Back up contacts

mg8426

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is there a way to back up your contacts? i am trying to restore my phone but i don't want to lose all my contacts. Help would be greatly appreciated
 

mg8426

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is there a way to back up your contacts? i am trying to restore my phone but i don't want to lose all my contacts. Help would be greatly appreciated
 

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what are you currently syncing your contacts to when you sync your iPhone?
That would be where your contacts are stored.
 

mg8426

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well i usually don't sync contacts through anything, thats y i am wondering how to do it
 

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iTunes should have walked you through all that when you first registed the phone.
 

mg8426

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I never did it...so there is no there way to like import them from your iPhone to the computer
 

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Do you have Outlook on your PC? If so, you should be able to connect your phone and set that up in iTunes.
 

Quake97

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If you're on a Mac you can use Address Book too. You also have the option of MobileMe.

Joe
 

drumthrasher109

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Why not just use iTunes? Oh...

If it's jailbroken, you can download the free "iPhone PC Suite" and let it back up your contacts.
 

windowman

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You can back them up through iTunes then restore after you are done.
I just did a backup this morning and restored my phone then re-jailbroke
it, then restored my contacts and it worked perfect.
 

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I back mine up in iTunes with my Google/Gmail account and then after restoring the phone, sync them back to the phone.
 

Gavo

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I use Funambol free from the appstore. You create an account on the funambol website, sync your contacts to it via your connected iPhone ... job done ! Everytime you restore or lose your contacts just activate the app with your password etc & it'll sync all the contacts back to yr phone ;)
 

thl

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I think the best way to backup contacts is using iPhonebrowser by google.
go to
root>user>Library>AddressBook
at the right panel, you will see two files and just simply copy in your computer.

that's all.
 

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I just sync mine in iTunes with my Google/Gmail account.
 

thl

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I just sync mine in iTunes with my Google/Gmail account.
if you get more than ten phones number for each person, difficult to sync with

either outlook or gmail.

using iPhonebrowser is time save.

 

DuBB_B

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If you're on a Mac you can use Address Book too. You also have the option of MobileMe.

Joe
I still cannot figure out how to get all of my contacts onto gmail or outlook express. Do you know where I can find instructions to do so?