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SMS/Text messages

by gmakarov / March 7, 2011 12:31 AM PST

Hello everyone!

I have this issue with 8820 I recently purchased. I am transferring data from 8700 to 8820, everything transferred over fine (the calender, the tasks, etc.), but my SMS/text messages. It seems like I am missing anywhere from 40-50 to 500 messages after the transfer. The rest of the data transferred perfectly with no loss or issues, just the SMS/text messages.

I tried doing on two different computers, used Desktop Manager 6 & 5 SP1 & just 5, no luck! Help!!! Please!!!

Thanks,
George

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Just checking.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 7, 2011 12:39 AM PST
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Re: Just checking...
by gmakarov / March 7, 2011 12:56 AM PST
In reply to: Just checking.

I just looked it at. That seem to me only for viewing your text messages on a PC, but there are plenty of tools for that. I have close to 27000 text messages I need to transfer, so that Word suggestion is great, but I'll be doing that non-stop for days, plus there are better tools for that. My issue is that after the backup is done successfully, it doesn't restore the text messages in full on a new blackberry.

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Let me be clearer.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 7, 2011 1:03 AM PST
In reply to: Re: Just checking...

You may want to post your question on the crackberry forum since it's much more active. Also, I wanted to be sure you had looked there and was not offering any solution.
Bob

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I appreciate it!
by gmakarov / March 7, 2011 1:10 AM PST
In reply to: Let me be clearer.

I appreciate your help, those crackberry forums turned fruitless. No responses from those whatsoever! The best luck I ever had was on CNET forums!

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I apologize
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 7, 2011 1:42 AM PST
In reply to: I appreciate it!

While I have some BB background it's not very deep. Our company looked at porting apps to it over a year ago and I was one of those that looked so while I know a little, this is not where I can be of much use.

I would have to use google to see where there is an answer at the ready.

I've had some luck having google search that other forum.
Bob

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This just in.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 7, 2011 5:43 AM PST
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Someone reminded me of this:

"BlackBerry Desktop Manager > Switch Device Wizard"

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Re: This just it
by gmakarov / March 7, 2011 6:05 AM PST
In reply to: This just in.

That's how I was able to transfer all the 3rd party software, calender, etc., but the SMS/Text messages, it cut them off...

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by gmakarov / March 8, 2011 7:02 AM PST
In reply to: I wonder.

Yeah, not hidden on either one. Thank you again!

George

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