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Samsung Galaxy Tab

Samsung Galaxy Tab

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Copy contacts between device and SIM card

You can copy contacts between the SIM card and the device. This is useful if you change device or SIM card as it saves you keying in all the information again. Follow these instructions to copy contacts between the SIM card and the device.

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Press Applications.

Step 2 of 18

Press Contacts.

Step 3 of 18

Press the Menu key.

Step 4 of 18

Press Import/Export.

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Step 5 of 18

Choose one of the following options:
Copy contacts from the SIM card to the device, go to 2a.
Copy contacts from the device to the SIM card, go to 2b.

Step 6 of 18

Press Import from SIM card.

Step 7 of 18

Press the required address book.

Step 8 of 18

Press the Menu key.

Step 9 of 18

Press Copy to phone.

Step 10 of 18

Press Select All.

Step 11 of 18

When the box next to a contact is ticked (V), the contact is selected.

Step 12 of 18

Press Done.

Step 13 of 18

Press Export to SIM card.

Step 14 of 18

Press Select all.

Step 15 of 18

When the box next to a contact is ticked (V), the contact is selected.

Step 16 of 18

Press Copy.

Step 17 of 18

Press Yes.

Step 18 of 18

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Import/Export"

Press Applications.
Press Contacts.
Press the Menu key.
Press Import/Export.

2. Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Copy contacts from the SIM card to the device, go to 2a.
Copy contacts from the device to the SIM card, go to 2b.
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3. 2a - Copy contacts from the SIM card to the device

Press Import from SIM card.
Press the required address book.
Press the Menu key.
Press Copy to phone.
Press Select All.
When the box next to a contact is ticked (V), the contact is selected.
Press Done.

4. 2b - Copy contacts from the device to the SIM card

Press Export to SIM card.
Press Select all.
When the box next to a contact is ticked (V), the contact is selected.
Press Copy.
Press Yes.

5. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

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