Nokia N86 8MP - Transfer content

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Transfer content

You can use the Switch application to copy content

such as phone numbers, addresses, calendar items,

and images from your previous Nokia device to your

The type of content that can be transferred depends on

the model of the device from which you want to

transfer content. If that device supports

synchronisation, you can also synchronise data

between the devices. Your device notifies you if the

other device is not compatible.

If the other device cannot be switched on without a

SIM card, you can insert your SIM card in it. When your

device is switched on without a SIM card, the Offline

profile is automatically activated, and transfer can be


Transfer content for the first time


To retrieve data from the other device for the first

time, on your device, select


in the Welcome

application, or select








Select the connection type you want to use to

transfer the data. Both devices must support the

selected connection type.


If you select Bluetooth connectivity as the

connection type, connect the two devices. To have

your device search for devices with Bluetooth

connectivity, select


. Select the device

from which you want to transfer content. You are

asked to enter a code on your device. Enter a code

(1-16 digits), and select


. Enter the same code on

the other device, and select


. The devices are now

Some earlier Nokia devices may not have the Switch

application. In this case, the Switch application is

sent to the other device as a message. To install the


Your device

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Switch application on the other device, open the

message, and follow the instructions on the display.


On your device, select the content you want to

transfer from the other device.
When the transfer has started, you can cancel it and

continue later.

Content is transferred from the memory of the other

device to the corresponding location in your device.

The transfer time depends on the amount of data to be