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Copy Address Book contacts to a Nokia 6620
Authored by: moliu on Nov 24, '04 05:17:13AM

are you sure? My understanding is that the older nokia phones use "mRouter" for the sync process, and the new phones use the SyncML for the sync. There's differences between these two protocol which is why the new phones don't work naive as mentioned in the original hint...



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Copy Address Book contacts to a Nokia 6620
Authored by: jasont on Nov 24, '04 12:14:37PM

The 6620 isn't so much an updated phone for the US market, as it's a 6600 w/ EDGE and the ATT/Cingular low GSM freq (850 or something like that) and a few minor mods. The 6600 is the T-Mobile USA offering. This 'quad' band system isn't likely to change. The 6600 definitely uses the mrouter protocol to its advantage (1: that's how the symbian kit for windows works, 2: activating the mrouter kit in the sync framework results in a MUCH higher throughput via the bt interface on older isync versions). The new phone SHOULD sync because both the 6600 AND the 6620 can:

"Synchronize your contacts and calendar using SyncML or Nokia PC Suite5"

Unfortunately a lot of things aren't currently running on the 6620 that should be so I'd hope for nokia to get a firmware revision out soon (too bad we don't have service centres on every street).

I think it's a matter of the phone being updated to the db and 'support for non-conforming' phones being on so that even if you get the wrong phone model and icon (w/in the symbain 7s 60 series platform), you can still get a sync.

There may be an easier way to do this w/ fexplorer, but the contact set is horrible. This is a good tip for people who can't get sync.

Check allaboutsymbian for more on this phone and syncing.



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