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How to Transfer contacts from your phone to your BlackBerry® device

Download the Backup Assistant Application to your device.

    1. Select "Get it Now" or "Media Center" from the device’s menu, then select either "Tools on the Go" or "Browse & Download".



    2. Select "Get New Applications".



    3. Select "Business Tools / Information".



    4. Select "Backup Assistant" and press "OK".

After downloading the application follow the instructions for syncing your contacts to the Web.

    1. Go to Verizon Wireless and log into My Verizon. If you do not already have a My Verizon login and password, select the "register" link.

    2. On the My Verizon landing page, select either "My Contacts" from the account actions on the right side of the page or the "Contacts" button at the top of the page.



    3. Export the .csv file:

      1. Select the contacts that you want to export. If you want to export the entire list use "Select All".



      2. Select the "Export Contacts" function.



      3. Select the option to export contacts in "CSV (Outlook)" format.




    4. Save the exported .csv file to your computer.



    5. Launch Microsoft Outlook (or your preferred mail application) and select "Import" from the "File" menu. Additional mail application instructions: Outlook Express, Mac, Entourage.



    6. Follow the system prompts to import your contacts. To import a .csv file, select "Import from another program or file", and then on the following screen, select "Comma Separated Values (Windows)"


    7. Activate your BlackBerry device.

    8. (For corporate / enterprise users): Contacts will automatically sync to your BlackBerry via BlackBerry Enterprise Server. If you experience issues while syncing, please contact your system administrator.

    9. (For personal users): Personal users are able to sync contacts to their BlackBerry Desktop via the BlackBerry Desktop Manager. To download and use the BlackBerry Desktop Manager please:

      1. Download BlackBerry® Desktop Manager onto your computer.
      2. Connect your device to your computer using a USB cable.
      3. Click "Synchronize" on BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
      4. Select the data you would like to synchronize with your device.
For additional information on BlackBerry Desktop Manager, please visit BlackBerry.com
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