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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Required: Contacts App for iPhone 5c (IFTTT Compatible)

I have iPhone 5c (iOS8). I recently added a recipe from IFTTT that lets me store any new contacts I add on my iPhone to a spreadsheet on my Google Drive account. I'm also using an app called "Connect" ...
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Airdrop Name is Incorrect

I have both an iPhone 6 Plus and a Macbook Pro, and both have Airdrop. On my iPhone, the name of my mac is correct, but on my mac, the name is of one of my contacts. The contact only has a name and a ...
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Order of contacts in iOS multitasking menu

In the iOS multitask menu, I have it set to display recent contacts. Are they displayed in the order of the time of contact or are the sorted by frequency of contact? Also, occasionally a recent ...
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Mail, Contacts & Calendars refuses to connect to Google

Since yesterday the System Preferences pane on Mail, Contacts & Calendars refuses to connect to Google to setup e-mail, calendars and contacts. It started after Contacts.app did not want to sync ...
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Selective contacts on iphone

I've synced my google (gmail) contacts to my iphone5, but i'd like to have some contacts not show on my phone. Is there a way to select either on the phone or on gmail which contacts to show on my ...
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How do I delete duplicate contacts in Yosemite?

I'm trying to delete duplicate and triplicate contacts from my Contacts app on my macbook pro. I run os X and have deleted my gmail and facebook accounts within Contacts, and, I am no longer syncing ...
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Where are new contacts stored on iOS?

I have two Google accounts linked with my iPhone: home and work. When adding a new contact in the Phone app, where will iOS store the new contact? I'm not given a choice of which Google account it ...
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OS X Yosemite and Exchange: Contacts only containing an email address

On OS X Yosemite (10.10.3) I'm having a problem with Contacts.app and my Exchange account (Office 365). For some of my contacts (I can't see a pattern here, but they definitely come from different ...
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How can I transfer contacts between SIM cards?

I've bought a new iPhone 5S and inserted a nano SIM into it by purchasing a nano sim with same number. How can I get contacts from my old sim to new SIM?
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OS X contacts: Related name - In which direction does the relationship field work correctly?

How do I correctly use the "related name" feature? In which direction does it work? Does the relationship label indicate what the edited person (full contact sheet) is to the stated person (field ...
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Adding a new contact in iOS 8 merges it with a homonymous old contact

I have in my iPhone iOS 8 and old contact called Salvador. This old contact has his mobile, and some notes, and that is fine. Today I select a phone number from my call history and select the add a ...
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how to move contacts en mass from one iCloud account to another

I need to have two iCloud accounts, one for work and one for play/personal. Is there an easy way to move all contacts from one iCloud account to another via iCloud.com. For example, if I have 400 ...
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Two identical iCloud Group lists in Contacts

For some reason - & this has been the case for as long as I remember, years at least - I have two sets of iCloud Contacts in my Contacts address book. One is called 'iCloud (me.com) the other ...
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I selected to send SMS instead of iMessage to a contact once, and it won't switch back, Why?

I sent an SMS text instead of using iMessage to a family member when I had bad cell service about a week ago. I have FaceTime-d with them since and even deleted and recreated their contact info, but ...
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Display phone numbers instead of contact name in recent calls

I restored my contacts from iCloud after restoring my iPhone 6 Plus and setting up as a new iPhone and then imported sim contacts. I am now having an issue when I get an incoming call; it shows the ...
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Get nick name of current user

I want to get the nickname of the currently logged in OS X user via Apple Script. Currently can only retrieve the full name or the nickname of a contact, I wasn't able to combine the two scripts. ...
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iOS contacts app that can print data from vCards

Is anyone aware of an iOS app that can sync with CardDav to get a contact list and can then print off a nicely formatted contact card? Basically, I want to be able to print information for referrals ...
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Stop 'favorites' contacts showing in 'recents' section as well

I've done some searching around, but haven't found anything. Basically, I have set several contacts as 'favorites' on my iPhone (6) and have enabled 'favorites' and 'recents' to show in the in-app ...
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ios8 specific alerts for specific contacts

I'm currently using a blackberry 9900. I use it for work and personal. I have different ring/notification profiles setup. When at work I have it on vibrate or silent but if I receive a text or email ...
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Missing contacts on iPhone 4s

I have notice that some, not all, of my contacts are missing on my iPhone 4s. I have done no upgrading, or downloading, or anything. I'm thinking of deleting contacts from the device to see if ...
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How can I programmatically read and write the texttone of a Contact in the OSX' Contacts app?

On the Contacts app (V9.0) of Mac OSX 10.10 Yosemite I want to read and write programatically the texttone property in some of my contacts. How can I do this with Applescript or another scripting ...
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Lync alternatives on Mac

Is there a Lync alternative on a Mac such that I can still use my Microsoft contacts? Note that I desire to keep all my outlook contacts from Lync but simply using a different service to communicate ...
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Can I recieve messages from someone not in my contacts?

Am I able to recieve or send text messages from a android user if I don't save their number and my airdrop is turned on to "contacts only"?
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How do I get an old iOS 4.1 iPhone 3GS to sync with my iCloud contacts on my OS X 10.7.5 Mac?

I have an iPhone 3GS that is unlocked and jailbroken. It is running iOS 4.1. I cannot update because that will undo the unlock mechanism. I was originally on an iPhone 4S. It got bricked somehow, so ...
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OS X repeatedly stops syncing contacts and calendar with Gmail

For what feels like forever (but is probably only a year or two), OS X constantly ‘loses’ my Gmail password. This is particularly annoying, because I use two-factor-authentication with my Google ...
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Blocked contact and multitasking menu iOS 8

What happens if I call or send a message to a contact I have blocked? Does that contact show up on the recent contacts multitasking menu?
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Which social network profile pic appears in my contacts app on Mac OS X

The individual contacts in my Contacts app have numerous social networks associated with them e.g. a Facebook profile and a Linkedin profile. They have a different pic for each social network. How do ...
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One Contact Receiving My Messages Under An Email, Not My Contact Name

My iMessage is working with all iPhone users, except with a specific contact. iMessage is working with this contact, except that he is only able to receive my iMessages as my email address and not ...
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How to re-enable sync of Microsoft Exchange contacts in Yosemite?

About 2 weeks ago, I noticed that my Mac Mail on Yosemite no longer fetches contact information from my Exchange contacts when suggesting email address autocompletes. Under "Internet Accounts" in ...
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Sharing a bank of contacts

Is it possible to share multiple contacts in a similar fashion to the way that you would share a single contact from contacts.app? Specifically is there a way to expediently share the list as well as, ...
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Contacts on iPhone 6 will not merge with Cloud

I recently purchased and iPhone 6 and sync'd my data appropriately. However, all of my contacts were apparently still associated with my old work email. I have since moved on to another job and had ...
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How to create a private distribution list [group mailing list] in Mail.app?

I know I can make a group in Contacts, and send a message to the group. Is there a way to hide the list of recipients? I have this setting in Mail prefs: I don't know any other setting to tweak. ...
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Two iPhones, buth synced but with different contacts

I have two iPhones and I would like to have them nicely synced calendar and task, but to keep different contacts. One is an office phone and I would like not to have my private numbers etc. Currently, ...
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How to delete a contact from SMS/iPad Messages database

I have a friend in my contacts who changed his phone number a year ago. I changed his number in all my contacts, but it keeps appearing when I text from my iPad. Both of his numbers appear, both old ...
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Need to merge address book files

Can I import an old Address Book file without replacing my current contacts? In other words, can I merge an old address book file with my current one? I use address book on OS X 10.10.1 and iOS 8.1.3 ...
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How to change default contact template

When i create a new contact and go to insert a phone number the default category for this is "Home", I don't have anyone's home phone number now as this is 2015 not 1999. How can i change this default ...
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iMessage - Why is someone prompted to pick one of my connected iMessage contact points?

I have my phone/mail(s) connected in iMessage The other user has all of this information in a single contact card for me When they message me, they are prompted to pick one of the 3 methods - why is ...
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Why do duplicates keep showing up in my address book?

I maintain a very clean address book (OSX), complete with photos and profile info of my contacts. Contacts are on iCloud and Exchange. However, sometimes I'll get an email from a contact and the ...
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how can I save my contacts from iphone?

I use my iphone with a apple id until now, unfortunately because of some personal issues I have to change my apple id. I only worry about my contact numbers. Is there any way that I can save them and ...
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iPhone Contact List - Custom Labels recognized as a Mobile Number

When a number is labeled as "mobile" in your contact list, you can click the little "cloud" shortcut to send a text message to that number. If the number is labeled as "Home" or anything else, that ...
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Why does the SMS bubble only appear next to some numbers but not others?

This is part of a screenshot showing how my father sees my contact page on iOS 8 on his iPhone: The four contact details are, in this order: Phone number (Android device) Phone number (iPhone) ...
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How can I keep my home address private when sharing my vCard?

Instead of handing over cumbersome (and likely to get lost) business cards, I like texting my vCard. However, I'd like to not share some of the information in my vCard—most importantly, my home ...
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Hide contact's name when sending an email

I am using somewhat "unofficial" names for people I work with in my Address Book. Basically, I add an emoji after the first name to help me recognize the contact faster (extremely helpful on the ...
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Central admin-managed contact list for iPhone

what is the solution to provide a group of iPhone users (personally owned devices with users own AppleIDs) with an group-contact list that is centrally managed by an admin (i.e. the group contact list ...
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Sort Contacts Marked As Company

I found an Applescript at apple's support site to sort any contact with the "Company" checkmark checked into a "Business" group: property groupName : "Business" tell application "Contacts" if ...
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Address for “Home” is incorrect in Maps and I can't seem to find a way to updated it?

When I originally got my iPhone 5s I asked Siri to set my home address. At that time, it recognized a wrong address and I can't seem to find a way to correct it. It is listed with a little house icon ...
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Which contact's phone number called me?

When a contact in my iPhone has multiple phone numbers how do I determine which number that person called me from? Short of asking them of course.
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Is it possible to sync iCloud contacts with Thunderbird's address book?

I would like to keep my iCloud addresses in sync with my Thunderbird address book. Is there a way to do this directly? Currently I sync both with my Gmail contacts, but the results are not very ...
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Exchange contacts not syncing with iPhone 5

All my contacts have disappeared from my iPhone 5. I have tried to delete end reinstall my exchange account but that did not help. Also I have tried resetting network settings and turning syncing ...
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how can i preserve the group when I export it and it is imported by someone else

I am trying to send a group of contacts to other people and I want them to be able to import these contacts so that the group is created and preserved for them too. Is the alternative for them to ...