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Old 10-09-2006, 12:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Saving/Archiving SMS Messages

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Can someone help me in backing up the SMS/Text messages saved on a Blackberry 7100t to a readable file on my laptop computer. I want to be able to keep them long after I decide to upgrade my phone to a newer model.

Like the Palm Treo 600/650/700 (I know mention of it here is probably blasphemous ), the HotSync process backs up a file by the name Messages_Database.pdb to a subfolder in the 'Program Files' folder on the c:\ drive, for which I formerly used a ultility name sms2csv.exe to extract data and present its contents in Microsoft Excel. I am looking for a similar solution for the text messages that have accumulated on my 7100t.