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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Why does iOS insist on using my Facebook email address?

I fill out webforms on my iphone fairly often. I use autocomplete to speed this process along, and it works pretty well for the most part. However, for some reason, it always insists on using an ...
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How do I Assign Contacts to iCloud?

I'm discovering the Contacts process is a mess. Even worse, it all looks pretty cool, the hidden complications can mess you up. Read on. I've learned the default account can be set to either ...
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iCloud contacts not syncing correctly

I have enabled Google CardDAV contact synching some time ago and disabled iCloud (contacts). Now I wanted to reenable iCloud synching too... I see some contacts on iCloud.com and on my Mac - probably ...
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How do I enter “ř” (small R with caron) and other unusual special characters on the iPhone?

I have a Czech friend whose name is Jiří, and I want to add his name to my Contacts. Pressing and holding R on the iPhone keyboard does not show any special character versions (and similarly on OSX, ...
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Change default contact picture for iphone

This is most likely a jailbreak-related question... Is there a known application to mass/bulk change the default picture for contacts without a picture? Ie: I just added John Doe and I have no ...
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Contacts added manually dissapear

On my iphone 4, I added 2-3 contacts manually in the contacts list. After some time when I try to call them, they do not appear. When I enter manually the number it is displayed in the phone number ...
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Is there a mail application that would set the account from which the mails will be sent depending on the recipients?

I have a question similar to this, but instead of focusing on Mail.app, I am wondering if there is any mail application that can do that. Ideally, I can tag contacts/emails with different email ...
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Using AppleScript to modify contacts not working

I'm trying to use applescript to clean up various problems a large address book, to large to fix by hand. I've been able to find and observe contacts and groups in AppleScript successfully. However, ...
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Phone number format

How can i stop Contacts from autoformatting phone numbers? It doesn't seem to matter which region I specify in settings it always registers phone numbers in a strange format: the first two numbers ...
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Cobook deleted all blank lines in Contacts' notes

Cobook, a relatively new Mac & iPhone contacts / address book replacement, recently trashed my address book. Specifically, the iPhone app deleted every blank line in every note of every contact. ...
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Can spotlight locate/find files in a VM, specifically Outlook 2010?

I run Windows 7 via Parallels 8 on my MBA running OS X10.8.4. Is there a way to configure spotlight to locate/find contacts or emails in Outlook? Spotlight finds other VM created files such as Word, ...
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Facebook Contacts disappearing from contacts

I am using the iOS Facebook Integration, which adds my Facebook friends to my contacts in the phone app. Yesterday I noticed that some of these Facebook contacts have been disappeared, despite being ...
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Deleted iCloud contacts keep coming back

Tried to delete several contacts on iCloud.com, but they keep coming back! I have tried several times with no success. These contacts are still on my device with iCloud sync enabled. If I don't want ...
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Why did changing from gmail to inbox.com delete contacts from an iPhone4s? Can I retrieve the contacts?

I changed my email from gmail to inbox.com on an iPhone4s and discovered most of my contacts are gone. Only recent contacts and Facebook contacts remain. Of course I did not backup the contacts.
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Macbook won't sync contacts over to iPhone 3G

I just got a iPhone 3G and tried to sync it with the macbook air with mountain lion via iTunes. The funny thing is, all the music and apps were able to be "synced" but only the contacts wasn't be ...
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How can I see contact photos together with contacts?

Hello everyone I have a quick question I just upgraded from a my touch to iphone 4s...On my old phone when i looked through my contact list you were able to see a thumbnail image of the contacts ...
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Sync contacts with mountain lion mac contact list

How do I sync mountain lion contact list to yahoo contact list?
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Add to Existing Contact from Mail.app to Contacts.app

I am looking for an option to add the choice "Add to Existing Contact" from the Apple Mail.app From address field. As you all know, we have "Copy Address, Add to VIPs, New Email, Add to Contacts, and ...
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Can I make my iPhone to show name and number on incoming calls? [duplicate]

When I recieve a call it only shows the name of the contact. Is it possible to shows the number as well? The same applies when I call a contact, it only shows the name, but I'll watch that thread ...
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where are the pictures of the skype contacts saved (see if someone is invisible)

i just thought you could see if someone is invisible in skype, if you just delete (reset) his profile picture. Because i know if you install skype on a new device the profile pictures are saved only ...
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Who controls the contact picture on iOS in address book?

My son has a inappropriate picture of a girl as her contact photo... When I questioned him about it he said that she had made it her outgoing contact photo and he had no control over it... Is this ...
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Can you sync only a group of contacts from a Mac to an iPhone?

I'm running iOS 6 on an iPhone 3GS. I see that all my contacts from my computer have appeared in the Contacts app on my phone. Now my contacts database on my computer is, to say the least, messy. It ...
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How to create an email group easily in Mac OS X?

I have a list of email addresses to which I frequently send emails. How can I create an email group in my address book easily? Is there any method other than add one email address at a time? I'm using ...
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Deleting contacts from mac contacts application with no Phone number

Is it possible to delete contacts from mac contacts application which have no phone no? Or export only those contacts which have a contact? Thanks.
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How to create new groups in iOS contacts app? [duplicate]

Title says it all: how can I create new address groups on iOS devices?
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text messages forwarded from my google voice number aren't recognized as being from my iPhone contacts

I set up my google voice number to forward to my AT&T number, but when I get texts from some people who are in my contact list, the text appears to come from phone numbers I don't recognize. The ...
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cannot get my google contacts to show even after setting up the exchange account microsoft exchange

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? I have spent hours trawling through stuff online today, and can see a ...
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Separating contacts

My wife has a iPhone 5 and a iPad 2. After she received her iPhone 5, I took over using her old iPhone 4 and also have a MacBook. We share one Apple ID, therefore we share all contacts. (I updated ...
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How to clear iPhone's concact cache for text messages?

My iPhone (model 5, IOS 6.1.2) seems to have some sort of contact cache which it uses when sending text messages: whenever I am sending a message to someone, I start typing the persone's name in te ...
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Hotmail synced contact incoming name do not appear

I just bought an iPhone 4S and successfully managed to synchronize it with my Hotmail account, all in terms of mail, calendar and contacts. However, although my contacts are visible and accessible in ...
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iTunes can't sync contacts as contacts has been disabled on iPhone

I am getting this error message. itunes can't sync contacts as contacts has been disabled on iphone Configuration: iOS 6.1, iphone 4
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Random contacts on my iPhone 5

I recently bought a new iPhone 5. When I was going through my contacts today, I noticed a lot of email adresses stored along with the other numbers. I didn't even know most of them! What has happened? ...
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How to save the contact from who I received an SMS?

I received an SMS from a phone nr that I don't have saved in my iPhone. How do I save that number as a new contact?
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Data differences between Apple Contacts and GMail Contacts?

I'm thinking of syncing my Mac's contacts with Google. But I'm a little wary of any data syncing between platforms, since some data is usually lost. Is there a list somewhere that describes which ...
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Does synchronizing google contacts with apple address book send my data to Apple?

I am using OS X 10.6.8 and I have a question regarding the address book synchronization. Does synchronizing google contacts with apple address book send my data to Apple? In other words, does the ...
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Can the default contact store for Mountain Lion be iCloud?

I'm struggling to manage duplicate contacts and would like to entirely and permanently disable the "On My Mac" category for contacts. I never, ever want a contact to be added to a Mac and not be ...
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How do I make Messages.app override a contact's buddy icon?

I have a Jabber account configured in Messages. When other people on the server change their buddy icons, the changes are pushed to my machine. I want to override their icons and force Messages to ...
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Controlling which group new contacts on my iPhone end up in

I am trying to figure out how to control what group a new contact entered on my iPhone 4 ends up in. I have a couple thousand business contacts that are organized by type. However when I enter a new ...
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How can I sort by phone number type or length in Contacts in OS X?

I use Contacts on my work Mac to manage my phone numbers. I want the internal phone extension to display first. This is currently stored as one of three "work" phone numbers for most of my contacts. ...
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Why do I have duplicate groups in Contacts app on my iPhone?

If I open the Contacts app on my iPhone I get duplicate groups, hence duplicate contacts. I started to delete one of a duplicate contact but they both gone away. I thought I could solve this problem ...
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How to access/edit iPhone Contacts on computer?

I run Windows 7 (no Outlook available) and don't seem to find any native Address Book application on my computer (it is a work-provided laptop). We use Lotus Notes as our mail application. Because my ...
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How to get gmail contacts on my iphone?

Under the 'settings' -> 'mail contacts calendars' -> gmail there is no option to sync the contacts what's the workaround?
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Imported contacts are empty

I have an odd problem. I got an iphone5 and of course, I want all my contacts from my nokia into my iphone, I imported the contacts into outlook, then exported to an csv file, then imported to gmail ...
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How to download contacts from iPhone to Mac?

I was able to do a backup of the phone using iTunes, but how do I see and access the contacts? Do I need to import them into Address Book? Is there a better way to download contacts from iPhone to ...
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Is there an alternative to Adress Book that works both on a Macbook or Imac *and* on Iphone?

Is there an alternative to Adress Book that works both on a Macbook or Imac and on Iphone? I always get stuck on managing contact groups on all my apple devices. Or is there a strategy to keep ...
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Any way to delete custom fields of cards in Contacts.app?

Some custom fields of contact cards in Contacts.app are really annoying. For example, nicknames always appear in Mail.app. To make things worse, there seems to be no menu option to delete custom ...
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OSX 10.8 Contacts can't access Active Directory 2003 via LDAP

I've recently upgraded to OSX 10.8 and have discovered that the Contacts Application can no longer access our Active Directory 2003 domain via LDAP. I have confirmed that the exact same settings work ...
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Determining which contacts use Facetime

In either the iOS app or the Mac app for Facetime, you are given the option of selecting any contact listed in the corresponding device's Contacts app, regardless of whether they are capable of using ...
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How to keep all contacts on both devices when syncing?

I have some contacts on my iphone and some on my computer. How do I sync my phone and my computer so that each has all contacts? The first question I see when opening ITunes is "Do you want to set up ...
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Delete all calendars and contacts in iOS

I'd like to delete all calendars and contacts on an iPod Touch with iOS 5.0.1 without affecting calendars and contacts in OS X. I've read guides that instruct to disable calendars for accounts in ...