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Transferred android contacts are sorted to the #tab on my iphone5


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I transfered my htc evo contacts to my iphone 5 but it seems it won't sort out alphabetically. It stays on the # tab, even though i tried to sort it from last name, first name and vice versa..

But when i create new contacts, there seems to be no problem. It goes to its proper alphabetical order. Just these android contacts won't move from the #tab..

Any idea guys, except for manually inputting it again :((


Ambassador Team Leader, Senior Moderator
Jan 8, 2012
How did you transfer them? If they are associated with an email account, just configure the email account and then enable syncing. Afterwards, go to Settings - Mail, Contacts, Calendars, and then scroll down to the "Contacts" section and change the "Sort Order" and/or "Display Order".