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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iPhone 4 keeps losing contacts

My iPhone 4 keeps losing contacts under various conditions: first after an app crash followed by a manual reboot; all the other times after the battery becomes empty.
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My iPhone 5 synced contacts from my wife's iPhone 5

My iPhone 5 (iOS 6.1.2) synced contacts from my wife's iPhone 5 (iOS 7.0.2) and changed many of them (changed names to contacts with similar numbers). She uses my Apple ID, but contacts transfer from ...
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Can I add 100 Phone Numbers to a Single Contact?

My bank insists on sending me account info SMS (texts) from ~100 different numbers. They all start the same, only the last two digits differ. e.g. +43 664 6601301 +43 664 6601302 +43 664 6601303 ...
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Loss of contacts and calendar on iPhone 4s with iOS 7.0.3 update

I did the latest software update a few days ago and just this morning without changing anything, I lost a lot of contacts and my calendar is empty. I have never synced my iPhone with iTunes or iCloud. ...
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iOS 7: call screen background photo bugged?

During a call to any contact, on call screen is displaying hard blurred image. This image is a user photo attached to its contact in address book. The issue is, that this photo is SAME on EVERY ...
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10.9 Contacts.app doesn’t sync one contacts card with iCloud

Contacts.app in 10.9 says "Some server contacts could not be copied to this address book." iCloud.com shows 499 contacts iOS shows 499 contacts 10.9 shows 498 contacts is there a way to fix this or ...
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Contacts have disappeared since iOS 7 update, and iCloud is not available

After updating to iOS 7, all my contacts have disappeared and iCloud is grey in my settings, i.e. not live. I keep getting a notification asking for me to accept Terms and Conditions of iCloud, but ...
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iPhone 4s and iCloud only partially syncing

I'm having trouble syncing -- my iCloud and iPhone 4s (running iOS 5.1.1) only partially sync with one another. I.e., new entries sync, as do changes to contacts that appear in both. BUT… I have ...
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Link iPhones contact list to GMail app instead of native mail app?

I am using the gmail app for my emails, but I want to merge my extensive list of contacts in my phone book to my gmail app. Is there a way to do this? Ultimately, it would be great if when you tapped ...
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sync calendar and contacts without iCloud in Mavericks

How can I sync calender and contacts in Mavericks and iOS 7 without using iCloud (or any cloud for that matter)? Is the only option really to setup a CalDav and CardDav server in my local home WiFi ...
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Can't sync contact & calendar to iOS 4.1 device since Mavericks update

I just installed Mavericks. I have an old iPhone 3GS and it is running iOS 4.1. Since updating to Mavericks, iTunes syncs everything but Address Book and Calendar, however under OS X 10.8 everything ...
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iPhone 5s: texts and calls show numbers instead of names

I have an iPhone 5s. All contact phone numbers show up in the list as names. How do I get names, not numbers to display for received texts and calls?
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Can't launch calendar, contact, app store, etc

Issue Whenever I try to launch an app, it opens for a split second and then disappears. System MacBook Pro Retina, Mid 2012 Processor 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 Memory 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Graphics ...
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How can I restore deleted contacts from iPhone 4s?

My wife and I both have 4s models and we both downloaded iOS 7 and now we have all contacts (hers and mine) on both phones. I started to delete some of hers on my phone and it deleted the same ...
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How do I tell iOS 7 which address is my “home” address?

In iOS 7, if you bring up the Notification Center in some circumstances it will tell you, “Right now, it would take you 18 minutes to drive home.” I recently moved and the address that iOS 7 has set ...
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Contacts.app Sync with iCloud gives CoreDAVErrorDomain Error 1

I'm completely clueless. The contacts app does not sync with iCould and gives the CoreDAVErrorDomain Error 1. I have tried deleting the app and do software update. Same thing. I have tried backing up ...
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Group members from Contact do not appear in Mail address

iMac using OS X 10.8.5. When using a Group from Contacts in a Mail address, all the Group list does not appear in the Mail address and those missing do not receive the email.
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Phone app uses a single contact's image for all calls

Since I've updated to iOS 7, there's something that has driven me nearly insane every time I make a phone call. Every time I receive or place a call, the background image for the call (which is ...
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iPhone 4 with updated iOS 7 not synching some contacts

Since updating to iOS 7 on my iPhone 4, the home address of some of Outlook contacts do not sync to the phone. Some contacts will show home and work, and some will not show any address on the iPhone. ...
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Purpose of groups & subgroup feature, in iOS contacts?

I have searched and to my surprise I can't seem to locate the answer to this what I thought would be common everyday problem. Can someone please explain to me what the purpose of the "groups" feature ...
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Lost Apple ID: How to recover iTunes media and iCloud data?

I have an iPad containing all my music and iCloud data (contacts) but I lost access to my Apple ID. I want to make a backup of the data on my iPad, create a new Apple ID and then re-import the data. ...
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Contacts won't sync

Help - new widow, non-tech - IOS 7 won't sync my contacts; they're on my laptop, but won't appear on my 5S; error says: Cannot sync to the iphone because the mail accounts are in use on the iphone. ...
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Incoming iPhone 5 calls showing only the number, but the caller is in my contact list

I just unblocked my iPhone 5 with a Gevey SIM and extracted my contact list from iCloud. Every contact shows up, no problem there, but when someone calls me, only the numbers appear but no name from ...
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iOS7 Contacts Have All Disappeared

I upgraded to iOS 7 yesterday. Today, all my contacts suddenly vanished. They were working in iOS 7 this morning, but have since disappeared. I'm not syncing contacts with an external system ...
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contacts added to iphone4s no longer show up in Yahoo contacts

I noticed recent contacts I have added to iphone 4s are not showing in my Yahoo account online. I have to do a phone restore and afraid of losing contacts. I don't want to sync to iCloud because ...
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Faces from Aperture synced over OS X and iPhone in their Contacts?

I have faces in the images of Aperture. I would like to use the faces there for my Contacts in OS X and iPhone. How can I get this syncronization thing working?
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How can I change Contacts.app custom labels automatically using AppleScript?

Is there a way to change the current labels in Contacts.app to custom ones using AppleScript based on a specific criteria? Here is what I mean: I need the script to go through my contacts to change ...
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How can I add contacts from one iPhone/iPad to another iPhone that has a different iTunes account?

I've had two iPhones for the last year. One is for work, and the other is my personal phone. I set up each phone with its own iTunes account, and now I'm wanting to consolidate to one phone. So is ...
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iPhone 4 groups tab not showing up

I need to remove all of my emails from showing up in my contact list. When I tap phone, then contacts at the top on the left should be a button named "group". It is not there, just a refresh symbol. ...
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Contacts being added automatically

Somehow, contacts are being added automatically to my Mac address book. They contain only an email address, which suggests that a mail program is creating these entries automatically. The only email ...
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How to restore iPhone contacts lost after an app crash?

After a crash/reboot I lost all contacts on my iPhone. I have an iTunes backup, but it is several months old. The iPhone was set to sync with my Windows Contacts list, but it also appears to not ...
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Adding New Contacts but they Disappear

When I add a contact from my keypad screen and save it the contact doesn't show up in my contacts list. But if they call or text me it recognizes the contact. Why is it doing this and how do I fix ...
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How to delete thousands of contact email addresses

A year ago when I upgraded my iPhone to the latest model, the computer technician who works on our business computers helped me with a couple of issues with which I was having problems. He doesn't ...
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Syncing Contacts from iPhone to Outlook

I'd like to sync my iPhone's contacts to Outlook. The account is linked, so my email is updating, but it won't sync the contacts. How do I do it?
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How to use different contacts on different iPhones with the same Apple ID

My daughter and I use two iPhones, both connected to the same Apple ID. At the moment I see my daughter's contacts merged to my contact list, but we'd like to use our contact lists separately from ...
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How do I set Mail.app not to send the recipient names as they appear in my address book

When I send mails to addresses from my address book, the recipients in the address bar are shown like name <nick@domain.tld>. Can I somehow prevent that name part, so that only the actual mail ...
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How can I reject sync changes for my OS X Contacts?

I have my OS X Mountain Lion contacts hooked up to synchronize with Google Contacts. Every once in a while, I receive a notice that "Syncing with Google Contacts will change more than 25% of your ...
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Email contacts in iPhone contacts

When logging into hotmail on the mail app, do all contacts save into the contact list on the iPhone? Or only certain ones? If so how?
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Do uploaded-photos on an iPhone have a local URL?

(iPhone 3GS, IOS 6.1.3). I've uploaded a photo -say, "dog.jpg"- to the iPhone from an iMac. On the iPhone, I can view it using the built-in PhotoApp [I don't know its official name]. On the iPhone: ...
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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, ...