it miraculously began working again. After doing this I received about 20 mesages that were just lingering around. So the best solution that I've found is remove and re-insert the bettery.

  • Anonymous May 20, 2008

    i just want to know how to view all incoming and out going texts i want to print them out? for a nextel phone

  • Anonymous May 28, 2008

    i tired to fix the settings but its not working

  • vanessah Jun 19, 2008

    i also have had this phone for 2 weeks and my messages and call log has been deleted automatically. i did call att 3 different times and they concluded that it is due to low memory in blackberrys. i was instructed to go to internet globe icon, choose options, cache options and delete all. this clears up cookies and cache allowing more room.

  • Anonymous Jun 21, 2008

    damn same problem here. i just took out the battery so hopefully it will correct the problem. love my BB but the OS sucks!

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  • Ranallox Oct 22, 2008

    This happens to me to. EVERYDAY. i hate it, i just got a new memory card for my blackberry pearl and it doesnt even work. i can only have like 20 pictures too before my memory is too full. and my messages and call logs delete everyday too. ill be away from my phone and ill get a missed call and when i click view all my call logs deleted so o dont know who called and i get sooooo frustrated, can someone pleaseeeee help me out !

  • charl348 Nov 08, 2008

    i have the same problem most annyoing thing in the world knowing you have amissed call but not knowing who its from!!! im sick of it and when i ring up for help they have no clue what they are doing and ask me to send my phone of of for repair!!!!!!

  • Anonymous Dec 20, 2008

    My text messages all disappeared yesterday. Except for about 12 or so that are from June 8, 2008 and all messages are time "6:47." Like it has kept that one day and time only?? Also call log is completely gone. I have sent one text message and it showed as sent briefly--then disappeared. My friend received it--but I cannot receive any texts. Very frustrated!!!!!

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    they same thing happened to me on Xmas soo upset!

    does anyone kno how to fix it?

  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    same problem also here, no sms stays there at all and no call logs. please help

  • hyatt037 Feb 03, 2009

    my phone erases my texts message before i can read them and deletes my call log

  • RedW Feb 05, 2009

    I have this problem as well, I could swear I heard my phone ring but when I go to check it doesn't have anything on the call log or msgs. Also tried texting myself with friend's phones and calling and it disappears!

  • klacy Mar 11, 2009

    What application do I need to add to be able to send picture text messages?

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2009

    I have the same issue because i am not receiving text messages unless I decide to add them to the SIM card, and it isn't saving my sent messages or call log.


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View free space by choosing OPTIONS - STATUS, & look at FILE FREE. On desktop, hold down ALT & press BACK/RETURN. A box shows all apps "running". (Red END button doesn't close the app -- sends to bkgnd.) Select one, and it opens... press MENU, scroll to CLOSE. This ends app/frees mem.

Posted on Jul 07, 2008

I work for AT&T and what i did was hold down alt. and type LGLG a event log will pop up which keeps a log of EVERYTHING you do. Clear it once in a while and it should help. since i started doing this on my BBcurve i havent had a problem with my call log. if I can help any other way feel free to email me @ no spam please

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I spemt an hour on the phone with a Blackberry rep and the sloution was to remove the battery. I had 0 bytes of memory free and after replacing the battery, I had over 19 million. Just use your BB desktop backup frequently so you won"t lose too much data. Taught me a lesson.

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People. Blackberry has a memory limit. Once u come close to that, it automatically erases bbm's and text messages and phone logs etc. You need to erase some stuff. Delete those programs u dont need and delete old ****!

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Blackberry curve no good

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I have had this issue recently as well. I first checked my memory and found there was sufficient memory left. I then removed my battery when the phone was turned on and replaced it. That has solved the problem and I wanted to thank the others on this post for the suggestion. You saved me an annoying call to the Telephone company!

Posted on Apr 27, 2010

This has happened to me periodically and removing the battery and ensuring sim card is securely in there has always worked, until this time. Then I discovered the massive number of pictures I apparently took the other evening (eek) and after deleting some we're back in business so definately a memory issue

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

No way out.....
i ******* hate this problem

Posted on May 19, 2008

I HATE This problem. I got this thing specifically because i wanted to save all of my text messages. I have over 54 million bytes free and it still happens. I get in so much trouble from friends because they think they're being ignored. I hope the blackberry 9000 fixes this or else I'm gonna have to get an iPhone.

Posted on May 07, 2008

I tried every single setting on the phone. It happened to me quite a few times for a few days each time. Kept crashing my phone too. I then took some advice I saw on another forum, and realised that what sorted out the problem was taking out and then replacing the battery! That's all you need to do. Take the battery out when the phone's on, then replace it. It boots up for about 3 minutes, and then calls & texts are logged from then on.

Hope this helped, it honestly worked for me.

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I called Billy at 6:30 pm and he says his phone is about to die


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  • Adi Krauthammer Nov 24, 2008

    Try to call Billy again later

    maybe this time his phone will work



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