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Cannot search the NOTE field in my Contacts database

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Dec 29, 2011 5:28 AM

Hello

 

Until now I used a PALM V to manage my contacts for more than 10 Years. The Palm had the feature, that I can search words within the note field of all contacts. This was very useful, because I stored different catagory´s in the contact note (product_a product_b). And If I search "product_a" I get a result of all contacts, that bougth product_a.

 

 

I tryed this with an Iphone 4 on IOS 5. It doesn´t work. I get an empty search result.

 

I synchronized my iphone contacts with iclouds. In Iclouds I can make a fulltext search within note field and I get a correct search result

 

In the discussions here I found an similar entry for IOS 4. The people have the same problem. Is it realy true, that Appple dosen´t support this? In my oppinion this is a bug.

 

Do you know, how we can report this bug to apple development people? Does somebody knows an app, that can search within the contact note?

 

Thanks

BR

Bernhard

iPhone 4, iOS 5.0.1

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