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POSSIBLE CAUSE? I had the dreaded double-grouping happen this week. T-Mobile sent me a new iPhone 5 due to a battery issue. After the SIM card was switched and the new iphone booted, I had the old iPhone turned on so I could see what all apps I had loaded and could configure the screens/accounts manually. (I know, I can go through the backup/restore, ...


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When you add or edit a contact on an IOS device there is an option to select or add a custom label. When you tap the green "+" to add a contact (for example) the label is underlined. It's a hyperlink/button, tap it. the "Label" screen will slide up. You can then select from a list of labels and if you scroll past the preexisting labels there is an option to ...


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The label you assign to a number in the Contacts app doesn't have any effect on the amount you are charged. I believe the way it works is when you add a phone number, Apple checks it against their own records and if they find that number there (and you can contact Apple's servers at the time you try to send) then it will send text messages through the ...


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I found that going onto system preferences/icloud then selecting the Contacts to uncheck it then selecting it again helps to sync it!


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Not sure what happened but you should be able to restore your iPhone from within iTunes. Depending on when the backup was made that should have everything that was on your iPhone. If you have no backups in iTunes that work you can check Time Machine for other backups: /Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/ Restore your more recent backup to your ...


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Plug your iPhone into either your Mac or Windows computer with your USB cord. Launch iTunes if it does not start automatically. ... Right-click your iPhone under the Devices list and click "Restore from Backup." ... Allow iTunes to restore your contacts based on the backup data.


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Put it in the Notes field. You will have to copy/paste when you want to use it but that's the only way.


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A pickle indeed, data sanitizing is no fun and you have a doozy. If you have access to his iCloud account you can go into contacts, select all of them and click on the gear icon to export them. I do believe that Apple only lets you export as a vCard. I do believe there are a number of utilities that convert vcards to another format, some of them online. ...



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