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Platform(s): S60 2nd Edition, S60 3rd Edition
Keywords: contacts
Created: gaba88 (15 Apr 2008)
Last edited: hamishwillee (31 May 2013)


Following code shows a very simple way to sort the contacts in the phonebook. It uses contacts module of Python


# import modules
import appuifw, contacts
# Open contacts database
db =
# Create two empty lists for names and corresponding numbers
names = []
numbers = []
# Append contact names and numbers to lists
for i in db:
names.append(db[i].title) # Get contact title
num = db[i].find('mobile_number') # Find number for the contact
if num:
numbers.append(num[0].value) # first mobile
names.sort() #Sorts the list of names alphabetically
# Select the contact from selection list
i = appuifw.selection_list(names)
# Print the number for selected contact
print 'Number =', numbers[i]

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