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You can easily transfer iPhone contacts to BlackBerry using CopyTrans Contacts. It works with all iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch models and BlackBerry models. In this demonstration we’ll be using an iPhone 5 and a BlackBerry Bold 9700.

  1. The first step is to get the contacts off the iPhone. Download CopyTrans Contacts from the following page:
    Transfer iPhone contacts to BlackBerry

  2. Install CopyTrans Contacts. If you need help installing it, please refer to this article

  3. Run CopyTrans Contacts and connect your iPhone. Your contacts will automatically get displayed within CopyTrans Contacts CopyTrans Contacts loading iPhone contacts

  4. Select the contacts you wish to transfer from the contacts list. To transfer all iPhone contacts, click the checkbox next to “Contacts”. To transfer a limited number of contacts, tick the checkbox next to each contact. Now click the “Export selected” button select iPhone contacts to export

  5. The next window allows to select the contacts export format. Select “Blackberry” (multiple .contact files) choose Blackberry format

  6. Navigate to the “C:\Users\YOUR ACCOUNT\Contacts” folder on your PC to save the contacts and click OK. It’s important to use the default Contacts folder as the BlackBerry Desktop Manager will only look in this folder for contacts to add to the BlackBerry select Windows Contacts export folder

  7. You have now exported all your iPhone contacts as Windows contacts Windows Contacts in Windows Explorer

  8. Now it’s time to transfer the Windows contacts to the BlackBerry. Download and install the BlackBerry Desktop Manager for PC download BlackBerry Desktop Manager

  9. Run the BlackBerry Desktop Manager and connect your BlackBerry through USB run BlackBerry Desktop Manager

  10. Go to “Organizer” and check “Contacts -> Windows Contacts”. Besides contacts all the other checkboxes must be unchecked as on the screenshot. Click “Configure” next to contacts transfer  Windows Contacts to BlackBerry

  11. Under “Sync direction” choose “One way to your device only”. Close the window by clicking OK transfer  Windows Contacts to BlackBerry settings

  12. To start the transfer of contacts to the BlackBerry, click on “Sync Organizer” transfer  Windows Contacts to BlackBerry

  13. Review the changes that will take place and click “Sync”. syn Windows contacts to BlackBerry

  14. That’s it. All your iPhone contacts are now copied to your BlackBerry.

Transfer iPhone contacts to BlackBerry: YouTube tutorial

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