File Extension BBB

  • Full name
    BlackBerry Backup (post 2012) Format
  • Developer
    Research In Motion
  • Popularity
Have you encountered a problem with a BBB file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a BBB file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your BBB file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

Programs which can open a BBB file

How to open file with BBB extension?

In order to open a file with BBB extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening BBB file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with BBB files, follow the instructions below.
Install BlackBerry Desktop Manager or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening BBB files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support BBB files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of BBB files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.

Set BlackBerry Desktop Manager as the default program for opening BBB files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate BBB files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the BlackBerry Desktop Manager applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where BlackBerry Desktop Manager has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with BBB files

Sometimes problems with opening BBB files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • BBB files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open BBB files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • BBB file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)

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