Import contacts qtopia

Sven Klomp sven at
Tue Jul 22 09:03:05 CEST 2008

On Tuesday 22 July 2008 03:47:52 Greg Bonett wrote:
> Sven Klomp wrote:
> > On Monday 21 July 2008 20:08:20 Greg Bonett wrote:
> >>> 1.) copy the the file vcf to the device
> >>> 2.) /opt/Qtopia/bin/addressbook /path/to/vcf-file (will get deleted)
> >>> 3.) GUI makes some stuff... asks you to import..
> >>> 4.) You might need to restart afterwards
> >
> > It worked for me (VCard3.0 exported from Kontact). OK, still some
> > problems with encoding but almost everything were imported (e.g. import
> > of photo :-) ).
> Worked for me too.  I had to do it one contact at a time though, from
> the terminal on the phone.
> I wrote a small (4 line) script to import all vcard contacts in a
> directory.  (Attached)
> Put it in /usr/bin then cd into the directory with your contacts and
> type ''
> You'll have to hit 'ok' for each contact.  Does anyone know of a better
> way to do this?

I exported all of my contacts into one file. Qtopia needed some time tohandle 
them, but in the end I was asked one time if I want to import 236 contacts.

However, I don't know how to change the order of the contacts. I 
want "Surname, Forename"...


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