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When creating contacts, you can enter nicknames. Is there a way to make these nicknames appear when your contacts call/text you as opposed to their full names?


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Unfortunately, Apple hasn't given us that feature. As you probably already noticed the only place it displays is in the contact listing itself.

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Ah right, no worries - at least I know for sure now. :-) – Anonymous Jun 1 '12 at 21:22
Maybe they will add that iOS 6? (I kind of doubt it though). – bassplayer7 Jun 1 '12 at 21:33

Jailbroken people can opt to install Nickname from Cydia.

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Enter their nickname in the company space. Then list them as a company. It will bold the name in your contacts list. From then on they will show up as their nickname.

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