Backup & restore: BlackBerry Curve 8520

Learn how to back up apps, contacts, photos, and data on the BlackBerry Curve 8520. Find out more on this page:

 

Back up data

Restore data

 

 

Back up data

Back up data

To back up your data, follow these steps:

 

  1. Connect the device to a computer using a USB cable.
  2. In the BlackBerry Desktop Software, click Device.
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  3. Click Back up.
  4. Perform one of the following actions:
    1. To back up all data, click Full Backup.
    2. To back up all data except e-mail messages, click Quick Backup.
    3. To select which types of data to back up, click Custom Backup and select the checkboxes next to the desired data.
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  5. If desired, click Files saved on my built-in media storage.
  6. Click Back up.
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  7. Click close once the backup is complete.
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Restore data

Restore data

To restore backed up data, 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. Connect your device to your computer using a USB cable.
  2. In BlackBerry Desktop Manager, click Device.
  3. Click Restore.
  4. Select the backup file you want to use.
  5. Perform one of the following actions:
    • To restore all data, click Full restore.
    • To select which data you want to restore, click Custom restore and select the checkboxes for the desired data. See KB03974 for details.
    • To restore data to built-in media storage, select the Files saved on my built-in media storage checkbox.
  6. If the backup file is encrypted, enter the password.
  7. Click Restore.

 

 

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