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Old 10-13-2009, 03:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello All,

I used to have Nokia with all the contacts in my SIM card... I have recently switched to Blackberry 8520 and also switched my carrier (From Fido to Rogers)

how do I copy the contacts from Fido SIM to BB? I tried to do it but it says "SIM not supported"

is that because BB is locked?

what is the best way to move my contacts?

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is that because BB is locked?
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what is the best way to move my contacts?
I'm not sure there's a clear cut best way but here are some options:

- Get your BB unlocked and then copy the contacts off the SIM
- Find a SIM card reader, copy the phonebook off the SIM and then import into Outlook or a supported PIM on your PC and sync to the BB
- See if you can sync the Nokia (if you still have it) with Outlook or a supported PIM and sync with the BB

Regardless of the method you select, be sure to back up and/or sync regularly.
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Hi,

thanks for your reply.. I actually ended up unlocking the BB and then inserted the old SIM and managed to copy over the contacts... I think it was the simplest way...


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