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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In iOS 9, Messages app no longer finds contacts properly when composing

I only recently upgraded from iOS 8 to iOS 9 on my iPhone, mostly because I hadn't bothered. So far there are a few things I like, a few things I don't, but it's not a big deal either way, except for ...
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It takes very long time to block a contact with many phone numbers

It's possible to block callers from the iPhone's settings (Settings > Phone > Blocked). However when you try to block a contact which contains several numbers (about 100 undesirable numbers) the ...
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Contacts.app fails to import .abbu

I was having a problem where all of my contacts were duplicated, but in 2 seperate accounts marked as "iCloud" (I had 3 "sections" in Contacts.app: "iCloud", "iCloud" (again), and "Smart Groups). I ...
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Syncing Contacts

I synced my contacts to my MacBook, but when I go to the contacts on my MacBook they aren't all there. There are contacts in my phone that don't show up when I search in the address book. Is it not ...
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Contacts.app - list all groups a contact is in

Is there a possibility to list all the groups, a contact is in, on the card. This would make the organisation of my contacts much easier
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Some contacts not displayed when searching for them

I have an iPhone 6 with the newest iOS. Today a friend sent me a text message. After a few hours I went into my contacts and tried searching for him but nothing came up even though I have him in ...
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How long does a contact show as “Recent”?

If I send an e-mail to a contact, how long will it show as "recent"? I wonder because when I look at one of my contacts, it has an option at the bottom of the screen that says "Remove from Recents", ...
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How do I get my address to appear at the top of contacts?

The scenario is that I've moved six times in the last six years, and can never remember my home number. (Let alone the postcode of my PO Box.) So I have to look it up all the time. In one of the iOS ...
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How do I find a recently added contact?

I recently met someone and got them to type their info into my contacts. I was really busy for a few days and didn't get around to contacting them. Now I can't remember their name. Is there a way ...
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How can I retrieve all my contacts from iCloud back up to my iPhone?

How can I retrieve all my contacts from iCloud back up to my iPhone?
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Stop VIP senders from syncing across Macs via iCloud

I have a work computer at work (MacBook Pro 15") and a home computer at home (iMac 27"), and I use iCloud to sync Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, and Notes. I do not sync Mail, because I have a Google ...
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How can I send my contacts via Gmail from my iPhone 5s? [closed]

I don't know how can I send my multiple contacts via Gmail?
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iPhone 6s not displaying names on text messages

I have a brand new iPhone 6s which suddenly stopped displaying names on text messages after I downloaded iOS 9.3. Any new ideas?
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Why can't some contacts be moved between accounts?

Using the El Capitan Contacts app, I was able to drag and drop several contacts from an Outlook account to a Google account. However, there is one contact that I am unable to drag and drop. It has a ...
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Contact names are gone, but still shown in Messages

My iPhone 6's contact names are gone, but the numbers are still there. However when I go to messaging and add a new message and type for a contact by name, all the contacts show up with both the name ...
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How to remove Zombie birthdays from Contacts/Calendar?

I run Contact Sync for Mac to keep my Mac contacts in sync with my Google Contacts. Occasionally this will delete contacts on the mac, that have been deleted as duplicates in Gmail. After Contact ...
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Why is the wrong button showing up in my contacts app?

My iPhone randomly decided to lose all phone contacts from the address book. Following these instructions to re-instate them... Settings > iCloud Turn Contacts (sync) OFF, then back ON Go into ...
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How do I get iCloud to show up as a default account for my iPhone Contacts?

Contacts added on my iPhone are not syncing to iCloud and being added on my Mac. I have read that the solution for this is going to Settings -> Mail, Contacts, and Calendars and then in the Contacts ...
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iMac Contacts app

Within Contacts I have an entry with my name, the previous company I worked with, job tile etc and details of the company website of the company I worked for before that. I have tried to change this ...
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iPhone 6 doesn't save contacts' numbers as iPhone, changes back to mobile

When I save a number in my iPhone 6, I save the number as iPhone. However, every so often, the number goes to being listed as mobile. I will go back into the contact's information, edit, click on ...
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How to stop iPad/Safari from treating certain numbers as 'phone numbers' in CSV file?

My java based web application will download csv file which contains numbers. But these numbers are hyperlinked when i view the csv file in Ipad. I found this meta tag as solution but i am not able to ...
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Can I set the iPhone to vibrate except for one contact?

iPhone 5s, iOS 9 I currently leave my phone almost exclusively on silent mode using the switch on the side so that it vibrates on notifications. But I want it to ring when one particular person calls ...
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Ghost contact folder in Outlook 2016 for Mac

I am migrating from Mac Mail to Outlook 2016 for Mac. When I view the "People" tab and click "Address Book" I see a random contact folder called "MA ANG". I added and deleted this contact folder in ...
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Can iPhone show the name of number previosely texted from me?

I am doing sales and contacting a lot of people calling them and texting them. I always write: Dear [person], [message here] But when someone calls back I don't know who is calling and for me it's ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...