Backup Your BlackBerry to a .pst

From the Desktop Manager:

1. Double click the Intellisync Application
2. Click Configure Email
3. Click the drop-down box at the bottom of the window and select
Personal Folders
4. Close that window and click Synchronize Now

From the Handheld:

1. Scroll to the message you wish to file
2. Press the trackwheel and select File
3. Press the trackwheel and select Expand to view additional folders
4. Continue Step 3 until you navigate to the appropriate folder
5. Click the trackwheel and select File By default, all filed message
will still show within your Messages Application until you synchronize.
If you do not want to view these filed messages, you can change this default.

To change this setting:

1. Go to the Messages menu icon
2. Press the trackwheel and select Options
3. Scroll to Hide Filed Messages: No
4. Press the trackwheel and select Change Option
5. Scroll to Yes
6. Press the trackwheel and select Save

It is important to understand that although you can file messages in your personal folders, you cannot VIEW them from the handheld after you have synchronized. That is, you cannot viewemails in your personal folders, you can only designate messages to be sent to your personalfolders once you synchronize.