After changing your smartphone from the iPhone to a BlackBerry, you will probably want to transfer your contact list without typing in every single phone number again. By using Microsoft Outlook, iTunes and synchronization, you can accomplish this task in a short amount of time. Syncing devices to a computer speeds up data transfer and automatically updates the device. You can perform this process via USB cable or wirelessly.
Connect your iPhone to your computer using the USB cable. iTunes will open automatically. Click "Devices," click the iPhone entry and then click the "Info" tab.
Click "Contacts," "Sync contacts from" and then choose "Outlook." You can synchronize all contacts or click "Selected groups" and choose the contacts to synchronize. Click "Apply" to import all of your iPhone contacts into Outlook.
Disconnect the iPhone from your computer.
Connect the BlackBerry to your computer using the USB cable.
Go to the BlackBerry Desktop Software website (in Resources) and download it to your computer. Open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
Click "Synchronize" on the main menu screen. Click the "Synchronization" button on the Synchronization Configuration menu. Under "Select Device Application," click "Address Book." Click "Outlook."
Click the radio button next to "One way sync to Device" so Outlook contacts will be synced with the BlackBerry. Click "Next" and then click "Finish."
Check the box next to "Synchronize organizer data" in the "Synchronize" screen. Click "Synchronize" to copy the contacts from Outlook to BlackBerry. Close Desktop Manager.
Disconnect the BlackBerry from the computer. Open Outlook on your BlackBerry and the contacts will be there.
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