Capture Business Card Information with your HTC HD Mini

If you meet a lot of people who give you a business card, it’s easy to end up with a stack of them to input into the Contacts file on your phone; not the most exciting thing to do!  Business card capture software is a popular addition to many phones and the HTC HD Mini is one.  Called WorldCard Mobile, a simple picture of a business card is all that’s needed to avoid all that text input.

All you need to do is to follow these simple instructions:

  • Grab a business card and your HD Mini.
  • Press Start.
  • Tap Tools, then WorldCard Mobile.
  • Once the program has started, look for the icon that resembles a camera with the word ‘start’ underneath it, and tap it.
  • Point the camera lens at the card, ensuring there is plenty of light and no shadows over the card itself, then press the Capture button.  It looks like a slightly open lens.
  • With the photo taken, check the quality and either select Recognize to continue or Re-Capture to try again.
  • By tapping Recognize, the phone extracts all the pertinent information from the card and displays it for you to check.  If everything is correct, tap Export.
  • The new contact details have been added to your Contacts.

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