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Contacts safe copy

asked 2014-01-11 13:33:32 +0300

Karfindel gravatar image

How i can do my contacts safe copy to computer? Which file i have to copy?

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answered 2014-01-11 16:00:32 +0300

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Contacts are stored in /home/nemo/.vault/People/data/all.vcf

if you need a hint how to get there: https://together.jolla.com/question/1919/connecting-to-jolla-via-ssh-over-usb/

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[root@localhost nemo]# more /home/nemo/.vault/People/data/all.vcf

/home/nemo/.vault/People/data/all.vcf: No such file or directory

[root@localhost .vault]# ls -a

. .. .git .modules .vault

What's now? o.O

CsTom ( 2014-01-11 18:18:45 +0300 )edit


[root@localhost nemo]# cd /home/nemo/.vault/People/data
[root@localhost nemo]# ls -a

If your not so much into shell there is a nice client for windows:
Login to the device, click yourself to the .../People/data directory and transfer the "all.vcf"-file to your Desktop or wherever you need it.

steffenl ( 2014-01-11 18:35:40 +0300 )edit

I have no problem with shell, and as you can see in the .vault directroy there is no People (that ls -a was in /home/nemo/.vault)

CsTom ( 2014-01-11 23:32:20 +0300 )edit

...sorry I forgot to mention that you have to make a backup (system settings/backup/create). This creates the files mentioned above...

steffenl ( 2014-01-12 11:38:15 +0300 )edit

Ah, that explains :-P But then this is not an "always up-to-date" contacts store, but just an export. For a simple export this is more simple, IMHO :)

vcardconverter -e <filename>

CsTom ( 2014-01-12 11:44:12 +0300 )edit
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