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Can't delete one specific contact

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Strulf Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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Jan 12, 2013 9:36 AM

I found a double contact in the contacts of my iPhone that I can't delete. It's not in iCloud nor in the contacts of my Mac. When I deactivate iCloud for contacts, all contacts disappear except this one.

When I go to "Edit" and press "Delete contact" it jumps back to the list of contacts and the contact is still there. I can change everything in the contact but I can't delete it.

I even reset my iPhone but when I copy the backup back to the phone - yep, here we go again, mysterious 0-contact.

 

Any idea how to get rid of this account apart from losing the backup and build it up from scratch?

 

What might help: When I switched from my old 3GS to the new iPhone 5, I suddenly had local and iCloud contacts in the contacts app of my Mac. To get rid of this parallel presentation, I deleted all my contacts in iCloud and removed the iCloud card from all my contacts. After that, I synced it again with iCloud and it looked good - except that there was one double entry now.

iPhone 5, iOS 6.0.2, 32 GB Black

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