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New Contributor
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎09-11-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Help with contacts - I'm new and stupid

Looking at the desription for the Blackberry Desktop Software gets me confused.  I downloaded the latest version 4.6 and I don't see anywhere to "Synchronize your email and organizer information (calendar, contacts, memos and tasks) between your BlackBerry smartphone and your PC."  I have a Pearl 8130 for Verizon BTW. 


If someone could help me out I'd really appreciate it.  Mostly I want to import my contacts from Windows Live and be able to coordinate e-mail better.  I recieve my e-mail immediately but don't have access to folders and older messages.



Elite II
Posts: 9,321
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Torch 9800
My Carrier: grameenphone

Re: Help with contacts - I'm new and stupid

The following steps will help youe to configure synchronization -

  1. Connect your device using Desktop Manager and click on Synchronization
  2. From the menu on the left click Synchronization under Configuration
  3. Again click Synchronization button on the right which will give you option to Select Device Application that you want to synchronize
  4. Put the check mark and you'll get a prompt to Select Desktop Application
  5. Highlight the application name and click next button
  6. Under Synchronization Option you get Direction of Synchronization
  7. Check the radio button with Two way sync 
Note: above mentioned steps are explained as per Desltop Manager 4.5


Example: Synchronize addressbook -


Connect you HH with your desktop Manager in your PC. If you device is set to wireless sync then you need to turn off wireless synchronization. To do so go to Address Book -> click Menu -> Options -> Wireless Synchronization: No -> click Menu and Save the changes.


Click on the Synchronize button on Desktop Manager -> Click on Configuration Tab then click on Configure Synchronization -> Click on Choose under Address Book (on the right side of the pop up window) -> Click on you organizer apps (like, MS outlook, Lotus notes etc) -> Select desired apps -> select Synchronization radio button and click OK twice go back to Synchronize tab ->click on Synchronize Now.

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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎10-16-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Help with contacts - I'm new and stupid

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I am not seeing the options under the address book in my BB to turn on.

Address Book -> click Menu -> Options -> Wireless Synchronization: Yes/No ->

I have sync the address book thru the USB, but when I add another contact in my outlook, it does not sync over to my BB via wireless.

Please help.

Message Edited by PK on 10-16-2008 01:28 PM
New Contributor
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎09-11-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Help with contacts - I'm new and stupid



I'm not even sure how you get to where you're at.  Could you help me synch contacts?



Guru I
Posts: 19,020
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Passport, Playbook, 9320BES
My Carrier: Bouygues _ SFR

Re: Help with contacts - I'm new and stupid


if you tell us how far you have been doing, following Tanzim's instructions, we can help.

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