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Devices(s): N95 8gb, N96
Platform(s): S60 2nd Edition, S60 3rd Edition
Keywords: contacts
Created: cyke64 (15 Mar 2007)
Last edited: hamishwillee (31 May 2013)



Following code shows a minimal example to let you choose from your 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
# Select the contact from selection list
i = appuifw.selection_list(names)
t = numbers[i]
appuifw.note(u"Selected Phone Number is:" +t,'conf') # gives the number as output


Below are the screenshots of the above script

GetNumber1.jpg GetNumber2.jpg

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