Tag Archive: Contacts


Change How Contacts Sorts and Displays Names on Mac

The Contacts app for Mac defaults to sorting names by last name, and to showing the first name before the last name when browsing through the address book list of contacts. With some minor adjustments, you can change how the Contacts app displays and sorts the address book contact names in Mac OS. You can … Read More

iPhone Contacts Disappeared? How to Fix Missing Phone Contacts in iOS

A strange bug that continues to persist in iOS for iPhone mysteriously causes all phone contacts to suddenly disappear from the Phone app on the device. Most users will never experience the missing contacts bug, but it can be disconcerting if encountered. This missing contacts bug is not subtle and seems to happen at random, … Read More

iCloud.com now lets you stalk contacts with Find My Friends web app

You no longer need an iPhone to stalk your contacts on Find My Friends. Apple updated iCloud.com this morning with a new web-based app for Find My Friends that lets you keep tabs on the location of all of your contacts’ from the comfort of your Mac or PC. Find My Friends is a free […]

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Gmail now lets you block contacts, unsubscribe from mailing lists

Google has added two awesome new features to Gmail that every email client should provide: the option to block contacts you don’t want to hear from, and the ability to instantly unsubscribe from mailing lists you no longer with to be a part of. “Sometimes you get mail from someone who’s really disruptive,†Google writes on its Gmail […]

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Swipe your way to iOS 9’s suggested contacts

iOS 8 introduced the idea of showing your most-contacted contacts in the multitasking screen. You’d simply double click on the Home button to see the list of the most recent apps as well as a row of the folks you contacted the most across the top. If you’re looking for that feature in iOS 9, […]

How to Filter & Mute Unknown Senders Messages from Known Contacts in iOS

iPhone and iPad users can opt to use a new “Filter Unknown Senders” feature in the iOS messaging app which will automatically hush and separate inbound messages that are coming from unrecognized contacts. This is extremely useful if your phone number is publicly listed on a web site like Craigslist, or if you just happen … Read More

How to transfer contacts and photos from Android to iOS

You’re finally making the move, and getting rid of your old Android phone in favor of a shiny new iPhone. The only problem is transferring all of your valuable contacts and photographs from one device to the other. Well, in today’s… Read more ›

Tim Cook still hasn’t deleted Steve Jobs from his contacts

It’s been over three years since Steve Jobs died, however the hole he left at Apple and those closest to him still hasn’t been filled. Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli’s upcoming book Becoming Steve Jobs is full of anecdotes and events… Read more ›

BusyContacts is the replacement contacts app you’ve been waiting for

Apple’s Contacts app is the worst. It’s slow, it has a hard time working with services like Google or Exchange, and it just plain doesn’t connect with Calendar. Even though it integrates into all our other apps, most of us… Read more ›

Hide Contacts & Faces from the Multitasking App Switcher in iOS 8

The app switcher in iOS, accessed by double-clicking on the Home button of an iPhone or iPad, is where you can quickly switch between running apps or quit out of apps you no longer want to be open. But with iOS 8, Apple decided to fill in the unused space above the open app cards … Read More