I had to do this step to one new blackberry device which was missing some of the contacts from previous device.
The strange thing was, it did not synchronize the whole contacts from old device via wireless (BES).
The main downside to Black Berry Desktop Software is that it's a bit of a beast.
The download is over 100Mb and the installation takes an age, but it's worth the wait.
For more information go to Berry Blend works with select Black Berry phones. · Dashboard and application navigation redesign· Ability to reply directly to BBM and SMS messages from within notification pop-ups · Visual enhancements to file transfers· Spell check support· Support for portrait mode for tablets· Performance improvements and bug fixes Just installed Blackberry Blend and connected my i Pad to by Blackberry Q10. Just what I need so I don't have to carry two devices around the house to check my work e-mail in the evening, send/receive BBM's, etc.
Black Berry® Blend seamlessly blends messaging and content that’s on your Black Berry®smartphone* with your i Pad.
Get instant notifications, read and respond to your work and personal messages, and access your documents, calendar, contacts and media in real time.
You may be using multiple phones or moving between incompatible phones such as i Phone and Samsung or LG and Sony - In Touch App ensures you get the same contact book no matter which phone you use!
By any chance if you need to restore only address book contacts to your blackberry device from previous backup files or different device through Blackberry Desktop Manager, then this quick tip will be helpful.