How to restore ringtones to a BlackBerry smartphone

Article ID: KB10505

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 03-16-2012


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry Desktop Software for Windows
  • BlackBerry® Desktop Manager 4.5 to 5.0.1
  • BlackBerry® Desktop Software for Mac
Ringtones are backed up in the content store database. This includes .Mp3 and .Mid ringtones.

Complete the following steps to restore a ringtone:

  1. Connect the BlackBerry® smartphone to a computer.
  2. Open the BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
  3. Double-click Backup and Restore.
  4. To restore specific BlackBerry smartphone data from a backup file, click Advanced.
  5. Select File from the menu, and click Open.
  6. Double-click a backup file.
  7. In the Desktop File Databases section, select the content store database.
  8. Click the Right Arrow icon to overwrite the database of the BlackBerry smartphone.

For instructions restoring data using a Mac computer, please follow KB18776

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Images are also backed up in the content store database. For detailed information about how to backup the BlackBerry smartphone, refer to KB12487.


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