Solved

send contacts from blackberry using bluetoooth

Posted on 2006-11-30
4
3,577 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I have a blackberry 8700 and would like to transfer my contacts to another device using bluetooth. How can I do this?
0
Comment
Question by:nap130
4 Comments
 
LVL 26

Accepted Solution

by:
Gary Cutri earned 150 total points
ID: 18053100
You cannot transfer data between two BlackBerry devices or from a BlackBerry to any other phone with Bluetooth.  You best option is to sync your BB to Outlook and then sync your other device from Outlook.
0
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:Serena Hsi
ID: 18773149
If you plug in your BlackBerry to your USB connection and run the Desktop Manager you can copy your Outlook address book that way. It’s the easiest and most reliable way of doing it. (Source: http://www.blackberrycool.com/2006/09/11/002270/)

The Bluetooth on a BB can only do the following:

- wireless headsets
- a few BT keyboards
- BT printing (see Thinprint)
- PIM sync to certain laptops and dongles for desktops
- GPS receiver

You could also transferring the contacts through the SIM card, but that method is very slow and only allows you to move one contact at a time.

And, if you were remotely curious (no pun intended), for certain BB models, you can have the BB work as a modem for a laptop...
http://www.blackberryforums.com/blackberry-guides/2019-user-howto-use-blackberry-modem-laptop.html
0

Featured Post

Save on storage to protect fatherhood memories

You're the dad who has everything. This Father's Day, make sure your family memories are protected. My Passport Ultra has automatic backup and password protection to keep your cherished photos and videos safe. With up to 3TB, you have plenty of room to hold the adventures ahead.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Exchange 2007 & Outlook Issue 10 94
BES Express Exchange 2013 update required 2 69
VMWare Workspace ONE 10 100
free up ram on my Note 4 Galaxy Samsung 20 46
With the proliferation of Android devices on the market today, it was inevitable that malicious types would want to start exploiting the openness of the platform. Luckily however, there are a few options when it comes to mobile security. Starting …
A short article about a problem I had getting the GPS LocationListener working.
Migrating to Microsoft Office 365 is becoming increasingly popular for organizations both large and small. If you have made the leap to Microsoft’s cloud platform, you know that you will need to create a corporate email signature for your Office 365…
In this video I am going to show you how to back up and restore Office 365 mailboxes using CodeTwo Backup for Office 365. Learn more about the tool used in this video here: http://www.codetwo.com/backup-for-office-365/ (http://www.codetwo.com/ba…

863 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

23 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now