How To Revive A Dead/Nuked Blackberry

A blackberry phone can go bad for many reasons, either because of the software, panel issue etc.. But the worst of it is when you have a panel problem which means that it will require an expertise to check it.

So in this tutorial i will guide you on a very simple way you can revive your blackberry.

How will i know if my blackberry is dead?

Well i am using “dead” in this case because it means your blackberry is totally out of use. so when your blackberry phone doesn’t boot, when your blackberry gets stucked at the blackberry loading page, or when the phone only blink the red led and stop then that’s a sign that its dead.

So how can i get my blackberry to work again?

Chill, that the essence of this article.

If you need to know how to reload/upgrade your blackberry offline

How To Retrieve a dead blackberry phone

Note: When fixing a dead blackberry phone, you cant make a backup of your data because the phone can not be accessed, so after reviving it, all your stuffs will be lost and the phone will come out clean like its new.

Step #1: First of all, what you need is your computer, This time make sure your blackberry is NOT connected to your computer.

Step #2: Now download the blackberry Apploader and the BlackBerry Operating System you wish to install, then install them on your computer

Step #3: Locate and Open the App Loader application. You need to locate this manually after installation. Open your file browser, go to your C Drive (operating system drive) and navigate your way through the folders to Program Files > Common Files >Research In Motion > AppLoader.

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Once you are in the AppLoader directory, double click on the Loader application shortcut. Once Loader opens, you can click Next and then proceed to Step #4.

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Step #4: Now you need to connect the BlackBerry to the Computer via USB cable.

Step #5: So here comes with a little trick. Unlike if you are working with a working phone which you just want to upgrade or reload the OS, the connection box, like we have above will show the com port, Like COM1, but because we are using a blackberry phone that is dead you will get USB-PIN:UNKNOWN like you have it below.

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So once you see this, click Next immediately. Doing this will enable us get hold of the blackberry and stop it from rebooting, then you will be able to reload the Operating System.

Note: The USB-PIN:UNKNOWN option will display for a few seconds so you have to be fast.

Step #5: Now that you have done that, you can then load the OS software you have downloaded and installed

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Select the OS options you want to install

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Approve the Operating System Installation Options

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Sit back and relax and let the installer do its thing

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Installation Complete! Just sit back and let your BlackBerry Reboot

That’s just it.

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