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Old 08-11-2008, 11:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I called at&t and they sent me a new 8300 because the trackball in my old one fell out. I used the phone without the trackball for answering calls over the weekend and i received 36 text messages. I need help getting those texts- they did not transfer on my sim card when i put it in the replacement phone. Is there any way to read them without being able to use my trackball? thanks for your help
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You can plug your old device into your PC and use desktop manager and either;

a. use switch device wizard - this will move all your data and apps to the new device.

b. perform backup/restore or backup/selective restore of the needed components to the new device.

And congratulations, you are the first I've come across whose trackball "fell out."
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Wirelessly posted (All the cool kids are doing it)

You can also press the contact in the middle down to use it just like the trackball did...
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Wirelessly posted (All the cool kids are doing it)

You can also press the contact in the middle down to use it just like the trackball did...
i can click things that are highlighted but i cant move up or down to get to my messages. is there a way to move that without the trackball?
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Yes yes let's destroy the unit further by poking at it. Your best options are the ones I've outlined above.
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Yes yes let's destroy the unit further by poking at it. Your best options are the ones I've outlined above.
haha yeah thats probably what would happen. thanks for your help ill try that after work
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It's just that based on what you've said, certain damage is expected when you return the unit. If there is more damage than expected, you may be further liable for added costs of replacement.
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