1. jdr6000's Avatar
    I am not phone savvy so I need some help here. A longtime friend recently died and I want to save the BBM History I am have with him. Will the messages always be there as long as they are on my phone or will they start to self-delete and disappear since I will no longer be messaging him?

    Actually, even if they will never disappear, how can I save them to my computer? Yes, I am not too bright when it comes to this stuff. At any rate, I would appreciate some feedback.

    Thx - Jonathan

    Posted via CB10
    06-18-14 11:20 PM
  2. Uzi's Avatar
    Copy paste the whole message and email it to your email

    Posted via CB10
    06-18-14 11:23 PM
  3. BadGoliath42's Avatar
    When in a BBM chat, you can select the overflow menu at the bottom right and select the icon to send the chat by email. It will attach a text file to an email. You can them send it to yourself, or else.

    Sorry for your loss. I would probably do the same thing if I were you. You better do it, since when you change or switch phones, you lose your BBM chats. Even then, I think there a chat length limit.

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    Posted via CB10 on my Z30STA100-5/10.3.0.296
    06-18-14 11:25 PM
  4. anon5814103's Avatar
    I'm sorry for your loss pal.

    Posted via CB10
    06-18-14 11:32 PM
  5. jdr6000's Avatar
    Thx for the replies. However, when I "email chat"or "copy chat", it only goes back to May 25...and if I manually scroll up, the start date goes to sometime last year.

    Is there a way to save the entire string if history from beginning to end?

    I appreciate the feedback...Jonathan

    Posted via CB10
    06-19-14 07:38 AM
  6. GP540's Avatar
    Your worst case scenario is screen shot the history

    In squircle we trust.
    moody likes this.
    06-19-14 08:01 AM
  7. BadGoliath42's Avatar
    Try turning on " Save chat history" in BBM settings if it's not already done, and retry copying or emailing.

    Posted via CB10 on my Z30STA100-5/10.3.0.296
    06-19-14 08:11 AM
  8. zamboni08's Avatar
    I would screen shot it piece by piece if you have to...
    06-19-14 08:27 AM
  9. PatrickMJS's Avatar
    Plus: don't forget to go thru the chat and save any pictures or other files tour friend may have sent you. The text saved and sent via email doesn't include attachments AFAIK.

    Posted via CB10
    06-19-14 10:01 AM
  10. jdr6000's Avatar
    Much thanks...

    Posted via CB10
    06-19-14 10:30 AM
  11. Trini-34's Avatar
    OP- I am sorry for your lost. I also wanted to say how proud I am to be part of a community like CB. I read every post on here and really respect your answers and compassion for OP.
    CB peeps Nuff Respect!!!
    howards likes this.
    06-19-14 10:42 AM
  12. moody's Avatar
    Your worst case scenario is screen shot the history

    In squircle we trust.
    ^^^^ this ^^^^

    And very sorry for your loss ;(

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    06-19-14 10:48 AM
  13. ESCON's Avatar
    an option is get the app screen&audio recorder an make a video of your chat ?

    and sorry for your loss
    06-19-14 11:06 AM
  14. kadthekid's Avatar
    Sorry bro but you can only save a recent part of your chat history if it's too long by copying it or emailing it to yourself. Currently no way works to save a long chat history except doing it manually.

    Posted via CB10
    06-19-14 11:15 AM
  15. trevorcroft's Avatar
    You can email an entire chat... go to the chat with the contact, click the dots icon/button then "email chat"... hope you're able to save and cherish everything

    Posted via CB10
    06-19-14 11:21 AM
  16. bubbbab's Avatar
    You can email an entire chat... go to the chat with the contact, click the dots icon/button then "email chat"... hope you're able to save and cherish everything

    Posted via CB10
    Very long old chats only save a certain amount by email. Past a certain amount does not get committed to the email.

    I'm sad for your loss, but I applaud you for saving the memories.

    I'll throw this out to CB. Would it be ridiculous waste of time for OP to contact or tweet BlackBerry to ask if there's anything they could/would do on a one off basis to help? Doesn't cost anything to ask.

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    Camelhmpz likes this.
    06-19-14 11:59 AM
  17. BadGoliath42's Avatar
    You can email an entire chat... go to the chat with the contact, click the dots icon/button then "email chat"... hope you're able to save and cherish everything

    Posted via CB10
    I believe you have not read the thread.

    Posted via CB10 on my Z30STA100-5/10.3.0.296
    06-19-14 03:24 PM

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