Archived:General phone number cannot be accessed by using PIM API (JSR-75) (Known Issue)

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Devices(s): Nokia 6101, Nokia 6102, Nokia 6030, Nokia 6061, Nokia 5300
Created: User:Technical writer 1 (06 Apr 2006)
Updated: User:Technical writer 1 (22 Nov 2006)
Last edited: hamishwillee (31 Jul 2013)


General phone numbers added by the user cannot be accessed from a MIDlet using the PIM API (JSR-75) as contact.countValues(Contact.TEL) does not return a general number. If a contact with a general number is added using the PIM API, then the general number can be accessed.

How to reproduce

Add a contact with a general phone number normally from the Contacts application. Then try to read the general phone number field by using the PIM API's Contact.getString() method.


Currently no workaround exists.

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