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 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 ...
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How do you get iPhone to share contacts with Mac Messages app?

When I get a new text, it appears both in the Messages app on my iPhone and in the Messages app on my Mac. The iPhone text show the person's name, and the Mac text only shows the person's number. I ...
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Saving GPS Coordinates in Contacts

I live in a country which has few registered Apple Maps addresses. All that i want is to store GPS coordinates in contacts to use those at the Reminders app. I came from diverse forums like this and ...
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How to change me in contacts

In my contacts, there is a contact wrongly labeled as 'me'. What should I do so that I can label the right person as 'me'? How do I change 'me'? I'm using iOS8.
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How to print iCloud contact list

How do I print my iCloud contact list? When I printed it the first time, the format was out of sorts, rendering the printed version un-usable? I thought that Apple was supposed to be easy. I was ...
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Cannot enable calendars and reminders in iCloud

I am using late 2014 retina macbook pro 15 inch but first when i click the iCloud settings it takes 15 seconds to open it. When I enable the contacts, I can't open the Contacts app it says contacts ...
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Force contacts to sync with iCloud right now

I just updated a contact's phone number in the Mac Contacts app. Now I want to call them on my iPhone (4S), but my iPhone does not have the new number. Both the Mac and the iPhone are configured to ...
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Script Editor crashing when running Applescript

I need to extract the phone number of all the contacts in a particular group and for that I am using the following code - on run {input, parameters} tell application "Contacts" set ...
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Email address coming up with caller ID

How is my contact able to see my email address instead of my name in their contacts list? My friend says my email address shows on the caller ID instead of the name she has for me in her contacts list....
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One contact with several numbers - sent messages

I have a contact with multiple (two) mobile numbers. How do i know to which number the sms (text message) was sent? The system did not ask me which telephone number to use. Is there a way to check ...
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How to sync my contacts in my iPhone 6 to a Mercedes C300 bluetooth handsfree?

I need to transfer my iPhone 6 contacts so I can use them on my Mercedes Benz C300 handsfree device without having to manually dial a phone number on my iPhone while driving. I used to have a ...
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Where can I find the phone numbers of my contacts on an iPhone 5C?

I just bought an iPhone 5C. I can't figure out how to make a call. My contact list was uploaded to the new phone but there are no phone numbers listed. Email addresses are listed for some of my ...
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Separate Contact list

Can I make separate contact lists? I would like to have: One business, one friends/family, one Christmas card list. Does anyone know how I would go about this?
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What determines the order of “recent” texts when you type +1 in the “To:” window?

I am trying to determine if these are the most RECENT texts or most FREQUENT texts. Dialing "+1" in the "To:" field of imessage, will bring up a "recent" list- even if the text thread and/or the ...
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Contact Phone Numbers in Iphone 5s

My contact list does not display the entire phone number. It displays (xxx)XX... or if the contact has been named, it will show part of the person's name and then ... How do I set the phone to show ...
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How to reorder contact info in Contacts.app

I'm a hoarder of contact info in Contacts.app. I always keep people's old contact info in their Contacts.app entry so that, for example, their pic will show up in Mail.app on even old emails from ...
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How to Sync Gmail's “Other” Contacts with OS X Yosemite (Mail.app and Contacts) and iOS Mail

I'm trying to get Mail.app on OS X Yosemite to autocomplete contacts on my Gmail "Other" group - i.e. the contacts google creates for you once you've sent them an email. I have a Google "Internet ...
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Applescript, OS X : How to Get a list of phone numbers from Contacts, and send an iMessage with Messages App? Halfway there I think..?

I am trying to create an applescript that will grab all of the labeled phone numbers of 'mobile' and 'iPhone' from the every contact in Contacts App (specifically the phone numbers from the iCloud ...
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Disable message / call notifications for one specific contact

One of my contacts is annoying me with text messages. I could block them, but then I'd never be able to see the messages they send and I want to have the ability to do that. So instead the idea I had ...
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Why don't my icloud.com contacts download to my iPhone?

I've manually imported my Google Contacts into icloud.com (via a vCard file). Now I'd like to have these contacts available on my iPhone. My iCloud is property set up (Settings > Mail, Contacts, ...
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My Google Contacts are not being imported into my iPhone

I’ve added my Google account to my iPhone (Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars) and activated the “Contacts” switch for it, but I still don’t see my Google contacts in the “Contacts” pane of the ...
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Disabling “access to contacts” dialog box with terminal

I am trying to disable the following dialog box that pops up all the time when I open Mail.app: Is there a way to do so using terminal? Thanks!
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Lost address book contacts in upgrade to Yosemite

I upgraded from the Mavericks to Yosemite on a Macbook Pro. All the contacts in the address book which is now Contacts in Yosemite are gone and when I try to restore it from the back up it gives a ...
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iCloud and OS X Server: Limits for Contacts, Calendars, Reminders?

iCloud and OS X Server: Limits for Contacts, Calendars, Reminders? For iCloud, there are some limits detailed here: http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202158 However there is no mention of such limits ...
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Contacts' “profile” entries (social media links) don't appear in iOS

I have links to my contacts' social media profiles (e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn) saved on the Mac copy of my contacts. They are saved as copies of URLs (e.g. 'http://www.domain.ext/nym') pasted into the "...
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WhatsApp doesn't use contact name on lock screen notifications

Hello Community Members, I am using iOS device (iPhone) with latest iOS version. I am facing an unusual problem with WhatsApp. When I get message from one of my contacts and screen is locked, ...
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trying to restore contacts in yosemite with time machine

ok -- so my wife lost her contacts on her macbook pro (and icloud as well), but we use time machine -- i was trying to look around for help in how to restore ALL her contacts using time machine -- is ...
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IPhone contacts are not sorted after import

I imported all the contacts to my iPhone via .vcf file and now they are not sorted by name. They are all under the # sign. I imported contacts with a program called Wondershare TunesGo. I just ...
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Do non-smartphones exist that are able to sync with any OS after Mountain Lion?

Currently I have a Nokia 6300 and a Mac with Mountain Lion installed. Calendar and Contacts sync through iSync via Bluetooth without a problem. I'm thinking of upgrading to Mavericks or Yosemite, but ...
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Contacts sync iCloud/iPhone/Mac after clean OS X install

I have an clean Yosemite installation without any data transfer from an old mac. My iCloud account is synced with my iPhone, and the mac is using the same iCloud account. After a sync some contacts ...
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Limited FaceBook friends show up in Contacts app in Mavericks or Yosemite

I configured my Facebook account in OS X (both Mavericks & Yosemite) using following article >> http://support.apple.com/kb/PH18993 I have 200+ friends on FB, but on Contacts app it just shows 38....
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How to export Contacts version 9.0 data or .abbu file to .csv or other usable spreadsheet format

In the newest Apple Contacts version 9.0, how do you export all contacts or an .abbu file to a .csv file or other usable spreadsheet format? Dragging and dropping to Numbers does not work. Exporting ...
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How do I get the picture for a contact to appear in Calendar?

When one of my contacts accepts an invitation in Calendar, I don't see their contact picture (even though the relevant e-mail address only appears once in Contacts, associated with a picture and even ...
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To remove email address of sent messages from Mail [duplicate]

I have tried to find how to remove the email addresses to which you have sent emails in Mail. They are not in Contacts -application. Not in Settings. I type masi.mathiasen... and I all the time ...
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Sync Contacts between iPhones with different Apple IDs

Until recently my wife and I shared one Apple ID to allow us to have synced calendars and contacts. The only thing she used her ID for was the Messages app. When I learned that I could set her phone ...
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How to keep the same contact list on different accounts

In my iPhone it shows contacts from iCloud, Yahoo and Google accounts. If I add a new contact it added only to my default account which is google. If I made change to a contact which cames from the ...
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How do I sync contacts between 2 iCloud accounts with iOS 8?

I have one iCloud account, and my wife has another. I have an iPhone, and so does she. It's easy to share calendars in iOS 8, and I'd like to do something similar with our contacts. How can we keep ...
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conflict between google and yahoo contacts on my iphone 5

Unfortunately, when I purchased my iphone 5 (the first iphone I have owned) I made a serious mistake. I linked both my Yahoo contacts and my Google contacts to the phone. They conflict with each ...
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How to make your email signature work well with iOS 8 data detectors in mail?

I have noticed that with iOS 8, that some mails come up with the 'contact information' at the top of the mail. This is super handy when you want to quickly add a new contact from the e-mail. The ...
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Contacts disappeared on iphone 5 [duplicate]

My contacts have disappeared from my iphone 5. I didn't upgrade or anything. The contacts are still in my gmail on the web. Please help.
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How to make iPhone delete GMail contats that are not in GMail “My contacts” any longer?

The only source for my iPhone contacts is my GMail account. I've cleaned up "My contacts" in GMail, but those contacts didn't get removed from my iPhone/iOS 7.0. I tried to set the GMail contact ...
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Can't import Contacts from abbu, errors in Notifications, FaceTime

I got a new MacBook Pro and used a Time Machine backup to set up the new computer. It didn't import my Contacts for some reason, so I used the old laptop to send everything to iCloud, then reimported ...