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Thread: reading contacts from sim
10-08-2007, 03:00 AM #1reading contacts from sim
i just unlocked my iphone today and im also a current ATT subscriber with contacts on my sim. how do i get the iphone to read those contacts? is there a way to transfer my contacts from the sim to the iphone? seems like the iphone stores all its contacts only on the phone.
10-08-2007, 03:14 AM #2
if you have another phone, put the sim in there and you can see the contact on it.
then sync with your mac (i assume you have a mac), using iSync. Now that all your contacts are on your mac in address book, they will copy across to your iPhone next time you plug it in!
I know it sounds complicated, but it actually makes sense, as sims only have small memories and complicate contact management (storing things in 2 different places).
If you are on a PC, see if you can sync your old phone with it, anything in outlook or address book can be automatically put on the iphone.
If you can't manage this, it is a manual copy I'm afraid!
10-12-2007, 02:56 PM #3man that was easy
Dude, thank you so much for the info!
I had my Blackberry Pearl for about a year, and i had never linked it with my comp, other then putting music and videos on it.
I linked it to my mac with blue tooth, downloaded all my contacts, then plugged in my iPhone, and it only took seconds!
If i had to do in munually, it would have taken forever, 195 contacts!