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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Can iCloud synchronize contacts from Windows Mail?

Can I sync my Windows Mail contacts into iCloud? I don't use Outlook for Windows, only Windows Mail.
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Transfer iPhone contacts to iCloud or Mac

I just got involved into a new project at work, and I added all my colleagues to my iPhone contacts. In the middle of the process I got the idea it would be better to add the contacts to my iCloud. ...
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Any way to make nicknames appear rather than full names?

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? Thanks.
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Contacts deleted when setting up e-mail on iPhone 4S

New iPhone 4S. When I set up my e-mail exchange account all my contacts are deleted. I have restored from back up twice and turned off the sync with contacts, calenders and reminders but it still ...
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Sync iPhone's contact with Facebook, Twitter, etc

I am looking for an app capable of merging duplicated contacts and updating my iPhone contacts with Facebook and Twitter friends information. What's the best app out there for this?
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Numbers appear with country code in message app

A friend of mine just bought an iPhone. She imported all her SIM contacts using the regular method: Settings > Contacts > Import from SIM All went well. But when she opens the Messages app, ...
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How to set Outlook 2011 as the main contact manager?

When I installed Microsoft Outlook 2011 Lion asked me if I wanted to use it as my main Mail client. How can I make Outlook be my main contact manager in OSX? For example when I open FaceTime my ...
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How to see contacts that are suggested when composing emails?

When composing emails I get suggestions for who to send to based on previous received and sent emails. Is there any way to see this list? I'd like to add them to my actual contacts list.
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No Plus Sign Button or Edit Button in IOS Contacts App

The Contacts App on my iPhone 4 (with IOS 5.1) has no '+' in the top right corner to add a contact and no "edit" in the top right corner to edit a contact. My friends do have this. How to it get these ...
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Contact syncing is not working for some contacts using iCloud

I've verified that at least some of my contacts are not properly syncing between my iPhone running iOS 5.1 and my Mac running OSX 10.7.3 (both the latest OS versions currently available). Here, you ...
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transfering contacts from my old phone to iPhone via Bluetooth

Is it possible to transfer all my contacts from my old phone to iPhone via Bluetooth?
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Erasing a bunch of contacts at once?

My friend got an iPhone from her uncle and started using it without wiping out all the data. Now she wants to delete all the existing contacts on the phone (over 500) but doesn't want to reset the ...
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Why can't Siri add the relationship for an account?

I'm using Siri in German, and one of the examples mentions the command: Meine Mutter ist Diana Pelzl That is, My mother is Diana Pelzl. So, I say something similar to the above German sentence, ...
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iPhone contacts bar with letters doesn't work for letters D-Y?

I have this very strange issue with my iPhone 4's (iOS 5.0.1 9A405) Contacts app. As you know, there is this "bar" on the right which allows you to touch a letter and have the table directly "jump" ...
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Maintain an email group on iPad - no Mac involved

I can't find an answer to this one here or elsewhere, so here goes. I have a friend who would like to maintain some school-based email lists using an iPad. She doesn't use any computers for this ...
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How to seamlessly sync contacts and calendars across devices?

I currently have all my contacts and calendars on my Mac, but would like to sync them over the air with my other devices (iPod, iPad and Android phone). I also want it to be multidirectional: being ...
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How can I send an email to a google contact group on my iOS devices?

I have groups in my Google Contacts for sending emails to sets of people via the web interface on a browser. I sync Google mail and contacts onto a couple iOS devices via Microsoft Exchange. How can ...
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Where is my iPhone backup kept? (Created prior iOS5 upgrade)

I've just updated my wife's 3GS to iOS 5.1 from iOS 4. The restore seem to only restore the messages/photo roll and some other settings. I don't see most of the apps but the most important part is the ...
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How can I move Contacts from Exchange to the From My Mac groups?

I have discovered that some personal contacts that I'd created (using the iPhone's built-in Contacts app) were created in the Exchange (business) group. How can I move them over to the "From My Mac" ...
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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.
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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 ...