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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iPad Contacts app incorrectly formats telephone numbers

Some time ago my iPad Contacts app has begun an odd behaviour of incorrectly formatting American telephone numbers. Instead of displaying "(415)-123-1234", for example, it displays "41 5123 1234". ...
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Duplicates in contacts in iphone

I am using icloud, but always sync my contacts using itunes. Still have a lot of duplicates. How do I get rid of the duplicates
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Restoring iPhone contacts from backup immediately undoes itself

By accident, I deleted most of my contacts on my iPhone. They were also on another device, and were deleted from that one as well when they were deleted off of the iPhone. I restored the iPhone from a ...
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What exactly does “Sync Google Contacts” checkbox in iTunes do?

I have my Address Book configured to sync with Google Contacts, and I sync my iOS devices with my Mac. There is also a "Sync Google Contacts" checkbox in iTunes, in the Info tab for the device. After ...
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Searching Contacts in iOS

It seems that you can only search for a name or a company name in iOS's Contacts app. You can't search for an address, a zip, a note or any text outside of those fields. The same holds true for ...
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How can Siri recognize a contact's name, but be unable to call that person?

My wife and I have the same problem with Siri. In our contacts database, each person has at least one associated phone number (usually associated with 'home', 'mobile' or 'iPhone'). However, even ...
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Does the 'iPhone' label on a Contact's phone number enable any special handling?

When entering a contact's phone number in the Contacts app on iOS or the Address Book on OS X, the number can be labeled iPhone rather than, say, mobile. Does doing so have any effect on how the ...
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Why do newly added or edited contacts float to the top of my iPhone's contact list?

Any newly added contacts, or contacts that have been edited are immediately sorted to the top of my contacts list on my iPhone 4 running iOS 5.0.1 using iCloud. The iPhone has not been jailbroken, or ...
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How can I configure my iPhone to show my contacts photos full screen when they call or I call them

I used to see my contacts' photos full screen when they called or when I called them now I only see a thumbnail when they calling and when I call them? Update: I deleted the photo and went back to ...
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Why does my iPhone display no contacts, but display the correct name when I dial a number?

I recently updated to iOS 5 (I know it took me forever), and after I did, all my contacts disappeared. However, when I would dial a number, it recognized it and would show the person's name. It stayed ...
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Share contact group

My wife and I have shared calendar groups and reminders lists (both requires using icloud.com website) for things like travel, parties, and grocery list. I would love to do the same with contact ...
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Mail.app won't recognize a contact's name from my Address Book

I use Mac OS X Mail and have all of my work contacts in Address Book. When I receive email from one contact, the "From" field just displays his email address (as opposed to his first and last name) ...
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One Apple ID or Two?

Can someone please help me out? I currently own an iPhone and an iPad and my son has a iPod touch 4th Generation. iCloud works well between them, but my wife is looking to get an iPhone as well. If ...
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Add contact as a Homescreen shortcut for the iPhone 4S?

Is it possible to add a contact to the homescreen as a shortcut ?? (like the Nokia and Android phones ).
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Some Contacts not showing up but are still stored in iPhone 4

I noticed today that several of my recent contacts are not in my contacts. However, I have been texting them and their info shows up when I go to contact from a text message or recent call. When I am ...
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How can I add/move icloud contacts to a group?

I see that iCloud can create groups. It appears that other than All Contacts, I only have another group, contacts-other that was created when I imported my addresses (I think via Outlook, which I no ...
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Issues with iPhone 4 with music, apps, photos, etc.

My iPhone 4 has never been synced to a computer but has music and stuff on it. I'm scared that if I sync it to my new computer I'll lose my contacts, music, etc. Does anyone know what happens when ...
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I don't want to carry all of my old contacts on my iPhone. How could I select which groups to sync with iCloud?

I have about 800 contacts in different contact groups on my iMac. Some of these groups are a sort of archives. I don't want to use all my contacts on my iPhone but still I don't want to delete the ...
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Sorting Contacts in Other Languages

I use the iPhone in English, but I save the names of my contacts in Russian. The problem is that they all appear now under (#). Is there any way to fix that?
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Maintain business contacts database on Mac and iPhone?

My wife organises amateur and semi-pro orchestras. She has a ‘database’ of about 600 musicians which she currently keeps in an OpenOffice spreadsheet on the Mac, with each player’s name, ...
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What do the numbers after an invitee's status in iCal mean?

After the text describing the status of an invitee in iCal (in the context menu for the invitee) there is a number. For example I nearly always see numbers like 1.1 or 1.2: and occasionally I see ...
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merging exchange and iCloud contacts in iPad [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Exchange contacts do not appear in iCloud I have sent my Gmail contacts to my iPad via Microsoft Exchange. I now want to back them up to my iCloud account but they ...
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How to use Gmail contacts on an iPod Touch

I have an iPod Touch 4. It easily lets me set up the Mail and Calendar apps to use my Gmail account, but I can't seem to find a way to get the Contacts app to use my Gmail contacts. Am I missing ...
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My iPod Nano seems to have been lost in post! How do I contact Apple?

I posted my iPod Nano to Apple two weeks ago, under their replacement service, but the "check repair status" says that they still haven't received it. Does anyone know a number or an email address I ...
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Exchange contacts do not appear in iCloud

On my iPad and iPhone I have several email accounts: three Gmail and one Exchange account. I stopped using the Exchange account and tried to remove it from the iPhone, but also all my contacts were ...
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iOS: Newly added contacts get hidden and don't sync to iCloud [closed]

I was facing the issue outlined on this Apple discussion thread, where I had duplicates of every contact on my iPhone -- one in iCloud, and one "Unknown". The thread presents a working solution on how ...
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Sync iPad & Dumbphone Contacts via Bluetooth?

My Mom's main computing device is now an iPad. It's been working great for several months, but I'm trying to do what I can to get her to make use of its full capabilities. One of the things I wanted ...
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iPhone Contact List Default Country Wrong

My wife's default country for creating contacts is the Netherlands. The only solution I've found online is to go to: Settings -> General -> International -> Region Format That doesn't ...
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Why does OS X Mail fail to recognize that an e-mail address belongs to an existing contact?

In OS X Mail, when I enter the name of a person to whom I have sent a previous e-mail, I'm often presented with a suggested e-mail address, corresponding (roughly) to the most recent frequently ...
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How to import contacts from Samsung E1170?

I have a Samsung E1170 mobile phone and a USB datacable for it. How can I import/copy the contacts from the phone to my computer? Is there any application for Mac which can do that? If not, how can ...
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Contacts details not displayed on iPad

I'm having a problem with the Contacts app on my iPad. Basically I can't see anymore the contact details. This is what I can see on the right page: I've rebooted my iPad, closed the app from the ...
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How can I add a second Twitter account to iOS Contacts/iCloud?

iOS 5 recently added Twitter and Facebook fields for contacts, and this was also incorporated into iCloud. However, it seems that you can only add one Twitter (and Facebook) account per contact, which ...
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Is it possible to only see contacts with phone numbers?

I recently started syncing my iPad and iPhone with iCloud. I selected to merge my contact list into iCloud from both devices. The problem is that, while I use my iPad for my email, I don't use it at ...
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How does one export all contacts from iCloud?

How does one export all contacts from iCloud in some sort of standard format? I would prefer to keep a backup in case my sync goes bad and I'm yet to find a way to export all my contacts. I would hate ...
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How do I add the phonetic contact fields to a contact on iOS 5 when using an iPhone 4?

Recently I have seen some interesting tips for increasing the accuracy of Siri by entering phonetic details for contacts with names that is has trouble understanding or saying correctly. This ...
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Can no longer edit my contacts in iOS 5

I just updated to iOS 5 on my iPhone 4, and now I can not edit my contacts. Where "edit" use to be is no longer there. If I type a new number on the keypad and hit add to existing contact, I can edit ...
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Contact's numbers not formatted correctly on my Verizon iPhone 4S

I setup my Verizon iPhone 4S by restoring from a backup of my 3GS. Now my contact's phone numbers aren't formatted at all. They now look like 5555551234 whereas they used to be formatted like (555) ...
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How do I restore my lost Address Book entries on my iPhone?

My mom just got a new iPhone 4S today, so she wanted me to transfer the contacts on her old iPhone 3G to the 4S. However, I screwed up. And I don't have a single backup, so now, all I have is a copy ...
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Contacts keep disappearing from iPhone 4 when iCloud is turned on

I updated my iPhone 4 to iOS5 yesterday morning, and noticed after the install was complete that the contacts seem to have disappeared completely from my phone after setting the Preference for them to ...
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How to look up your contacts and see who can I talk with iMessage?

How can we quick look at our contacts and see how is having iMessage or not? So we can easily contact them, instead of going through all contacts one by one to check them.
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Will iCloud sync interfere with Gmail Contacts/Calendars sync?

I'm looking to setup with iCloud, and I'm concerned with their desire to sync my contacts, calendars, and bookmarks. While I'm fine with the bookmarks, I am legitimately concerned about contacts and ...
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How to sync Gmail contacts keeping exchange contacts?

I have an iPhone with an exchange account and also a gmail account. I saw Google's instructions to sync Gmail contacts and it says to first tell contacts to stop syncing on the exchange account. The ...
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How can you email an address book group to another Mac user?

If I have an OS X Address Book group of people I want to email periodic updates to, and I want to send that list to a second person who wants to email updates to this group as well, how can I do that? ...
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Exporting MobileMe Contacts into Outlook

I've just been through a bit of wringer with this! :-) I have a client with a MobileMe account and about 350+ contacts in there. He asked me to see if there was "an easy way" to copy the contacts ...
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How to restore backed up contacts to my iPhone 4? [duplicate]

A couple of days ago all the contacts from my iPhone 4 disappeared. I am not sure how to restore them using iTunes. I am afraid that if I plug the iPhone to my computer it will sync the other way ...
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When and why did Apple make “On My iPhone” the default account for Contacts?

I've been using Exchange with Google Contacts to manage my iPhone contacts. Recently, I noticed my Google Contacts wouldn't sync when I added a new contact to my phone. Today I found a setting under ...
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Is there a way to browse groups on the iPhone 4, created in Google contacts in the address book?

I currently have Gmail contacts synched to my iPhone but I noticed that , I can't find my contacts created in Google contacts in the address book. Do you know of any hacks or apps that would allow me ...
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Sync iCal and contact with Windows Mobile 6.5 in OSX Lion

How can I sync iCal and Address Book with Windows Mobile 6.5 in OS X Lion? I would prefer a simple solution. I very much don't want this information on the Internet and am willing to wait for my ...
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How to save contacts in iPhone so it can be used for transferring it to my HTC Desire?

I want to transfer my contact from iPhone to HTC Desire so is there any way to do it. As I have more than 200 contacts in Contact list in iPhone and I don't want to enter it manually.
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Importing vCards from a website into iOS’s Contacts.app [closed]

I have a web page with tables full of people & their contact information. I started writing a pairing of php & javascript to automagically generate vCards (*.vcf) for each contact. Half way ...