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how do I eliminate duplicate birthdays in ical?

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I'm using Snow Leopard, and iCal on my iPhone shows birthdays twice for the same contact.

(One with an icon that looks like a present, and the other a pink dot.)

 

Things I've tried without success:

* Deleting the birthday, closing iCal, then reopening and reentering the birthday.

* Deleting the contact completely and reentering from scratch.

* Entering the data from my iPhone first then synching with my MacBook. And vice versa.

 

Thanks,

Paul

 

 

 

FIVE MINUTES LATER...

I JUST came across this from another user and it solved my problem:

 

 

 

Try this..... open Calendars/Preferences/General and uncheck Show Birthdays calendar. Wait a minute then recheck it and see if the dups go away.

iPhone 4S, iOS 5.1.1

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