How to make your BlackBerry work again after a Water Damage
Have you accidentally spilled a drink over your BlackBerry or your phone has fell in the bath, pool or even toilet? Don't worry you can still save your device, here are a few steps that might help you to save your Blackberry.
Phone warranties do not cover water damages so don't think that RIM will just replace your phone because your claim will be denied. Of course, you can still have phone insurance, but let's face it many of us don't have a phone insurance?
Steps to Recover a Water Damaged Blackberry
Only do this if you think you are capable of disassembly and reassembly of your BlackBerry device, these instructions if carried are at your own risk.
Use the BlackBerry Backup Extractor software to save your BlackBerry data
If you get to this part, unfortunately things haven't been successfully for you and your BlackBerry phone is already dead or you simply can't use it fully. Now, you are going to need to search for a replacement phone. But, what about your BlackBerry data, hopefully to have backed your BlackBerry up? If so, try:
- Download the BlackBerry Backup Extractor
- Search for locally created IPD or BBB backups on your PC or Mac
- Recover your data using the BlackBerry Backup Extractor software's easy interface
- Import the recovered data, like Contacts, Email and Calendars to your new phone
Have you ever damaged your BlackBerry in a head-shakingly bad way or rescued your Blackbery from a near death experience? If you have used another Blackberry rescue technique that worked for you, just share it with us.