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How to recover info from IPD blackberry backup ?

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HI

My blackberry was stolen so I only have an IPD file, is there a way to recover the information from it?

Thanks in advance.
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You can restore the backup ipd to a new blackberry device using the desktop manager which will restore the data.

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I won´t have a new blackberry until two weeks later but I need the information these days.
I wonder if there is a software that could "emulate" a blackberry device.

Regards
Iain MacMillanIT Regional Manager - UK

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sorry, your only way to restore the file is through the desktop manager to an identical handset, preferably with the same OS version.  I have done this a few times for users that made backups before trips overseas, in case this very thing happened.

i just wish there was a way to make all users backup their handsets automatically!!
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Do you know how to perform a reset to a blackberry pearl 8130 in order to delete all data in it?

Thanks.
depending on the software version. it should be something like . Options > Security Options > General settings >> hit the blackberry button and select "Wipe handHeld". that should clear all data off the hand held.
Iain MacMillanIT Regional Manager - UK

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Depending on your OS, the Options menu is called Settings.  then it's as Philocipher says, when you press the BB logo button to get the menu in General Settings, and choose Wipe Handheld, you will then be asked to type in the word 'blackberry' to confirm.  Its best you have the unit on multitype mode to make entering letters easier.

remember the server side KILL Handset option, does not reset the unit, it wipes everything including the OS.  This can only be restored via Desktop Manager and the correct OS for the handheld already installed on the system.

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Finally Guys:
with BB empty, how Would be the process for recovering the data using desktop manager and the IP File?

Thanks for everything.
Iain MacMillanIT Regional Manager - UK
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