Category: Contacts

How to Remove Birthdays from iPhone Calendar

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Do you see someones birthday you want to remove from your iPhone Calendar? Is your iPhone Calendar full of birthdays that you don’t care about or don’t care to see? Want to delete these birthdays from your iPhone or iPad Calendar and are perplexed that there’s no obvious way to do so? Are you wondering why you can’t delete birthdays from the Calendar app? Fear not, we will walk you through how to clean up your calendar and get rid of birthdays you do not want to see on your iPhone or iPad, and changes made there will also impact the Mac.


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How to Pass on Your iPhone Data After You Die

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Our digital lives are heavily intertwined with our “real” lives, and Apple is finally starting to acknowledge that. The data that lives in our iCloud accounts is not only important to us, but also to our family members. Now, there’s a way for our loved ones to access our digital data when we no longer can.

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How to Set Up Contact Groups for iPhone

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Have you ever wanted to create contact groups on your iPhone to sort out the people in your list? While this is not possible natively for some reason, you can use iCloud’s web client to make contact groups for your iPhone.

Most people have hundreds of contacts stored on their iPhones these days. The list of contacts includes your colleagues, family members, friends, or anyone else really. As the number grows, organizing those contacts becomes increasingly difficult. The best way to manage all your contacts would be by sorting them into different groups. Most…

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How to Finally Delete Duplicate iCloud Contacts

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iCloud offers an easy and reliable way to sync your contacts across Apple devices, which is why it remains a popular choice. However, an iCloud bug sometimes leaves you with many—many—duplicate contacts. Something as simple as signing in and out of iCloud can cause a syncing issue that leaves you with thousands of…

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How to Add New Contacts on Mac & Remove Them

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Want to add new contacts from the Mac? Whether you’re new to the Mac ecosystem or just haven’t used the Contacts app for this purpose before, adding new contact information to Contacts on Mac is pretty simple, and assuming you’re using iCloud, the added contacts will sync directly to any linked iPhone, iPad, or other Macs too. And of course you can remove contacts from MacOS too.

Adding a new contact is arguably one of the most helpful yet basic things you can do on any device. However, the steps needed to go about this varies depending on the device as…

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How to Filter Messages Inbox by Known Senders on iPhone

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Do you regularly receive random text messages, SMS, or iMessages to your iPhone from people you don’t know? Whether it’s from SMS spam or random people messaging you, the Messages inbox on your iPhone can become a mess quickly if you’re inundated with unknown and spam messages. Fortunately, you can filter these unwanted messages using a feature available on iPhone.

Not every text or iMessage that you receive is going to be from a friend, family member, or someone you just know. The inbox for most people would include transactional messages from banks,…

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How to Set Ringtones for Specific Contacts on iPhone

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Do you want to know who exactly is calling you without having to check your iPhone? By setting personalized ringtones to individual contacts, you can do just that. This is fairly easy to set up on iOS and iPadOS devices, though it’s almost certainly most useful for iPhone users.

By default, you have one ringtone for all of your contacts, and yes the default ringtone can be changed too. But for most of us, we’ll have a few people who we contact on a regular basis, and who reaches out to us regularly too. By assigning a unique ringtone to these specific…

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How to Add Contacts to Favorites on iPhone

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Do you want to emphasize some of the people you frequently contact from your iPhone? Maybe you want to have certain phone numbers on speed dial? This can be easily done by adding select contacts to the Favorites list on your iPhone.

Most people have hundreds of contacts stored on their iPhones and it can become inconvenient to scroll through the entire list just to find and call that one person you want to speak to. Thankfully, the Favorites list on iOS devices serves as a “Speed Dial” and allows you to quickly call the contacts you get in touch with the…

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How to Add New Contacts on iPhone

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Wondering how to add a new contact to iPhone? Maybe you just met someone you’ll be chatting with in the future, or perhaps you want to add a business to your contacts list for easy future access and communication, there are many reasons why you’d want to add a new contact to your iPhone address book.

While there are multiple ways to add new contacts to an iPhone, the most direct way involves using the Contacts app itself to create a new contact card. There you will be able to specify the contacts name, number, email, and much more. We’ll also show you a…

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How to Delete Duplicate Contacts from iPhone

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Do you want to remove all duplicate contacts off your iPhone? Well, there is more than one way to get this done. You could either manually go through your contacts list and delete them, or simply choose to merge the contacts.

Duplicate contacts might be an issue for some users if you take advantage of iCloud to sync your contacts with Apple’s cloud servers. Also, if you add third party accounts like Google, Outlook, etc, to your iPhone, your contact details might overlap since you’re using multiple services to store your Contacts. And duplicate contacts…

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