1. xanadu5579's Avatar
    Ladies and Gentlemen,

    Firstly apologies if this is a blatently obvious answer, I did quickly look to see if I could find an answer but may have missed it

    I have a playbook which has been "stolen" by my wife. As a result I decided the best option is to buy myself a new one (either a 32 or a 64gb, depending on funds).

    However I would like to register the old one in her name but according to all info the only option is to take it back to factory settings, meaning she will lose everything. Is there any other way round it so I can set it in her name without losing everything on there?

    Am I missing something in front of my face and being completely dumb???

    Cheers in advance
    06-26-12 10:52 AM
  2. kbz1960's Avatar
    I've read you can use the same bbID on both but you can't video chat, I've also read yes you can video chat if you connect via PIN. I assume the bbID is what you mean by user info. To use another bbID I think a wipe is the only way unless something has changed.
    06-26-12 11:00 AM
  3. xanadu5579's Avatar
    yes BBID is what I was meaning, it presently shows my e-mail address and password
    06-26-12 11:01 AM
  4. kbz1960's Avatar
    Unless something has changed a wipe is the only way.
    06-26-12 11:03 AM
  5. xanadu5579's Avatar

    Cheers for that, I guess the only other way then is to use a different e-mail address when I get the new one.
    06-26-12 11:05 AM
  6. kbz1960's Avatar
    You can that but then your apps belong to the old one.
    06-26-12 11:06 AM
  7. xanadu5579's Avatar
    that won't bother me, I only use free ones and can download them to the new PB, it was only so she didn't lose anything when I re-registered it to her.

    Like I said, it has been "stolen" from me, so there is nothing on there now that is mine lol
    06-26-12 11:09 AM
  8. OriginalLucy's Avatar
    or, when you get the new one, sign in with your existing id and then do a back up, wipe, change your id and restore apps. You won't get the upgrades though.
    06-26-12 11:10 AM
  9. kbz1960's Avatar
    LOL that is the best stolen.
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    06-26-12 11:10 AM
  10. xanadu5579's Avatar
    cheers both of you, looking at it the easiest way (or laziest depending on how you look at it) is going to be use a different e-mail address.

    much appreciated for looking
    06-26-12 11:18 AM