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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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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Synchronising contacts between iCloud and iOS

I have a problem with my contacts synching between iPhone and iCloud. There is a number of contacts that appears with the tag iCloud in my phone, although they arent on the iCloud website or my ...
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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 shares my email address without permission

I've found that with my iPhone 5 the following happens. When i give out my phone number to other people who also have an iPhone they can see my email address. I would rather this didn't happen. How do ...
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Is it possible to VIEW Google Contacts Customized Fields on iPhone?

We have some Google Contacts with Customized Fields (not customized email titles) such as: Certifications Attained: Years Experience in this Field: Among other customized fields that show up ...
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Adium combined contacts sync

Over time, I have created quite a clean list of all my contacts across various IM networks - Faceboo, Google, MSN, ICQ - where every contact has their respective IM network account merged into one ...
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Why do I have duplicate contacts with limited info labeled “share contact”?

I recently got my first iPhone, the 4s. Verizon transferred my contact list from my Blackberry, but the entries were incomplete (missing addresses, etc.) I have a big list of contacts in MS Outlook, ...
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Best way to transfer iphone contacts away from Exchange server

The primary location for my contacts currently is with my company's Exchange server. I've sync'd with this since I got my first iPhone 3G in 2008. This is my last week with this company and I need to ...
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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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How do you correct when Facebook picks the wrong contact?

I have Contact cards for my father- and brother-in-law, let's call them John Smith and Johnny Smith (he's a Junior). My father-in-law doesn't use Facebook, but my brother-in-law does, and since he ...
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My iPhone 4 contacts just say 'share contact' instead of showing the number

I live in the UK. When I try to see my contacts details the screen just says 'share contact' instead of letting me see any phone numbers. This also happens if I try to store a new number, so I am ...
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How can I manage two different contact lists in iTunes?

I'm trying to work out how to best manage having two separate contacts lists, mine and my husbands, to back-up in iCloud and sync to our individual phones through iTunes? Could you assist with this? ...
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iOS 6 Facebook Integration: How may I extract contacts from iPhone?

iOS 6 has a new feature that allows my facebook contacts to be synced as a separate group. I would like to extract the contacts, is it possible to do somehow?
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Address smart group based on mailbox? Or Tags?

I have manually created mailboxes in Mail and would like to create a rule that moves all future email from those senders who currently exist in one of those mailboxes to be sent to the same mailbox. ...
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Export vCF on a per contact basis

I am using Apple's Contacts app and I have hundreds of entries. Some are no longer valid (name change, incorrect phone, etc) So I want to export them so I get 1 file per contact. This way, I can ...
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Contacts sync conflict with google and exchange

On my iPhone, I sync with my business Exchange account on one side and with my private Gmail account on the other side. This runs smoothly. My contacts information, however, is centralized in Google ...
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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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Is there a way to see which contacts are “VIPs” outside of Mail.app?

Obviously, with Mountain Lion, users may define VIPs in Apple’s Mail.app. I would like to see which contacts are marked as VIPs outside of Mail – for example in Contacts.app (smart list??), or in ...
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Auto configuration of mail/calendar/contacts?

First day when I launched my Mac mini (OS X Lion) and started to use Safari - at some point it asked me (during the login procedure to the Gmail account) if I want to auto configure mail/calendar/...
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Syncing contacts with iCloud

So I just upgraded to iOS 6 and have two questions: Is it possible that my updated contacts (using Facebook integration) will uploaded to the cloud so the same info appearing on iPhone will be ...
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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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Strange contacts on IPhone 4s

I have an IPhone 4s on which I loaded my contacts from my previous Blackberry. I have suddenly found that all of my daughter and son-in-law's contacts and diary entries (they both have Blackberrys) ...
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Contacts first and last name order inconsistent between iCloud.com and iPhone

The iCloud.com Contacts interface orders the name fields as following: Last name, First name On the iPhone, the order is reversed: First name, Last name. Can this be adjusted so the order matches?
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What's the easiest way to get contact info from gmail into Mac's Address Book?

Do you know how mail.app makes it easy to add address info from an email sig into the Mac's Address Book? Well, I don't use mail.app, but I'd like to find a similar way to do that with gmail. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Assigning more than one outgoing messages on iPhone 4

Can I assign more than one outgoing message for different contacts?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...