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Guide on transfering contacts from Samsung Galaxy S4 to BlackBerry Q10

What you need

Samsung Galaxy S4, BlackBerry Q10 and a PhoneCopy account

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Transfer contacts from your Samsung Galaxy S4 to the cloud server

Android is a popular platform which is growing very quickly. You need an Android phone version 2.2 (Froyo and higer e.g. 2.2.1, 2.2.2), 2.3 (Gingerbread and higher e.g. 2.3.2, 2.3.3, 2.3.4, 2.3.5, 2.3.6, 2.3.7), 3.0.1 (Honeycomb and higher e.q. 3.1, 3.2, 3.2.1), 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwitch and higher 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3), 4.1, 4.2 or 4.3 (Jelly Bean) and 4.4 (KitKat), including tablets. Let us just remind you, that for now PhoneCopy for Android only transfers contacts and SMS.

First, download PhoneCopy for Android to your phone. It's free. Install it and then follow these steps.

Press the button to synchronize Choose Create new account

Create new PhoneCopy account and fill in information about you, then choose right synchronization direction (This device >> server). If you already had a PhoneCopy account, choose "Combine both" (this is always safer).

fill in account details and captcha Choose synchronization direction

Now you can start the first synchronization. You will see a red button "Agree and continue", what you presss . Now, you see the synchronization.

Synchronization finished

Alternatively you can see the tutorial on YouTube here:

And now it's time to transfer contacts to your BlackBerry Q10

Number of new BlackBerry 10 phones are still growing nad users need backup or synchronize contacts with other devices. For these purposes there is a simple solution, which we've prepared this tutorial for.

How to start?

BlackBerry Q10

You need a BlackBerry 10 phone. Let us just remind you, that for now PhoneCopy for BlackBerry only transfers contacts.

This article should work for all BlackBerry 10 phones which are: BlackBerry Q10, Q5, Z10

BlackBerry setup

Choose Settings in menu .ChooseAccountsSelect Add account

Choose Advanced, which is bellow the image. Choose Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync in Advanced Setup.

   Select Advanced Choose Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync

Fill in everything, what is important. Type phonecopy into boxes Decription and domain , fill in your username, email address and password. Type as Server address and turn on just "Use SSL".

Fill in everything like in screenshot Fill in everything like in screenshot Choose only contacts for synchronisation.

If you press the button Done, synchronisation start automatically. If you add new contacts into phonecopy or your phone, next synchronisation start automatically. Choose menu Contacts , and select PhoneCopy Active Sync for seeing your contacts .

You can have a look at our video tutorial here:

Some additional tips

Just as a reminder, the contacts are carried via your mobile phone service provider, so you need to have data transfers activated for the service to work. If you you don't have a special data scheme, your carrier will charge you additional fees (during our testing, ca 500 contacts cost approximately 1,5 USD for all the data carried during a full syncronization, service provided by O2). Contact can be then transferred to another device eg. iPhone, other Nokia, SonyEricsson, Samsung, LG etc). You can edit your contacts in your online account. PhoneCopy is often used as a ultimate backup service, should you loose your phone or the stored data, or if you just run out of battery and you need to see your contacts online. Also, on your online account, you will see full history of your contacts, as well as the data that you've deleted in between the synchronizations. You can find them in an archvie from where you can restore them. And if this is still not enough of a backup for you, you can download a .CSV file, that you can store in your computer.

The whole backup, including the settings, can be done in several minutes and the service is completely free.