Contacts not right?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by P51, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. P51, Jan 25, 2012
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2012

    P51 macrumors regular

    Sep 9, 2009
    I have a jailbroke 4s 5.01

    This is my first iPhone so please bare with me.

    I orginally synced my gmail account for my contacts (I had an android phone). Well anyway today I was messing around with settings and I didn't know what I changed, so I clicked Reset All Settings.

    Well now my problem is if I go to my messages or phone, it shows the phone numbers and not their name. Yet all my contacts are still listed in the contacts menu with the names.

    This is where things get confusing. Say I open up my messaging app, I'll see

    (555) 555-5555

    No name, yet in contacts that number is John Smith. If I click new message under John Smith, I'll get

    John Smith

    But I'll also have the old message list with just his number! So its like I'm having two convos. One with his name, and one with his number. Help?
  2. aristobrat macrumors G5

    Oct 14, 2005
    You're not running a Verizon/Sprint iPhone without the SIM card that it came with, are you?
  3. P51 thread starter macrumors regular

    Sep 9, 2009
    I never touched the sim.


    also I just texted a friend, he texted me back. In the NC it showed his name, but when I went to the messaging app it was just his number.... :confused:
  4. aristobrat macrumors G5

    Oct 14, 2005
    If you have a Verizon iPhone, you can try dialing *228 and seeing if the reprogramming helps.
  5. Almy macrumors 6502

    Sep 27, 2008
    When you open your contacts from the phone or the contacts app what is in the top left? Is there a refresh arrow or something else? I had a problem where I had a couple different contact lists happening. I went there and did a resync. I just can't remember the process. But now mine is fine and I now have a refresh arrow instead of other options.

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