If you schedule appointments or meetings on your BlackBerry smartphone that contain special characters or accents, your computer might not support these characters.
On your computer, verify that you are using the correct default code page and that the correct font support is installed on your computer. For more information, see the documentation for the operating system on your computer.
Research In Motion recommends that you regularly create and save a backup file on your computer, especially before you update any software. Maintaining a current backup file on your computer might allow you to recover smartphone data if your smartphone is lost, stolen, or corrupted by an unforeseen issue.