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Old 07-18-2006, 01:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
hooba
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in theory you should be able to go into backup-restore- 'advanced' and highlight/save the address book database somewhere on your local pc and then restore it to the new bb.

place the new bb in the cradle, go back into backup-restore, then restore the file.

from the help tab in the desktop manager:

backup:

1. Connect your device to your computer.

2. Open the Desktop Manager.

3. Double-click the Backup and Restore icon.

4. Click Advanced.

5. If your device is locked, type your password. Click OK.

6. In the Device Databases section, select the database(s) to back up.

7. Click .

8. On the File menu, click Save As.

9. Type a name and select a location for your backup file.

10. Click Save.


then

Restore specific information to a device

1. Connect your device to your computer.

2. Open the Desktop Manager.

3. Double-click the Backup and Restore icon.

4. Click Advanced.

5. If your device is locked, type your password. Click OK.

6. On the File menu, click Open.

7. Select a backup file (an .ipd file).

8. Click Open.

9. In the Desktop File Databases section, select the database(s) to restore.

10. Click .

11. Click Yes.
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