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Unable to see contact directory

Please help me out with this one. all my contacts are stored in the phone memory not in the sim, iv lost all of it. i have to type the entire number just to make a call or text. everytime i try to add a contact detail, it wont appear on the contact menu. i know the details are still there because everytime someone would try to reach me, their names would still appear. i need to know how to retrieve those lost numbers. hope to hear from you soon.

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Re: unable to see contact directory

Open your contacts folder, then go to options at the leftside button of your k pad, scroll and hit copy, then choose from memory card, hope could help.

Posted on Aug 04, 2007

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Re: unable to see contact directory

Did you used any third party software for switching your phone memory to memory card .. if yes this makes your sms disappear and even contract too sometime . solution is that just delete the software and your sms contract will come back ..

Posted on Aug 29, 2007

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