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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One Apple ID or Two?

Can someone please help me out? I currently own an iPhone and an iPad and my son has a iPod touch 4th Generation. iCloud works well between them, but my wife is looking to get an iPhone as well. If ...
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Is it possible to fully separate corporate from private contact data on a BYOD?

I did some research on the various ways how corporate data can be protected on a user owned device (BYOD) running iOS. My understanding is that, through mobile device management (MDM), I could create ...
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Suddenly all my emails and phone contacts are lost unable to recover what can be done?

-First I lost all my mails, some of them are very important to me and when i opened the phone app i realize even my contacts are gone. -I haven't done or recieved any new updates of any app or ios ...
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How to keep exchange emails from showing up in contacts? (iOS7)

After upgrading an iPhone user from iOS6 to 7, I'm having an issue where, in my contacts app, all 2000 email address from my exchange account are showing up in my contacts. How do I get rid of them so ...
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Devices with different Apple IDs responding to the same FaceTime calls

This is really weird. Whenever my sister-in-law calls my wife via FaceTime, my phone and Mac also ring at the same time. When my wife answers the call, then both of my devices stop ringing. It's ...
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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 to sync iCloud contacts with Google?

I recently started using the Gmail app on my iOS devices because it has better search functionality than the native Mail app. However, that means that when I'm writing emails the app is using my Gmail ...
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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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iPhone gmail adds unwanted contacts [duplicate]

iPhone6 contact list automatically adds email addresses of strangers who use "reply all" when responding to a group email from one of my legitimate contacts. Is there a way to block these but keep the ...
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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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iPhone Contact Sync

I have a new iPhone, which is synced with iTunes for music. I have around 200 contacts on here - I read somewhere if I now sync my iPhone with Exchange, it will overwrite all my contacts, leaving me ...
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Can't add or change custom images of address book entries

Sometimes I'm not able to change any of the custom images associated with contacts in the address book. If I quit and restart several times, it eventually works again. What would cause this sort of ...
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iOS 9 iMessage notifications show sender's number, not name

After some annoying wifi problems with iOS 8.3, I tried out iOS 9 public beta 2 (now public beta 3) on my iPhone 5 (Edit: in the UK). When I receive a text message (iMessage/SMS), the lock screen/home ...
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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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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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iPhone custom label in contacts

I am having trouble saving a contact with a custom label in iOS4. I received a phone call from a number not stored in my phone. After the call, I clicked the blue chevron next to the number >> Create ...
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Assigning different ringtone for non-contacts

I'm using iOS 9.1 and I want to assign one ringtone for all known contacts and a different one for non-contacts. I also have another ringtone for a few specific contacts, but in general I want to ...
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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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I want to save my photos from iPad OS9.3.2 to PC Windows

I am planning on giving my iPad to son. I want to reset it for him but, first, I want to offload the photos and contacts onto my PC. I have found that if I use the iCloud, as soon as I shut iCloud ...
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Numbers, wish to convert Excel to Vcard to import to Contacts

I have a 250+ contact Excel file that I wish to, instead of doing it by hand, one row at a time, batch-convert into iCloud Contacts -ready Vcards. Anyone have any idea how to do this? I've seen lots ...
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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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iPhone Facebook integration overrides local contact names

IOS 6 on iPhone 4. I enabled Facebook integration and it correctly associated many contacts in the address book with Facebook friends. There were some errors (a contact got linked to a person I don't ...
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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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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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El Capitan - Google contacts syncing

I know there are many topics on this here, checked lots of them and didn't find the solution yet. Here is the problem. I have only one Google account enabled on MBP with El Capitan. But Google ...
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Numbers appear with country code in message app

A friend of mine just bought an iPhone. She imported all her SIM contacts using the regular method: Settings > Contacts > Import from SIM All went well. But when she opens the Messages app, ...
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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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Lost contact on iPhone! Any way to recover?

When i was deleting contacts on iphone yesterday, i mistakenly deleted another one with similar name! Any idea how to get it back?
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Mail.app won't recognize a contact's name from my Address Book

I use Mac OS X Mail and have all of my work contacts in Address Book. When I receive email from one contact, the "From" field just displays his email address (as opposed to his first and last name) ...
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How to show all dates (jubilees) from contacts on calendar

There is 1 calendar, that shows only birthday dates from contacts on iphone/mac OS. But if 1 contact has several dates (e.g. jubilee, birthday of kids or other important dates) that i want to be shown ...
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iOS 9.3.2 - Siri Suggestions Shows Wrong Contacts

I have iOS 9.3.2 but this bug has been bother me for a long time so I'm sure it was present before version 9.3.2. When I'm on the first page of apps on my home screen I swipe to the right to access "...
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ios: restore locally saved contacts

My boss accidentally removed the locally saved contacts from his device. If I login on his account on iCloud, there's nobody in the contacts app. On the icloud website I can try to recover contacts, ...
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Sync with Mac deletes contacts from iPhone

I synced my phone to my Mac laptop and now I'm missing many contacts. I'm using the latest ios. I used to sync to icloud but stopped that a while back. I can see the contacts on my laptop, but they ...
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iPhone 6 contacts address no keyboard

When editing a contact I can type info for a number of fields but not the street address field: no keyboard shows up, only the choice to list it as 'home', 'other' or 'work'
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iphone recent calls list does not show contacts

My contacts app seems to be working fine. But when I go into Phone -> Recents, it shows the full phone numbers of all recent calls instead of labeling by contact. Even worse, if I tap the i ...
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Moved to iPhone from Google - Replace phone app

I was a long time google android user for my phone. On the google phone I could type in numbers that represented letters and it would pull up a contact for instance if I entered 62 on my google phone ...
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When I text someone, they receive it from 2 numbers

Whenever I text or iMessage someone, they recieve it from both my number from my old phone that I transferred over, and the number on this phone. How do I make sure only 1 number is in use?
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Does iOS send contacts to Apple servers?

When you go to a contact, you can see if that contact has FaceTime. How does the system determine this capability? The usual way that other systems like WhatsApp do it is by uploading/synchronizing ...
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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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Some contacts not displayed when searching for them

I have an iPhone 6 with the newest iOS. Today a friend sent me a text message. After a few hours I went into my contacts and tried searching for him but nothing came up even though I have him in ...
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Any way to move contacts between groups on iPhone?

Is there any way to move a contact in Contacts on my iPhone into a group? I can create a new contact in any group, but I don't see a way to move an existing contact between groups. Seems like an ...
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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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In iOS 9, Messages app no longer finds contacts properly when composing

I only recently upgraded from iOS 8 to iOS 9 on my iPhone, mostly because I hadn't bothered. So far there are a few things I like, a few things I don't, but it's not a big deal either way, except for ...
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iMessage comes from a different (unknown) phone number? Possible to change own number?

I finally talked my mum into updating her iphone to iOS5, however now there is a hitch. When she sends a message to me (also on iOS5) it does come through as an imessage, but from a totally different ...
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How can Siri recognize a contact's name, but be unable to call that person?

My wife and I have the same problem with Siri. In our contacts database, each person has at least one associated phone number (usually associated with 'home', 'mobile' or 'iPhone'). However, even ...
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It takes very long time to block a contact with many phone numbers

It's possible to block callers from the iPhone's settings (Settings > Phone > Blocked). However when you try to block a contact which contains several numbers (about 100 undesirable numbers) the ...
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How can I hide **some** birthdays in iOS Calendar?

I have entered the birthday for several of my Contacts, and these birthdays show up in Calendar. I know that I can enable or disable all birthdays by selecting or deslecting "Birthdays" from Show ...
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Contacts.app fails to import .abbu

I was having a problem where all of my contacts were duplicated, but in 2 seperate accounts marked as "iCloud" (I had 3 "sections" in Contacts.app: "iCloud", "iCloud" (again), and "Smart Groups). I ...
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Syncing Contacts

I synced my contacts to my MacBook, but when I go to the contacts on my MacBook they aren't all there. There are contacts in my phone that don't show up when I search in the address book. Is it not ...
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Contacts.app - list all groups a contact is in

Is there a possibility to list all the groups, a contact is in, on the card. This would make the organisation of my contacts much easier