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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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 look up your contacts and see who can I talk with iMessage?

How can we quick look at our contacts and see how is having iMessage or not? So we can easily contact them, instead of going through all contacts one by one to check them.
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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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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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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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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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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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How to export the contact photo in Mountain Lion?

I want to use the photo of a contact in the Address Book/Contacts in another app. What is the easiest way to export the contact photo in Mountain Lion to an image file? Dragging it out to the desktop ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to sync contacts from iphone to mac [duplicate]

How to sync contacts from iphone to mac? There are some important contacts on my iPhone. How can I move these contacts from iphone to my Mac. Ask for helps!
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How to create an email group easily in Mac OS X?

I have a list of email addresses to which I frequently send emails. How can I create an email group in my address book easily? Is there any method other than add one email address at a time? I'm using ...
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Mail.app: Clear Address Auto-Fill Cache

How do I clear the auto-fill address field cache in Mac Mail? I have loads of old addresses that I do not send email to. A removal and reinstallation of the email accounts does not affect the cache. ...
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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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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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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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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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Contact picture becomes enlarged after setting it in iPhone.

I've noticed that after setting up a contact picture inside the circle template, the picture after some seconds becomes enlarged. The problem with this is that if your contact's picture is mostly ...
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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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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 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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Unknown contacts appeared out of thin air

My contact list op my iPhone 5s suddenly shows hundreds of contacts for people that I do not know with full contact info. I have synced with Facebook and have LinkedIn and Exchange installed, but ...
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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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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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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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Why do some Facebook contacts not appear on my Mac/iPhone?

I've decided to try out the Facebook contact integration in Yosemite/iOS 8, and for the most part, it seemed to work pretty smoothly. However, I have some Facebook friends with actual contact ...
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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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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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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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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 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 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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Does the 'iPhone' label on a Contact's phone number enable any special handling?

When entering a contact's phone number in the Contacts app on iOS or the Address Book on OS X, the number can be labeled iPhone rather than, say, mobile. Does doing so have any effect on how the ...
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In the OS X Contacts app (v7.1) how can I delete a group?

I've accidentally created a group in the Contacts app, below 'All Contacts'. How do I delete it? If I remove the group name it renames itself to 'untitled group'. Here's a screenshot of what I see:
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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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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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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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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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Reconcile faces with facebook contacts

I started tagging faces before iphoto supported facebook integration. As a result, I have many people tagged with non-facebook tags, just with their string names. Is there any way to batch-edit these ...
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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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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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Contacts not syncing to icloud

I've realised that all new contacts added since replacing my iPhone over a year ago have been going to the wrong account (a non i-cloud one) and therefore not syncing. There are 203 and so it will ...
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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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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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Suddenly lost all contacts and calendar entries

My iPhone just lost all of my contacts and calendar entries, except for 5 contacts that I haven't used in years and actually deleted a few months ago. It also lost my saved player info for at least ...