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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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 did a photo magically appear in the iphone contacts?

I am not wise to the ways of apple. I've had an iphone for about 6 months, and this is the first time I noticed this occurring. I created a new contact by directly entering it into the Contacts ...
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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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iPhone 4S keeps old numbers in Messages

The numbers that are no longer in my contacts still keep popping up when I try to compose a new message. Why is this happening? Is there a way to purge the contact list so no already-deleted-contact ...
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How do I restore my lost Address Book entries on my iPhone?

My mom just got a new iPhone 4S today, so she wanted me to transfer the contacts on her old iPhone 3G to the 4S. However, I screwed up. And I don't have a single backup, so now, all I have is a copy ...
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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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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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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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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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My phone numbers in my favorite list now shows no names?

Under my "favorites" tab it now only shows phone numbers with no contacts name.
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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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Add someone to contacts through Game Center?

Is there a way to add the friends I have added to Game Center to my contacts app? I'm using iOS 7.1 on iPad.
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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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How to extract contacts from Mail.app

A friend of mine just got her GMail account hacked because of a weak password. The attacker still has control of her account. She was using Mail.app to read her emails. I would like to find a ...
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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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Can I add EAS support to Mac OS

Is there a plugin, or some third party solution that I can install on OSX to get EAS support for native calendars and contacts apps? I'd like to add "internet accounts" in the settings for my ...
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outlook.com calendar and contacts sync

I recently started using a mac, and my mind was blown by the fact that I can't sync my live.com calendar with the default calendar app (same goes for contacts). I don't understand why this is the case ...
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How can I get Exchange contact groups to show in the Contacts app?

I have a local Exchange account, and when I go to the web interface (OWA), under Contacts I can see several groups such as "Users", "Llamas", "Turtles" etc. I have added the Exchange account to the ...
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iphone 5 merged mail contacts become unmerged

I have linked all my contacts phone numbers and their e-mail addresses from Hotmail together to see their phone numbers and mail addresses in one place. After a while ı found out that all separated ...
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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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Setup LinkedIn account with two-step authentication in Mac OS X?

How do I setup a LinkedIn account on my Mac OS X Mavericks when I enable two-step authentication within LinkedIn?
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contact groups not syncing with google

using 10.9.2. I had all my contacts in various groups on my mac. I uploaded to iCloud in order to import into google. The groups designations did not seem to go with the contacts to iCloud, so when i ...
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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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Duplicate contacts in iPhone 4 with two Exchange accounts, one is Lotus Traveler

I have two exchange accounts on my iPhone 4. One that connects to my gmail, the other connects to my work's Lotus Notes. There are no overlapping contacts in the two accounts. There are also no ...
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Why doesn't the keyboard appear to type name or number in Contacts?

I can't add a new contact as keyboard doesn't appear in the Contacts. I have deleted email account from Settings. Also the Contacts service is on in iCloud. I have an iPhone 4 on iOS 7.
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Restoring iPhone as a new iPhone but backing up contacts

I have an iCloud account, but I am backing up via iTunes. I want to restore my iPhone because of the "other" files taking up a really huge portion of my phone's memory (2 GB and I have only ...
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OSX Server - Messages - Jabber issue

My current environment is set up using AD-OD magic triangle, I have messages server set up and everything is logging on and connecting fine using Jabber. The only issue that I am having is that our ...
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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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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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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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Transfer contacts from local phone storage to iCloud account

I just noticed that all my new contacts was saved to local phone storage instead of iCloud (I saw Settings – Mail, Contacts, Calendars – Contacts – Default account – “On iPhone”). How to transfer all ...
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Setting Outlook.com contacts and calendar on OSX

There are similar questions regarding the synchronization of Outlook.com on AskDifferent, mostly related to the native OSX Mail app. However, I'm particularly interested in connecting the Contacts and ...
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How can I configure my iPhone to show my contacts photos full screen when they call or I call them

I used to see my contacts' photos full screen when they called or when I called them now I only see a thumbnail when they calling and when I call them? Update: I deleted the photo and went back to ...
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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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OS X Messages.app images are out of sync with Contacts

I synchronize my contacts on OS X under Internet Accounts. I have contacts selected under iCloud, Google, Facebook and LinkedIn. I've updated contact images using this profile aggregation and it ...
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IOS messages - contacts with both IOS and text messaging

So my kids all have "dumb" phones and iOS devices (iPods, iPads). Currently, I only have one contact per person, with both their iOS device and regular phone number as part of their contact. ...
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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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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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Contact syncing is not working for some contacts using iCloud

I've verified that at least some of my contacts are not properly syncing between my iPhone running iOS 5.1 and my Mac running OSX 10.7.3 (both the latest OS versions currently available). Here, you ...
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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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How to import contacts from Samsung E1170?

I have a Samsung E1170 mobile phone and a USB datacable for it. How can I import/copy the contacts from the phone to my computer? Is there any application for Mac which can do that? If not, how can ...
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Remove/Merge duplicate contacts on iPhone for free

I have many duplicate contacts on my iPhone (over 400 in fact) that I would like to either remove or merge. I have looked through the app store for an app that can do this, but they all seem to ...
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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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Changing my home address in iOS 7 not picked up in Maps or notification center

I need to change my home address, following this post. I've moved, so I need to update my address, but it does not seem to work. My new street address does not exist in the map (as I've moved to a ...
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How do I print groups from Contacts to spread sheet [duplicate]

How can I export contacts from a group into a spread sheet (Excel)?
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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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Contacts.app command line interface

Is there a CLI front-end to the Contacts.app (formerly Address Book.app) database? Example: mycontacts --email '*@google.com' # to get Googlers
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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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Exchange contacts do not appear in iCloud

On my iPad and iPhone I have several email accounts: three Gmail and one Exchange account. I stopped using the Exchange account and tried to remove it from the iPhone, but also all my contacts were ...
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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. ...