BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-13-2005, 03:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
CrackBerry Addict
 
jacobsaa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Chicago
Model: 9000
OS: .297
PIN: N/A
Carrier: The New AT&T
Posts: 873
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Swapping Phones

Please Login to Remove!

I just bought a 7290, upgrading from 7230 and am patiently awaiting its arrival. What steps need to be taken in order to successfully get all my contacts and apps over to my new berry?

Will simply switching the SIM cards over work?
Do I need to call t-mobile?
Do I need to do a back-up and restore it to my new phone?

I know this has probably already been answered by I did do a search.

Thanks!!
__________________
RETIRED: 7230, 7290, 8700G, 8320, 8900. 9000 BOLD

Politicin' 24/7
Offline  
Old 05-13-2005, 03:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
Grumpy Moderator
 
NJBlackBerry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Somewhere in the swamps of Jersey
Model: iPh6
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 27,876
Post Thanks: 32
Thanked 452 Times in 388 Posts
Default

I won't even bust your chops about the search....

Backup the old BB
Switch SIM cards
Log into BWC and change the PIN/IMEI number and resend service books
Restore the backup done in the first step

I've never called T-Mobile when I've swapped BBs.

Remember to wipe out the old BB when done.

You may have to contact vendors for registration codes since your BB has a new IMEI and that's what they normally base their security codes on.

But I'll leave my auto signature anyway

| |
V V
Offline  
Old 05-13-2005, 03:55 PM   #3 (permalink)
Talking BlackBerry Encyclopedia
 
udontknowjack's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: State of Confusion
Model: 9000
Carrier: T-Mobile
Posts: 483
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I'll bust your chops. I did a search on "swapping devices" and found this.

Swapping Devices
Offline  
Old 05-13-2005, 03:56 PM   #4 (permalink)
Grumpy Moderator
 
NJBlackBerry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Somewhere in the swamps of Jersey
Model: iPh6
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 27,876
Post Thanks: 32
Thanked 452 Times in 388 Posts
Default

Meany. Have a great vacation!
Offline  
Old 05-13-2005, 04:00 PM   #5 (permalink)
CrackBerry Addict
 
jacobsaa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Chicago
Model: 9000
OS: .297
PIN: N/A
Carrier: The New AT&T
Posts: 873
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

THANK YOU VERY MUCH.
__________________
RETIRED: 7230, 7290, 8700G, 8320, 8900. 9000 BOLD

Politicin' 24/7
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

ENI Power Systems MW-5-21021 Matchwork RF Impedance Matching Network Module/Unit
$299.99
ENI Power Systems MW-5-21021 Matchwork RF Impedance Matching Network Module/Unit pictureDayton 3M231 120V 60Hz 7RPM .45A Impedance Protected Gearmotor
$69.99
Dayton 3M231 120V 60Hz 7RPM .45A Impedance Protected Gearmotor pictureParmak DF-SP-LI Solar Pak 6 Low Impedance 6-Volt Battery-Operated Sale
$656.06
Parmak DF-SP-LI Solar Pak 6 Low Impedance 6-Volt Battery-Operated Sale pictureZareba 50 Mile Low Impedance Electric Fencer 8902 EAC50M-BL
$139.49
Zareba 50 Mile Low Impedance Electric Fencer 8902 EAC50M-BL pictureGENERAL RADIO GR 1656 Impedance Bridge Working
$47.0
GENERAL RADIO GR 1656 Impedance Bridge Working picture






Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.