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  1. Swaggerr's Avatar
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    Default Replaced my Tour, Want my apps Back :( - BBM 5.0

    I just got a brand new one, track ball is great!

    Before I got it replaced I went to DM and backed up my phone, but when I restored it, I lost my third party apps like pandora, and BBM 5.0

    What do I do...redownload everything?

    Also , the link for the former download of BBM 5.0 is dead, where can I get it now?
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    Same thing happened to me.
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    Are we supposed to replace the SIM card in the replacement phone with our old SIM card?
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    Its up to you if you already activated your SIM then keep it, if not swap it. As for BBM 5.0 here is where I downloaded mine yesterday after wiping my phone.

    BBM 5.0 OTA’s for everyone who missed out on the first leak BerryReview Forums

    As for the rest of the Software yeah, re-download it.... If it needs a PIN or code then you'll need to contact the software provider to change your PIN and Code. Most of them have automated systems you just put the new pin in.
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    when the **** is 5.0 officially coming out ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mycko809 View Post
    when the **** is 5.0 officially coming out ?
    On ?/?/?? Lol jk

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    Quote Originally Posted by iamchrisc View Post
    Are we supposed to replace the SIM card in the replacement phone with our old SIM card?
    No

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swaggerr View Post
    Before I got it replaced I went to DM and backed up my phone, but when I restored it, I lost my third party apps like pandora, and BBM 5.0

    What do I do...redownload everything?
    If all you did was click on "back up", then only your data was backed up (calendar, address book, etc). Applications are not backed up. You'll have to re-download everything.

    If you want to backup your 3rd party apps for next time, do the following:

    1) Start up Desktop Manager and connect your blackberry.
    2) Click on "Device Switch Wizard"
    3) Click on "Start" for "Switch Blackberry Devices"
    4) De-select everything in the 3rd column except "third-party applications" (it should be the only one checked).
    5) Click next and wait for it to do it's thing.
    6) When it's done, a window will pop up asking you to connect the new device. Don't touch anything!
    7) Do a search on your computer for files/folders that contain your PIN in its title. (It's usually in your temp directory, such as C:/temp.)
    8) Copy the folder to a safe place. This is your back up.
    9) Go back to desktop manager and cancel the device switch.

    To restore the 3rd party apps, go to "Application Loader", and then "add/remove applications". Click on "Browse" after DM has scanned your phone. Browse your way to the folder you had stored in step #8 above. Load the alx file. A list of all your 3rd party apps will pop up. Check them to install them.

    The "back up" feature doesn't back up your device, it just backs up your data since that's the only important and irreplaceable thing in your phone. Your apps can always be re-downloaded.

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