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Apple Raises iCloud Contacts Limit to 50,000

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Apple has updated a support document on its website to reflect that iCloud now has a limit of 50,000 contacts, double the previous limit of 25,000 contacts (via iFun.de). iPhone, iPad and Mac users can now store up to 50,000 contacts between their iCloud-enabled devices, while all other limits for calendars, reminders and bookmarks have not been changed.
Contacts
Total number of contact cards: 50,000
Maximum size of a contact card: 256 KB
Maximum size of a contact photo: 224 KB
Maximum size of a contact group: 256 KB
Maximum size of all contact cards:
Card text: 24 MB
Card photos: 100 MB
Supported file types for a contact photo: JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF
vCard import limits:
Total number of vCards: 50,000
Maximum size of a vCard: 256 KB (photo + text)
Maximum photo size for a vCard: 224 KB

Article Link: Apple Raises iCloud Contacts Limit to 50,000
 

Menel

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Aug 4, 2011
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well they at least top GMail.
but thats a LOT of contacts...
 
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LunarFalcon

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Do the contacts photos still do that awful "zoom in" thing that messes up your cropping?
 
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1975DCS

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Ok, but would have preferred higher resolution photo's of my contacts... Seems a bit small for todays standards?
 
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yaboyac29

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I'm pretty sure if I took my entire friends list and added all our contacts together we wouldn't even get close to 50k
 
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Mike MA

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Are business allowed to use iCloud on a corporate level? Else such huge limits don't make any sense I guess.
 
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adamjackson

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"finally..."





but seriously, how many people do you know? I have 1,100 contacts and feel like a hoarder.
 
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HowEver

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The best thing about not putting in all your contacts is not sharing them with apps that need your contacts, who can see your status etc.
 
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xlost6

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Feb 28, 2011
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50,000 contacts. Yay?:confused:

I originally glanced at the title and thought this was Apple Raises iCloud Match Limit to 50,000.:eek: Now that would actually be worth a mention. This? meh
Omg. Me, too!! :eek: I hope Apple increases that somehow in the coming weeks!
 
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rctlr

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May 9, 2012
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If they do that I'll re subscribe. I cancelled it last month.
 
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