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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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 ...
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how do i make iphone sync all contacts from Google Contacts into IPhone?

http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Google%20Mobile/thread?tid=1b27fcd343e0544a&hl=en (rephrased): if you want to sync google contacts with iphone over the air using google sync, you ...
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What does iPhone new contacts “outside of specific account” mean?

In iPhone Settings -> Mail, Contacts, Calendars -> Contacts, there is a message: New contacts created outside of a specific account will be added to this account. What does that specific ...
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Changing the default contact group when using Exchange ActiveSync

I have an iPhone 3GS (with the latest iOS version). It syncs with the corporate Exchange server. But when I am saving contacts (from the recent calls list for example), there is no way to set where ...
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Adding Facebook profiles to Address Book

I see that Address Book has a field for entering a friend's Facebook profile. However, many of my friends don't have an actual facebook username (ie a profile at facebook.com/username), but just the ...
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New Lion MacBook Air Address Book deletes all entries from MobileMe Contacts on sync

Start with a new MacBook Air running Lion. Configure it's address book to synchronize with MobileMe. The MobileMe contacts list has 374 items, synched from another Mac running Snow Leopard. After ...
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Showing contact name with received SMS from Google Contacts

For those of you who have linked your Google Contacts to your iPhone, when someone sends you an SMS did it display the person's name or did it simply display the number? Because, although I have ...
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iPhone has addresses - will that first sync remove them?

We have an older iPhone (8GB, 1st gen, jailbroken) that my girlfriend got from a friend (now on sabbatical, so no tech support). It's running iOS 3, the last version possible on a 1st-gen phone - I ...
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Is it possible to export all my iPhone contacts to my iPad 2?

Does anyone know of a way to export all my contacts from my iPhone straight into my iPad 2 without having to re-type all of them in?
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Is there a way to access Google Contacts using iPhone?

I have all my contacts in Google Contacts, so I was wondering is there anyway I could sync them with the contacts on the phone? Edit: Now I've set it up properly, however there are still no contacts ...
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Add 2 mobile numbers to iphone

I checked all the answers to my question (how to add two mobile numbers to one contact in iPhone) but I didn't see a clear answer. A lot of my contacts have more than one mobile number, and while my ...
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Why does my iPhone create contacts with a random photo?

I have a strange issue on my iPhone 4 running 4.3.2, the device is jailbroken. When I add a new contact, the contacts application seems to assign a random photo to newly created contacts. My phone ...
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How to copy iPhone 4 contacts to Exchange contacts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Syncing iPhone Contacts with an Exchange Server I have an iPhone 4 which until today, has had all my contacts stored on the iPhone. I have just set up a new exchange ...
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Mail.app: Clear Address Auto-Fill Cache

How do I clear the auto-fill address field cache in Mac Mail? I have loads of old addresses that I do not send email to. A removal and reinstallation of the email accounts does not affect the cache. ...
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Searching in every contact field in iPhone

I am looking for an app that is able to search a string in every fields of my contacts on the iPhone (same as in outlook).
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How can I synchronize contacts with Google?

How can I download (also, possibly upload from my iPhone) contacts of my Google account?
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Can't add or change custom images of address book entries

Sometimes I'm not able to change any of the custom images associated with contacts in the address book. If I quit and restart several times, it eventually works again. What would cause this sort of ...
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Is it possible to assign a ringtone to a group of contacts?

Without individually setting the ringtone for each contact in that group. Maybe there are other apps that manage contacts and have this feature. Basically, I want my iPhone to ring the same when ...