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Thread: All Contacts...GONE!!!
07-01-2009, 03:43 PM #1
i saved a copy of Address Book from the
/var/mobile/library directory prior to restoring
& JB'n then i ssh'it back to where
i took it and.......
( and no, i have no other backups in itunes, ect)
07-01-2009, 03:51 PM #2
Why don't you use Windows Contacts - I see your running Windows.
Every time you restore it automatically syncs your contacts so no more typing them in!
Last edited by Ozzyman500; 07-01-2009 at 03:51 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
07-01-2009, 03:53 PM #3
Using Windows contacts won't help him. And it's a crappy solution anyway. Use Yahoo or Gmail to back up your contacts in futureTo live, you have to lie
07-01-2009, 03:54 PM #4
Whatever, works great for me.
07-01-2009, 03:54 PM #5
thanks ozz!!! Will do!
any advice on somehow using or converting the file i saved?
07-01-2009, 03:57 PM #6
Will it work with notepad?
07-01-2009, 03:58 PM #7
07-01-2009, 04:01 PM #8
That's what backups are for....
07-01-2009, 04:01 PM #9
its a SQLITED File [???]
07-01-2009, 04:04 PM #10
And OP, use this to view the file - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/5817
Last edited by redcard; 07-01-2009 at 04:34 PM.To live, you have to lie
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07-01-2009, 05:10 PM #11
Uhh.. not a kid much older than you I'm sure. And I sync with exchange server anyway.
Plus kid, you can't sync Notes and Tasks with Gmail.
Last edited by Simtech; 07-01-2009 at 05:14 PM.
07-01-2009, 05:16 PM #12
07-01-2009, 08:38 PM #13
YOU GUYS! answer the man's question!
I don't have a solution for you bud, other than downgrade to 2.x, put the contacts back, backup with itunes and then restore back to 3.0
07-02-2009, 02:45 PM #14
So you sync with Exchange Server, huh? I hope you're used the sniggers from your superiors who use BB or WinMo
Last edited by redcard; 07-02-2009 at 02:46 PM. Reason: Automerged DoublepostTo live, you have to lie
07-02-2009, 02:50 PM #15
07-02-2009, 02:58 PM #16
07-02-2009, 07:23 PM #17
07-02-2009, 07:37 PM #18
Why is using windows contacts crappy? I've always used it and have never had a single problem with it.
07-02-2009, 07:45 PM #19
Ahhh. the Tard is calling everyone Monkeys.. That's rich..
07-03-2009, 02:33 PM #20
Last edited by redcard; 07-03-2009 at 02:33 PM. Reason: Automerged DoublepostTo live, you have to lie