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How to create relationships for contacts on iPhone

Creating relationships for contacts with your iPhone can make things much easier while you're rocking your phone hands-free. Ready to start a new relationship?

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How to delete multiple contacts at once from your iPhone

Who are all of these people and why are they in my Contacts list and how do I get rid of them all at once?

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How to personalize Contacts on iPhone and iPad

How do I add a custom ring tone to a contact on iPhone? Personalize your contacts – here's how!

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How to use Contacts on iPhone and iPad

Organize the names, numbers, mail, social, and other contact information that means the most to you!

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How to recover deleted files, contacts, calendars, and photos from iCloud

If you delete something in iCloud on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad, you can recover it within 30 days through!

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How to hide recent and favorite contacts on the app switcher screen

Your favorite and recent contacts are now easier to get to than ever, thanks to their inclusion on the iPhone and iPad app switcher screen. Double-click the Home button and they're right there at the top, ready and waiting for you to tap. But what if you don't want your contacts showing up there? What if you want to keep your private contactsfrom prying eyes? Luckily you can turn favorites, recents, or both right off!

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How to use multitasking contacts in iOS 8

If you're running iOS 8 on your iPhone or iPad, it's never been easier to access the contacts you call and message the most. From most recent contacts to the people you've got marked as favorites, iOS 8 makes it quicker and easier than ever to get in touch with them.

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How to quickly find and delete duplicate contacts on iPhone and iPad

While iCloud does a pretty good job of organizing and managing our contacts, sometimes things can go wrong. Even if you don't use iCloud, contact management is far from perfect. One of the most common issues people experience is duplicate contacts. You can obviously go through one by one and delete them but if there's a lot, that's not a practical solution. Luckily, there are some App Store apps that help you clean up duplicate contacts in only a few seconds.

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How to restore contacts from iCloud to your iPhone or iPad

If you use iCloud to back up your contacts, you can quickly bring them down to a new iPhone or iPad in a matter of seconds. There have also been reports of contacts mysteriously disappearing completely, which may require you to push them back down from iCloud again. Regardless of the situation, you can restore contacts from your latest iCloud backup in just a few taps.

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How to assign photos to contacts on your iPhone or iPad

Adding pictures to the contacts in your iPhone or iPad is a great way to make the people in your life more recognizable. You can add them using the Photos app, the Contacts app, and even import them from social networks like Facebook. Once you've added the photos, you'll see them in iMessage, in phone favorites, and more!

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