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 it?

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    What version of iOS are you on? And follow these steps first and then let me know if it still doesn't work: Open "Contacts.app",Press "Groups" button, Select Show "All Contacts." Commented Sep 2, 2013 at 18:59
  • Tara, I will repost this as an answer for other "Googlers" to see. Commented Sep 3, 2013 at 12:49

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Try this:

  1. Open Contacts.app
  2. Press the Groups button in the top left corner.

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  1. Select Show All Contacts.

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