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Appleenthusiast123

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Has anyone else had issues with contacts suddenly disappearing from iCloud? I haven’t changed any settings and have always synced my contacts with iCloud.

A couple of days ago almost all my contacts vanished, so I spoke to someone at Apple support who showed me how to restore contacts via iCloud.

Now, 2 days later 100 contacts have disappeared again. It seems completely random.

Anyone else been experiencing this problem recently?
 

Easttime

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I’ve got a friend who has been dealing with a similar problem. Support unable to help. Almost like he has two accounts that interfere with each other.
 

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Just to have the details here, what are your devices and the OS versions? Do you have contacts syncing from non-iCloud accounts too (Outlook, GMail, etc.)?
 

Appleenthusiast123

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Jun 26, 2021
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Just to have the details here, what are your devices and the OS versions? Do you have contacts syncing from non-iCloud accounts too (Outlook, GMail, etc.)?
Devices:

iPhone 11 Pro on iOS 14.5.1

MacBook Pro 13-inch 2016 on Mac OS Big Sur 11.2.3

iCloud

Have 2 x gmail accounts, but both have contact syncing disabled
 

0128672

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I see there have been reports in the Apple Community discussion of this happening without a solution. The general wisdom is to make sure both of your devices are updated to the latest versions. There’s no guarantee that will resolve it, but it’s worth a try.
 
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