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How do i transfer my contacts from phone to sim - Nokia 5140i

I have a new phone and wish to transfer my contacts from phone to sim. My current phone is a Nokia 5140i. Is it possible to do a bulk copy

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  • mikeynz7 Nov 23, 2008

    I have the same phone and I have broken my screen and cannot see most of it and therfore cannot find the 'copy' option although I do know that i am in the contacts menu. Can someone tell me the exact buttons to press on the keypad and the right amount of times to press them so I can save my contacts to my sim. Thanks MIKE

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Search for the contact you want to copy and select Options > Copy. You can copy

names and phone numbers from the phone contact memory to the SIM card

memory, or vice versa. The SIM card memory can save names with one phone

number attached to them.

Posted on Sep 06, 2012

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    mylesabradle Sep 06, 2012

    Yeah i got a new galexy from my old nokia, so go into any contact you want to save to your sim, hit option and then copy and then copy all and your all day, takes about 1 minute to copy all contacts from phone to sim

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Go to contacts and go in to setting there u will find the option

Posted on Oct 06, 2008

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