Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It's 100% free, no registration required.

A large proportion of contacts I have gained over the years have more than two current numbers.

Examples include: home, work, mobile; home, NZ work no., US work no., Spanish work no; etc

I have only worked out how to add two numbers to particular contact; after that, when you click add there is no other options.

This is crazy, this is 2010, I must be doing something wrong, can you help me out?

share|improve this question
add comment

2 Answers

up vote 8 down vote accepted

I can add as many phone numbers as I want on the iPhone. When you're in edit mode in the contact, there's always a blank line under current phone numbers where you can start typing a new one.

If you click on the label of the number, you can select a label (work, home) and even a custom label if you scroll to the bottom of the label selection list.

share|improve this answer
    
So I haven't actually owned an iphone in about 6months but a friend recently got one and had this problem, and I remember being confused about it when I owned one. Has it always been like this, or are we just unimaginably thick? –  SCdF Sep 16 '10 at 7:33
    
@SCdF - I think it has always been like this but I'm not sure either. My first iPhone was 3GS with iPhone OS 3. –  Jacob Gorban Sep 17 '10 at 12:20
    
@JacobGorban My iPhone 4S has the entry "Add Custom Label" at the bottom of the label-picker screen, below all of my existing custom labels. –  CajunLuke Aug 20 '12 at 23:12
add comment

When you enter a phone number for the contact, immediately below that number should appear a new place to enter another phone number. You can change the type of phone like work, home, iPhone, blackberry, etc.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.