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Old 01-26-2008, 05:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all

I've been a heavy Pearl user for the last year. The device is rock solid, 100% reliable and totally brilliant!

I need a larger screen though, so I've just ordered a Curve 8310.

Question is, with the differences in desktop software etc, I want to be sure of a reliable changeover.
If I do a backup with pearl, then plug the Curve in, will it restore onto that?

What's the best way of getting PIM (Contacts and appointments) over to the Curve?

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use the change device manager, works for upgrading BBs as well!
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Use the Switch Device Wizard. That's specifically what it does.
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Hi,
I just did a switchover from my old Pearl to my new Curve (8310), last night. I used the device manager blackberry device switch app. It worked surprisingly well. I had a number of 3rd party apps that all came over. I have had no issues so far. The only thing you may check is that there aren't any apps that were specifically designed for an 8100 screen/configuration. Other than that, it's very easy!
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Brilliant!

Thanks everyone. This forum is just the best!

Over here in the UK, we're encouraged to have a number in our mobiles saved as ICE (stands for: In Case of Emergency). It's for if you're in a car crash or whatever, the paras can call your NOK etc.

I'm just gonna put this forum down as ICE as you get answers way quicker than anyone I know!!!!!

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