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Names and numbers??


New member
Jan 8, 2012
Hi, everybody, can anyone help with a problem I have with my 4s,-
when I receive incoming calls from numbers that are already in my contacts, some come up with the name, and some only come up with the number, although they are all logged identically in my contacts. Does anyone have a solution to this?


Ambassador Team Leader, Senior Moderator
Jan 8, 2012
I found the below workaround via the Internet and it worked like a charm and I haven't had the problem since. Every text message, iMessage and phone call sent or received to and from people I have listed in my address book displays their names like it is suppose to.

Go to Settings-General-International-language and then change from English to any other
language. After the pinwheel finish spinning and your language is changed, repeat the
process and change back to English.
The iMessage contact should now properly display names (if they're in your address book)
instead of phone numbers.