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Joybulb
Oct 17, 2011, 09:51 PM
Well I entered contacts onto my phone from both my wife's old phone and mine. It's nice to have the contacts push to both phones, but she has some contacts that I don't want, and I have some that she doesn't want. When she deletes one from her phone however, it also deletes from mine. Is there a way to nitpick the contacts, or are we both stuck with each others friends in our phones?



d21mike
Oct 17, 2011, 10:01 PM
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Use your own personal accounts.

johnnyboyvzw
Oct 20, 2011, 09:42 AM
Well I entered contacts onto my phone from both my wife's old phone and mine. It's nice to have the contacts push to both phones, but she has some contacts that I don't want, and I have some that she doesn't want. When she deletes one from her phone however, it also deletes from mine. Is there a way to nitpick the contacts, or are we both stuck with each others friends in our phones?

You can share an iTunes account (to share purchased items) but you'll want to setup individual iCloud accounts for each of you. Essentially each of you will have a unique @me email for iCloud and a shared iTunes store email for purchases. iDevices now allow 2 unique id's. One you'll enter under (Settings - Store), the other under (Settings - iCloud).

Does that make sense?

lexvo
Oct 20, 2011, 12:51 PM
I have set up different contact groups:
- one group for common + 'only her' contacts
- one group for common + 'only mine' contacts

On my iPhone I just choose my group and see only my contacts.

You have to maintain the groups of course, but it is a simple solution.

Joybulb
Sep 29, 2013, 08:26 AM
I have set up different contact groups:
- one group for common + 'only her' contacts
- one group for common + 'only mine' contacts

On my iPhone I just choose my group and see only my contacts.

You have to maintain the groups of course, but it is a simple solution.

How do you do this "contact group" thing?

lexvo
Sep 29, 2013, 12:20 PM
How do you do this "contact group" thing?

I created two groups on my iMac in the Contacts app. Then I dragged the contacts to the groups. I don't know if it is possible to create groups directly on the iPhone (I can't find it :) )