1. StPaulGuRu's Avatar
    OK, so my replacement 8900 just arrived in the mail today, and I backed up the phone like I normally do.

    Plugged the new phone in, and none of my apps made the move. The old phone has been wiped clean. Any ideas?
    Last edited by StPaulGuRu; 02-17-10 at 04:07 PM.
    02-17-10 04:04 PM
  2. fatboy97's Avatar
    3rd Party Apps are tied to your PIN... you might need to contact the software developers to get a new activation code... or if you used the Crackberry Store I believe you can change your PIN and get new activation codes... but that's just a guess since I've never had that issue.
    02-17-10 04:42 PM
  3. StPaulGuRu's Avatar
    Man, that is going to take FOREVER to find all these apps again.
    02-17-10 04:42 PM
  4. fatboy97's Avatar
    That's why I backup my 3rd party apps from time to time using the link in my signature, plus keep a spreadsheet with all apps and activation codes, and download most from the Crackberry Store (they keep a list under my email account address), so I get notifications for all upgrades and can download the apps again very easily.
    02-17-10 04:46 PM
  5. StPaulGuRu's Avatar
    hmm, I haven't sent my old phone back yet, so maybe I'll see if restoring the old phone will bring the apps back.

    fingers crossed.
    02-17-10 04:51 PM