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Photo Contacts 3.0 Features

PHOTO CONTACTS TM Smartphone Edition
An award winning must-have application for your Smartphone!

Photo Contacts winner of 2006 Best Software AwardsPhoto Contacts brings the Smartphone experience to a completely new and exciting level. You can now dial contacts by simply choosing their photograph; when someone calls, you will easily see their photo on the Smartphone's screen before you choose to answer. You will intelligently integrate your contact and photo databases using our SmartNameTM technology.

Photo Contacts integrates easy to see Full Screen and Business Photo Caller ID, PhotoBeam and SmartNameTM technologies into one fun, exciting and easy to use application.

"Photo Contacts was a great app in 1.0 and now it looks like a must-have for American users. To make the deal even better, 2.0 is a free upgrade for anyone who purchased the previous version!" - Read More (source: SmartphoneThoughts.com)

Version 3.0 of Photo Contacts is now available - click here to see what's new

Photo Contacts Feature Overview

Easy to see Full Screen and Business Photo Caller ID lets you know who's calling before you answer

4 fully featured and intelligently designed contact browsing views with pictures that make locating contacts easy

Easily add contact photographs to your Smartphone with our SmartNameTM technology
Assign caller ID pictures to contacts, categories and Unknown and Private callers
Easily send Email, SMS/MMS and photos to contacts
Group contacts with the Category Filter and use Photo Dialing to quickly place calls
Full integration with the Smartphone/Outlook contact database

Detail View that intelligently groups contact information

PhotoBeam technology lets you easily share contact photographs via infrared

International support for caller id matching
Multiple color and background themes let you personalize the look and feel of Photo Contacts
Compatible with Windows Mobile 5 and Smartphone 2003/SE, 2002 devices

Photo Contacts Features in Detail

Award winning Photo Caller ID technology

Photo Contacts integrates advanced Photo Caller ID technology that works by displaying a large, easy to see photograph of the person that is calling during an incoming call. Four Photo Caller ID modes are selectable by the user.

Full Screen Photo Caller ID

 Business Photo Caller ID
Full Screen Photo Caller ID Business Photo Caller ID
Small Picture Photo Caller ID

Themed Photo Caller ID

Now you can see the photo of the person calling when the phone rings with just a glance to your Smartphone!

In addition, Photo Contacts will resolve and display the name of the caller in case of non-working Caller ID.

Browse contacts with style!

Photo Contacts features four easy-to-use contact browsing views enabling you to group and restrict visible contacts by category

You can sort your contact photos by First Name, Last Name, Company Name or the FileAs field in Outlook. Easily search for a contact by pressing number keys on the Smartphone.
Photo Contacts Screenshot

Tile View

Shows 6 contact photos at one time with contact names.

Photo Contacts Screenshot

List View

Shows 4 contact photos with company names and titles. Especially useful when contacts are sorted by Company Name.

Photo Contacts Screenshot

Icon View

Shows 16 photos at a time for fast dialing.

If a photo is not defined, the name of the contact will be shown in this view.

Photo Contacts Screenshot

Detail View

Shows one contact at a time with detailed contact information accessible by the press of the left and right joystick buttons.

Intelligently groups:

  • Telephone numbers

  • Home address

  • Work address

  • Email addresses and Webpage

  • Send photo by Infrared (beam)

  • Receive photo by Infrared

Up and Down joystick buttons scroll through contacts in this view.

Easily Speed Dial by Photo (Photo Dial)

Photo Contacts was designed to enable easy and quick photo dialing on the Smartphone.

Dialing a contact on the Smartphone with Photo Contacts is fun! Just select a contact photo, press the TALK button and select which one of the three most commonly used telephone numbers you wish to dial.
Photo Contacts Screenshot Toggle to a contact Category and easily find whom you'd like to call
Press the TALK button
Photo Contacts Screenshot

Press a digit

1 : Call the Home number

2 : Call the Work number

3 : Call the Mobile number

With Photo Contacts dialing is faster and easier.

Add and Adjust photos on the Smartphone

Photo Contacts features our new photo Adjust engine that lets you easily crop and adjust contact photographs on the phone. This is especially useful when contact photos are taken with the Smartphone's camera.

Photos can also be added to contact categories and unknown and private callers.


Easily send SMS, MMS, Email and share Photos

With Photo Contacts message sending on the Smartphone is easy and fun. Just select the contact's photo and select SMS, MMS or Email.


Photo Contacts also helps you send contact photos via MMS or Email!
SmartNameTM your contact photos

SmartName technology makes linking your Outlook contacts to photos easy.
SmartName Don't spend time manually assigning photos to contact entries on the Smartphone!

Just name the photos with real names of your contacts and transfer them to the phone.

Our SmartNameTM technology enables you to easily store, copy and back-up a growing database of contact photos.

PhotoBeam Infrared Photo Transfer

Share contact photos via Infrared!

PhotoBeam technology lets two Smartphone users running Photo Contacts easily exchange contact photographs using Infrared capabilities of their phones.

Photo Contacts Screenshot Photo Beam Screenshot

Photo Contacts is Personalized...

Multiple skins (themes) shipping with the program let you personalize the way you use  Photo Contacts...


Photo Contacts Theme

Photo Contacts Theme

Photo Contacts Theme

Photo Contacts Theme






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Features in Detail




Frequently Asked Questions


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User Guides

NEW Visual Users Guide

Application Data Sheet

Quick View Guide

Quick SmartName Guide

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Windows Mobile Smartphone

850KB Storage Memory

Activesync v3.6 or higher

NOTE: If your phone has a touch-screen you will need the Pocket PC Edition of Photo Contacts PRO


Compatible with:
Windows Mobile 6 Standard
Windows Mobile 5 (Smartphone Edition)

Smartphone 2003

Smartphone 2002

Supporting Portrait and Landscape screen devices including:

  • Motorola Q

  • Motorola MOTO Q music 9m

  • Motorola Q Global

  • T-Mobile Dash

  • T-Mobile Shadow

  • Samsung BlackJack Samsung BlackJack II

  • Pantech Duo

  • Motorola i930

  • Motorola MPx200

  • Motorola MPx220

  • T-Mobile SDA

  • T-Mobile SDA II

  • Cingular 2125

  • Cingular 3125

  • UT Starcomm SMT5800

  • HTC S710

  • HTC S720

  • HTC S730

  • HTC S620/621

  • HTC S640

  • HTC MTeoR

  • HTC S310

  • HP iPAQ 510 Voice Messanger

  • HP iPAQ 610 Business Navigator

  • Audiovox SMT5600

  • Samsung i600

  • Samsung i300

  • Samsung i300x

  • Samsung i310

  • Samsung i320

  • Samsung BlackJack

  • Samsung SGH-i607

  • Orange SPV

  • Orange SPV e100

  • Orange SPV e200

  • Orange MPx200

  • Orange SPV C500

  • Orange SPV C550

  • Orange SPV C600

  • Orange SPV E650

  • Smart Amazing Phone

  • Qtek 7070

  • Qtek 810

  • Qtek 8060

  • Qtek 8080

  • Qtek 8010

  • Qtek 8020

  • Qtek 8300

  • Qtek 8310

  • Qtek 8500

  • Mitac Mio 8380

  • Mitac Mio 8390

  • i-mate Smartphone

  • i-mate Smartphone2

  • i-mate SP3

  • i-mate SP3i

  • i-mate SP4m

  • i-mate SP5

  • i-mate SP5m

  • i-mate Smartflip

  • O2 Xphone

  • 02 Xphone II

  • 02 XDA phone

  • 02 XDA Orion

  • 02 Xphone IIm

  • Sierra Wireless VOQ

  • Sagem myS-7

  • Verizon Wireless PN-820

  • + other Windows Mobile 5 and 6 Smartphone devices


Awards & Recognition

Photo Contacts winner of 2006 Best Software Awards 

Photo Contacts 3.0 was selected as the winner in the Caller ID Tools category of Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine's 2006 Best Software Awards!

Photo Contacts finalist of Best Software Awards 

Smartphone and Pocket PC Magazine’s Board of Experts selected Photo Contacts as a finalist in the Caller ID category of Best Software Awards of 2005

 Photo Contacts finalist of Champion Awards 2005

Photo Contacts announced finalist of Handango Champion Awards 2005

 Photo Contacts winner of Best Software Award for 2004

Pocket PC Magazine’s Board of Experts have declared Photo Contacts 2.0 winner of Best Software Awards of 2004!

PocketX Software Windows Mobile Smartphone Developer of the Year 2004

Photo Contacts made PocketX Software the Windows Mobile Smartphone Developer of the Year at the Handango Champion Awards of 2004 Read More...

Photo Contacts declared finalist of the 2004 Handango Champion Awards in the Lifestyle category.

Photo Contacts 2.0 has been awarded the MPx200.org Editors Choice Award for 2003! Read More...

Award Finalist Logo

Pocket PC Magazine’s Board of Experts selected Photo Contacts as a finalist of Best Software Awards of 2003 in the Caller ID Tools category.


Read the Reviews

mpx200.org Review

SmartphoneFrance.info Review

MySmartphone.ch Review


What our users say...

"Fantastic piece of software and unimaginably competent technical support -- I'd give this company 10 stars if it was possible. This is a 'first buy' item for your smartphone." - Dale

"Thumbs up for Photo Contacts! It fixed the caller id problem on my i600." - Al

Handango user reviews

SmartphoneThoughts.com forum


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