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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Recover contacts after deleting from iCloud?

I recently purchased a MacBookPro which I synced to the same iCloud account that my iPhone is synced with. When I did this, the birthdays of all my contacts showed up as a day late on my MacBookPro. ...
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OS X Application to add contact from clipboard

Several years ago, I had a Microsoft Windows application that would offer to add a contact to Outlook if I copied it from anywhere into the clipboard. For example, if I received an email containing a ...
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In what ways can I separately manage entries in Contacts.app and SIM card contacts?

I have some basic questions in my mind and ofcourse, I should ask them to know the things. Can I import/export contacts from/to sim card? Is it possible to view the contacts that are stored in sim/...
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Why is my “Synchronize with Google” option grayed out in Mountain Lion Contacts?

I have been syncing Mac OS contacts (Address Book) with Google for a long time. For some reason, though, that option is now grayed out in Contacts preferences. Why? How do I get it back?
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Can Mail warn when emailing certain addresses?

I have my own personal mail account (a gmail account) and my academic email account (a university account) as different profiles on my Mail application in OS X Snow Leopard. I sometimes forget to ...
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Sync Google Contacts in Mountain Lion

I am having trouble with keeping my Contacts sync'd with my Google Apps account. In "Mail, Contacts & Calendars" there is no Contacts option: In the contacts program, I did get it to sync by ...
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AppleScript to compare contacts in two groups and remove duplicate from one group

I want to create an AppleScript for Apple's Address Book (Contacts) app that will look at two Groups, and if a contact is in one Group, it will remove it from the other Group. Specifically, I add ...
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Any way to move contacts between groups on iPhone?

Is there any way to move a contact in Contacts on my iPhone into a group? I can create a new contact in any group, but I don't see a way to move an existing contact between groups. Seems like an ...
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How to change the contact photo in mountain lion?

I have iPhoto library in which all my photos exist. I want to pick a photo from iPhoto library and apply it to a contact. But I don't find any such option in new Contacts app (picking a photo form ...
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What is the recommended way to flag a contact as being deceased in the Contacts app on Lion or Mountain Lion?

Death is a sad fact of life and over the years some of my old contacts have died. I still wish to keep a record of their details, birthday, day they died, notes, spouse, kids etc in my Contacts and ...
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Editing contacts creates a duplicate [duplicate]

I have 5 different email accounts: iCloud, GMail, Hotmail and two others which my iPhone does not give the option to sync its contacts. So, I have only synced my contacts with iCloud and since ...
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iPhone contacts off by one digit and/or swapped digits

A few weeks ago, I erased and reinstalled my iPhone software (iOS 5.1). I also decided to jailbreak it right around that time. Since then, I've noticed that several of my contacts have the wrong ...
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Can OS X apps access my contacts even if I don't give them permission?

After I upgraded to Mountain Lion, I noticed that apps have started asking for permission to access my contacts. Very cool. When Skype initially asked for permission to access my contacts, I decided ...
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How do I perfectly sync my contacts with gmail?

when syncing my contacts between my iPhone and itunes/gmail, although i'm warned about how many contacts are going to be added/modified/removed, there's no way for me to know what is actually going on....
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Can you make Contacts show the Twitter username (instead of the person's real name) when it autopopulates data from Twitter?

I had Contacts integrate data from my Twitter account. It worked, but when I look at someone's Twitter name in Contacts, it shows their real name, not their Twitter handle. Above you can see my ...
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Manually Add Twitter Account in Contacts.app in Mountain Lion

With Mountain Lion providing integration it is possible to have a contact's twitter username listed as a part of the contact. I don't see any way to manually do this before an account has already been ...
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As of Mountain Lion, Google Chrome has asked for permission to view my contacts. Does this mean that it has likely had unrestricted access before?

I'm not sure why Chrome wants this access, but since prior to Mountain Lion there wasn't a prompt for this, it makes me think that it must have been looking at them this whole time. Right?
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Assigning more than one outgoing messages on iPhone 4

Can I assign more than one outgoing message for different contacts?
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iMessage comes from a different (unknown) phone number? Possible to change own number?

I finally talked my mum into updating her iphone to iOS5, however now there is a hitch. When she sends a message to me (also on iOS5) it does come through as an imessage, but from a totally different ...
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How to backup iPhone contacts (no iCloud, iTunes or Outlook)?

I have an iPhone from another age (pre 2008) which is ready to be commissioned as defunct and replaced with a new 4S. My question, is how to back up the contacts form the old iPhone and transfer them ...
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Facebook deleted email addresses from Contacts, how to restore?

Most of my contacts that I'm also connected with on Facebook, no longer have any email address in Contacts. Sigh! The problem is described here: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=13197 I ...
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How can I manually replace the addressBook files on my iPhone?

I upgraded from iOS 4 to iOS 5 and after it installed, I realized my contacts and apps were no longer there. I'm not too concerned about retrieving my apps, but I would really like to retrieve my ...
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How do I switch first/last name order in the iOS address book?

My contacts are arranged by last name first in my iPad and iPhone and I want to have them first name then last name. Where do I access the address book preferences?
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Multiple SMS, Marketing campaigns through iOS?

I've got a little business with around 1000 customers and I like to take advantage of a mobile plan that lets me send a lot of SMS messages per month. I've got my customers' emails and phone numbers ...
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Gmail contact folder disappeared

The contact folder in my Gmail disappeared, both on iPhone and iPad. How do I get it back?
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Keeping contacts on iOS5/iPhone4s

So, I have my iPhone 4S with iOS5. I don't plug it into my computer often (I don't think I plugged it in since I got it), but I did plug it in today and I lost all of my contacts. I don't know if it ...
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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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How do I get my Google contacts in Gmail on my Gmail app on the iPad?

I don't have a Mac or Exchange (which seem to be two ways of doing this.) When I open the iPad Gmail app (from Google) there are no Contacts and the email "to" field doesn't autocomplete. I ...
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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 ...