Recover Contact Data on Windows mobile Device

  Fullywired 14:08 11 May 2008

hi guys

i have a HTC TyTn II running windows mobile 6. recently i had to reinstall windows vista and have just gotten around to installing outlook 2007. however, when i plugged my HTC in, outlook deleted all the contacts from it when instead i wanted to back them up. now i am left with no contacts and no calander items!

can anyone give me a way of getting them back?

( i will post this in the Mobile World aswell as it relates to both areas)


  Fullywired 14:35 11 May 2008

thanks, i cant seem to find pim.vol, any idea where it is?

  Fullywired 14:46 11 May 2008

found it but its only 484Kb and since i had about 100 contacts im guessing its gone for good right?

  Fullywired 15:24 11 May 2008

nope! not found any! managed to reovere 20 or so contacts by going through my 2500 text message inbox so i now have only people that have text me in the last 3 months!

thanks for your help!


  Fullywired 15:38 11 May 2008

its just happened again!

it would seem that in windows mobile device center, the term "replace items on desktop" does not me "Replace what is on the desktop with files from the WMD" it means "Replace items on the WMD WITH items from the desktop"

Thanks once again Microsoft for screwing it up!


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