Restore data: BlackBerry 8800 / 8820

To restore data to the BlackBerry 8800 / 8820 from a backup file, follow these steps:


Important: When you restore data to your BlackBerry device, all files that are stored on your device are deleted before the backup file is restored.


  1. Ensure you have the latest version of BlackBerry Desktop Manager installed on your computer.
  2. Connect your device to your computer using a USB cable.
  3. In BlackBerry Desktop Manager, click Device.
  4. Click Restore.
  5. Select the backup file you want to use.
  6. Perform one of the following actions:
    1. To restore all data, click Full restore.
    2. To select which data you want to restore, click Custom restore and select the checkboxes for the desired data.
    3. To restore data to built-in media storage, select the Files saved on my built-in media storage checkbox.
  7. If the backup file is encrypted, enter the password.
  8. Click Restore.