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Cannot Sync Some Contacts Between iPhone and iPad

96 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jan 26, 2013 7:54 AM by Winston Churchill RSS
Tdbozarth Calculating status...
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Jan 26, 2013 1:42 AM

At some point my iPhone and iPad contacts were synced because at a distance they looked the same.  But recently I added a contact to my phone and it did not sync to my iPad.  So I did some testing and added other contacts to my iPad and iPhone and saw that none of these new adds were syncing to the other device.  This is obviously a big issue.  Can anyone help me?  Thanks in advance!

iPhone 4, iOS 6.0.2
  • Winston Churchill Level 10 Level 10 (81,665 points)
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    Jan 26, 2013 7:54 AM (in response to Tdbozarth)
    1. First check that all your settings are correct, that contact syncing is checked on all devices (system preferences > iCloud on a mac and settings > iCloud on a iPhone, iPad or iPod).
    2. Make sure the contacts you are adding are added to your 'iCloud' group and not an 'On My Mac', 'On My Phone' or other non iCloud group (you can do this by checking in groups), non iCloud contacts will not sync.
    3. If you are sure that everything is set up correctly and your contacts are in the iCloud group, you might try unchecking contact syncing in the iCloud settings, restarting your device and then re-enabling contact syncing.

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