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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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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Missing contacts on iPhone 4s

I have notice that some, not all, of my contacts are missing on my iPhone 4s. I have done no upgrading, or downloading, or anything. I'm thinking of deleting contacts from the device to see if ...
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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 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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ios8 specific alerts for specific contacts

I'm currently using a blackberry 9900. I use it for work and personal. I have different ring/notification profiles setup. When at work I have it on vibrate or silent but if I receive a text or email ...
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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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Can I recieve messages from someone not in my contacts?

Am I able to recieve or send text messages from a android user if I don't save their number and my airdrop is turned on to "contacts only"?
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How can I programmatically read and write the texttone of a Contact in the OSX' Contacts app?

On the Contacts app (V9.0) of Mac OSX 10.10 Yosemite I want to read and write programatically the texttone property in some of my contacts. How can I do this with Applescript or another scripting ...
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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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Lync alternatives on Mac

Is there a Lync alternative on a Mac such that I can still use my Microsoft contacts? Note that I desire to keep all my outlook contacts from Lync but simply using a different service to communicate ...
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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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How do I make a contact in Google Contacts show up on my phone?

I have my Google Contacts synched with my phone. I see all my contacts except the one that I need. I can go to https://www.google.com/contacts/#contact/18f963d78b764fd6 and see the contact in my ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 have a specific contact make a ring sound even in silent mode

I have an iPhone 4, and I have the switch on the side set to switch silent mode on and off. I'd like specific contacts (for example, She Who Must Be Obeyed) to ring when they call, even in silent ...
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Sharing business contact list between iPhones

I am looking for best way to have two groups of contacts (personal and business), and the business ones I need to be synced with some of my employees. But I can't find best way to do it. If I use ...
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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 do I get an old iOS 4.1 iPhone 3GS to sync with my iCloud contacts on my OS X 10.7.5 Mac?

I have an iPhone 3GS that is unlocked and jailbroken. It is running iOS 4.1. I cannot update because that will undo the unlock mechanism. I was originally on an iPhone 4S. It got bricked somehow, so ...
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OS X repeatedly stops syncing contacts and calendar with Gmail

For what feels like forever (but is probably only a year or two), OS X constantly ‘loses’ my Gmail password. This is particularly annoying, because I use two-factor-authentication with my Google ...
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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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Blocked contact and multitasking menu iOS 8

What happens if I call or send a message to a contact I have blocked? Does that contact show up on the recent contacts multitasking menu?
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Which social network profile pic appears in my contacts app on Mac OS X

The individual contacts in my Contacts app have numerous social networks associated with them e.g. a Facebook profile and a Linkedin profile. They have a different pic for each social network. How do ...
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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 to create a private distribution list in Mail.app?

I know I can make a group in Contacts, and send a message to the group. Is there a way to hide the list of recipients? I have this setting in Mail prefs: I don't know any other setting to tweak. ...
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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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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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One Contact Receiving My Messages Under An Email, Not My Contact Name

My iMessage is working with all iPhone users, except with a specific contact. iMessage is working with this contact, except that he is only able to receive my iMessages as my email address and not ...
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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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How to re-enable sync of Microsoft Exchange contacts in Yosemite?

About 2 weeks ago, I noticed that my Mac Mail on Yosemite no longer fetches contact information from my Exchange contacts when suggesting email address autocompletes. Under "Internet Accounts" in ...
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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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Sharing a bank of contacts

Is it possible to share multiple contacts in a similar fashion to the way that you would share a single contact from contacts.app? Specifically is there a way to expediently share the list as well as, ...
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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 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 to export iPhone contacts with more than two phone numbers per contact?

I want to export my iPhone contacts to my computer. I tried to use iTunes to sync them with Windows Address Book, however, if my iPhone contact has three phone numbers, only two of them appear in WAB. ...
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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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How to import Outlook vCard into iCloud.com

I am trying to export a single contact from Outlook on Windows to iCloud.com. I successfully exported the vCard but when I import it I get: 1 contact could not be imported because there was a ...
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Contacts on iPhone 6 will not merge with Cloud

I recently purchased and iPhone 6 and sync'd my data appropriately. However, all of my contacts were apparently still associated with my old work email. I have since moved on to another job and had ...
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How do I associate the right Contact Card under Users & Groups to my own profile?

Just got a Mac for the first time... Under System Preferences > Users & Groups, I have a user profile set as the Admin. My Full Name and Apple ID are shown correctly. However, when I click on ...
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How to reorganize labels in iPhone contacts?

How to rename and delete these customized labels generated during adding or editing contacts on the iPhone?
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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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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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Two iPhones, buth synced but with different contacts

I have two iPhones and I would like to have them nicely synced calendar and task, but to keep different contacts. One is an office phone and I would like not to have my private numbers etc. Currently, ...
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How to delete a contact from SMS/iPad Messages database

I have a friend in my contacts who changed his phone number a year ago. I changed his number in all my contacts, but it keeps appearing when I text from my iPad. Both of his numbers appear, both old ...