Using both MobileMe and Gmail, or Google Accounts and Exchange, or any mix of multiple accounts on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and curious how to reduce the clutter by linking them into a single, unified entry? It's easy to do, provided the contacts meet a few simple formatting criteria. We'll show you how, after the break!
Let's say you have a colleague who's also a friend. You have his home contact information syncing with MobileMe and his business details syncing in Exchange. It's handy to keep them separate in theory but it's annoying to have them that way on your iPhone or iPad in practice. Here's how you can link the contacts to unify the entry:
You now have a single, linked contact and Unified Info will be shown on the top bar to remind you when you view it.
If you want to unlink a contact:
Bonus Tip: If you have one account set up on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, and then add another, iOS will automatically link any accounts that have identical names -- so you may already have linked accounts.
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