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Contacts not syncing with iPhone correctly

16404 Views 6 Replies Latest reply: Sep 9, 2008 1:53 PM by Raleigh D. RSS
mont3 Calculating status...
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Sep 1, 2008 12:54 AM

I created a number of contacts on my Macbook Pro as husband and wife with two mobile numbers (eg David and Carol). Finding that this makes it difficult to know who's contacting, I've copied and pasted to produce a duplicate contact and then changed the names so that I now have David as one contact and Carol as a separate contact.

BUT, when I synced my iPhone (1st Gen with 2.0 - just bought), the contacts on iPhone all show up as my 'old' contact list - David and Carol instead of being two individual and independent contacts, have reverted back to one contact (eg. David & Carol)

Does anyone have any suggestions for correcting this - it's a REAL pain!

Macbook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.4)
  • C Jones Calculating status...
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    Sep 1, 2008 6:38 AM (in response to mont3)
    I'm having the same problem. I've created contacts on my iPhone which are not showing up as contacts in my address book. I dabbled with MobileMe briefly - both contacts and calendar; however, I pulled my contacts off of MobileMe. Now, I can't seem to get my contacts to get in sync.

    Again, I've created new contacts that are not showing up on my cpu. Please help.
    MacBook Pro 2.33GHz, Mac OS X (10.5.4), 3GB
  • cmigacz Calculating status...
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    Sep 1, 2008 10:34 AM (in response to mont3)
    Fixed the problem -- worked perfectly. thanks for the hard work...
    iMac 2Ghz Intel Core Duo, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
  • Hurangeshu Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 9, 2008 1:48 PM (in response to mont3)
    OK, I tried this - the whole list of instructions - and there is still one contact in my address book that +will not+ appear on my iPhone. Why just one?

    Any other ideas? This is endlessly frustrating.
    MBP 2.6GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.5.2), / G4 (AGP), 1.4 GHz PowerPC, 1.12 GB RAM, 10.5.2 / 16GB iPhone
  • Raleigh D. Level 3 Level 3 (715 points)
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    Sep 9, 2008 1:53 PM (in response to Hurangeshu)

    Have you tried deleting and recreating that contact in Address Book?

    Hope this helps,

    Power Mac G5, iMac 24", iBook G4, Mac OS X (10.5.4)


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