How Can I Transfer My SIM Card Contacts to a New Phone?

By Joshua Laud

If you want to transfer your phone book from your old phone to your new phone, then you need to save them all to your SIM card. With the new phone, you then need to transfer the contacts from the SIM card to your phone memory. This process is similar for all phones. You need to find the address book setting to import contacts from your SIM. Here are a few examples of how to transfer contacts from a SIM card to your phone.

BlackBerry

Step 1

Press the "Menu" button. Launch "Contacts."

Step 2

Press "Menu." Then choose "SIM Phone book."

Step 3

Press "Menu," then "Copy All To Contacts."

Nokia

Step 1

Launch "Contacts."

Step 2

Press "Options," then choose "SIM directory."

Step 3

Press "Options" again and select "Mark all."

Step 4

Press "Options" and then "Copy to Contacts."

HTC Phones

Step 1

Press "Start," then "Programs," then "SIM Manager."

Step 2

Press the "Menu" button and select "Select All."

Step 3

Press "Menu."

Step 4

Press "Save to Contacts."