An IPD file is a BlackBerry data backup file created when a BlackBerry mobile phone is backed up on a computer using BlackBerry Desktop Manager. It contains all the data from a BlackBerry phone in a database format, which includes contacts, calls, SMS messages, emails, calendars, tasks, memos, photos, and videos. IPD files can be used to restore a BlackBerry if the software on the phone becomes corrupt.
To restore an IPD backup file using BlackBerry Desktop Manager, select
, click , select , and navigate to your IPD file.