iphone not syncing all my contacts?

bear_lx

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i have several threads about this , none of which are answering my issues. so i have a new outlook.com email, not a corporate exchange account, its just a personal account. and it is only syncing the majority of my contacts. through trial and error i have got it to sync a few more, but some of which are old numbers??? all i want is all the contacts in my MS outlook email, to sync to my iphone... what am i doing wrong?
 

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Although, I have an outlook email account configured on my iPhone, I only sync my mail and not the contacts and calendars. I have one contacts list that I use for ALL of my email accounts. Having said that, have you tried deleting the outlook email account, rebooting your phone and then reconfiguring your outlook email account? What I can do a little later is import my contact list into my outlook account online and then enable syncing those contacts with my phone to see if I can replicate the issue you are having and get back to you.
 

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what a helpful forum, thanks guys!

3 days later.... nothing.... wow....

A lot of people prob don't have a clue that's why they don't answer

And a lot of us don't use outlook

Have your Tried syncing outlook via iTunes ?

Maybe delete the account on phone and re add it ? Set it up as a exchange account
 

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I imported my contact list to my outlook account online using my MacBook. Afterwards, and on my iPhone, I went to Settings/Mail, Contact, Calendars/Outlook Mail and then I turned on Contacts. Then I initiated the contacts app, selected "groups" and then unchecked all of my groups except Outlook Mail. I then selected "done" in the upper right corner. All of the contacts I imported to my Outlook account were present and accounted for.
 
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appreciate the response... i followed exactly what you said with no avail... so i removed all the contacts and my outlook acct from my phone, , and then rebooted my phone. then re-added my outlook account, and turned the contacts back on... still missing multiple contacts from outlook... im at a loss... guess i will try gmailand see if it picks up all my contacts that way.
 

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appreciate the response... i followed exactly what you said with no avail... so i removed all the contacts and my outlook acct from my phone, , and then rebooted my phone. then re-added my outlook account, and turned the contacts back on... still missing multiple contacts from outlook... im at a loss... guess i will try gmailand see if it picks up all my contacts that way.

How many contacts do you have and how many are not showing up via the contacts app?
 

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Do you have duplicate contacts that it may have no sync'd automatically?

I'm not aware of a contact limit within the iOS contact app. Like D said, how many do you have though? If it's a TON then it may be a limit-type-issue.
 

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