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Registered: ‎02-03-2010
My Device: curve 8900
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Add numbers to existing contacts

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My son called me on a different number to the one already stored on my phone and i want to add it to his name, short of going back to the 90's and writing it down and then physcially adding it to his name i can't see any other way of doing this.


Can anyone help please.


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Re: Add numbers to existing contacts

You don't need to write it down!


a. Scroll over the number in the call log and copy it (Menu > Copy).

Open the Address book > edit existing contact > Menu > paste in the proper field


b. I purchased the third party application Add to Contact for just this reason, it's so easy.


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Posts: 6
Registered: ‎02-03-2010
My Device: curve 8900
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Re: Add numbers to existing contacts

Many thanks

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Registered: ‎08-28-2010
My Device: Blackberry Classic

Re: Add numbers to existing contacts

We know about this multi-step alternative method, but it shouldn't be this difficult. Every other smartphone platform has an "Add to Existing Contact" option. I am shocked that RIM has neglected this very important feature on a "professional/business" smartphone platform. Here we are at version 5 and they still have not implemented this feature. 


Sometimes I don't have time to highlight/copy/open contacts/find item/edit/paste and wind up adding duplicate contacts anyway.


It's very frustrating.