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Create a Contact on an address book other than the default one

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Oct 8, 2013 7:19 AM

Hello everyone,

 

I am using a professional address book and calendar on exchange provided by my company. I am also using my iCloud account to manage my personal address book and calendar. I have set up my iphone 4S to display both address book and calendar, this works well, same for the sync mechanism.

 

When I create an event on my iPhone using the standard calendar app, I can simply indicate whether it is a personal or professional event.

When I create a contact using the standard contact app, there is no way to indicate wheter it's personnal or professional. The contact is created on the default address book that I setup in the settings. The only way I found is to hide all categories except the personal one and then create the contact. It is then created not on the default address book but on the only one displayed. It is rather awkward and that does not solve all problems : I have some contacts already created by mistake on my professional address book that I want to move to the personnal one. I found absolutely no way of doing that. The same thing for calendar events is straightforward: open the event for modification, simple toogle the appropriate field from Pro to Personal and you're done.


Does anyone have a hint for this ?

 

Thanks,

 

Cyril

iPad, iOS 5

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