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Old 09-30-2008, 10:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Uploading Contacts from XLS on computer to phone?

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I don't use Outlook and have MANY contacts that I've pulled from my company's information system that would be very helpful to have in my Curve. Is there a program that will take a spreadsheet and load the contacts onto my phone?
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Old 09-30-2008, 10:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Nope, you need to use an Outlook type program, you could use Yahoo or Google.
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Old 09-30-2008, 10:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yep, Desktop Manager will import via the Sync app a CSV file. Save your xls sheet as such.
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Old 09-30-2008, 10:29 PM   #4 (permalink)
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JSanders is correct... done it myself once or twice...
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Old 10-01-2008, 03:27 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Nope, you need to use an Outlook type program, you could use Yahoo or Google.
Check out the ASCII importer/exporter in Desktop Manager...

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Old 10-01-2008, 03:28 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Isn't the ascii loader the CSV format?
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Old 10-02-2008, 05:01 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Am I just changing the file name from .xls to .csv? That didn't work. Sorry, I'm totally new to Blackberry and still obviously trying to figure things out.
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Old 10-02-2008, 05:04 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Am I just changing the file name from .xls to .csv? That didn't work. Sorry, I'm totally new to Blackberry and still obviously trying to figure things out.
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Negative, do a "save as" from your File menu within Excel and select "CSV." This will strip the Excel formatting from the file, and separate each field within the record with a comma.
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Old 10-02-2008, 05:41 PM   #9 (permalink)
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^^ Do as CO said.

In excel... File > Save as > use scroll down file type box and select CSV.
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