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  1. jc01108's Avatar
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    Default vcf file import issue

    Question: When importing vcf files generated in Outlook 2003 to the BB address book, I notice that BB 8830 does not not retain the phone number categories, such as business phone, mobile phone etc, but lists them under general, which is a real pain. Anyone know how to get around that issue?
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    I get around it by synching my BlackBerry to Outlook 2003 directly, rather than exporting contacts from Outlook and importing them to the BlackBerry. Synching maintains the proper phone number description.
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    How do you synch with outlook directly?
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    Set up the synchronization using Desktop Manager. There's a default mapping of Contact fields to Address Book fields that works for most people. You can customize the sync by going to the advanced tab. I'm a BES user, so my contacts sync OTA to Outlook. If you're on BIS, you'll have to plug into a USB cable to sync.
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    Default But what if you cant use the Desktop Manager?

    I have a DoD secured notebook which disables the USBs and the Bluetooth. How can I import my Outlook contacts and calender etc.?
    Thanks much in advance!

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