Information stored on a computer about various methods to contact a person, such as e-mail, various chat networks, telephone, physical address, etc.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
0answers
86 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
147 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
189 views

iPhone 4s and iCloud only partially syncing

I'm having trouble syncing -- my iCloud and iPhone 4s (running iOS 5.1.1) only partially sync with one another. I.e., new entries sync, as do changes to contacts that appear in both. BUT… I have ...
2
votes
0answers
49 views

Data differences between Apple Contacts and GMail Contacts?

I'm thinking of syncing my Mac's contacts with Google. But I'm a little wary of any data syncing between platforms, since some data is usually lost. Is there a list somewhere that describes which ...
2
votes
0answers
228 views

Is it possible to VIEW Google Contacts Customized Fields on iPhone?

We have some Google Contacts with Customized Fields (not customized email titles) such as: Certifications Attained: Years Experience in this Field: Among other customized fields that show up ...
2
votes
0answers
344 views

Can you make Contacts show the Twitter username (instead of the person's real name) when it autopopulates data from Twitter?

I had Contacts integrate data from my Twitter account. It worked, but when I look at someone's Twitter name in Contacts, it shows their real name, not their Twitter handle. Above you can see my ...
2
votes
0answers
527 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
134 views

Is there a way to browse groups on the iPhone 4, created in Google contacts in the address book?

I currently have Gmail contacts synched to my iPhone but I noticed that , I can't find my contacts created in Google contacts in the address book. Do you know of any hacks or apps that would allow me ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

conflict between google and yahoo contacts on my iphone 5

Unfortunately, when I purchased my iphone 5 (the first iphone I have owned) I made a serious mistake. I linked both my Yahoo contacts and my Google contacts to the phone. They conflict with each ...
1
vote
0answers
79 views

Phonetic Names false

Some contacts are allocated 'false' as Phonetic First and Last Names. They are then moved to 'F' in the list. Why does this uncommanded allocation of 'false' occur and how can I stop it?
1
vote
0answers
35 views

How to delete more than one contact at a time on iOS?

Is there a way to delete more than one contact at a time in iOS Contacts? I can add and remove groups of people from the contact list by checking and unchecking groups but I can't delete people ...
1
vote
0answers
175 views

Safari autofill defaults to wrong email address on my card

I'm using Safari on OS X 10.9.3 Mavericks. Anytime I fill in a form that contains an email address field, autofill selects my Evernote email address instead of my real address. This is really annoying ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

Cloud data backup tool

I'd like to automatically backup my mail (IMAP), my contacts (CardDAV) and my Calendar (CalDAV) from my provider to my local system. It should be a separate solution, nothing like "Export it from ...
1
vote
0answers
307 views

Contacts does not read properly from LDAP and/or Zimbra

I can't get Contacts to work with an Open LDAP server in OSX 10.9.2, apparently regardless of the settings that I use. I can query it from the command line, so it's definitely working. I have also ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

Contact information frequently removed from contacts except email address

I frequently (at least once in 3-4 months) lose all my contact phone numbers. I see the contacts but if I click the contact name, I see their phone numbers, address all cleared except e-mail address. ...
1
vote
0answers
82 views

How to reorganize labels of iPhone contact

How to rename, delete these customized labels generated during adding, editing contacts on the iPhone? screenshot links:
1
vote
0answers
47 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
103 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
90 views

iPhone is missing a hanfdul of contacts

I noticed that one of my contacts (my dad!) suddenly disappeared from my iPhone, in the middle of the day. I don't remember doing anything or deleting it. I looked online on iCloud.com, and saw that ...
1
vote
0answers
67 views

Cannot see contact in “Add Invitee” on Calendar

I have two CalDAV accounts configured in Calendar. Both are configured in System Preferences > Internet Accounts to synchronize both Contacts and Calendars: When I go to add a meeting, there's ...
1
vote
0answers
67 views

Merging Contacts Manually between IOS and Windows - Need Last Modifed Date

I've read through all of the descriptions for applications on IOS and haven't found any contact export program that will preserve the last modified date on contacts. My employer has contacts stored in ...
1
vote
0answers
118 views

How to give app permanent access to contacts

I'm running OSX 10.9. And my apps keep asking me for permission every time I restart my computer. Is there a way to give them permanent access to my contacts? Currently the only the options are ...
1
vote
0answers
937 views

10.9 Contacts.app doesn’t sync one contacts card with iCloud

Contacts.app in 10.9 says "Some server contacts could not be copied to this address book." iCloud.com shows 499 contacts iOS shows 499 contacts 10.9 shows 498 contacts is there a way to fix this or ...
1
vote
0answers
837 views

Contacts.app Sync with iCloud gives CoreDAVErrorDomain Error 1

I'm completely clueless. The contacts app does not sync with iCould and gives the CoreDAVErrorDomain Error 1. I have tried deleting the app and do software update. Same thing. I have tried backing up ...
1
vote
0answers
270 views

Purpose of groups & subgroup feature, in iOS contacts?

I have searched and to my surprise I can't seem to locate the answer to this what I thought would be common everyday problem. Can someone please explain to me what the purpose of the "groups" feature ...
1
vote
0answers
109 views

iPhone 4 groups tab not showing up

I need to remove all of my emails from showing up in my contact list. When I tap phone, then contacts at the top on the left should be a button named "group". It is not there, just a refresh symbol. ...
1
vote
0answers
302 views

Contacts being added automatically

Somehow, contacts are being added automatically to my Mac address book. They contain only an email address, which suggests that a mail program is creating these entries automatically. The only email ...
1
vote
0answers
71 views

How can I reject sync changes for my OS X Contacts?

I have my OS X Mountain Lion contacts hooked up to synchronize with Google Contacts. Every once in a while, I receive a notice that "Syncing with Google Contacts will change more than 25% of your ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Is there a mail application that would set the account from which the mails will be sent depending on the recipients?

I have a question similar to this, but instead of focusing on Mail.app, I am wondering if there is any mail application that can do that. Ideally, I can tag contacts/emails with different email ...
1
vote
0answers
216 views

cannot get my google contacts to show even after setting up the exchange account microsoft exchange

I have all my contacts in Google Contacts, so I was wondering is there anyway I could sync them with the contacts on the phone? I have spent hours trawling through stuff online today, and can see a ...
1
vote
0answers
167 views

Hotmail synced contact incoming name do not appear

I just bought an iPhone 4S and successfully managed to synchronize it with my Hotmail account, all in terms of mail, calendar and contacts. However, although my contacts are visible and accessible in ...
1
vote
0answers
127 views

How can I sort by phone number type or length in Contacts in OS X?

I use Contacts on my work Mac to manage my phone numbers. I want the internal phone extension to display first. This is currently stored as one of three "work" phone numbers for most of my contacts. ...
1
vote
0answers
78 views

How to keep all contacts on both devices when syncing?

I have some contacts on my iphone and some on my computer. How do I sync my phone and my computer so that each has all contacts? The first question I see when opening ITunes is "Do you want to set up ...
1
vote
0answers
308 views

IOS 6 - Contacts have disappeared then when I type it in they re-appear temporally

I recently updated my 3Gs to the new iOS 6. However after doing this I've noticed that a lot of my contacts are gone. However if they call me or I type the number in, they pop up and will stay in my ...
1
vote
0answers
99 views

Adium combined contacts sync

Over time, I have created quite a clean list of all my contacts across various IM networks - Faceboo, Google, MSN, ICQ - where every contact has their respective IM network account merged into one ...
1
vote
0answers
88 views

Why do I have duplicate contacts with limited info labeled “share contact”?

I recently got my first iPhone, the 4s. Verizon transferred my contact list from my Blackberry, but the entries were incomplete (missing addresses, etc.) I have a big list of contacts in MS Outlook, ...
1
vote
0answers
222 views

Will updating contacts with facebook or twitter overwrite pictures?

In iOS 6.0 Settings, you can "Update All Contacts" with Facebook and Twitter. According to the explanation in the phone this will update photos and user names for all matching contacts. In addition, ...
1
vote
0answers
309 views

My iPhone 4 contacts just say 'share contact' instead of showing the number

I live in the UK. When I try to see my contacts details the screen just says 'share contact' instead of letting me see any phone numbers. This also happens if I try to store a new number, so I am ...
1
vote
0answers
4k views

Recover contacts after deleting from iCloud?

I recently purchased a MacBookPro which I synced to the same iCloud account that my iPhone is synced with. When I did this, the birthdays of all my contacts showed up as a day late on my MacBookPro. ...
1
vote
0answers
446 views

Facebook deleted email addresses from Contacts, how to restore?

Most of my contacts that I'm also connected with on Facebook, no longer have any email address in Contacts. Sigh! The problem is described here: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=13197 I ...
1
vote
0answers
473 views

Sync iCal and contact with Windows Mobile 6.5 in OSX Lion

How can I sync iCal and Address Book with Windows Mobile 6.5 in OS X Lion? I would prefer a simple solution. I very much don't want this information on the Internet and am willing to wait for my ...
0
votes
0answers
3 views

saved contacts coming up as symbols in text

i have saved contacts in my phone that when i text them instead of coming up and saying their name they come up as their phone number but with added symbols. example: i saved Joe in my contacts as ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Move Contacts Between Groups

I've seen a few similar posts, but I can't find an answer to this anywhere. I just moved from Android to an iPhone 6. My contacts are scattered between two Gmail accounts and one Outlook account. ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Extract email address in mail.app

I want to extract the email address of senders in Mail.app. I have received a number of emails from various people, but I haven't stored their information in my contacts book. So, I want to do this in ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Can't link to relatives (except spouse) in contacts

I have been trying to associate my relatives with my account, for example to be able to tell Siri to call my brother or my father (or maybe even the sister of my brother-in-law's cousin twice removed, ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

How to make iPhone delete GMail contats that are not in GMail “My contacts” any longer?

The only source for my iPhone contacts is my GMail account. I've cleaned up "My contacts" in GMail, but those contacts didn't get removed from my iPhone/iOS 7.0. I tried to set the GMail contact ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Can't import Contacts from abbu, errors in Notifications, FaceTime

I got a new MacBook Pro and used a Time Machine backup to set up the new computer. It didn't import my Contacts for some reason, so I used the old laptop to send everything to iCloud, then reimported ...
0
votes
0answers
330 views

IPhone 5s Contacts not saving

I have an iPhone I got recently but when I try to upload contacts onto the phone one contact is uploaded, while the previous one erases..every time I put a contact it saves..but after I put another ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

Trying to Restore Lost iCloud Contacts with Outlook

I have destroyed twenty years of Contacts, Account Numbers, doctors information and passwords which I kept all in Contacts. I use the iCloud for my iPhone, iPad Mini and non-Apple laptop. I was ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Problem with contacts and calls

I haven an iPhone 5. When I make calls, I have to type the whole number to call sucessfully, but when I search for the name and press "call" on the number, the operator of my mobile service says that ...