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Old 05-07-2008, 09:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hi all,

i have a blackberry curve 8310 and want to copy my addrsses/contact to SIM.. how do i do that?

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Old 05-07-2008, 09:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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one at a time. since the BB address book stores many numbers and a great deal of information you have to copy from address book > SIM one at a time. you will also have multiple contacts on your SIM for those names you have multiple numbers on.

Personally i have 0 contacts on my SIM and keep everything backed up with desktop manager. Just curious why you would have contacts on a SIM.
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Just a precaustionary thing. just incase if i have to swich phones or something.

Even if there is a way to copy one at a time.. how would i do that?

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A smoother and more whole precaution would be to use Desktop Manager > Backup; and Desktop Manager > Sync.

Copy one at at time to the SIM by selecting that contact > Copy to SIM.
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I would also like to have my contacts on my SIM, for when I switch phones. The bad thing is, like mentioned, it would be annoying to have 3 Tom's and 2 Nancy's, plus no way to store their email addresses on the SIM. It would be cool if a new SIM card were to be made with this capability (and the BB had the ability to copy all of the contact to the SIM at one time). Also, I remember with Nextel, I could upload all of my contacts via internet to my online address book. It was convenient when I got a new phone or switched to a new phone.

BTW, I have all of my contacts backed up on my computer, too.

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are you talking switching to a standard phone and not a BB?
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are you talking switching to a standard phone and not a BB?
Yes, standard phone. I have a cheap-o Nokia 2610 that I use for skiing, biking, etc. If I could download my contacts OTA or with the SIM card, it would be so much more convenient.
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