1. 0pusX's Avatar
    If I wnted to go in and edit my contact list for my iPhone, but do it using my laptop rather than my phone, is there a way to do that?
    11-08-2011 08:28 AM
  2. E_Brown's Avatar
    If you back up to iCloud, you can go to icloud.com, and edit on there, and it will update on your phone.
    11-08-2011 08:35 AM
  3. ame's Avatar
    I spent like an hour last night cleaning my contacts out on there. I am on my 3rd and almost 4th iPhone4S and every time it syncs to the new one it duplicates again. Ugh.
    11-08-2011 09:46 AM
  4. djg21's Avatar
    I use Plaxo to keep my contacts correct across multiple PCs and my iPhone. (Plaxo - your address book for life.). I don't use iCloud because it screws up my Outlook mail folders and cannot be installed on my work PC (while the Plaxo for Outlook add-in can be).

    With Plaxo, if I update a contact on one machine, it automatically syncs with all of the others.

    The PC app also syncs calendars, notes and tasks. It appears that the iPhone app just does contacts, which is unfortunate.
    Last edited by djg21; 11-08-2011 at 10:07 AM.
    11-08-2011 10:05 AM
  5. cardfan's Avatar
    I spent like an hour last night cleaning my contacts out on there. I am on my 3rd and almost 4th iPhone4S and every time it syncs to the new one it duplicates again. Ugh.
    You don't have it set up right.
    11-08-2011 10:26 AM
  6. ame's Avatar
    How is this possible? I sign in. It populates itself. Ever think it's the stupid iCloud and not the person?
    11-08-2011 10:31 AM
  7. hoosieriphone's Avatar
    If you back up to iCloud, you can go to icloud.com, and edit on there, and it will update on your phone.
    Thanks for the tip. Just went in and got all my contacts cleaned up. worked perfectly.
    11-08-2011 10:51 AM
  8. E_Brown's Avatar
    How is this possible? I sign in. It populates itself. Ever think it's the stupid iCloud and not the person?
    I have my icloud setup, and it works great! But I have it setup now where there is the only thing my contacts are synced to. I had to have my phone replaced, and they came back perfect. I think it might be how you have it setup to sync.
    11-08-2011 10:56 AM
  9. ame's Avatar
    It's set up to sync. That's about all there really is to "set up".
    11-08-2011 11:19 AM
  10. E_Brown's Avatar
    It's set up to sync. That's about all there really is to "set up".
    but if you sync thru your itunes as well, it's pulling from itunes, and icloud, and then you end up with double, or triple depending on how it works. i turned off all contact syncing except for icloud, and didn't have any problems. i had the same problem in the begining until i did that.
    11-08-2011 11:22 AM
  11. ame's Avatar
    It does if you have it clicked to do that, and I do not.
    11-08-2011 11:26 AM
  12. Culvervilla's Avatar
    How can I view contacts on laptop if I do not use iCloud?
    06-15-2012 03:37 AM
  13. Fausty82's Avatar
    How can I view contacts on laptop if I do not use iCloud?
    The only way is if you sync them another way - via iTunes or gmail... and then you have to edit them in another tool - Outlook, Gmail, etc.
    06-15-2012 09:29 AM
  14. Rockdog97's Avatar
    ^^^ That's what I use- gmail.

    I used to use Outlook when I had my BB, but it didn't sync,so when I upgraded to my 4S, I switched everything over to gmail and have never looked back.. I only use Outlook at home for one email account...other than than, it's google calendar and gmail/contacts...
    06-15-2012 04:10 PM
  15. TurboTiger's Avatar
    ^^^ That's what I use- gmail.

    I used to use Outlook when I had my BB, but it didn't sync,so when I upgraded to my 4S, I switched everything over to gmail and have never looked back.. I only use Outlook at home for one email account...other than than, it's google calendar and gmail/contacts...
    This is exactly what I did.
    I sync gmail, calendar, contacts to Google.

    I also converted all of my Word & Excel to Google Docs
    Then synced my photos to Picasa and music to Google Music.

    Good Luck
    06-16-2012 09:39 PM
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