BB Curve 8520/8530 :: Lost All Contacts After Restart

Jun 14, 2010

I lost all my contacts after a restart and synching to a new gmail account. How do I get them back?

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: Music Volume Goes Away - Tried Restart

Jul 17, 2010

I've had my curve for 2 weeks and it's been working great but recently when I listen to music the volume of the following song will go away and so I always have to lower the volume then higher the volume just for the music to come back. The first time I realized it, I restarted my bb. but it started to do it again.

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: Importing Contacts Into Sprint 8530?

Jul 16, 2010

My work just upgraded their old Moto phones to Sprint Blackberry Curve 8530's. We have an extensive contact list in csv file format that we need to get onto these phones. I have read about logging in to the BIS site and importing it there, but I get a message that email must be managed on the phone. What is the easiest way to get these contact on to the new Blackberries?

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: Lost Video Recorder

Jun 3, 2010

I installed a hybrid OS and everything is working fine! But today I saw something funny on the street that I wanted to record. But when I pulled out my phone I couldn't find my video recorder. sucks! So I've looked in all the folders and its no where to be found. I don't normally record videos but I'm baffled. Does anyone know how I can re install it without having to downgrade my OS? The OS I have is on my Curve 8530.

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BB Curve :: Lost All Contacts On 8530?

Oct 23, 2010

I recently downloaded a new version of Skype mobile to my blackberry and after restarting all of my contacts disappeared. I can only add one contact to my address book, but it repeats 5 times. I end up with the same name repeated 5 times and when I delete one they all disappear. Attempts to restored address book from back ups using BB Desktop Manager fail loading the address book.

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BB Curve :: 8530 OS Upgrade Lost Contacts?

Apr 27, 2011

I received an email message from Blackberry inviting me to upgrade my OS to, which I did wirelessly.At the end of the process, after the restart, I got a message that said "uncaught exception ....I pulled the battery and tried again a few times, but I kept getting the same message.I Goggled the error message and to my horror found hundreds of listing - most related to corruption errors!However, since my blackberry home screen appeared under the message warning, and it is supposedly a mission critical device and I need to work, I clicked ok and started to use my device again.

All seemed find until I noticed that some of my contacts were missing.Maybe about 10%. I determined that some of these missing contacts had been updated since my last back-up. Others had been on my BB for years.I decided to try and restore the address book from my last back-up.I launched my Desktop Manager 6.0.2 and tethered my Curve.First I backed up the "damaged contact list" as part of a full back up.All went well.Then I went to use a 2 week only back up file, that I made before the OS upgrade. But the address book field was dimmed. There were 4036 entries on the dimmed back up file. I had 4021 on my Curve, but many more than 15 were missing. Regardless, I couldn't restore because:

(Dimmed entries are data types that are read only . . . . )The only solutions to this problem I found via Google related to older OSes and devices and involved deleting service book entries which look nothing like the service book entries I found. Or, is simply a problem related to running a RIM application on a RIM device after an upgrade to one more "advanced" RIM OS from another RIM OS, at RIM's recommendation?

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BB :: Lost Contacts Completely From 8530 Curve

Aug 21, 2012

My contacts are gone completly from home screen, and another icon has taken it's place. This happened after deleting two applications I no longer needed and rebooting phone. I did not delete my contacts, but they are gone.

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BB Curve :: Lost Numbers In Contacts 8530?

Jun 3, 2012

The phone numbers for my entire contact list disappeared. The names and email addresses of the contact are there, but all the phone numbers are gone.

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BB Curve 8500 :: Curve 8530 Lost Contacts?

Jun 11, 2010

My husband and I bought Blackberry Curve 8530s last night. We had all our contacts in our blackberrys when we left the store, I was even assigning ring tones to certain people already. I downloaded blackberry for facebook later that night and all my contacts were suddenly gone. I've tried to manually put in contacts, click save, and then no contact shows up. There are no filters checked in the contacts so I know it's not that. Any other ideas?

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: All Contacts Deleted After Uprgrade

Aug 26, 2010

I just updated my blackberry to the newest version and I DID backup my contacts.So after the update it completely messed up my phone.It added like all my aim contacts for some reason and there are no numbers in the phone with names.How am i supposed to get the aim and facebook contacts off and my normal numbers back on?

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: Restoration Of Contacts On Computer?

May 3, 2010

I was doing a sync after the last BB OS update and when i was done - it had copied every contact twice so i had double the amount of contacts on my BB than on my computer, so i delete one of every pair and the next time i did a backup and a sync, it erased all my contacts on my computer.

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: New SMS Ringtone Not Showing Up For All Contacts

Jul 29, 2010

Ok so my wife just got a 8530 like me. She originally set the ringtone for sms to one. Then changed it to another. Well the new ringtone she set for that profile, is not showing up for all contacts. It is still showing old ringtone! I tried switching but still stays the same. Only way to change is by individualy contacts.

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BB Curve 8520 - 8530 :: Restore Contacts - Messages Etc

Apr 28, 2010

I have to hand them in my Blackberry Bold 9000. Getting a Blackberry Curve 8520 tomorrow. Can I restore my contacts etc. on the Curve 8520? I've backed them up to my laptop with Blackberry Desktop Manager.

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BB Curve :: 8530 - Lost Contacts / Memos On Sync With Computer After OS Update

Oct 8, 2011

I have a Blackberry Curve 8530 which I was working fine with 250 contacts and 20 memos. I just updated my software to 5.0 1596 and when I was synching my blackberry with my computer I got the following message " The following changes from address book microsoft outlook will be applied t your device data in address book - 233 additions". When I click accept the sync stops and I got an error message - 0x80040fb3 and I only have 4 contacts and no memos.

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: Replacement - Back Up The Tab For Contacts Is Grayed Out And Click

Jul 12, 2010

I am getting a replacement 8530 for my current 8530 because my trackpad is off centered and recently I am now able to move it around. I called verizon explained everything and their answer "software problem, we're sending you a new one under your warranty" Whatever, its physical not software, but they are sending me out a replacement anyways so I dont care.

However, how do I put stuff on the new one? I use blackberry desktop manager, and click "Backup" and it backs up. When I connect the new one do I just click "Restore"? Also when I back up, the tab for contacts is grayed out and I CANNOT click it. So I wont be able to restore that, why?

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: Menu Key Shortcutting To Contacts List And Typing Yi

Aug 2, 2010

When you press the menu key on the blackberry it sends you into the contacts search with the letters Yi typed. Is there any way to correct this? Did I somehow set up some kind of shortcut? Anything? I just got the phone replaced two days ago because the other one wouldn't work with BBM or e-mail.....

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BB Curve :: Messenger Contacts Lost In 8520?

Mar 14, 2011

My Blackberry Curve 8520 indicated that I must upgrade my bbm to a newer version before I could continue using it. I upgraded my bbm, but now all my contacts are gone! How can I get them back? I'm on Vodacom in South Africa

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: Unable To Install Intellisync - Calendar - Tasks Or Contacts

Aug 5, 2010

I have bought a new BB Curve 8520. On my desktop I have Windows 7, with Microsoft Outlook 2007. My e-mail is a Windows Live account through Office Live, which I believe is a web-based e-mail account. This means, in order for me to get e-mail in Outlook, I have to use the Microsoft OutlooIk Connector. When I go to sync using Desktop Manager, I first try and install ntellisync through the Wizard and I get a “successfully installed message, but when I click “OK” the error: "Folder is no longer part of system data source or the folder could not be found” appears and I am never able to sync successfully, either through the USB or wirelessly. I have uninstalled and re-installed the Desktop Manager many times. However, I am receiving the e-mails through to my BB. But if I'm unable to sync Calendar, Tasks or Contacts etc. with my Desktop, the BB is not a lot of help or benefit to me.

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: Is The 8520 Housings Compatible With The 8530?

Apr 6, 2010

is the 8520 housings are compatible with the 8530? I know the answer is probably yes because there's no differences at all in the phone not like the 83XX series. Also, mine is Grey OEM by Telus. I just don't know what colour i'll customize it, any Idea? I like black and white just like my old Tour, but there's white 8520 so it would be less unique

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: BB Curve 8530 Media Player Wont Play Videos

Jul 17, 2010

This is my second blackberry curve 8530 and they both have the same problem, they won't play videos. They use to but now when I go to like you tube, or, or even my video recordings it won't play it says an error has occurred media attempt failed. I use to restart my BB and that would help for a lil while now it doesn't work at all. How do I fix this?

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: 8530 Ringer Does Not Change For Address Book Without Changing Each?

Feb 16, 2010

My husband got a curve 8530 the other day. All of the people in his address book have "classic ringer" as their custom ring tone along with the volume set about midway like its some kind of default setting. I have tried changing the profiles/ringtones and creating new ones (with different tones) this does not change the ringer for those 80+ people. In the Set Contact Alert menu there are only 3 people with a custom tone showing.The Classic Ring is not loud enough for him to hear and no matter how I try to change the default ringer it does not change the ring for the contact list.I've done a battery pull, no change.Updated it to newest OS.Contact list was imported from a Storm 2(he likes having actual buttons to push).

Am I missing something or 1) shouldn't all those people show up in the Set Contact Alert Menu, if there is a custom tone set up or 2) shouldn't their default change if I change the default for the phone.I haven't checked all of them, but did check at least 10 and regardless of what I do they're still the same. Ringer shows Classic all other options say active profile.Is there any way I can change their default ringer without having to give each one a custom ring--too time consuming?

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: 8530 Reboots Itself - Accept This Defect As Part Of Experience?

Feb 4, 2010

I had a 8330 (for 2 months) that would reboot itself constantly. Does not do it anymore 'cause I returned it for a 8530. The 8530 that I've had since Jan 01 is better, it only does it now and then when it is tethered to my pc.. Rendering it just about useless for my business activities. US Cellular is at a loss. Should I accept this defect as part of the BB experience?

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: BB Curve 8530 - Keyboard Lock Update

Jul 16, 2010

I just downloaded the new OS when I plugged my phone to the computer... it sounded like a good idea to upgrade everything but I do not like how the UNlock function is only through the mute button now. I mean, if I wanted to just lock/unlock my phone that way with the push of only one button, I could use the standby (mute) button and press on it again to unlock it before. I really liked the previous version where you had to take the extra step of pushing two buttons (A and Send) to unlock it. Because I unlock my phone by accident a lot when it's in my purse and I reach for something and accidentally press the top button (mute button). Any ideas if Blackberry is planning on a new OS version soon that would restore the old locking/unlocking system? I do not necessarily want to downgrade to a previous OS version but I might have to as the "easy" one-button only unlocking option is not working for me.

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: Curve 8530 After Update V5.0.0.734 Mail Isn't Showing

Jul 27, 2010

I updated my phone the other day with the v5.0.0.734 OS. It wiped out everything. I had to go back and restore my contacts, reload ringtones and apps, etc. Got everything back the way it was now.

I have three email accounts synced to it. All are active, Wi-fi on, network on. New mail isn't showing up on my handset, only from my gmail account, the hotmails aren't showing up. Used to be you could look in the folder for each email account and see what emails were there, then there was one folder that showed all of them. What am I missing?

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: Dropped Curve 8530 For Samsung Moment

May 5, 2010

OMG I got rid of my bb 8530 for a samsung moment and its x100000 better!
High points

Webkit browser

Lots of free apps


GREAT screen

Good UI


Funny keyboard

Deletes #'s if but in the wrong way

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: Upgrading Difference Between Curve 8330 / 8530?

May 10, 2010

I'm gettin sick n tired of this trackball on the 8330, I recently had to fix it cause it would only go up... so onto a new Blackberry! Can anyone give me some input about the 8530? I hear the camera has no flash , is that true? How is that supposed to be an upgrade!? Anything else I should know that's different between the two, aside from the obvious?

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: Email Doesnt Delete On 8530 Version

Jun 11, 2010

When i get a new email from yahoo, and check it on the BB and after I read the email and delete it, it will not show up on my yahoo email when I check on my laptop. But when i check my email for yahoo on my laptop, it still shows up on my BB and doesnt delete unless I personally delete it. Is there an option that when i check my email from my laptop that it will delete on my BB??

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: 8530 Battery - Wifi Turned On

Aug 18, 2010

If i leave my phone unplugged overnight it will drop at least down 20 or 30 percent. The only apps that I have opened that possibly check the internet are facebook & my weather network app. I have the weather app set to check every hour. So how could it drop so fast? I also have wifi turned on but does that kill it that quickly?

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: 8530 Restarting Itself And Starts Back Up

Aug 13, 2010

my 8530 will suddenly, and for no apparent reason, decide to restart itself. I haven't noticed a pattern as to when it does this, and it doesn't seem to be a regular interval. I'll have it sitting next to me on the table, and suddenly it lights up, shuts down, and starts back up, and carries on as if nothing happened.

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: 8530 Trackpad Finish Coming Off?

Sep 10, 2010

Any other 8530 users having an issue with the trackpad finish coming right off?It looks like there is a plastic film on the trackpad to begin with. It appears it's just flaking right off. It's about 80% gone right now.

Trackpad is working fine. Haven't been able to find much info on this..

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BB Curve 8520/8530 :: 8530 As A Wireless Connection For My Computer

Jun 5, 2010

Can I connect my computer adn use my 8530 as a wireless port

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