How to Copy Contacts From an 8330 to a MicroSD Card

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How to Copy Contacts From an 8330 to a MicroSD Card
Transfer contacts between your 8330 and a microSD card through BlackBerry Desktop Manager. (memory card image by Dariusz Urbanczyk from

Creating a backup copy of your BlackBerry Curve 8330s contacts requires the use of the BlackBerry Desktop Manager on your PC, which acts as a media manager for your mobile phone. The BlackBerry Desktop Manager is a free program available directly from the BlackBerry website, and it synchronises specific information between the computer and the mobile phone when both devices are connected via USB connection.

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Things you need

  • BlackBerry Desktop Manager
  • USB device cable
  • MicroSD card

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  1. 1

    Click "Start," "All Programs" and "BlackBerry Desktop Manager."

  2. 2

    Insert the media card into your BlackBerry Curve's card memory slot.

  3. 3

    Plug the 8330s device cable into the phone's charger port and into the PC's USB port.

  4. 4

    Click "Backup and Restore" in the BlackBerry Desktop Manager, and click "Advanced."

  5. 5

    Click "Contacts" and click the left arrow icon. Click "File," then "Save As," and create a name for the backup.

  6. 6

    Click "OK" to save the contacts to your computer.

  7. 7

    Click "Menu" on your phone and click "Enable USB Mass Storage." Exit out of the BlackBerry Desktop Manager, and locate your contacts backup file.

  8. 8

    Click "Windows Explorer" on the task bar, and click "Removable Drive" in the side menu. Drag and drop the backup file to the folder in the Removable Drive window.

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