Hi there HBerkey!
Woohoo! I'm excited for your new iPhone, you're going to love it. I'm so grateful that you've been using our Backup Assistant! It rocks.
Since you already have Backup Assistant, after you activate your phone, you go to the Apple App Store and download VZ Contact Transfer. It will have you activate your VZ Contact Transfer account (just follow the on screen steps) and VIOLA you will have your contacts.
If you have any questions, just let us know.
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