Schedule automatic backups

  1. On your computer, in the Applications folder, click the BlackBerry Desktop Software icon.
  2. Click Device Options.
  3. On the Backup tab, select the Automatically back up when device is connected checkbox.
  4. In the drop-down list, click an interval.
  5. To back up your BlackBerry smartphone data, do one of the following:
    • To back up all smartphone data, click All device application data.
    • To back up specific smartphone data, click All device application data except. To exclude messages, select the Messages checkbox. To exclude your organizer data, select the Information data, such as calendars or your contacts checkbox.
  6. To back up all of the media files on your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, select the Include media in automatic backup checkbox.
  7. To encrypt the backup file, select the Encrypt automatic backup file checkbox.
  8. Click OK.

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