how to hide private contacts on windows mobile?

Posted on 2008-10-01
Last Modified: 2013-12-05
I am using windows mobiel 6.1 and synching with Outlook. My private contacts on Outlook are fully visible on windows mobile contacts. i am a former Palm OS user which allowed me to hide private contacts. is there a way to do this on windows mobile so that any contact i mark private in my desktop Outlook is automatically hidden on my portable windows mobile phone. at least hidden until i add a password.
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ID: 22623529
no, But you can hide your sim contacts

Author Comment

ID: 22623996
can i synch my sim contacts to outlook, that is segregate my outlook private contacts (from desktop) to synch with the sim card and the rest in the normal way.
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Expert Comment

ID: 22624104
no you cant sync the sim contacts with outlook

Author Comment

ID: 22624122
is the only way to secure my contact via adding a password for all functions on the phone?
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Mikal613 earned 500 total points
ID: 22624423
If you go into setup and change the "Prompt for password if device unused for:" settings. To anywhere from 0 to 5 minutes.  It can be cumbersome sometimes, but it would ensure that your phone (and everything in it, including your contact list) is protected right after, or soon thereafter.

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