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Old 08-24-2009, 02:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey everyone....

I have to share with you this awesome device that I found while surfing on the internet to find a way to backup my BB. I have used it and I'm in love with it. And it works with almost all the cellphones out there.

It was recently released by the "For Dummies" group and its a portable device that can backup and transfer all your contacts from one phone to another with just one click of a button.

Its called "Cellular Phonebook Backup and Transfer kit For Dummies" and its at "dummies.backup-pal.com".

Hope you guys enjoy it as much as I did
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Old 08-24-2009, 02:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Tell me - what does it do that the backup feature in Desktop Manager doesn't do?
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Old 08-24-2009, 03:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Leah_Team must be really excited about this. I found the same copied and pasted post on at least six other forums. Hmmmm...

And for only $60.....Wow.....
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Old 08-24-2009, 03:39 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 08-24-2009, 07:52 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Wirelessly posted (Bold 9000, answers to HAL)

Its always good to have a secondary, off-site, backup. That's why I use Google Sync.

Not a spammer, just my $.02.
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Old 08-25-2009, 03:48 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Sometimes the carriers themselves offer solutions like contacts backup. Those are usually pretty painless to use.
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Old 08-25-2009, 04:01 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I had a second backup program like this for just such a problem as moving numbers from an old phone to a new one. When it came time to move numbers to my new BB, it didn't work. I would have had to pay for the annual update subscription for the BB drivers which I had done to get the drivers for the first phone.

So basically a waste of whatever I paid for it.

Why pay when backup to google or yahoo is free?
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Old 08-27-2009, 12:52 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Guys Guys....don't be hating if I'm a member of multiple forums and I have the urge to help my fellow human beings....

....i know the pain of not having a backup solution for your phone without the use of a PC. A computer can crash....n then what do u do for ur lost phone contacts?....this gadget saves all contacts n keeps them saved indefinitely....n this is not for cheap skates, for many people, their contact book is more important than a couple of bucks....n its a lifetime gain.....so sorry guys if I made you THAT angry by being nice peace
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Old 08-27-2009, 12:56 PM   #9 (permalink)
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More importantly than your backup software, how did you get your 8330 to work on AT&T?
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Could be the topic of another Dummies gadget!
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Old 08-27-2009, 01:27 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Or even "How to avoid trademark infringement - for Dummies", after seeing that website.
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I guess maybe if I didn't have access to a computer, then maybe my data might be important enough to to pay for a backup service. But then I'm not sure I would use something brand new, untried and untested. (Yes, I know someone needs to be first but not going to be me in this case.) How would I have any confidence they would be there when I need to restore and how would have I have confidence that my data is actually secure?
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Old 08-31-2009, 01:51 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I guess maybe if I didn't have access to a computer, then maybe my data might be important enough to to pay for a backup service. But then I'm not sure I would use something brand new, untried and untested. (Yes, I know someone needs to be first but not going to be me in this case.) How would I have any confidence they would be there when I need to restore and how would have I have confidence that my data is actually secure?
It is tried and tested. This product has been around for some years now. And if you get any problem with it, the company has a really good support center that can help.
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A computer can crash....n then what do u do for ur lost phone contacts?
Restore from the PC backup...
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Thanks but no thanks takeshi
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Old 09-03-2009, 12:19 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Desktop Manager - Backup/Restore works nicely. Thanks. And for everyone in the world on a BES, well...
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Old 09-03-2009, 02:44 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Thanks but no thanks takeshi
Yeah, who'd want all their settings, old messages, etc too?

Looks like Cellular Phonebook Backup has re-invented a poor solution for an old problem that isn't even there. Pass.

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It is tried and tested. This product has been around for some years now. And if you get any problem with it, the company has a really good support center that can help.
Really? Funny no one else here on this board has ever heard of it. How long you been working for them?
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