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Old 05-06-2012, 11:20 AM   #1
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My 8330 broke (well, I dropped it). It's still functional but needs replacement. My brother is giving me his (like new!). What's the easiest way to transfer everything over? I see threads that Desktop manager does a so-so job (not all application settings transfer, etc). Is there a better tool? Some people mention BB Protect. I mean, there should be a way to do a low-level copy of everything and then just change the registration codes.

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Same model, same OS version, desktop manager switch device wizard should set you up almost exactly the way you were. Back up paid apps obtained from a source other than app world if necessary, just in case.
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When I tried that for a warranty replacement a couple of years ago a lot of my settings (like for BB Alerts) didn't transfer, or partially transferred. There's really nothing better?

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When I tried that for a warranty replacement a couple of years ago a lot of my settings (like for BB Alerts) didn't transfer, or partially transferred. There's really nothing better?

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