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Archived:Importing contacts in Flash Lite

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This code snippet shows how to use the Contact Service API in a Flash Lite 3.0 application to import a contact from the VCard file to the phonebook. This API is supported from S60 5th Edition onwards.}}

Article Metadata
Code ExampleTested with
Devices(s): Nokia 5800 XpressMusic
Platform(s): S60 5th Edition
S60 5th Edition
Keywords: Service.Contact, contact.Import()
Created: User:Nokia Developer KB (15 Dec 2008)
Last edited: hamishwillee (14 May 2013)



// Import Platform Service Interface
// Heading of the application
heading_txt.text = "Import Contact";
// Create a new Service object which has Calendar data
var contact = new Service("Service.Contact", "IDataSource");
// Define the VCrad file for import
var inputData = {SourceFile:"c:\\Data\\Others\\contact.vcf"};
// Define input parameters
var inParams = {Type:"Contact", Data:inputData};
// Define result value
var outParams = contact.Import(inParams);
// Check if Import is successful
if (outParams.ErrorCode == 0) {
text_txt.text += "Import success!";
} else {
var errorId = outParams.ErrorCode;
text_txt.text += "\rError: "+errorId;

Note: To perform a successful contact import with this application you need to have a contact.vcf file which includes valid VCard format data at the location c:\\Data\\Others\\contact.vcf.


Imported contact information (Eric Example) can be found from the default phonebook of the device.

Example application

The following sample application has been tested in Nokia 5800 XpressMusic (S60 5th edition, Flash Lite 3.0).
File:FlashLite Import

See also

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