|Dec 18, 2012, 06:17 PM||#1|
Double entries in address book
I've got two sets of entries for every contact in my address book on my Mac Mini.
If I click on the groups icon, I can see that there is one group of contacts described as On My Mac and another group described as in the Icloud.
At the moment, if I want to edit or delete a contact, I have to do it twice. Is there any way I can consolidate these two groups? I did try unticking Contacts in System Preferences but that just meant that any changes to my contacts I made in the Icloud were not automatically updated to my Mac Mini, so that's not a solution.
What I need to do is merge the two together, so that I have just one set but so I don't lose any contacts - I've already discovered that there are some unique contacts on each list.
PS I've got the same contacts on my Macbook Air and I don't have the same problem there - there's just one set.
|Dec 25, 2012, 05:32 PM||#2|
I've had a similar problem in the past.
Remedy was to delete the entire address book and then only run the iCloud [mobileme] version by turning it back on (in System Preferences). It will restore pretty immediately.
I found that answer using the Apple site support pages.
13" MBP 2.5GHz 2012; BlackBook & WhiteBook 2.2 GHz 2007; 24" iMac 2.4 GHz, 2007; iomega 2TB Cloud; 64GB iPhone 5, 64GB Wi-Fi iPad 2; iMac 27" 2.93 i7, 2010, 256 GB SSD; 11" MBA 1.6 C2D 2010
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