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    Default How do I transfer phone book and SMS from SIM backup?
    I did a backup of contacts and SMS messages from my old phone to my SIM. I can't find how to restore from the SIM to the iPhone.

    Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.

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    iPhoneaholic ReVan's Avatar
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    Unfortunately, iPhone (yet) does NOT support SIM Contacts or SIM SMS's. Hope the future firmware upgrades do!

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    As far as I know, you need to transfer your contacts from your sim (using your old phone) to your computer and use iTunes too sync.
    You can't sync SMS messages form another phone.

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    An OSX program was recently released that allows syncing and archiving of SMS messages.
    I've got two states of mind, stoned and asleep

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    Save, archive and view your iPhone SMS messages on your Macintosh!

    http://www.micromat.com/index.php?op...sk=view&id=190

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    Unfortunately, I'm a Windows user only. Embarrassing!

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    iPhone? More like MyPhone chancre_scolex's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by truenorth View Post
    Unfortunately, I'm a Windows user only. Embarrassing!
    Im sure a program will be coming your way soon. If you dont feel like waiting, there is a solution... SWITCH TO MAC!
    I've got two states of mind, stoned and asleep

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    That's a solution I can't afford right now. Actually, it's the contacts that I'm more interested in. I can abandon the SMS messages, no big deal.

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    solution doesnt exist as for rite now
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