What is a .DBK File And How To Open It – Sony Ericsson

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Have you came across a file with the .dbk extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .dbk file extension and how to open it.

What is a .DBK file?

The .DBK file extension is Sony Ericsson Mobile Phone Backup File. This file extension was developed by Sony Ericsson. The format of this backup file is zip.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .dbk file on 1 platform.

How to open a .DBK file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .DBK file on various operating systems.

How to open a .DBK file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .dbk file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Sony Ericsson PC Suite and FJ Software Development MyPhoneExplorer software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DBK file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Sony Ericsson PC Suite software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .DBK file?

If you are still unable to open the .DBK file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .DBK file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .dbk – dataBased Intelligence. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .DBK file with the Sony Ericsson PC Suite, FJ Software Development MyPhoneExplorer programs on Windows.