Back Up Your Mobile Phone Contacts with Ubuntu and Bluetooth

February 20, 2009 by · 4 Comments
Filed under: gnome, HowTo, linux, Ubuntu 

Many of the mobile phone providers offer a service to back up your phone contact list online for a monthly fee. It usually costs somewhere around $5 US per month. Why pay this fee when you can back everything up yourself? All you need is a bluetooth enabled mobile phone, a bluetooth adapter for your computer, and Ubuntu. My phone is a Samsung Alias and I'm using the built-in bluetooth adapter in my MSI Wind netbook. You may need to adjust the procedure slightly for your setup. Read more