Why can I only save certain contacts to my Sim card and not others?

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My phone will not let me save certain contacts to my Sim but it will let me save other contacts. Can anyone give me any idea why I can't save all my contacts to my Sim?
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Debbie McKenna

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Posted 12 months ago

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David, Mobile Master

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Saving contacts to a SIM is a REALLY old-fashioned means of transferring data. It began with flip phones where you were saving only limited information. 

My guess is either you have filled your SIM card (it only has a tiny amount of space), or you have categories of information in the contacts which cannot be saved to a SIM. I suggest either saving them to your computer, or the cloud if you want to transfer the information elsewhere.
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Contacts dont take up much space on a phone, if your sim dies, need a new one, or switch carriers it makes it difficult to move contacts around, if you wish to move your contacts you can export them all and move them around as you please.