MTN Cameroon offers a very relevant service called save my contacts; which enables the MTN clients to back up/save the contacts in their phonebook on their server.
When you back up/save the contacts in your phonebook on the MTN server through the MTN save my contacts service, a back up copy/file of all the contacts in your phonebook/simcard will be stored in the MTN computer server so that in a situation where your phone or simcard becomes missing, you won,t stand the risk of losing the contacts in your phone/simcard.
When your phone is stolen or missing, you just simply need to go to your nearest MTN service center and get a new simcard with your same phone number and then restore your contacts from the back up phonebook contacts on the MTN servers.
In a case where you did,nt back up the contacts in your phone book through the MTN save my contacts service, you will lose your contacts when your phone (simcard) is missing or stolen. Even if you get back the same simcard (with same phone number) from MTN, the phonebook of simcard will be blank.
The MTN save my contacts service will be very useful to the business people who have important contacts in their phone book that they don,t want to lose. The MTN save my contacts service is there to help those people. In a case of theft or if your phone becomes missing, you won,t need to worry about losing your contacts. You can simply restore back your contacts from the back up phonebook copy on the MTN computer server.
So many times i have heard many MTN clients make statements like my phone was stolen and i lost my contacts. Those MTN clients who constantly back up their contacts through the MTN save my contacts service will never lament in a situation where their phone or simcard is stolen or missing because they will be able to retrieve back their contacts from the back up phone book copy on the MTN server.