1. bradleyheathhays's Avatar
    I have a 3GS 3.1.2 and I'm about to install blackrain. I'm writing because I really need to learn how to find the archive files that itunes makes for my contacts and calendar, so that if blackrain ends up taking a crap on my phone I can recreate my phone again using these saved files.

    So, how exactly do I go about finding and saving the files I need to get my phone going again if armagedeon were to strike? Maybe there's a good tutorial on it?

    Thanks all
    01-26-2010 05:30 AM
  2. en0c's Avatar
    Well.. I'm pretty that if you've search a bit, you will find your answer. But you can sync with Outlook or Windows Address Book. You dont need to get files, you just sync..
    01-26-2010 05:37 PM
  3. bradleyheathhays's Avatar
    The information I have says that in Windows XP, which is what I have, that iPhone backup is stored in...

    \Documents and Settings\(username)\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\

    But, when I try to get there I find that under AppleComputer the only directories are Installer Cache, iTunes, and QuickTime.

    Any advice? Please help!
    02-03-2010 01:11 AM
  4. LozBlanko's Avatar
    Jailbreaking won't affect any of your phone's data. The sync process just carries on like before. You don't need to worry!
    02-03-2010 05:25 PM
  5. rstu277's Avatar
    The bad weather, the cold, the white.Today's weather is becoming worse and worse.People really begin digging in. Just hope the future will be better,Really worried about our kids!
    02-04-2010 12:40 AM
  6. Mustang5Oh's Avatar
    Jailbreaking won't affect any of your phone's data. The sync process just carries on like before. You don't need to worry!
    not necessarily true. i was doing rejailbreaking my phone for 3.1.2 a while ago and something happened and i lost everything and had to start all over. luckily i have a mac and i had all my contacts in my address book on my mac!
    02-04-2010 10:56 AM
  7. bradleyheathhays's Avatar
    That's basically what I want to do...to be able to sync my phone to computer, and the be able to pull up my contacts in say Outlook. From something I read a while ago this is supposed to be the case. Anybody help me figure out how to pull up my iTunes stored contacts in any of the Windows db programs independent of my phone?

    Big thanks
    02-07-2010 08:54 AM
  8. Mustang5Oh's Avatar
    i just entered all my contacts into address book on my mac. just open up outlook or w/e you use on windows and put the contacts in manually...unless you have hundreds of contacts.
    02-07-2010 09:13 AM
  9. IGoSlo's Avatar
    Sync before JB'ng. If something happens during blackra1n JB...Restore through iTunes.
    02-07-2010 09:26 AM
  10. IGoSlo's Avatar
    The bad weather, the cold, the white.Today's weather is becoming worse and worse.People really begin digging in. Just hope the future will be better,Really worried about our kids!
    Where'd this come from?
    Disproves the Al Gore THEORY... Global Warming...
    Where are the kids? This storm has been talked about for days bfore it HIT.
    02-07-2010 09:29 AM
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