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Are new contacts added to SIM?

asked 2014-01-10 20:09:08 +0300

Karfindel gravatar image

updated 2014-01-15 08:26:57 +0300

MattVogt gravatar image

I imported contacts from sim card to Jolla, but the question is when I add a new contact, is Jolla saving the contact to sim card?

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answered 2014-01-10 21:02:05 +0300

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I guess it doesn't save anything to SIM card.

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Thanks for answer. How safety copy is working? Can you just import backimp only contacts?

Karfindel ( 2014-01-10 23:01:45 +0300 )edit

Correct, nothing is written to the SIM card. I don't believe any modern phone systems will write contacts to SIM cards any longer.

MattVogt ( 2014-01-15 08:26:21 +0300 )edit

@MattVogt: not by default, no, but many offer the option to copy or move contacts to SIM. Results vary of course because of limited information possible on a SIM contact, and varying smartness of converting a full-fledged contact to a SIM contact (which phone number to store etc.)

nephros ( 2014-01-16 13:56:57 +0300 )edit

Copying and moving contacts could be added as optional feature if someone still wants to have "backup" on sim card for contacts at some point.

TimTTK ( 2014-01-28 00:20:21 +0300 )edit

Please vote for the following question to get the option of beeing able to save contacts to the SIM: https://together.jolla.com/question/23127/full-control-over-contacts-and-their-storage-location-in-people-app/ :)

Alex ( 2014-02-26 12:45:53 +0300 )edit
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