FoneLink
FoneLink
2.1.5

4.5

FoneLink free download for Mac

FoneLink2.1.5

23 October 2008

Manage your cell phone data.

Overview

FoneLink... Got a cell phone and a Mac? Don't panic!

Finally there is a Mac-like solution to exchange music, videos, photos and other data, sychronize your contacts and dates as well as iTunes playlists and create ringtones between your Mac and you cell phone. And if your phone ever gets broken or lost, there is an automatic backup waiting to recover your files immediately.

FoneLink comes to the rescue!

  • FoneLink is the easiest way to transfer files and media data from your cell phone to your Mac Computer and back in a Finder-like view.
  • FoneLink allows you to synchronize contacts and dates, tasks, notes and bookmarks - all in one convenient package. You can tab-dial a number and send a SMS text message right from FoneLink's address book.
  • FoneLink includes a full fledged SMS text manager to send, receive and archive SMS text messages. It supports group SMS as well as multipart SMS and is linked to Address Book.
  • Using FoneLink, you can copy music files, photos and videos and convert them for best viewing on your cell phone as well as synchronize iTunes playlists and create ringtones.
  • Using FoneLink, you can backup the cell phones's data and restore single files or a complete backup, if needed.

What's new in FoneLink

Version 2.1.5:
  • Improvement: Notifications for new SMS text show only if the message is in the inbox
  • Improvement: It is possible to start a backup manually
  • Improvement: Tooltips for Connection Center
  • Bug fix: Wrong clicking behaviour after switching messageboxes
  • Bug fix: SMS text with multiple lines now shows all lines
  • Bug fix: Tasks with notifications created problems (empty events) with Motorolas
  • Bug fix: When changing an alarm on the cell pone, it doubled in FoneLink.
  • Bug fix: When changing a recurrent on the cell pone, it doubled in FoneLink.
  • Bug fix: No empty SMS text notifications anymore
  • Bug fix: SMS text that are deleted by user were not deleted on device
  • Bug fix: History devices became an active device when the history was opened once.
  • Else: Numerous small bug fixes and improvements

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42 Reviews of FoneLink

5
Sibdj
15 July 2008
Version: 2.1.1

Most helpful

As a PC user, I had for many years used Nokia's PC Suite, so when I changed over to Mac I wanted somthing that would do the same things again. Initially I did have problems getting my Nokia 8600 Luna to connect my Mac (without Fonelink), iSync wouldn't even recognise my phone! However, Novamedia wrote software for me "on the fly" to solve this problem, they couldn't have been any more help than they were. I would wholehearted recommend this product, which has made my life easier!
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ab-10
10 February 2009
Version: 2.1.5
FoneLink is a fantastic piece of software! It recognised my Nokias immediately and was so easy to use. I particularly like the ease of backing up, the ability to see images AND send SMS..........all from a Mac; wonderful.
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laura1117
24 November 2008
Version: 2.1.5
Fonelink recognized my phone (sony ericsson 580I) without a problem, but the syncing was not working correctly. I contacted support and with their help I was able to resolve the problem. This is a very good product. I find it to be very easy to use.
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5
Rkdude
01 November 2008
Version: 2.1.5
I paid for and bought Fonelink in July 2008 for use with my Nokia E71 and MacBook Pro. I had a lot of problems with it not recognising my phone and such. The support staff at Novamedia were excellent. Within days i had a solution and now with every version i see improvements. Yes there were sync issues. But they've sorted them out and i use the latest 2.1.5 version with no issues. It does everything as promised and i couldn't be more pleased.
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Fuellemann
16 October 2008
Version: 2.1.4
Hello dear customers, I am sorry for the crashes some of you experienced. Most of them are due to a faulty firmware on the cell phones, please try the new version as it includes a workaround. Kind regards, Jan Fuellemann (nova media)
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5
Sibdj
15 July 2008
Version: 2.1.1
As a PC user, I had for many years used Nokia's PC Suite, so when I changed over to Mac I wanted somthing that would do the same things again. Initially I did have problems getting my Nokia 8600 Luna to connect my Mac (without Fonelink), iSync wouldn't even recognise my phone! However, Novamedia wrote software for me "on the fly" to solve this problem, they couldn't have been any more help than they were. I would wholehearted recommend this product, which has made my life easier!
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4
Urasenke
14 July 2008
Version: 2.1.1
Easy-to-use software with fast and reliable technical support
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3
Akrobat
08 July 2008
Version: 2.1.1
Well this is a very good application. I've just tested the Demo version. Minus points for a few things such as calendars not being transfered at all, spinning wheel of death a lot and the sync can take a long time. However it's well laid out, extensive and is 20x more useful than BluePhoneElite, which I incidentally have. Had I not been planning to purchase an iPhone this month then I would have bought this app to go along with my next phone. However iPhone it is and similar syncs are done via iTunes. I'd recommend it.
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5
robfol
26 June 2008
Version: 2.0.2
Great programme. By far the most sophisticated phone programme for the Mac. Excellent tech support too and always adding new phones.
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4
Ikke-tga
18 June 2008
Version: 2.0.2
Nice app for people who are looking for a synchronication tool connetcting mobile phone and os x. good performance, good features and super support. Take care of using Fonelink and the Novamedia phone plugins together - could produce double contacts on Nokias.
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Fuellemann
18 June 2008
Version: 2.0.2
Hello, thank you, it is corrected! Thanks again Jan Fuellemann
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db
18 June 2008
Version: 2.0.2
warning, the above link is to the 2.0 version... if, like me, you already have 201 then this will actually be a downgrade ! it would be helpful if nova-media labeled their installers with version #'s instead of using just the generic name. If you already own this then best to launch the app and do the update from the help menu.
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Urstreuwerth
02 June 2008
Version: 2.0.1
It simply works simple. Great! works with all my mobile phones and the sms accessability is another feature that comes in very useful.
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brightonem
01 June 2008
Version: 2.0.1
I have purchased this application with MUPROMO offer and I have to say that this application is efficient, useful and it just works well with all mobile phones I've got. I have tested the application on Nokia N73, Nokia E65 and have heard from my friends that it works well with others. I strongly recommend you to give it a try.
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Peter-Kubelka
01 June 2008
Version: 2.0.1
Terrific app. for my MBPRO with K7501 and KRZR K1. Specifically the SMS-writing is a hammer ! Many Thanks !
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5
aswile2
01 June 2008
Version: 2.0.1
The fonelink application works well. If you have any problems at all the people at Fonelink are extremely helpful with trouble shooting. I would recommend this product.
(0)
Cb-24
31 May 2008
Version: 2.0.1
It just works well with my MacMini and my Motorola RaZR. Thanks.
(0)
Gango
30 May 2008
Version: 2.0.1
Very nice App.
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Qt1
29 May 2008
Version: 2.0.1
What is the difference between this and the Apple supplied iSync and using BT browse? I had hoped that it would sync memos on the phone, but I do not see this option. I looked on their 'contact' pages on their web site, but see no email address.
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Hrdlicka
29 May 2008
Version: 2.0.1
In February '08 I tried Fonelink and it stayed on my computer two hours. Unstable, not being able to keep connection with the phone, half destroying my address book. When version 2.0 appeared in MUPROMO, I gave it another chance and 20 minutes after installing it I bought it. It's been very difficult for me to keep my N95 8GB synchronized with my iMac, using iSync and Nokia Media Manager for Mac (hope it is correct name) was pain in the $#@. Now I do not need to think about it any more. All is synchronized and backed-up automatically, updating my music collection in the phone works like a charm, I can't say anything wrong...
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5
Lynne1
26 May 2008
Version: 2.0
I love this! I never had a way of backing up my contacts before and if I lost my cell phone, I was out of luck. Connected with my cell phone easily. Very easy to use and a nice clean interface. Also think the integration of different features in one is excellent. Highly recommend this sorely needed app.
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Dani-egloff
26 May 2008
Version: 2.0
Very nice application, complete and easy to use.
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Rforce1
07 April 2008
Version: 1.5.5
I use FoneLink for around 6 month, and it´s fantastic! On the road! and at home, when the guys at my dsl-internet provider working on the caple (and in Berlin they do it all the time! :-) FONELINK is great!!!
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4
Mmarcosmu
07 April 2008
Version: 1.5.5
The program works well and cover a big hole between Nokia an Apple. Also the support is very hepfully and fast giving answers to yuor questions. Totally recommended if you are a MAC and Nokia owner.
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Fuellemann
14 January 2008
Version: 1.5.1
Hello, we made it in time for Macworld with version 1.5.1. So if you donwload the demo, it will be the new version ;-) Thanks! Jan Fuellemann (nova media)
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Fuellemann
30 December 2007
Version: 1.5
Dear Users, we had to withdraw version 1.5 since the installer did not work with 10.4.11 in some cases. If you download the demo now, you will download version 1.2.2. Please look out for the new version 1.5 for Macworld in Januar at the latest. Thank you! Jan Fuellemann
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Mronseth
19 November 2007
Version: 1.2.1
Fantastic app, but crashes a lot when browsing my Nokia 6110 Navigator. Also - where's the map section? I cannot seem to administer my maps...
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5
Robdxb
17 October 2007
Version: 1.1.5
This is an excellent application that has saved me a huge amount of time and effort. I just purchased an Apple iPhone and needed to transfer over 900+ contacts from a Nokia 9300, which isn't compatible with the Mac iSync programme. Using Bluetooth, all contacts, photos, ringtones, audio and calender events were imported onto the Mac. It was then a simple step to drag all the contacts into the Address Book and the calender events into iCal. From there they loaded onto the iPhone though iTunes. No information was lost and it was all in the correct format. I couldn't ask any more from this programme and it was worth every penny!
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5
Steelcut
27 September 2007
Version: 1.1.4
Best app for Mac and SonyEricsson. I«m missing only a feature to tell the app wich files to backup.. or didn«t i get it?
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Fuellemann
05 September 2007
Version: 1.1.2
Hello HALLDOR GISLASON this seems to be more than strange. Are you really reviewing FoneLink? We support 10.4.9 and 10.4.10 on IntelMacs and PowerPC Macs and of course on the new IntelMac as well. Please send of copy of the mail you seem to have received from us to fuellemann@novamedia.de so I can sort this out. Even if it was true, we would have refunded the money immediatly. So again, please send me the mail asap. Thanks Jan Fuellemann (nova media)
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Halldor-Gislason
05 September 2007
Version: 1.1.2
Upgraded to the new iMac, got the response that since they do not recognize the new iMac, I will not be able to use the software anymore - Sorry. This after 4 days of email correspondence to get this program working. My recommendation: stay away.
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Fuellemann
28 August 2007
Version: 1.1.2
Your 9500 Nokia: Thanks for testing FoneLink. It seems you have a very old Firmware on your Nokia and this firmware can not understand the necessary protocols. So please have the firmware updated to the latest version, then try FoneLink again and I assure you it will work! Thanks again Jan Fuellemann (nova media)
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1
Nokia9500
26 August 2007
Version: 1.1.2
I am removing FoneLink from my mac. none of the functions work. I get the message: Error while synchronizing organizer data. (or what ever I try to sync) Location: Bluetooth communicatyion. Error: Can't find Explanation (-103) If it did what they said it would, I would love it. I can't get it to work. I hope when uninstalling it will remove all the files it placed all over my hard drive.
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Katabios
02 August 2007
Version: 1.1.1
installer's script don't work on my iMacG4....
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Jettyboy
12 June 2007
Version: 1.0.3
I really want a program like this to work! I don't understand why one of the most available/used phones, the Motorola Razr is not supported. Doesn't make sense to exclude a phone that has such wide usage.
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JoolsMac
06 June 2007
Version: 1.0.1
Well, I want to like this program, so decided to give v1.0.1 a try. Only one of my previous comments has been address (Time Tunnel window closing). Anyway, I tried to overlook the UI and attempted to use the program. Here are the bugs I found within 30 minutes: (Tested with Sony Ericsson W610 and K510) Organizer > Contacts - All phone numbers appear in Japanese characters - Home & Work addresses are not displayed in correct order - Home & Work addresses are truncated - Birthday shows completely wrong date & is truncated - Email addresses are truncated - When connecting to the phone a second time, it doesn't load contacts from the phone, you have to press 'Refresh from phone' for them to show up. - Contact Notes are truncated Organizer > Events & Tasks - Tasks do not show date and time of reminder Organizer > Bookmarks - Gives error: "An unspecified error occurred. Location: Bluetooth communication. Error: Can't find explanation (-103) on K510i - K510i says "Session failed. Invalid server response" - Works ok with W610i Mobile Finder - Device Inbox is clickable, but does nothing - Occasionally its possible to have both Pictures & Videos highlighted together The method of deleting a 'known device' is not obvious. The application has unexpectedly quit 3 times on the Connection Center screen So, this is most definately not worthy of a 1.0 release. It is very buggy, which makes it unusable for me. It's a real shame, because if it worked well, and the UI was improved dramatically, it would be great.
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Fuellemann
02 June 2007
Version: 1.0.1
Hi gryphonent, the 6230 can not be supported - this phone can not understand the necessary commands ;-( This is the reason it is not listed in the compatible phones list. Be sure to check this list first ;-)) But the K800i works completly - we are using it here ourselves. So is looks like another program is using the BT port (Address Book, Bluephone, BT-Fileexchange). Please close this program first then run FoneLink. Oh yes - we do have a support ;-) So please, if you take time to write a review here, please take time to contact our support as well. Thus we get your K800i much faster ;-)) Thank you Jan Fuellemann (nova media
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StrictlyBagel
02 June 2007
Version: 1.0.1
Very much in Beta. Not working on my Sony Ericsson K800i and Nokia 6230. The phones are not recognized and I cannot even add the devices despite Bluetooth being enabled and the phones showing in the File Exchange window. This one needs to go back to the drawing board... will check back in at a later version before dashing out my hard earned dough.
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Applenick
31 May 2007
Version: 1.0
Novamedia once again released a great software everybody has been waiting for. The software is easy to use and very intuitive. You can finally easily edit all your data on your cellphone (no comparison to iSync which has not that many options as FoneLink does). I have been using Nokia phones for about 15 years. And this is the software I have always been waiting for; since Nokia was unable to port the Nokia PC Suite to the Mac.
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JoolsMac
30 May 2007
Version: 1.0
Downloaded this and been playing with it for a few hours... It's an interesting and potentially useful concept, mixing features from MacMedia's PhoneAgent and Mira's BluePhoneElite, however, I can't help thinking that this is much more a 0.x beta release than a final 1.0 release. There are lots of inconsistencies in the UI, wording used, spelling and grammatical errors, and a few bugs. For instance, on opening the app for the first time it instructs you to "Please click on the Setup Wizard to add a new device...", however, there is nothing labelled "Setup Wizard" anywhere on screen or in the menus, nor any obvious button to click. By rolling over the graphic in the center of the window you get a grey box fade in. This area, apparently, is the place to click! Nothing like a normal Mac UI button. Then after clicking this 'area', it opens a window called "FoneLink Assistant" (not "Setup Wizard"). I appreciate that the developers are not native English speakers but there are too many grammatical errors and spelling mistakes throughout. Why not get a few native English speakers to test and correct all these errors before releasing the product? It would hugely improve the professional look as currently it appears quite amateurish. Examples: "To link you mobile phone, please activate bluetooth on the computer and the mobile to." And, "quering device" instead of "Querying Device..." When previewing file information some of the info labels are in German. The user interface is all over the place. There is no consistency whatsoever, either to itself, or other Mac applications. - Nothing lines up (text, borders, window edges) - No consistency to fonts, sizes and weights used - Inconsistent rollover/click feedback on icons - The left-hand panel of the 'Mobile Finder', 'Organizer' and 'Media Center' windows are all different, even though they display similar info. It appears the designers have attempted to 'borrow' various bits of UI design from various other Mac applications. But in doing so, they have combined them into a Frankensteins monster mish-mash of styles. The main window is vaguely iTunes style, but has 'aqua' gadgets on the grey background, unlike iTunes. The font used in the icon, list and column views changes size and font when you change views, unlike the Finder (and the icons are wrong and placed awkwardly). The Volume slider, Play button and Time indicator again, are similar to iTunes/QT, but not consistent and poorly drawn. However, in the 'NovaMediaBrowser' window, the iTunes/QT-style Play button IS used. Progress bars appear overlaid in semi-transparent rounded corner boxes and are not Mac-standard, and appear to be poorly imitated 'Aperture'-style dialogs. Headings in the Phone Settings page are in green rounded rectangles, which I have never seen in any Mac application, nor anywhere else in FoneLink! There seems to be no way to close the "Time Tunnel" window after opening it (no close gadget), and the design of this window is obviously a poor rip-off of Apple's "Time Machine" interface. The designers should seriously look at the Apple UI Guidelines or other well-designed Mac applications for inspiration (Xtorrent springs to mind). There are clearly a few bugs that need to be sorted out too. It doesn't read/show contact photos assigned to Contacts in the phone and viewed in the Organiser section. I like the idea of the program, but it looks too much like one of the many badly designed Windows applications trying to imitate a Mac application, rather than a true Mac app. I would purchase it, but can't bring myself to use it anymore. The UI just annoys my eyes too much!
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Cowschickens13
30 May 2007
Version: 1.0
Support for a SLVR L7 (close to the same usage software as a KRZR) would be much appreciated.
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Turim
30 May 2007
Version: 1.0
i wish we had osx-software that could update our sony ericsson-phones. is it even possible to do this without using an intel-mac with windows on it? could it be implemented in this software?
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Appledogx
30 May 2007
Version: 1.0
Would be nice if you could add the Motorola Razr V3 series
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$33.57

4.5

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