General What Is The Best Way To Move Contacts From Blackberry Storm To Incredible?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by BetterMost, Apr 30, 2010.

  1. BetterMost

    153

    Apr 25, 2010
    1,066
    119
    153
    Paramedic
    Northern Illinois
    Hi Android Noob here my phone is still on the FedEx truck but I'm wondering should I just take it to the Verizon store and let them do it on there machine? What other ways can it be done?
     

    Advertisement

  2. NKT

    NKT Well-Known Member
    313

    Feb 5, 2010
    1,571
    3,009
    313
    Install Google Sync on your BB. There are many here that have done it and it works just fine.

    Make sure you have a Gmail account set up.
     
  3. omgitswes

    omgitswes Well-Known Member
    35

    Apr 8, 2010
    166
    0
    35
    bluetooth?
    I'm not sure the storm has it (probably does though) but that's how I always move my contacts
     
  4. Hellequin

    Hellequin Well-Known Member
    16

    Apr 29, 2010
    48
    1
    16
    verizon backup assistant extremely easy
     
  5. cyprus

    cyprus New Member
    5

    Apr 29, 2010
    2
    0
    5
    I took mine into the store and had them do it. They had a few problems with the machine so to make things easier I would do the following before you go to the store.
    1. Power off your phone
    2. Insert the micro SD card
    3. Power it up
    4. format the new SD card

    They finally got my contacts to transfer after the SD card was formatted... BTW don't let them try to charge you for this service (they told me its $20 to transfer contacts at my local store) I told them that their backup software doesn't install on the BB Storm so this is the only way to transfer and they need to wave the charge.
     
  6. schap

    schap Member
    6

    Apr 28, 2010
    8
    1
    6
    If you use Gmail it's very simple. Download Google Sync (http://www.google.com/mobile/sync/) on your Storm, which will sync your phone contacts to your Gmail account. Then when you get your Incredible and set up your Gmail account, make sure the option to sync contacts is checked, voila!
     
    BetterMost likes this.
  7. jlb0305

    jlb0305 Well-Known Member
    43

    Apr 8, 2010
    286
    25
    43
    I had blackberry desktop on the computer it was already set to sync the contacts to outlook. exported from outlook to a .csv file and imported into gmail. worked fine this way.
     
  8. JimmyJam

    JimmyJam Member
    16

    Mar 30, 2010
    11
    1
    16
    I did this, and it worked for me too.

    I didn't have contacts in my outlook already, so I just changed the sync option in BB Desktop Messenger to transfer my contacts from phone to pc. Then, once they populated in my Outlook > Contacts, I used the export function from the File menu, eliminated all the useless fields, and saved it as a .CSV file.

    Then, go into gmail, click on Contacts, then Import, and chose the CSV file i just saved.

    I'm sure there's probably an easier way than this, but it wasn't that hard and got me what I needed without additional software in less than 10 minutes.
     
  9. NKT

    NKT Well-Known Member
    313

    Feb 5, 2010
    1,571
    3,009
    313
    Yea, Google Sync is much easier. It syncs your contacts straight to Gmail. No need to export/import.
     
  10. BetterMost

    153

    Apr 25, 2010
    1,066
    119
    153
    Paramedic
    Northern Illinois
    WOW that was crazy I signed into GMail and they were all there like magic! Thanks Guys Im really going to be needing your help in the coming days figuring this whole Android thing out!:D
     
  11. NKT

    NKT Well-Known Member
    313

    Feb 5, 2010
    1,571
    3,009
    313
    If I can make a suggestion: Read through User Guide that is stickied at the top of the forums.

    There's also a simulator on the VZW site:

    DROID? Incredible Interactive "How To" Simulator
     
  12. mhardy3

    mhardy3 Member
    16

    May 7, 2010
    16
    2
    16
    Thanks i did then cvs method from groupwise and it worked like a charm
     

Share This Page

Loading...