How To Use Ovi Contacts
Ovi Contacts is a fantastic little application, letting you easily back up your contacts to Ovi, and not worry about them getting lost if anything happens to your Nokia phone. You’ll also be able to update contact details without having to bother with cables, making it well worth a look. To find out how to use Ovi Contacts, join us after the break…
Click on ‘Get Started’ from the Ovi Contacts main screen to get going. The first thing you’ll have to do is select your mobile from a list of devices onscreen. Then click on Next, and follow the information onscreen. This includes entering your mobile phone number, and also your time zone.
You’ll then have configuration settings sent to your mobile phone in the form of a text message – again just follow the instructions onscreen and it couldn’t be easier. You’ll be given a pin number from Ovi.com to enter into your Nokia mobile phone.
Once you’ve entered your pin, and set up your account, to sync with Ovi Contacts select ‘Menu’, followed by ‘Settings’ and ‘Connectivity’. On Symbian S60 5th Edition devices – such as the Nokia N97 Mini – you’ll also be able to go straight to the Connectivity menu by tapping the icon on the top right of the touchscreen. Select ‘Data Transfer’, then press ‘Sync’.
It’s then a case of selecting what items you want syncing, and pressing ‘Options’, and finally ‘Synchronise. It can seem like a daunting task at first, but it’s easy once you get the hang of it.
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