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iPhone All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition by Barbara Boyd, Joe Hutsko

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Chapter 1

Perfecting Your People Skills with Contacts

arrow Adding existing Contacts

arrow Creating new Contacts

arrow Accessing friends from social networks

arrow Viewing Contacts

arrow Searching Contacts

arrow Contacting a Contact

Even if your iPhone is your only device, Contacts is a sort of hub for your iPhone activities. Many of the apps on your iPhone retrieve data from Contacts to perform their functions: Phone accesses Contacts to call a stored phone number or FaceTime address, while Messages and Mail rely on Contacts to send messages to stored mobile phone numbers and e-mail addresses. Contacts use isn't limited to communication apps; for example, both Calendar and Reminders access Contacts for information about people or places with whom you have appointments. Third-party apps may use the information in Contacts, too.

If you already have an iPhone-compatible electronic address book, one of the first things ...

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