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dlbme
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎09-24-2009
My Device: Black Berry Tour 9630

Palm Treo user forced to accept BB Tour Help with sync contacts!

UUMM ok Im a Noob, my Palm Treo has died and my family in comforting me in my grief pitched in and purchased a BB Tour for me.  The sales person assured them this is the closest thing to the Palm, I am completely lost! How do i Sync Outlook Contacts, Calendar, Tasks with the Tour?  Where/how did you find the instructions?! the user guide is useless! this is the first link comment re: outlook contacts and ive been searching for hours!  HELP im ready to smash this Tour into tourdust!  Thanks!
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knottyrope
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Registered: ‎06-25-2008
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Re: Palm Treo user forced to accept BB Tour Help with sync contacts!

Since you have outlook it will be easy.

 

Install Desktop Manager that came on the CD with the phone.

 

Connect phone to PC with DM running 

 

Then click on sync options and when done sync it.

 

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IrwinII
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Registered: ‎02-09-2009
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Re: Palm Treo user forced to accept BB Tour Help with sync contacts!

Hi and welcome to the forums! :smileyhappy:

A couple of places for you to visit just to get you comfortable with your BB:  Blackberry 101    Tips & Tricks

 

I'm an old Treo user myself so all is not lost.  Happy on my Curve for 7 months now .  Hang in there. 

 

This forum is really for welcomes and introductions.  I would suggest you start a new thread here:  Tour Forum  where the users are more familiar with the Tour.  They can get you set to move your data so you can sync with Outlook.

 

Happy to have you here! :smileyvery-happy:

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IrwinII
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Re: Palm Treo user forced to accept BB Tour Help with sync contacts!

knottyrope you are FAST!!!
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dlbme
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My Device: Black Berry Tour 9630

Re: Palm Treo user forced to accept BB Tour Help with sync contacts!

Thank you so much! Now why couldnt that be in the user guide???? I will never stress again over the Tour, I'll ask here first!!
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knottyrope
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Re: Palm Treo user forced to accept BB Tour Help with sync contacts!


dlbme wrote:
Thank you so much! Now why couldnt that be in the user guide???? I will never stress again over the Tour, I'll ask here first!!

 

That is a good solution. Thats why we are here.:smileywink:

 

 

 




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IrwinII
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Re: Palm Treo user forced to accept BB Tour Help with sync contacts!

Follow Knottyrope's advice to the letter.  :smileyvery-happy:  I missed that you had already been syncing with Outlook.  That does make it an easier transition since you are already familiar with Outlook.  No transition necessary from the Palm Desktop which is what I had been thinking in suggesting you head to the Tour forum.

 

VERY happy to hear you won't stress over your Tour again.  Excellent device.  You're going to love your BB.  And I think you're going to like it here in the forums so don't be a stranger.  Keep coming back.  Lots to learn and this is the place to do it.  :smileyhappy:

 

Use the search box (upper left in the forums) to find information on questions you may have that is in previously posted threads.  If you cannot find it there, just start a  new thread and off you go.  Users in the forums will be there to help.  

 

Be seeing you around the forums.  

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Re: Palm Treo user forced to accept BB Tour Help with sync contacts!

Welc:smileyhappy:me to the c:smileyhappy:mmunity supp:smileyhappy:rt f:smileyhappy:rums!!

 

I see knottyrope and irwin are already taking excellent care of you!! Glad you are here!!!  

 

 

 

 


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tanzim
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Re: Palm Treo user forced to accept BB Tour Help with sync contacts!

Hi dlbme,

 

Welcome aboard to the BlackBerry world!!

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