BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-21-2011, 03:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Model: Curve
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Vodafone / Orange
Posts: 3
Post Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default BlackBerry Address Books...

Please Login to Remove!

I use two BlackBerrys (one for work and one for personal).

When I back up the database from the one I use the most (8520) to a PC then restore it onto the other (9300) (so that both databases are the same), Fax numbers appear in the 'Other' field in the BB I restore to. So a number in the 'Fax no.' field on the 8520 will then appear in the 'Other' field of the 9300??

Can anyone suggest a way to backup with the result of two identical databases?
Offline  
Old 01-22-2011, 01:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Model: Z10
OS: 10.0.10.8
PIN: G
Carrier: Bell
Posts: 138
Post Thanks: 6
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default Re: BlackBerry Address Books...

I'm not sure if this is valid option for you, but you could use a Gmail account and sync the contacts through either google sync or the advanced gmail account settings.

THis way if you add /edit a contact on the 8520 it will automatically sync to the gmail account and then update the 9300 when it syncs to the gmail account.
And because both are syncing to the same gmail account the contact field mapping "should" be consistent.

I don't sync multiple devices for contacts, but I do use this option to sync a calendar to 2 BB's and a home outlook calendar. Concept should be the same for contacts.

Just a thought.
__________________
BlackBerry Z10 - 10.0.10.85
Offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to dstaff For This Useful Post:
Stape (01-22-2011)
Old 01-22-2011, 02:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Model: Curve
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Vodafone / Orange
Posts: 3
Post Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Re: BlackBerry Address Books...

Thanks, I have tried GoogleSync type apps before and had quite a few problems. Also I don't use Outlook but restore from the ipd file directly onto the BB.

It's an odd one as it's the only problem, just Fax numbers, everything else is 100% perfect.

I have looked but I cannot see any way to change the 'contact field mapping', this is where the error seems to be...
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads for: BlackBerry Address Books...
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bes 4.1.7 Mr2 Mikey_AGBoston BES Admin Corner 5 04-29-2010 02:37 PM
New to BES admin , need help with messages. bigwig BES Admin Corner 5 10-17-2007 10:59 AM
BES for Exchange 4.0.4 Available Now BlackBerryLinks BES Admin Corner 28 05-06-2006 10:38 AM
[2005-05-11] BlackBerry Connection bfrye BlackBerry In the News 0 05-11-2005 09:16 AM

UU1: Vintage Apple Powerbook Low Power AC Adapter ADP-17AB
$22.99
UU1: Vintage Apple Powerbook Low Power AC Adapter ADP-17AB pictureVintage ENTERPRISE Sausage Stuffer Wine Lard Apple PRESS Cast Iron 1876
$149.0
Vintage ENTERPRISE Sausage Stuffer Wine Lard Apple PRESS Cast Iron 1876  pictureVintage Apple Mac OS 8.5 Software NEW Sealed Sticker QuickTime 3 Pro
$20.99
Vintage Apple Mac OS 8.5 Software NEW Sealed Sticker QuickTime 3 Pro  pictureVintage Hammermill Continuous Feed Thermal Transfer Printer Paper Apple Scribe
$49.99
Vintage Hammermill Continuous Feed Thermal Transfer Printer Paper Apple Scribe pictureVintage Jaffrey Mfg. Co. Apple Grinder Fruit Press Cast Iron
$120.0
Vintage Jaffrey Mfg.  Co. Apple Grinder Fruit Press Cast Iron  picture






Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.