Restore files from a Blackberry to Blackberry

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How to Restore your Old Blackberry files on your New Blackberry

Download Blackberry Link to your desktop

  1. Download the Blackberry Link software from  here
  2. Click Download for (PC or MAC)
    • Click Download in the web browser 
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  3. Do you want to run or save this file?
    • Click Run
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  4. Do you want to run or save this file?
    • Click Run
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  5. Select the language for installation from the choice below
    • Check that the appropriate language is selected
    • Click OK
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  6. Install BlackBerry Link
    • Click Next
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  7. Select the country or region which you are located:
    • Verify that it’s the right location
    • Click Next
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  8. Licence Agreement
    1. Click I Agree
    2. Then Click Next
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  9. Choose an installation folder
    1. Leave it as default folder or click Change to browse
    2. Click Next
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  10. Ready to Install
    1. Leave Create a shortcut for BlackBerry Link on your desktop checked
    2. Click Install
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  11. Installation Completed
    1. Click Finish
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  12. Blackberry Link is now installed

 

Setting up your BlackBerry Link for Transfering data

  1. Setup BlackBerry Link
    1. Change Display Name
    2. Select your music source (where media will play if selected)
    3. Click Next
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  2. Sign in with your Blackberry ID
    1. Click Sign In
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  3. Blackberry Link is configured.
    1. Click Finish.
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Switching your Backed up data over to a new device

  1. In the Home tab
    1. Click Switch Devices
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  2. Connect your new device to your computer via the USB cable.
    1. Plug in your BlackBerry with a USB cable
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  3. Select your new device.
    1. Click on the appropriate device
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  4. How do you want to switch your new device
    1. Select Use a Backup file
    2. Then Click Next
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  5. Please Complete your device configuration
    1. Click OK.
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  6. Set up your new device
    1. Name the device
    2. Leave the Automatically import the camera photos taken on this camera checked
    3. Click Switch Devices
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  7. How do you want to switch your device
    1. Select Use a backup file
    2. Click Next
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  8. Switch by using a backup file
    1. Click OK
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  9. Restore Options
    1. Click Legacy Device Backup Files
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    2. Select your latest Backup (the one you made before you picked up your new device)
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    3. Select Full Restore
    4. Select Media files saved on internal memory
    5. Click Restore
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  10. Your current data will be replaced
    1. Click Yes
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  11. Restoring data to your device. Do not disconnect your device
    1. Your old device data is being restored on your new device. The Transferring Media bar may appear to be stuck at times. 
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    2. Please let the Restore continue until you see the screen below.
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      The Restore is complete. Test your device to make sure all your data is there.