Copy a contact to your SIM phone book

Article ID: KB04205

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 12-14-2011


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry 7 OS and earlier
  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.0 and later
  • BlackBerry smartphone

To copy a contact from the Address Book on your BlackBerry® smartphone to your Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) phone book, complete the following steps:

Note: Only the contact's name and phone number will be copied to the SIM phone book.

  1. On the Home screen, click Address Book.
  2. Click on the contact you wish to copy to view the details of the contact.
  3. Scroll to a phone number field that contains a valid phone number from the listing.
  4. Open the menu and select Copy to SIM Phone Book.
  5. Open the menu and select Save.
  6. Press the Back button to return to the Address Book.
  7. To view your SIM phone book, open the menu and select SIM Phone Book.

Note: If you receive the message Not enough room in SIM, delete entries from the SIM phone book. For instructions, see the Additional Information field of this article.

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To delete entries from the SIM phone book, complete the following steps:

  1. On the Home screen, click Address Book.
  2. Open the menu and select SIM Phone Book.
  3. To delete an entry, highlight it, open the menu, and select Delete.
  4. When the Delete Phone Book Entry? message box appears, click Delete.


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