Getting contacts off an old, buggered phone
Well, I did the silly thing, didn't I?
Used my mobile in an emergency in the rain and it died . Annoyingly, it happened really quickly and the moisture indicators inside show nothing! It's an HTC Desire, BTW.
The second silly thing I did was to not back up my contacts, about 300 of them. Doh! The phone will charge up and you can answer a call from another phone on it. But the display is dead. If I connect the phone up to my PC (I loaded up the HTC software), when I open up the software it says 'no device connected'. I suspect it may be something as simple as needing to swipe or press the relevant point on the display - but of course, the display is buggered.
I took it to the Virgin shop and their little black box couldn't get access to them either - probably for the same reason according the assistant.
I have a new phone and am gradually replacing the contacts as and when I see people. But there are many others which I would love to get back.
Any of you clever lot got any ideas?