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How To Link iPhone, iPad Contacts For Unified Info

April 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Well, are you using both MobileMe or Gmail, or, Google Accounts and Exchange, or any mix of multiple accounts on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch? And, now, are you curious on how to reduce the clutter by linking them into single, unified entry? Then, don’t worry, you are on the right track! You don’t have to worry at all, as it’s a very easy process. Here’s presenting you the step by step guidelines posted on how to link iPhone, iPad contacts for unified info.

How To Link iPhone, iPad Contacts For Unified Info

Step – 1 : First, be sure that you have set up more than one account on your device.

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Step – 2 : Now, be sure the accounts are set up to sync contact.

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Step – 3 : Next, be sure that both accounts have the same contact.

NOTE : If the contact is only in one account, then, you can’t link them — you have to have the same contact in two or more different accounts.

Step – 4 : Then, just be sure that the first and last name are identical. Simply, edit to remove minor variations if you have to (i.e. initial vs. first name).

Step – 5 : After that, select the first of the two contacts.

Step – 6 : Now, tap on “Edit”.

Step – 7 : Next, scroll to the bottom.

Step – 8 : Next tap on “Link Contact” (iPhone) or “silhouette icon” (iPad).

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Step – 9 : Now, select the second contact.

Step – 10 : Then, tap link.

That’s it! Now, you have a single, linked contact and Unified Info will be shown on the top bar to remind you when you view it.

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If You want to unlink a contact :

Step – 1 : First, select the unified contact you want to unlink.

Step – 2 : Now, tap on “Edit”.

Step – 3 : Then, scroll to the bottom.

Step – 4 : After that, tap the red circle.

Step – 5 : Next, tap the read unlink button to confirm.

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That’s it! Now, they are unlinked.

Extra Tip : Well, if you have one account set upon your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, and then add another, iOS will automatically link any accounts that have identical names – so you may already have linked accounts.

Well, if you’ll have any difficulty wile going through the above steps, then, don’t hesitate, just write to us in our comment section below. Also, if you are successful in performing the above, then, just don’t forget to share your views and comments on this with us.


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