How to transfer contacts from BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha to Windows
Transfer contacts from your BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha to the cloud server
In our guideline we will introduce PhoneCopy.com service which supports many phones from almost all manufacturers, including BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha, and can be easily used to synchronize data between two or more devices.
This guideline also works for similar devices like BlackBerry Aristo, BlackBerry Classic, BlackBerry Leap.
Download an application PhoneCopy for Blackberry.
Choose your username and insert your email address, where we will send you a confirmation email that you will need to activate your account.
Now you can synchronize contacts from your Blackberry 10 to PhoneCopy.com.
Your contacts will be synchronized in few seconds.
And now it's time to transfer data to your Windows
Download PhoneCopy for Windows to your Windows PC, which you can download free of charge. After downloading and installation PhoneCopy icon will appear on your desktop.
Start the application and small PhoneCopy icon will appear on right bottom corner of your screen on status bar. When you will press this icon at first time you will be asked to fill your username and password. Any next icon click will start synchronization.
Start PhoneCopy for Windows. Fill your PhoneCopy username and password, then select the local directory where you stored your contacts, and choose VCARD format which will be used (we recommend to use 3.0 which is pre-selected - this is the right option when you are looking to import contacts from .vcf). Another option is to use native Windows Contacts format and synchronize directly from/to Contacts folder. Moreover, you can set your proxy on the same screen.
Now you can start the first synchronization on your Windows to transfer your contacts from/to PhoneCopy server. When synchronizing for the first time you can select synchronization direction. When you will add any VCARD contacts to selected directory you will see it synchronized to PhoneCopy after next sync. Status bar icon is animated during synchronization process.
When synchronization finish you will get confirming message.
This guideline also works for similar devices like Fujitsu Stylistic-Q552, Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows 2003, Microsoft Windows 2008, Microsoft Windows 8.1, Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows ME, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP.
Now you can easily edit your contacts and other resources online in your PhoneCopy profile. You have access to your contact even if you forget your phone at home.
Some additional tips:
You can easily remove duplicate items among your contact list or SMS messages. Just go to the Contacts (or SMS) section and choose More Actions -> Search for duplicates. Detailed wizard will help you to solve this kind of problem easily.