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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to perform custom action for custom profile in address book in ios

How to implement a functionality like if we add a contact in address book in iPhone and also added a custom social profile. Now I want to perform an action on that profile. Right now when I click on ...
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How to restore lost contacts/address book?

I suddenly have only 2 contacts in my Contacts! I have a MacBook Pro, am using OS 10.9.2. Following instructions from another answer, I looked for Address book folder in the library/App. Support ...
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Save contacts to Iphone not email

Ok so I got a new iPhone. I added my work exchange account, for whatever reason I decided to sync contacts. Now all my personal contacts show up in my work contacts in outlook on my work computer. ...
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Creating a Group List inMail

After creating a new group, when listing new group name in TO:, it shows 4 addresses correctly, and then repeats one name about 20 times...and not the rest of the contacts in the group...then have to ...
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Mail displays different name

Apple Mail displays a different FROM name in the mail list pane, even though in the message pane it shows the correct name. This error is not consistent, that is, it might show one contact name, and ...
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Mac CRM software with iCloud Contacts integration

I'm looking for basic customer relationship management (CRM) software that syncs with iCloud Contacts. I'm not looking for software that imports contacts into its own proprietary database. I'm seeking ...
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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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Getting iCloud contacts on local machine

Is there a folder or sql database that contains all the user's iCloud contact information? I've found one in Library/Mobile Documents that lists contacts on my mac, but not the ones that are in ...
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Random contacts on my iPhone 5

I recently bought a new iPhone 5. When I was going through my contacts today, I noticed a lot of email adresses stored along with the other numbers. I didn't even know most of them! What has happened? ...
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Does the latest version of iOS automatically sync the Exchange Global Address List?

An executive at my company has the iPhone 6 with iOS 8.4. For a month or two now he's noticed that any changes he makes to employee contacts eventually get reverted, and it's driving him (and, ...
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iPhone contacts

When adding a contact, I cannot save their phone number under the catogory of iphone. Only the "mobile" option shows up, where as before I had a "iphone" option. I want the iphone option so I can ...
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How to force syncing of contacts between OS X Contacts.app and iPhone contacts

I enter a new contact on my Mac in Contacts.app and quit contacts. I check on my iPhone and the contact is not added. I kill Contacts on iOS and reopen, still no new contact. I set "Push ...
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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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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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I have reset my iPhone, now many contacts are lost, though I synced them through iCloud. Are they still in an old backup?

I reset my iPhone 4 because it was terribly slow after 3 years of continuous usage. Now it's much faster again, but many of my contacts are lost, although I used to sync them using iCloud and I had ...
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How to save contacts in iPhone so it can be used for transferring it to my HTC Desire?

I want to transfer my contact from iPhone to HTC Desire so is there any way to do it. As I have more than 200 contacts in Contact list in iPhone and I don't want to enter it manually.
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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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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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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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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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Display phone numbers instead of contact name in recent calls

I restored my contacts from iCloud after restoring my iPhone 6 Plus and setting up as a new iPhone and then imported sim contacts. I am now having an issue when I get an incoming call; it shows the ...
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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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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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Applescript - How to Create a Contact IN a specific Account?

I am using Applescript on Yosemite 10.10.4 to create contacts in the contacts app. I have two iCloud accounts configured on my Mac. One personal (The "main" iCloud account) and one business. ...
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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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Mail.app create group from mail distribution list

I have a follow-on question from this one I have a message that I've sent to ~20 people. Is there a way to take that list of people and make a contact group from them? Thanks!
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Import vcf to Outlook contacts

How do I import a contact stored in a VCF file into Outlook for Mac (v15)? I already tried Dropping the VCF file from the finder onto the Outlook UI Searching for some Import functionality in ...
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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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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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Looking for an iPhone application that can send contact info to an online API

I'm looking for an iPhone application that by clicking a button can send a single contact information (phone number, first name,last name, company name) to a REST online API. The server address ...
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OSX: Dupe-checking / Merging / Cleaning iCloud Contacts & importing 350 additional ones

I'm in a bit of a pickle, I've been given an errand (or.. so I thought ;) ) to run, of cleaning up 1100 iCloud Contacts for a friend, who runs a little business. He also handed me 350 additional ...
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iPhone mail doesn't show email address anymore

I used to be able to click the name of the sender or the recipient and it brings up the contact information with the sender/recipient's email address highlighted in blue if I have multiple email ...
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Unable to retrieve deleted iPhone contacts

My contacts were linked to an iCloud.com account and not my gmail.com account. I only created an Apple ID with my gmail account and have no idea how that iCloud.com account was created. Now my ...
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Why doesn't Messages recognize my contacts?

Ok, so this summer I was in Korea. I used a Korean SIM card in my iPhone 4S while I was there. I ended up losing my iPhone before I came back to the US. I recently purchased an iPhone 5 and backed ...
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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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iTunes Connect - Contact Info form not working

Okay, so I go to iTunes Connect to manage the contracts I have to sign to become a developer (yeah, fun stuff, and I got to encounter a bunch of fun puzzles on the way, see my Stack Overflow profile). ...
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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 5 contacts app

On my contacts app it says "me" next to my mom's contact but I'm not entirely sure what that means. Does this mean she's using my number on her phone for imessage or is it simply that I am on the same ...
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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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Add new number to existing iPhone contact, replace the old number

Today a friend called me from their new cell phone number. After the call, I added the phone number to their existing contact. Afterwards, I could not determine which of the two phone numbers listed ...
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Sync contacts from iPhone to Gmail

I cannot sync contacts from my iPhone to my Gmail account. I have a standard Google account setup in my Mail, Contacts, Calendars settings (Exchange is not available to me). Also, my Gmail is set as ...
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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 delete duplicate contacts in Yosemite?

I'm trying to delete duplicate and triplicate contacts from my Contacts app on my macbook pro. I run os X and have deleted my gmail and facebook accounts within Contacts, and, I am no longer syncing ...