Information stored on a computer about various methods to contact a person, such as e-mail, various chat networks, telephone, physical address, etc.

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Synch Contacts from my MacBook Pro to another MacBook Pro

I want to synch, not move, Contacts from my MacBook Pro to my wife's MacBook Pro, both running OS X 10.10.5, in each direction if possible. We both have different iCloud accounts. I have seen so much ...
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iCloud contacts not synching

I have a Mac, iPhone5S and iPad all running the latest OS. A couple of days ago I updated a friends mobile number on my Mac and wanted to call her from my iPhone. I discovered this still had her old ...
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Converting .VCF to .CSV

I'm trying to get a group of contacts from BusyContacts to MailChimp. I have exported the group as a VCF file. Now I need to convert that VCF file to CSV. When I open my VCF file in a text editor, ...
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Is it possible to get contacts from stolen iPhone 3GS?

I had an iPhone 3GS that was stolen (I don't remember the iOS version). Is there a way I can get my contacts that were on the phone?
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Different Apple ID contacts appear on my device

I got a new iPhone for Christmas and made my own Apple ID/iCloud so I could use it between my devices (I also have a Mac & an iPad) without sharing with my family. Today I realized that many of my ...
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Restoring all contacts from Time Machine

My contacts on my iMac, OS 10.11.3 and iPad and iPhone are presently messed up beyond repair. There are hundred of duplicated contacts and a number of duplicate groups. I'd like to go back in my ...
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Contacts.app crashes on launch

My Contacts.app crashed on launch. In the crash report I found, among others, the following excerpt: Application Specific Information: *** Terminating app due to uncaught exception ...
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iphone recent calls list does not show contacts

My contacts app seems to be working fine. But when I go into Phone -> Recents, it shows the full phone numbers of all recent calls instead of labeling by contact. Even worse, if I tap the i ...
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One user has problems syncing contacts from his iPhone to the exchange server

I have a user at work with an iPhone 5. He also has an iPad 2 with the same problem. He has his exchange work mail set up on his phone and has previously had no trouble syncing his contacts between ...
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How can I create a new contact from Messages & add it to a specific Group in Contacts?

When I receive an SMS message, I can create a new contact from the number. Works great, very useful. Lots of business folks must do the same. What I want to do is create the contact in my business ...
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Contacts not syncing

Here's my gear: iMac, 2009, OS 10.11.2 iPhone 6, iOS 9.2 Over two days ago, I entered a new contact in Contacts.app on my iMac. Two days later, the new contact still hasn’t appeared in my iPhone. ...
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El Capitan - Google contacts syncing

I know there are many topics on this here, checked lots of them and didn't find the solution yet. Here is the problem. I have only one Google account enabled on MBP with El Capitan. But Google ...
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Contacts only appear if I toggle hide/show last import

When I open Contacts on my computer, it's empty. No cards. However, if I toggle Hide/Show Last Import, it populates and everything is there. But when I quit and reopen, no cards again. Toggle ...
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Using sqlite browser to extract OSX contacts

This is following up on this previous useful answer; I'd have left a comment there if i had the rep(: In case you have the same questions i did: First, i had to rename AddressBook-v22.abcddb to end ...
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Is there an easy way to save a contact for a phone number in the text of an SMS (iphone 4s IOS7)

I want to use the number that's in the body of the message, NOT the senders's number. IOS clearly recognises this as a phone number as it highlights it and gives me the option to dial it, but nothing ...
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Broken iPhone, no back-up - How can I access my contacts

So my phone's been in the wars. The screen died on me this morning, it struggles to charge unless I find the sweet-spot, fiddle with the wire and keep it in that exact position. I haven't backed up ...
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Contacts on the El Capitan [duplicate]

My Contacts shows two iCloud groups (El Capitan operating system). Only one of them has contact information. Another one seems to be empty. In the Library:AddressBook:Sources are two folders with a ...
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How can I see my Apple ID email / contacts without installing iCloud?

I don't want to install iCloud on every work or borrowed PC I happen to use, but would like to be able to read my mail and contacts related to that Apple ID. Isn't there a way to simply use a browser ...
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How to delete some contacts that have been imported from social networks?

In my MacBookPro and iPhone, I have synced my contacts with some social networks, such as Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter. Then, some contacts have been automatically added to my list, with all the ...
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Edit the Display Name for a contact in Contacts.app

First off: I'm mass printing envelopes. I export my contacts (from Contacts.app) to vCard, then convert them to CSV, before using MS Word's built-in mass-mailing tool. In my contacts, I've found it ...
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Family members getting new phone - want to transfer apps, music, etc to a different Apple ID

I don't really use Apple stuff so I'm a little clueless. My cousin and my uncle currently use the same apple ID. This is problematic because their contacts are synced up, which they don't want. The ...
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iPhone contacts lost after sync with gmail

I have a new iPhone 6s. I transferred contacts from an old feature phone into the contacts. Today I set up synch with google contacts - all the phone numbers on the iPhone are gone, and replaced ...
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Never Use “On My Mac” for Contacts

I only use Google for my contacts, which works well. However, when I add a contact from, say, the Messages app, the contact gets added to my Mac but not to Google. Then I have to use Cobook to move ...
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OS X Contacts app aborts on start (and more problems)

I have a lot of problems since El Capitan (like artifacts in images that occur during downloading from camera (not reproduceable) and now Contacts can not be opened anymore. Crash report: Process: ...
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How to set Title in Contacts but not display it?

Is there a way to set the 'Title' field in Contacts, but to not display it? i.e., in Mail I want to see "John Doe", but have the contact card display "Captain John Doe". Can I do this?
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How to remove duplicate contacts in icloud across different groups

I have many different groups set up in my icloud and need to compare each group to one another and remove duplicated across groups. I know I can remove duplicates within each group, but how can I get ...
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Is there a way to disable the auto-recognition of addresses in Safari?

Whenever I click on a full address in a text box in Safari, it is auto-recognized and pops up a map, like in the following screenshot: Is there any way to disable this? This does not happen in ...
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Gmail contacts on iPad not working

I installed the Gmail app (v4.2) on my iPad (iOS 9.1), and it seems to work fine. I can see the contacts when I compose an email within the Gmail app. However, when I use the share via button in any ...
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Contacts I add in the mac contacts app (google account) won't sync to iphone

My contacts are in google account. The mac contacts app and iphone both synced with the account. When I add a contact on the mac, it appears in google but not on the iphone. I have to disable and ...
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How to search phone number in google contact without iphone contact sync?

I don't want to sync full google contact list but i do want to search some google contact info time to time How to search google contact phone number without iphone contact sync?
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Contacts missing from iCloud

I am running iOS 7.1.2 on an iPhone 4 and am having trouble with contacts in iCloud. I have ~150 contacts on my phone. There are no groups etc. they are all simply in my phone memory, but only 80 or ...
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OS X 10.11 CardDAV with self-signed certificate

The CardDAV server I'm trying to connect to uses a self-signed certificate. Unfortunately I cannot do anything about it. In previous OS X versions, when connecting to this server the system asked if ...
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Can I set up Contacts phone numbers format

iPad iOS 9. I use AT&T. iPad Air 2 I spend a lot of time in Mexico where the phone number format is completely different from the one in the States, and in Contacts. Also, Contacts will not let ...
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How to backup iPhone contacts (no iCloud, iTunes or App)?

How do you take a backup of Contacts data stored in the iPhone, without using apps, and without sending Contacts data to the "cloud"? I've devised the following: 1) Compose a new email 2) Switch to ...
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Making Contacts' URLs show up in Safari address bar suggestions

I'm surprised there's no option in Safari's preferences to include URLs from Contacts in suggested websites. It seems like the Search tab (pictured) would be the appropriate place for such a feature. ...
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Save vCard .vcf file from website - Unable to open contact card

I'm trying to save a .vcf vCard file that is stored on a website to the Contacts app. I have an iPhone 6S running iOS 9.1 and an iPad 4th gen running iOS 9.1 If I visit the URL on Safari on the iPad ...
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iPhone 6 contact sync issue

I am trying to Sync "My Contacts" only, not Other Contacts, from gmail to my iPhone thru iTunes. What I end up with is all of my Other Contacts. How do I just sync "My Contacts"? Do I have to buy and ...
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On-the-fly editing of contact added using Apple Mail

In El Capitan, Apple Mail introduced the "New contact found" feature originally found in iOS. This line appearing at the top of an incoming message offers the possibility to import a new contact ...
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Date and address links in emails not resolving

Before I upgraded to 10.10.5, dates/times and physical address were recognized and highlighted by Mail such that I could click on the drop down icon and save them to the Calendar or Contacts, ...
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Contact picture not connect with Faces on Photo

Each time I'm going to select a face picture for my contact in the MacBook Pro (Mid. 2010 OS X 10.11) and I select the option Faces the window display the following message: Find and organise photos ...
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Ghost contacts in spotlight

I have a strange situation, where I see multiple versions of a single contact. When I search for a name I see current version (from iCloud) old version (don't know from where) an even older version ...
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iOS contacts issue

I've got an odd thing going on with my contacts. In contacts I can only see about 6 names (I had loads) and all my SMS's are now showing numbers in the history when they used to be names, however if I ...
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iCloud contacts not showing up on phone

I have an iPhone 5C on iOS 9.1. I previously had all of my stuff in the Google world - GMail (using Google Apps), calendar, and contacts. I recently killed the GMail application on the phone, and ...
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No search results in the Contacts app on IOS 9

On my iPhone 6 running IOS 9.1 (release 13B143), I cannot find any results when searching in either the Contacts app or in the Contacts tab in the Phone app. I have hundreds of contacts, but no matter ...
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Assigning different ringtone for non-contacts

I'm using iOS 9.1 and I want to assign one ringtone for all known contacts and a different one for non-contacts. I also have another ringtone for a few specific contacts, but in general I want to ...
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Cannot connect certain Google Account

I've upgraded my macbook pro to El Capitan. I had changed my google password after that. And Mac asked me to reenter my password. But when I did some error occurred, so I deleted that account from ...
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Sync anniversaries with custom label from Contacts with Calendar

Let's say I've got a girl called Anna in my Contacts app. Anna's name day is on the 26th of July. So I add an anniversary "Name's Day" to Anna contact page in my Contacts app using custom labels. Is ...
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Numbers only showing up on iPhone favorites

When I go to Favorites on my iPhone, only phone numbers, not names, are showing up. How can I make sure that numbers and names appear?
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Only a small subset of contacts is synced in iOS 9

Thanks to the help I got here, my iOS 9 contacts are synced with my GMail account pretty well - the sync works, but is not immediate. I would like to sync my contacts to iCloud as well, in order to ...
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iPhone 6 contacts appearing that I don't know

I have contacts appearing in my iPhone that I didn't put there and don't know. How is this happening?