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Blackberry Enterprise Server and contact info for all users

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Blackberry Enterprise Server and contact info for all users

jferrill
Is there anyway to have BES push out a default contact list to all blackberry phones? Not a global address list, but where it's automatically updated in phone. Thanks
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    youwantalex

    Not that I know of...

    I'm assuming you don't have many people in your GAL because if you do, the lookup feature would be better suited.

    If my assumptions are correct, and you're using MS Exchange / Active Directory, make sure each contact in AD is up-to-date (phone numbers, address, title, etc).

    Then, in Outlook, you will need to create a new "contacts" folder and manually add every contact to that folder.

    Once that's done, export the contacts to a PST and load it on every BB user's Outlook. Make sure those contacts are sync'd with the BB and then it's a simple question of updating it with Lookup when there's new staff.

    This is ONLY good when there are not many people in the company and not many BB users. If you have 500 employees and 50 BB users, they just need to learn to Lookup... much easier.

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    jferrill

    We do use exchange and active directory around 1000 users, I was searching for a solution that would update all Blackberry user's(100)contact info and at one time. Thanks though

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    youwantalex

    Not that I know of...

    I'm assuming you don't have many people in your GAL because if you do, the lookup feature would be better suited.

    If my assumptions are correct, and you're using MS Exchange / Active Directory, make sure each contact in AD is up-to-date (phone numbers, address, title, etc).

    Then, in Outlook, you will need to create a new "contacts" folder and manually add every contact to that folder.

    Once that's done, export the contacts to a PST and load it on every BB user's Outlook. Make sure those contacts are sync'd with the BB and then it's a simple question of updating it with Lookup when there's new staff.

    This is ONLY good when there are not many people in the company and not many BB users. If you have 500 employees and 50 BB users, they just need to learn to Lookup... much easier.

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    jferrill

    We do use exchange and active directory around 1000 users, I was searching for a solution that would update all Blackberry user's(100)contact info and at one time. Thanks though