How To Transfer Contacts To Or From KaiOS Phones

KaiOS is gradually becoming a powerhouse in the global mobile industry, with the aim to bridge the gap between feature phones and smartphones. Virtually all the phones in smart feature platform are designed with a physical keypad and comes with more modest specs when compared to even Android Go devices.

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KaiOS is actually the second-most popular mobile phone platform in India, largely due to the success of the JioPhone range. It has also since made its way to the Nokia 8110 4G, prepaid feature phones in North America. Africa of course is not left behind with the help of Orange and MTN handsets (MTN 3G smart feature phone).

With that said, we are going to talk on how you can migrate your data, especially your contacts to and from KaiOS-powered feature phones. And without much ado, let us go straight to the point.

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How To Transfer Contacts To Or From KaiOS phones

You are about to learn how to transfer contacts between basic or feature phones. However, ensure your basic phone uses KaiOS.

How To Check If Your Basic or Feature Phone runs KaiOS

  1. Go to your phone Settings.
  2. Select Device, then Device Information.
  3. Choose More Information. Look at the OS Version. If you see KaiOS, these instructions will work

Use a Memory card or Bluetooth

  1. Go to Contacts (press the Right Menu key on the home screen).
  2. Highlight any contact.
  3. Press the Right Menu key for Options.
  4. Select Settings, then Export contacts.
  5. Choose Memory card or Bluetooth.
  6. Follow the prompts to finish up.

Transfer Contacts From Phone Memory to a SIM Card

Note: To add contacts to a KaiOS phone, you need to have an orange SIM card. You won’t be able to add contacts to a blue SIM card. Go to Contacts (press the Right Menu key on the home screen).

  1. Highlight any contact.
  2. Press the Right Menu key for Options.
  3. Select Copy Contacts, then Phone Memory.
  4. Choose SIM memory, then select the contacts you want to transfer (press the Left Menu key to select All).

Transfer Contacts From Android To KaiOS

  1. Go to Contacts (press the Right Menu key on the home screen).
  2. Highlight any contact.
  3. Press the Right Menu key for Options.
  4. Select Settings, then Import Contacts.
  5. Choose Gmail or Exchange.
  6. Follow the prompts to finish up.

Transfer Contacts From A Memory Card To Your Phone

Note: Check to make sure you have an orange SIM card. You can’t save contacts to a blue SIM card.

  1. Go to Contacts (press the Right Menu key on the home screen).
  2. Select any contact.
  3. Press the Right Menu key for Options.
  4. Select Settings, then Import Contacts.
  5. Choose Memory Card.
  6. Follow the prompts to finish up.

Move Contacts With Bluetooth

  1. Go to Contacts (press the Right Menu key on the home screen).
  2. Highlight any contact.
  3. Press the Right Menu key for Options.
  4. Select Settings, then Import Contacts.
  5. Choose Bluetooth.
  6. Follow the prompts to finish up.

Other methods includes the Carrier’s backup services such as MTN backup.

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