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I'm about to make a purchase of a 8700C. My current phone (with vzw) is a v710 and the phone book is blocked from being transfered to my Jaguar X type. I am trying to research if this is a poblem with the 8700C. Anyone know
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Unlike past RIM devices and software, the OS 4.1 on the 8700 now supports Bluetooth wireless addressbook transfer. This is the good news. (Note: This can be overriden by BES admins for security reasons, so this may be a problem if you are a government worker).

HOWEVER... Not all cars are supported yet at this time. This is the bad news. Best to check the RIM supported list when the 8700 actually gets released.
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Does this newly supported feature allow for syncing it to a computer? e.g. could I sync it with a PowerBook? Currently I can pair my 7250 with my PowerBook but unable to sync it without using USB.
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Does this newly supported feature allow for syncing it to a computer? e.g. could I sync it with a PowerBook? Currently I can pair my 7250 with my PowerBook but unable to sync it without using USB.
OS 4.1 does support BT sync however you need a BT adapter that's Win XP-SP2 supported. Search the BT forum for additional info.
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Thanks but no thanks. I will stick with the USB.
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