Contacts not Syncing to iPhone. Calendar is.

Discussion in 'Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud, Apple Services' started by Jimbo3, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. Jimbo3 macrumors newbie

    Jul 13, 2008
    I've got my MobileMe account setup and have configured my MacBook and 2G iPhone to sync Contacts, Calendar, and Bookmarks. The Calendar and Bookmark entries are syncing fine, but not the Contacts.

    I can see my Contacts on the MobileMe service, and my Macbook, but my iPhone isn't showing any contacts. This problem has persisted since launch day on Friday.

    Any suggestions? I tried deleting and recreating the MobileMe account on my iPhone but had the same behavior.

    Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
  2. sconyers macrumors newbie

    Jul 22, 2008
    Had same problem

    I had this same problem. Actually my contacts didn't show up in MobileMe or my iPhone. After spending about an hour at the Genius Bar, they concluded that the syncing program in the operating system was buggin. So, they had me reload the setup disks that came with my computer. After that, it still would not sync. While playing around with trying to get my husband's calendars and my calendars to all sync, my contacts started showing up. Not sure why or how. I would start with reloading your setup disks. It was called archive and reload......or something like that. If that doesn't work, try turning MobileMe off on your computer and turning "push" off on your phone. Maybe turn them off. Back on. Then turn on MobileMe and "push". Good luck. Oh yeah, back up your address book.
  3. WHM macrumors regular

    Feb 5, 2008
    I had the same problem at first.... now every things seems to be working as advertised...
  4. d21mike macrumors 68040


    Jul 11, 2007
    Torrance, CA
    How do you have Settings / Fetch New Data / Advanced / configured. This needs to be setup to either Push or Fetch. The first time this is done it will REPLACE all of you Contacts on your phone (if I remember it correctly).

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