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Old 11-04-2009, 09:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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How do I transfer my contacts from my phone to my SIM Card? I want to transfer all at once.
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Old 11-04-2009, 09:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You can't transfer them all at once.
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Can you upload them on computer and then put on new phone?
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Old 11-04-2009, 09:48 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Why not sync to Outlook and then put them on a new BB?
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You can use an application like ZBook and then you dont have to. You also dont have to worry about carrying any cables cause its all OTA.

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Outlook is the best method of moving contacts. It also gives you an opportunity to edit them on your pc, weed out old/dead contacts, and then transfer an up-to-date address book to a new device.

Another alternative is to set up Google on the old device and sync contacts to Google's cloud. Then set up Google on your new device and move the contacts back from the cloud to the phone.
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With ZBook you can edit them on your PC as well as add/delete or change any information. I have about 100 contacts and it takes like 25 sec to upload and sync with the system.
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Whatever method you decide on, make sure you're regularly syncing and/or backing up.
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Takeshii,
Good point! Thats for me the main reason why i like the OTA ZBook method because I would lose or leave behind my cable.
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Also remember that if you transfer contacts to the SIM card, each contact is only allowed 1 phone number and one email address. I don't know about you, but most of my contacts have multiple phone numbers. Only the first number listed will transfer to the SIM contact. Same with email. Whatever one is listed first will transfer, the others will be dropped. No recovering the dropped phone numbers and email addresses either, unless you start again from a backup.
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Thats one nice thing about ZBook is it will save and transfer all of the information not just the first line!
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