BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-05-2007, 08:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Model: Storm
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 82
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default VZW 8830 Backup to SIM

Please Login to Remove!

I have never had a GSM phone until today. I got a GO phone from AT&T to take mountain biking with me instead of my 8830 (I don't think the 8830 would work too well if it were full of mud). So I want to take all my contacts off my 8830 and put them onto the SIM card of the GO phone. Simple enough?

When I put the card into the 8830 it displays "Invalid SIM Card", when I go to the address book and try to go into the SIM Phonebook it says the same thing.

Is this something that is even possible, or should I just manually enter all my contacts into the 8830.

Thanks
Offline  
Old 07-05-2007, 08:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
Spam Reporter
 
dc/dc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: IAD
Model: 6230
Carrier: Voicestream
Posts: 14,524
Post Thanks: 214
Thanked 341 Times in 307 Posts
Default

It won't happen. The 8830 is locked to Vodafone/Verizon, and will not accept other SIM cards. Additionally, there is no simple way to back contacts up to the SIM, even if your 8830 was unlocked and accepted the at&t SIM.
__________________
I h8 txtspk.
Offline  
Old 07-05-2007, 08:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Model: Storm
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 82
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I was afraid of that. Well, it's just for part time use anyway I guess I could manually enter those phone numbers in one at a time... without a QWERTY keyboard... and iTap... I think I'll cry now!hehehe

If I should destroy the wee little phone in a horrible accident, I will be able to take the SIM to the new AT&T though, right? I hate to wander too far from Blackberry topics here.
Offline  
Old 07-05-2007, 09:05 PM   #4 (permalink)
Spam Reporter
 
dc/dc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: IAD
Model: 6230
Carrier: Voicestream
Posts: 14,524
Post Thanks: 214
Thanked 341 Times in 307 Posts
Default

Correct.
__________________
I h8 txtspk.
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

1pcs New Schneider Motor Circult Breaker GV2-ME04C
$53.0
1pcs New Schneider Motor Circult Breaker GV2-ME04C picture1pcs New Schneider GV2-ME06C 1-1.6A Breaker
$49.0
1pcs New Schneider GV2-ME06C 1-1.6A Breaker picture1pcs New FESTO CAMC-G-S1 1501330
$460.0
1pcs New FESTO CAMC-G-S1 1501330 pictureUSED AEROTECH BA20-160 SERVO AMPLIFIER,BA20,CE
$450.0
USED AEROTECH BA20-160 SERVO AMPLIFIER,BA20,CE   pictureHP / Agilent 489A Microwave Amplifier 1-2 GHz
$149.95
HP / Agilent 489A Microwave Amplifier 1-2 GHz picture






Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.