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bmike's work around did not quite do it for me as, as soon as I re-enabled iCloud everything was merged back into one bunch of iCloud contacts again. What did work for me is very similar though: Select one or more of your contacts from the iCLouds group and drag them to your desktop creating one vCard. In Preference > Accounts > iCloud uncheck the "Enable ...


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iPhones have a neat feature that allows you to put your emergency contact information on the lock screen so no one has to unlock your phone to access it. You can set it up through the Health App on your iPhone. Since your Contacts won't be accessible on your iPhone without your passcode, this is a reasonable alternative. If you set this up, you could ...


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I had the same problem and I noticed multiple birthdays that I didn't recognize or didn't really need to know. When you're looking at the card, it should show where the information came from, in my case, the contact information came from LinkedIn. If that's the case, chances are there are more contacts you don't REALLY know, or if you do, you already have ...


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This appears to be a bug. A solution online recommends Go to a form such as the USPS ZIP lookup Start to fill it, and click "enable autofill" when it appears. If prompted for permissions to let Chrome use contacts, do not allow it. Just clicking the enable autofill once appeared to do the trick for me—I think my Chrome was already blocked from ...


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VCF files are just text files, so you can edit them in every text editor. Right-click on VCF file Select "Open with" and then "Textedit.app" Change whatever field you want to change (N and FN are typical fields to change if you want to change the name) Use "Save as" to save with a new file name PS: See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VCard#Properties for ...


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Update: I originally thought You don't need Applescript to do this. And you could create a Smart Group that does it for you. BUT the 'Company: is set' is not for the checkbox. Its for the actual Company text field. So you cannot use the above for this as it does not care if the checkbox for company is ticked or not. It only cares if there is text in the ...


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Short answer, you cannot change it on the fly on a per entry basis. You have to set the default account in the preferences for contacts.app. However, when in Contacts, and you have a card open (perhaps the one you JUST made), pressing the OPTION key will highlight all the groups on the left side of the app that include this card. When you have your list of ...


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I don't think there's a window to approve changes anymore (Contacts v9 on OS X 10.11), so you would need to parse a contact export or track the changes with a different tool than the contacts app. I just export the contacts database to a file on the desktop. Do the merge and see if it's what I wanted. If not, restore from the backup or undo the merge. The ...


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I figured this out. Note that this fix works for an iPhone 5s running iOS 12, with contacts synced to Google/Gmail. Your mileage may vary. The problem seems to be that the phone numbers in the contacts app have lost the proper format. They should be in the form (123) 456-7890 and they have become formatted as 1234567890. It seems that iOS does a really ...


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With fixed location landlines if we wanted to dial a number in another country, we dial the “exit code” first. In the United States the Exit Code is 011 and is often referred to as the international dialing prefix. Dialing 011 told the phone system to expect a country code next. Dialing patterns and parsing had to updated with mobile phones. The + ...


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It appears to be related to the service you are using. Open Settings, find Contacts, and see what it's set to for Default Account. Apparently the service provides the list of account types. Mine is set to Exchange, so when I create a new contact, and add a phone, it defaults to Home Fax. If I change the Default Account to iCloud, it defaults the phone ...


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OK well I tried the following: Turning off and on the contacts toggle switch on both the mac and the iPhone simultaneously. No effect. Turning off iCloud on both the mac and the iPhone simultaneously. And then on. No effect. Signing out of iCloud on both the mac and the iPhone simultaneously and then logging back in. This was a painful process but seemed ...


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iOS This is not presently possible on iOS, but you can do this via the use of third party apps such as Groups. macOS This is possible on macOS. You don't specify what version of macOS you're using, but below is the basic process: Open the Contacts app Click the Add button Select the New Group option Give your new group a name Click on All Contacts Select ...


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You can use AppleScript to get the creation date and modification date of any contact in the Contacts app. Here is an example script that works on the entire Contacts file. At the end, you have a tab-delimited result called "the_text" which you can copy and paste into Numbers or Excel or whatever. set the_text to "" -- tell application "Contacts" set ...


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I think you may have used the Contacts app's "Look for Duplicates" command. In my experience, contact cards that do not have first or last names are seen as duplicates of each other. If you choose to merge the "duplicate" contacts all data from the cards with no first or last name will merge into one card. It's definitely not the way to go! Here is the ...


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Try as: Open Message app and open a particular SMS. Tap Circular Person Icon at the top. Tap Create New Contact option which will open a page where you can edit contact information and add a photo to the contact as well. That's how you will be able to save a contact from message app and add a photo as well. However, I couldn't understand your purpose/...


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I've deleted my original answer because I initially misunderstood how the +48 numbers were added, sorry about that. Instead of using AppleScript, I'm going to offer you a different solution because while I could and did modify the original AppleScript code to delete the entire number that had a +48 prefix, nonetheless there were errors that stopped the ...


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On MacOS, each of the 4 apps you refer to support both local and iCloud-synced accounts or lists. To avoid any syncing issues and for troubleshooting, I suggest the following: To start, leaving iCloud off for each app on each device. Then turn on iCloud sync for the first one, e.g. macOS Contacts. Pay attention to what happens. You may now see both an 'on ...


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My solution doesn't list the groups on the contact card itself, but it may still solve your situation: By holding down the "Option" key when you have a contact selected and the "Groups" pane showing, the groups which contain the selected contact are highlighted. Related: Highlight the groups a contact is in?


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Open Contacts (your address book) select Preferences in the top left tool bar of your screen - go to Accounts and check the box for Enable This Account for the iCloud Card DAV on the left side of the accounts window. Your contacts and groups should all appear. Do a search for your groups in the address book if they don't automatically appear - worked for me. ...


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Hope this may help you somehow. Download Bento for Mac from here. Unfortunately, it's not supported by FileMaker anymore, but anyway it works fine even on El Capitan (I use it here :)) Open it and it will ask permission to access your Contacts. Allow it. This it will open very convenient interface for mass editing your Contacts in list and/or individually ...


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Set it as a Nickname instead. Then it would only be seen by you. Don't hand the contact card to anyone, though, as it would be in that. See Does a Contacts Nickname transmit to anyone else; iMessage or email? for a cautionary tale ;-) A friend of mine has been "Young Master Johnson" [fake name] for 15 years without anyone else knowing.


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Sure, copy each archive to /Users/Shared and then make two new user accounts. Import one archive in one account and export it as vcard to /Users/Shared. Repeat for #2. Go back to your Main account and import both sets of vcards in to your intended app. At that point you can export/sync and clean up the un-needed user accounts and files from /Users/Shared ...


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Describe which method you attempted and at which step did it fail. However, here's a working method that I used when I got my Mac. Go to System Preferences >> iCloud and make sure you have signed in. Now the screen should look something like this: The contacts option must be enabled and all the ones from iCloud will be automatically imported into your Mac. ...


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On iOS 9, if you go to the iPhone Settings app > Facebook (that's in the 7th "block" of settings as you scroll down, with social media accounts like Twitter, Flickr and Vimeo—whether you have an account or not), there is a disclaimer: *Photos and user names are automatically updated for Facebook friends. Choose "Update All Contacts" to temporarily provide ...


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Applescript to Create Contacts: set phoneDad to "Dad Mobile" --Use your own custom variables imported from CSV -- would need to parse CSV tell application "Contacts" set thePerson to make new person with properties ¬ {first name:"John", last name:"Doe", organization:"ABC Apps"} ¬ -- see the "Contacts" AppleScript ...


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If you convert your GPS coordinates to the right format, you can use URL’s like the ones below in your contacts (as homepage URL’s) and click them right from the contact and navigate in either Apple Maps or Google Maps. Examples (note that the %20 in the middle of the coordinates is an encoded space): http://maps.apple.com/?daddr=42°59'25.0"N%2082°25'02.8"...


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I would create new contact named "the lodge near Au Sable Falls" or your choice. Then in the home address enter the coordinate 44.181430, 73.965213 It will now allow you to show it on the map.


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I added your coordinates Apple Maps, I don't know if the place is correct, anyway, after finding the correct location on the map, tap and hold if there is no pin to drop one, and then tap on the pin to show options. You can create a new contact or add to an existing one from there.


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