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How to Transfer Contacts from BlackBerry to iPad?

Posted on February 16, 2011 by editor

I am a new user of iPad, I have been using BlackBerry for 3 years. One week ago, I got a new iPad. I have a lot of contacts on my BlackBerry. I just wonder how can I transfer BlackBerry contacts to iPad? We'll do this in two parts:

Part 1: Transfer contacts from the Blackberry address book to Outlook on your computer (or Windows Mail).

Part 2: Sync your iPad with your computer using iTunes, which will transfer the contacts from Outlook to your iPad.

How to Backup BlackBerry Contacts to iPad?

Part 1: Transfer contacts from a Blackberry to Outlook

Step 1: Run the Blackberry Desktop Manager program and click "Synchronize" from the main menu screen. Choose "Address Book", and then choose "Outlook". If you don't have Outlook on your system, then you can choose "Windows Mail" instead.

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Step 2: Next you'll configure how you want to sync your contacts, either bi-directionally or just from your blackberry to Outlook. Click "Next" and then "Finish" to complete the synchronization settings

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Step 3: Click the "Synchronize" button to copy the contacts from your Blackberry to your Outlook contacts.

Part 2: Transfer contacts from Outlook to an iPad

You can import Outlook contacts to your iPad by syncing your iPad with iTunes. Plug your iPad into your computer and wait for iTunes to automatically launch. Select your iPad in iTunes, select the "Info" tab, and then click the checkboxes to sync your contacts. Choose "Outlook" as the application to sync with. Click Apply, then click Sync.

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This will copy the contacts from Outlook over to your iPad. Remember however, that you can only sync your iPad with one computer at a time. If you later decide to sync with another computer, your contacts will be erased. Now you have done transfer contacts from BlackBerry to iPad.

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