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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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 ...
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How can I force iPhone to resync contacts from server?

I sync email, contacts and calendar to my company's Exchange server. This morning all of my contacts are gone from my iPhone (iPhone 4, iOS 4.2.1). Facts that further explain: My contacts were good ...
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Synchronizing Gmail Contacts to my Mac

How do I sync GMail contacts into my Mac?
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How to find a telephone number strored in contacts by searching for a substring on iPhone

I'd like to search my iPhone contacts using a part of a telephone number as a key (search by substring). The integrated spotlight search, however, doesn't return any entries when searching for a full ...
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Syncing Contacts and iCal between multiple macs and iOS?

I have a two macs, an iPod Touch and an iPad, so 4 devices in total. I wonder if there is a way to sync contacts and ical calendars between these devices automatically (or in case of the iPod/iPad ...
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Syncing iPhone Contacts with an Exchange Server

Happy new year! I'm using an iPhone 4 with 4.2.1. On the iPhone with Exchange Server, how do you get the group 'All On My iPhone' to sync with the exchange server? At present everything but that ...
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Import Google Voice Contacts Into iPhone

What I'd like to do is have my Google Voice contacts available on my iPhone, not the other way around. I recently had to restore the phone to factory defaults and it's a pain to manually enter all ...
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what is the best way to get my gmail contacts on my ipod touch contacts list

i have a new ipod touch and i want to get my gmail contacts available on the ipod touch contacts. what is the best way to do this?
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How do I enter Dutch names in Address Book?

Dutch surnames are kind of weird, in that a lot of them start with small words such as de/'t/het ("the"), van ("of"), van 't, van der ("of the"), etc. This makes them a pain to enter in most address ...
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Double contacts after syncing with Outlook

I have duplicate contacts in my iPhone, not knowing their source or how to safely delete them. I synced my iPhone contacts with Outlook via iTunes. I have 220 contacts in Outlook. I estimate 100 of ...
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Can I hide the “All on My iPhone” option in iPhone's Contacts app?

I'm using Gmail for Contacts, Notes, Calendar, and Mail sync. Since I only have one account, most of these apps don't have the top level selection page which let's you choose which account to use. ...
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Suggestions for an iPhone app for contacts

I am looking for an iPhone app for our sales team that would allow them to do the following: Group contacts into custom groups Add meeting notes against a contact Locate contacts on a map (optional ...
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Duplicate contacts in iPhone 4 with two Exchange accounts, one is Lotus Traveler

I have two exchange accounts on my iPhone 4. One that connects to my gmail, the other connects to my work's Lotus Notes. There are no overlapping contacts in the two accounts. There are also no ...
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Can you set custom ringtones for contact groups?

In iPhone, you can easily change the default ringtone (Settings → Sounds → Ringtone) and set a custom ringtone for individual people (Contacts → [some person] → Edit → Ringtone). But can you set a ...
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How do I back up my iPhone contacts to iTunes over USB?

How do I back up my iPhone contacts to iTunes over USB? I followed the standard procedure and my contacts were wiped out on my iPhone so I am scared about backing them up.
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How do I move a contact on the iPhone from one group to another?

I have about 20 contacts on my iPhone that is in the wrong group. How can I move them to another group?
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How can I assign more than 2 phone numbers to a contact on my iPhone?

A large proportion of contacts I have gained over the years have more than two current numbers. Examples include: home, work, mobile; home, NZ work no., US work no., Spanish work no; etc I have ...
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Way to back-up phone numbers on iPhone?

What is a good service to back up my contacts on my iPhone?
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How to stop iPad/Safari from treating certain numbers as 'phone numbers'?

I've got some pages on an intranet that show numerical rates to 4 decimal places, eg 147.1453. When these pages are viewed on an iPad, some of these rates appear underlined and clicking on them causes ...
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iPhone custom label in contacts

I am having trouble saving a contact with a custom label in iOS4. I received a phone call from a number not stored in my phone. After the call, I clicked the blue chevron next to the number >> Create ...
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Why can't I add or edit contacts on my new iPhone 4?

On my new iPhone 4, I can add a new contact after talking to them (Add as new contact) but I cannot otherwise add new contacts, or edit existing ones. It looks like a bug. Is there a way to work ...
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Can I create a new contact from an unknown MMS number?

I am looking for a way of creating a new contact using an unknown number that sent me an MMS. The new number is not detailed in the message itself. Is this possible? Currently I'm having to write the ...
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How can I import contacts into iPhone from Palm Centro?

I'm planning on purchasing an iPhone 4, and I want to know the most direct method of copying my contacts from my Palm Centro to my iPhone. Extra points for solutions that work on Linux.