Blackberry services have been restored in Saudi Arabia, reports say.
A ban on the use of the device for sending and receiving messages was due to have come into force.
And locals said the handsets stopped working for four hours.
Blackberry manufacturers RIM (Research in Motion) are reported to have said that a solution had been found to satisfy the local authorities, who claimed the devices compromised national security.
This was because they operate an encrypted message service meaning that communication from Blackberry devices cannot be monitored.
Read More/Source: BBC News