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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....... Help Please! ( and
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    Unhappy All Contacts...GONE!!!

    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.......
    Help Please!
    ( and no, i have no other backups in itunes, ect)
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    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

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    Using Windows contacts won't help him. And it's a crappy solution anyway. Use Yahoo or Gmail to back up your contacts in future
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    Whatever, works great for me.

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    thanks ozz!!! Will do!

    any advice on somehow using or converting the file i saved?

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    Will it work with notepad?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ozzyman500 View Post
    Whatever, works great for me.
    Come back and tell us that when your hard drive crashes.
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    That's what backups are for....

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    ahhh nope
    its a SQLITED File [???]

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simtech View Post
    That's what backups are for....
    Yes, cos syncing to WAB and backing up is a lot easier than syncing to Gmail. Use some common sense, kid.

    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.
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    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.

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    ^ Exactly

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    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

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simtech View Post
    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.
    Notes or tasks? Try keep on topic, kid. He's asking about frigging contacts!

    So you sync with Exchange Server, huh? I hope you're used the sniggers from your superiors who use BB or WinMo

    Quote Originally Posted by DaMan05 View Post
    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
    I gave a perfectly adequate solution a few posts up. Sorry if it went over your head. Let me know and I'll explain it in simpler terms
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    Quote Originally Posted by redcard View Post
    I gave a perfectly adequate solution a few posts up. Sorry if it went over your head. Let me know and I'll explain it in simpler terms
    Please do. I see no solution in any of your posts. You describe how to save his contacts in THE FUTURE, but there's no solution to his current predicament

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaMan05 View Post
    Please do. I see no solution in any of your posts. You describe how to save his contacts in THE FUTURE, but there's no solution to his current predicament
    See post 10.

    Again, If you want me to explain how to click on a link and install a Firefox extension let me know.

    I'm the only one in this thread who did give a solution, yet I have to deal with this grief from a bunch of monkeys? What gives...
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    Quote Originally Posted by redcard View Post
    See post 10.

    Again, If you want me to explain how to click on a link and install a Firefox extension let me know.

    I'm the only one in this thread who did give a solution, yet I have to deal with this grief from a bunch of monkeys? What gives...
    Ahh I apologize. But from what I understand, this will only let him view his contacts, not put them back on his iPhone. Though I suppose he can then export them somewhere that syncs with the iPhone

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    Why is using windows contacts crappy? I've always used it and have never had a single problem with it.

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    Ahhh. the Tard is calling everyone Monkeys.. That's rich..

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaMan05 View Post
    Ahh I apologize. But from what I understand, this will only let him view his contacts, not put them back on his iPhone. Though I suppose he can then export them somewhere that syncs with the iPhone
    He gets his contacts back, then he can manually add them to his phone. I think that's a good enough solution

    Quote Originally Posted by Dizzy714 View Post
    Why is using windows contacts crappy? I've always used it and have never had a single problem with it.
    Read my post where I say "wait until your hard drive crashes"

    Quote Originally Posted by Simtech View Post
    Ahhh. the Tard is calling everyone Monkeys.. That's rich..
    All your posts in this thread have been rubbish
    Last edited by redcard; 07-03-2009 at 02:33 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
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