1. Danstar1's Avatar
    Hi all, I'm new to this site but in real need of some help.

    I used to have a Blackberry (but recently upgraded to a whole different phone) however, I was always good when it came to backing things up on my phone. I still have these backed up files on my pc, despite not using a BB anymore and now I desperately need to retrieve some old text messages. Only problem is they're BBB files and I cannot read them. The backed up files are from March of this year and I know the texts are in there as I tried downloading and using 'Blackberry Backup Extractor' thing with that is, it only lets you see the first 5 messages and then you have to pay...am I right in believing that?

    Is there any way at all I can retrieve these texts easily and without paying or do I just bite the bullet and cough up? It's crucial I get them as they're actually needed as evidence to support something.

    Would love some help on this one please.
    10-17-14 03:55 PM
  2. Warlack's Avatar
    Did you Google "extracting bbb files"? It shows plenty of apps.... some are free.

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    10-17-14 04:08 PM
  3. Danstar1's Avatar
    Yes, I have tried every combination I can think of and read multiple threads on forums and then downloaded a bunch of stuff they recommended and none of it worked, except the Blackberry Backup Extractor but that only retrieved 5 entries from each data base. So seemingly I have to pay, which I don't really want to do as I thought when you back your stuff up, you could retrieve it easily and read it. Otherwise what's the point of doing it? I can't even find the sms files in the BB software, where I back it up in the first place.
    10-17-14 04:25 PM
  4. Warlack's Avatar
    And magicberry didn't work either?

    It's a crux with security....

    Maybe someone else will tag along be able to better assist you.

    Sorry

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    10-17-14 04:40 PM

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