How to Retrieve Blackberry Messenger History

Written by jamie lisse
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If you are using Blackberry Messenger to chat with friends that have a Blackberry you may want to look back at those chats. With message history saving enabled, you can view that chat history at any time. Retrieving and viewing the chat history in Blackberry Messenger is a pretty simple process that you can do fairly quickly. History can only be retrieved by contact, so you must know who you were chatting with so that you can view the history with the appropriate contact.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Blackberry Messenger

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  1. 1

    Click on the Blackberry Messenger icon from the home screen of the phone.

  2. 2

    Look on the contact list screen. Under a contact category, just highlight a contact that you are interested in retrieving messenger history for. History is saved under the contact that you were chatting with.

  3. 3

    Press the "Menu" key on your phone. From the available options select "View History." A list of chats will appear and you can select the ones that you want to view. For other contacts, just repeat the same steps.

Tips and warnings

  • The "Save Message History" option must be enabled in the Blackberry Messenger options to be able to retrieve the Blackberry Messenger history.

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