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old cell phone

by roboquinno / September 1, 2011 12:30 PM PDT

How to get all the information off an old cell phone

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Re: old cell phone
by Kees_B Forum moderator / September 1, 2011 5:42 PM PDT
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That should be in the user manual. Currently, you're the only one who has that.

If you want to provide more details, such as what the old cell phone, what information is on it and what you would want to do with that information once it's copied to the hard disk of your PC, please post again in the http://forums.cnet.com/cell-phones-forum/

If I were in the same information as you, I'd just reenter 6 contacts in the phone book of my new cell phones via the screen. That's 5 minutes work or so. But you might have more or other info.

Kees

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This used to work . . .
by Coryphaeus / September 1, 2011 11:05 PM PDT
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In the phone menu you copy your contacts to the SIM card.

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re: old cell phone
by roboquinno / September 2, 2011 12:27 AM PDT

And then destroy the SIM card?

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re: old cell phone
by roboquinno / September 2, 2011 12:30 AM PDT
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Sorry I wasn't clearer. I just want to deleate all the contacts, phone numbers and pictures I have on the old cell phone.

I already have a new phone with the info on it so I don't need to transfer or copy it anywhere. I just to clear the info. before I give the phone away. The users manuel is long gone as this is an old phone.
Thanks

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Re: deleting info
by Kees_B Forum moderator / September 2, 2011 1:35 AM PDT
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Some of the info might be on the SIM-card. So put in another (unused) SIM-card and see what's left. Then use the normal operation in the phone to delete it. For example: the address-book should have a way to delete a contact, the SMS-view should have a way to delete an old SMS. And so on until you can't find anything more.

Kees

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old cell phone
by roboquinno / September 2, 2011 12:49 PM PDT
In reply to: Re: deleting info

Thanks

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