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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Can't load contacts from iPhone to iCloud account

I have an iPhone 5S and I cannot seem to get my contacts loaded from my iPhone to my iCloud account. I have reset the iCloud and also deleted the account on my phone and reset etc. but nothing has ...
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How can I export my Comcast address book to my iPad?

I have tried many systems to export my comcast address book to the Ipad without success. The sync worked for my files but not the contacts. I used carbonites "sync and save" and also tried manually ...
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'Add to Contacts' hyperlink in Pages (iOS/iCloud)

I'm a one-day novice at Pages (iOS/iCloud). I just figured out how include hyperlinks for emailing (mailto:xxx@xxx.xxx) and calling (tel:+00000), but as of yet I couldn't work out how to include a ...
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Itunes Info Button Missing?

I am running the most current iTunes 11.14 version and am trying to sync my contacts on my computer to my iPhone 4s. From everything that I have read, I'm told to find the "info" button and select ...
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iPhone is missing a hanfdul of contacts

I noticed that one of my contacts (my dad!) suddenly disappeared from my iPhone, in the middle of the day. I don't remember doing anything or deleting it. I looked online on iCloud.com, and saw that ...
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Adding a “Fax Number” when adding a new contact in my iPhone 5, ios6

When adding a new contact, I"m confused when I get to the "phone contact numbers". I only see Mobile and Home. I want to add a fax number, but it isn't available and it isn't offered in Add another ...
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Export local contacts from iPhone

My primary means of handling contacts on my iPhone is gmail sync, but somehow it appears I have added a number of contacts to my phone locally. I want just these local contacts to sync back to gmail. ...
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How to import Outlook vCard into iCloud.com

I am trying to export a single contact from Outlook on Windows to iCloud.com. I successfully exported the vCard but when I import it I get: 1 contact could not be imported because there was a ...
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How do I enter chinese names in Address Book?

Chinese names are quite elaborate and quite different from the "standard American name" that the Mac Address Book is based on. Notably I'm looking for a good way to Store a person's Chinese name – ...
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How do I restore my lost contacts?

How do I restore the contacts that my kids deleted from their ipods but is connected with my Mac so I lost them too.
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Complex Issue: iPhone Contacts with unified/ linked cards double sync with iCloud & back up with iTunes + Outlook

Complex Issue: iPhone Contacts with unified/ linked cards double sync with iCloud & back up with iTunes + Outlook Current State: iPhone 4 iOS 5.1.1b iCloud Control Panel/ Application Setup ...
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how can i stop the thief from using my iPhone?

My i phone 5 was stolen and i'm freaking out because the thieves keep on using my i phone. i knew this because when i contacted my i phone it answered me. i tried to locate it but it keep on showing ...
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Alfred Keeps Asking For Contacts Permission

I'm not sure what is going on. Every time I access Alfred, I get this dialog box, "Alfred would like to access your contacts." I always have to click "OK" before I can use the program. I have verified ...
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Storing specific Contacts on iPhone without syncing

I would like to store specific contacts on my iPhone, running iOS 7, without syncing them to any service. I do have an Exchange account for business contacts but don't want do sync all contacts with ...
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iPhone contacts not syncing with Gmail or Windows anymore

I have an iPhone 4s with iOS 7.0.3. I am trying to sync my iPhone contacts somewhere safe, besides the backup in iTunes. I was burned in the past with iTunes backup when contacts all got lost on my ...
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Cannot see contact in “Add Invitee” on Calendar

I have two CalDAV accounts configured in Calendar. Both are configured in System Preferences > Internet Accounts to synchronize both Contacts and Calendars: When I go to add a meeting, there's ...
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No + sign in Contacts app on iPhone 5 with iOS7. Now I cannot add any contacts at all and all my old contacts were lost, too

I was trying to restore my iPhone 5 because I was running out of space and the other category was taking up too much space, so I decided to restore it. However, I don't know what glitch happened ...
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All contacts have disappeared from iPhone

All contacts have vanished from my iPhone4. Group contacts are all that are visible, and they are Facebook contacts. I have tried uploading SIM contacts to phone. I have turned off the phone and back ...
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Merging Contacts Manually between IOS and Windows - Need Last Modifed Date

I've read through all of the descriptions for applications on IOS and haven't found any contact export program that will preserve the last modified date on contacts. My employer has contacts stored in ...
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How do I know where is a specific contact stored by Apple Contacts.app?

I am using multiple contact storages, like Gmail or Exchange and I want to know where a contact is stored, so I can remove the right duplicate. Also I would like to know how can I move a contact from ...
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How to sync OS X Contacts and Calendar with Windows Phone?

How can I sync Windows Phone contacts and calendar with the Mac contacts and calendar? I have done some research and found the following: Windows Phone app …but it's taking care of the media only ...
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How to sort contacts by creation date or modification date in iOS Contacts or OS X Contacts 7.x?

Is there a way to view or export the date a contact was created or modified in iOS 7 and/or the Contacts app (version 7.1) when viewed from a Mac? This one datapoint would enormously aid deduping ...
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Contacts has trouble syncing with the Google account. What to do?

I have Contacts (Version 8.0 (1365)) running under Mac OS X 10.9.1. I have it connected with my Google account. But it keeps showing that it is busy syncing. Changes made on other devices don't come ...
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Moving mail from 10.6 to 10.8… new computer

I'm setting up a new computer and wanted to get my email contacts from 10.6.8 to 10.8.5 in Apple mail. I exported the mailboxes and I set up the accounts already... but no contacts show up when ...
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Some contacts are missing in iOS Contacts

How can I get back (some) missing contacts? Some contacts are missing in my iPhone's Contacts app. They are available in my OS X's addressbook, both are linked by iCloud. Strangely, the contact ...
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How do I send a group email on my iPad Air?

I'm having trouble sending email to a group from my iPad (with the email app that came with the iPad). The groups are there under my contact groups. I open a new email, click on the "to" field, and ...
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iPhone is broken, how can I still access my contacts?

I broke my iPhone last weekend and the screen remains blank/black even if I connect it to a computer running iTunes. Is there a way I can still access my contacts?
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How to give app permanent access to contacts

I'm running OSX 10.9. And my apps keep asking me for permission every time I restart my computer. Is there a way to give them permanent access to my contacts? Currently the only the options are ...
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How can I set a link to my gym so that siri can find it

I want to set a reminder like "remember me to change dress when I am at the gym". Siri answers "I do not know your gym. Touch your name to add the gym to your record". I could not find a way to do ...
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How can I access my GMail contact groups from my iOS 7 device?

I really need to be able to access contact groups in the Contacts app on my iOS 7 device. How can I do this? In the side bar, all that is available is "All GMail", nothing else. However, under iCloud, ...
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Sharing an Apple ID on different iPads, but having different Contacts

My daughter has my old iPad, and we share the same Apple ID, for convenience with purchasing. However at present we also have a shared Contacts list on the two iPads. It would be better to have ...
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How do I create a groups OS X Mavericks Contacts app that remains local to my machine?

When creating a new group in the OS X Mavericks version of the Contacts apps the group is automatically synchronized to iCloud. I'd like to keep this group local to just the machine where I created ...
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How to remove locally synced contacts after iOS 7 and Mavericks upgrade

Is there a way to remove contacts from an iPhone running iOS 7 that has locally synced contacts and Calendars (On My Mac) now that the Mac has been updated to Mavericks?
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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.