SIM BackUp also known as SIM Saver/ PhoneBook Backup, allows customers to backup all their contact details from their handset to their contact list (My Contacts) on Optus Zoo.
On the 15th September 2012, Optus will be discontinuing the SIM BackUp service.
The discontinuation of this service will not affect the contact list stored on your handset or SIM card. It does mean that if you are using SIM BackUp to backup contact details from your handset or SIM Card to your contact list (My Contacts) on Optus Zoo, you should:
We encourage you to backup up your contact information using Optus Smart SafeTM (Optus Business customers are not eligible for this service) or another backup service.
Optus customers (excluding Optus Business Customers) are eligible for 2GB of FREE storage on Optus Smart SafeTM to backup their important documents, contacts, SMS, MMS, photos, videos and music on their mobile. To find out more about Optus Smart SafeTM and to check if your handset is compatible, please click here
You do not need to wait until SIM BackUp is discontinued to take up Optus Smart SafeTM.
Check here to see what files / media you can back up using Optus Smart SafeTM FAQS
Recommended means of backing up contact information:
|Operating System||Alternative ways to backup contact information|
|iOS (Apple)||iTunes, or iCloud. Please click here for more information|
|Android 1.5-4.0||Optus Smart SafeTM. Please click here for more information|
|Selected Windows platforms - Windows Mobile 6.x||Optus Smart SafeTM. Please click here for more information|
|Symbian S60 3rd+||Optus Smart SafeTM. Please click here for more information|
|Blackberry 4.6 - 5.0||Optus Smart SafeTM. Please click here for more information|
|Other BlackBerry models||Blackberry Enterprise System. Please click here for more information|
|All other handset manufacturers or operating systems||Please consult your product manual.|
Please ensure you have copied and saved any contact information stored using SIM BackUp before 15 September 2012. From 15 September 2012, you will no longer be able to access your contacts from SIM BackUp or Optus Zoo. Remember the contact information stored on your handset or SIM card will not be affected by this change.