- BlackBerry® Device Software 188.8.131.523 to 184.108.40.2066
- BlackBerry® smartphones
- AT&T® Address Book
- DT 850655
The AT&T® Address Book provides the ability to synchronize contacts on the BlackBerry® smartphone to an online database that can be accessed by visiting http://addressbook.att.net. After an account is created, contacts can be added, edited, and viewed using this online resource. The contacts are saved on the AT&T network, and can be easily recovered or restored in the event of an upgrade, damage, or loss of a BlackBerry smartphone. Below is a list of features advertised with the AT&T Address Book:
Automatic Backup: Your contacts on a compatible AT&T mobile phone are backed up to your AT&T Address Book, and changes you make are automatically saved.
Online Access: Conveniently access, manage, and text message your contacts from a computer.
To add a new contact to the AT&T Address Book on the BlackBerry smartphone perform the following:
- On the BlackBerry smartphone, open Contacts
- Click on the Menu button and select Options
- Ensure the Contact List is set to AT&T Address Book
- Add the contact information and save the changes when completed.
For more information regarding the AT&T Address Book, visit http://www.att.com/addressbook.
Note: In order to synchronize contacts within the AT&T Address Book on the BlackBerry smartphone between a computer using the BlackBerry® Desktop Software the following is required:
The BlackBerry smartphone is running BlackBerry® Device Software 220.127.116.113 to 18.104.22.1686.
The AT&T Address Book is set as the BlackBerry smartphone's Contact List Default Service.
To set the AT&T Address Book as BlackBerry Default Contact List Service perform the following:
- On the BlackBerry smartphone, access Options
- Select Device
- Select Advanced System Settings
- Select Default Services
- Ensure Contact List (SYNC) is set to AT&T Address Book
- Click on the Menu button
- Select Save
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