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How to make your email signature work well with iOS 8 data detectors in mail?

I have noticed that with iOS 8, that some mails come up with the 'contact information' at the top of the mail. This is super handy when you want to quickly add a new contact from the e-mail. The ...
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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, ...
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1answer
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How can I sync my contacts on my iPhone 5s to iCloud?

I can not sync my contacts to iCloud since I have upgraded from iOS 7.1.2 to iOS 8.
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1answer
57 views

How to dedupe/merge contacts from different sources?

I have Google Contacts and Office 365 People both on my iPhone/iPad. Whenever a contact is both on Google and Office, they will appear as two different persons in my iOS Contacts app. If I want to ...
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contacts sync with google on iPhone device takes time, some issue with sync setting

I recently brought iPhone 5s. I have set up contacts sync with Google/Gmail account as mentioned in this article --> https://support.google.com/mail/answer/2753077?hl=en I am facing sync problem from ...
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1answer
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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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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 ...
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1answer
137 views

Is there a way to search by partial phone number in iOS 7?

I'm trying to search my contacts to match a partial number (four digits) to a name. Is this possible?
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1answer
79 views

Why does the message icon show only for one number

In one of my contacts I have added two phone numbers. I want to know why the message icon that let's me text to this number show up only for one of the two numbers as well as how can I fix this.
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135 views

Refresh a contact's iMessage status

I've explained one of my contacts how to set his phone number as a recipient for iMessage. However, his name still appears as Text Message and not iMessage. How often does iOS check if a number is ...
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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. ...
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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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1answer
84 views

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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1answer
297 views

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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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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2answers
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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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3answers
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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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0answers
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Setting reminders for specific birthdays in ios/osx?

I imagine most people is in this situation, I have a lot of birthdays showing my calendar due to contacts birthdays synced from Facebook or Gmail, but I only care about the birthdays of a few of them. ...
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1answer
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'Add to Contacts' hyperlink in Pages (iOS/iCloud)

I'm a one-day novice at Pages (iOS/iCloud). I just figured out how include hyperlinks for emailing (mailto:xxx@xxx.xxx) and calling (tel:+00000), but as of yet I couldn't work out how to include a ...
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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 ...
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1answer
615 views

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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Complex Issue: iPhone Contacts with unified/ linked cards double sync with iCloud & back up with iTunes + Outlook

Complex Issue: iPhone Contacts with unified/ linked cards double sync with iCloud & back up with iTunes + Outlook Current State: iPhone 4 iOS 5.1.1b iCloud Control Panel/ Application Setup ...
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1answer
248 views

All contacts have disappeared from iPhone

All contacts have vanished from my iPhone4. Group contacts are all that are visible, and they are Facebook contacts. I have tried uploading SIM contacts to phone. I have turned off the phone and back ...
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0answers
159 views

Create a public avatar for iMessage

How can I set an avatar photo for myself, so that when I send an iMessage, they don't see my initials, they see my picture? I've looked through settings for iMessage, and iCloud/contacts (on iPad) ...
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Contacts on iPhone 4s have been deleted frequently?

Some of my contacts have been deleted unexpectedly. When I was using iOS 5 or lower, it happened on some contacts but when I upgraded to iOS 7, 10% of my contacts has been deleted!
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1answer
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How do I send a group email on my iPad Air?

I'm having trouble sending email to a group from my iPad (with the email app that came with the iPad). The groups are there under my contact groups. I open a new email, click on the "to" field, and ...
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0answers
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Can't create any new reminders or calendar events on my iPhone 4s [duplicate]

I can't create any new reminders or calendar events on my iPhone 4S. I think this happened after I upgraded my iOS to 7.0.4. Also, I lost all my contacts when this happened.
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1answer
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How to remove locally synced contacts after iOS 7 and Mavericks upgrade

Is there a way to remove contacts from an iPhone running iOS 7 that has locally synced contacts and Calendars (On My Mac) now that the Mac has been updated to Mavericks?
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1answer
549 views

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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1answer
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iOS 7: call screen background photo bugged?

During a call to any contact, on call screen is displaying hard blurred image. This image is a user photo attached to its contact in address book. The issue is, that this photo is SAME on EVERY ...
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1answer
101 views

Phone app uses a single contact's image for all calls

Since I've updated to iOS 7, there's something that has driven me nearly insane every time I make a phone call. Every time I receive or place a call, the background image for the call (which is ...
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iOS7 Contacts Have All Disappeared

I upgraded to iOS 7 yesterday. Today, all my contacts suddenly vanished. They were working in iOS 7 this morning, but have since disappeared. I'm not syncing contacts with an external system ...
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Why does iOS insist on using my Facebook email address?

I fill out webforms on my iphone fairly often. I use autocomplete to speed this process along, and it works pretty well for the most part. However, for some reason, it always insists on using an ...
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2answers
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How do I enter “ř” (small R with caron) and other unusual special characters on the iPhone?

I have a Czech friend whose name is Jiří, and I want to add his name to my Contacts. Pressing and holding R on the iPhone keyboard does not show any special character versions (and similarly on OSX, ...
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1answer
773 views

Facebook Contacts disappearing from contacts

I am using the iOS Facebook Integration, which adds my Facebook friends to my contacts in the phone app. Yesterday I noticed that some of these Facebook contacts have been disappeared, despite being ...
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0answers
85 views

Can I make my iPhone to show name and number on incoming calls? [duplicate]

When I recieve a call it only shows the name of the contact. Is it possible to shows the number as well? The same applies when I call a contact, it only shows the name, but I'll watch that thread ...
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2answers
2k views

Who controls the contact picture on iOS in address book?

My son has a inappropriate picture of a girl as her contact photo... When I questioned him about it he said that she had made it her outgoing contact photo and he had no control over it... Is this ...
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1answer
4k views

Can you sync only a group of contacts from a Mac to an iPhone?

I'm running iOS 6 on an iPhone 3GS. I see that all my contacts from my computer have appeared in the Contacts app on my phone. Now my contacts database on my computer is, to say the least, messy. It ...
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1answer
181 views

How to create new groups in iOS contacts app? [duplicate]

Title says it all: how can I create new address groups on iOS devices?
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330 views

Separating contacts

My wife has a iPhone 5 and a iPad 2. After she received her iPhone 5, I took over using her old iPhone 4 and also have a MacBook. We share one Apple ID, therefore we share all contacts. (I updated ...
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2answers
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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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1answer
1k views

Delete all calendars and contacts in iOS

I'd like to delete all calendars and contacts on an iPod Touch with iOS 5.0.1 without affecting calendars and contacts in OS X. I've read guides that instruct to disable calendars for accounts in ...
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1answer
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How can I use my iPhone's contacts with the new Google Maps?

The new Google Maps app seems like a good substitute for the inbuilt Maps app, as has been discussed ad nauseam. However, one drawback it exhibits over the inbuilt app is that it doesn't seem to ...
2
votes
1answer
291 views

sync all contacts between devices

Ok, I got an iPhone & iPad, only I use two different libraries on iTunes. I got Google installed on both devices (plus desktop). But for some reasons only part of my contacts are on the iPhone, ...
2
votes
2answers
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Can I create/edit contact groups in iOS?

I have been successful in managing contact groups with OS X's Contacts.app and iCloud.com, but haven't found a way to do this on iOS 6. Is there a way to manage contact groups on iOS (iPhone, iPad, ...
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2answers
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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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votes
2answers
2k views

What is the best way to set up Google mail, contacts and calendar? (consolidated)

I'm trying to understand what the best way to set up Google mail, contacts and calendars on my iPhone and iPad. There seems to be plenty of options, all of which have downsides spread over lots of ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

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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votes
1answer
289 views

iPhone Birthdays vs OSX birthdays

My OSX calendar app is configured to show all the birthdays of my contacts (they are displayed as this special calendar with the parcel icon in OSX). It seems that iOS (6, on iPhone 5) does that too ...
2
votes
2answers
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How can I send all of my iOS contacts at once via e-mail?

Is there a way to send all contacts on my iPhone without doing it one at a time via e-mail? I have an iPhone 4S.