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06-28-2011 04:53 PM
Hey everyone, I'm pretty new to the Desktop Software and need a little help. I have had my bb for over 2 years now, but I have never used the DT software for anything but a full back up do a full reset of my phone.
So he is the situation. I just signed up for a Google Voice account and replaced my sprint voicemail with the google voicemail. I want to add all my bb contacts to my gmail/google account but I don't want to do it manually. To sum things up, here are my questions (the ones that I think would solve my problem, but feel free to let me know if I'm venturing down the wrong path at anytime)
1) Is there a way to set the DT software to use Gmail/google as the application for Address Book? Right now I'm just using the Windows 7 Contacts.
2) If I can't use Gmail directly, is there another application that the DT software can link to that will save all the contacts as CSV files, and then I import them to Gmail that way? I believe Windows 7 saves them as a .contact file and Gmail says the format is invalid?
3) How do I add applications to the DT software that are available to sync the organizer data with? Currently the only options I have are Yahoo, Windows 7 Contacts, ASCII, and a 4th that I don't remember at the moment.
The usb port on my phone is going bad, so I have to do a balancing act it the cable in order to get the computer to even recognize that the phone is connected, so I really would like to get all my contacts into my Gmail account in case I have to get a different type of phone.... My patience is running thin waiting on the new Bold LOL
Any help would be appreciated.
06-30-2011 02:36 PM
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You will not be able to use the BlackBerry Desktop Software to synchronize your contacts from BB to Google.
However if you have a Gmail account added on the BlackBerry, there is a wireless sync option that can bring your contacts over.
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03-20-2013 03:33 AM
I am using a blackberry 8350i with OS v220.127.116.114 (1737, platform 18.104.22.168) and I can not find the option to sync contacts when I edit my gmail account.