1. sharpcroft's Avatar
    Apologies if this has been answered elsewhere but i have tried searching (here and google) but the problem with the forum search is you get and error when searching sms as its only 3 letters!!!

    Anyway i lost a couple of contacts numbers so got a friend to text them to me the message was more or less as follows,

    "Hi Sharpcroft here are the numbers John Doe XXXXXXXXXX, Jane Doe XXXXXXXXXX"

    How the hell do i copy each individual number to a new (or original) contact?? The only option i seem to get is to copy the whole body of text and if i tap or tap and hold the number it opens it up in the dialer app and starts to call the number??

    I hope there is a simple answer as coming from Nokia's and Palm Pre i just assumed there would be a "save to contacts" option on a pop-up or similar??
    04-19-2010 11:41 AM
  2. ghostface147's Avatar
    Good question. I sent an SMS message to myself with a number embedded. You're right, the copy option only applies to the entire message. I wish I could copy/paste inside the SMS message whatever I want, but I personally think it's a limitation of the bubble format of the messages. Anyways, here is a screenshot:

    This shows the message with the number embedded. See the arrow at the side of the second message?



    When you press it, it should send you to a second screen where you can do what you want with that number. Hopefully this answers your question.
    Last edited by ghostface147; 04-19-2010 at 12:20 PM.
    04-19-2010 12:10 PM
  3. sharpcroft's Avatar
    Cheers for that, it even separated the 2 numbers that where contained within the one message and allowed me to save them as different contacs.

    Thanks again :-)
    04-19-2010 12:14 PM
  4. ghostface147's Avatar
    Not a problem.
    04-19-2010 12:17 PM
  5. BLiNK's Avatar
    alright, who hacked ghostface147's account???
    04-19-2010 12:23 PM
  6. ghostface147's Avatar
    uh......what????
    04-19-2010 12:27 PM
  7. BLiNK's Avatar
    haha, glad you decided to help someone instead of being rude or sarcastic
    04-19-2010 12:33 PM
  8. sriiphone's Avatar
    I am not able to see the picture, could you please repost it.
    07-12-2011 07:48 AM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD