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Posts: 7
Registered: ‎10-10-2008
My Device: blackberry tour 9630

Uploading Contacts to the computer

I have had a black berry now for 10 months and can't figure out to get my contacts uploaded up to the computer without manually typing them myself.  Verizon doesn't offer back-up assistant for a blackberry so if I should loose my phone I am stuck wiith NO contacts when I replace it.  I have the usb cables now I just need someone to tell me a simple way to back up my phone contacts.



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Posts: 4
Registered: ‎10-10-2008
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Re: Uploading Contacts to the computer

The blackberry desktop software worked fine for me.. go to your providers site (probably http://vzw.smithmicro.com/blackberry/desktop.aspx) and search for "blackberry desktop software". Its a huge download. Then you can back up to outlook express which hopefully is on your PC.
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My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
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Re: Uploading Contacts to the computer

You download it direct here:



Get the 4.6 version withOUT the media manager, I would recommend, and install it.


Then you can sync with Outlook easily.


And backup, very often, using Desktop Manager.


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