Droid X pre purchase prep

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid X' started by ccartertn, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. ccartertn

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    So I'll be there at 8:00am when the store opens (I have an appointment at 8:00am). Get the phone, maybe buy some accessories, then out the door and play!

    What prep items can I do before I buy the Droid X so that my transition to a smartphone is enjoyable?

    Some things I have done so far:
    I have spent a LOT of time on these forums, youtube, other sites learning about Droid OS, apps, etc.
    Setup gmail account.
    Added all my contacts (cleaned / purged) to gmail.

    What else?

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    Did you take care of your calendar? Set up Google calendar if you haven't already.
     
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    How do I import my Palm calendar and contacts to Google in anticipation of my Droid X?
     
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    Adding your contacts to gmail is key. Will keep you from having to program them in later :D
     
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    OK, but how?
     
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    Hendrix - good answers.

    Basically you have to export from what you're using and then import into Gmail.

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    Thanks guys; I'll report back.
     
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    Forgot to mention that I had made a mental list of the apps I was going to download after I left the store....

    Handcent
    File manager - Astro?
    RingDroid - does everyone assign a diff ringtone to thier frequent contacts?
    LauncherPro - seems like most use this....
    FancyWidgets - free version like Beautiful Widgets

    Suggestions.....

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    just search here for ones that you would find useful

    AndroLib, Find all applications and games available in the Android Market for your Android Phone, HTC Dream, HTC Magic etc...
     
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    Couldn't import my Palm Desktop contacts into gmail; anyone else with this problem?
     
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