iPhone OS3 search problem

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by itsMuttley, Jun 18, 2009.

  1. itsMuttley
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    I can't get the search to properly search my calendar. It'll do up to a year (at a push!) but seems to ignore anything more in the past than that.

    Even if I for example go back to 2007, list the calendar so the info is right there - it won't find it!

    Am I missing something here?
     
  2. UnbornApple
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    UnbornApple

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    how are you getting your calendar into the phone?
     
  3. itsMuttley
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    The calendar is MS Outlook on my PC but I also enter data from the iPhone and then back onto the PC. Don't have any problem wit this side of things. Any ideas?

    Thanks
     
  4. Ntombi
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    How far back have you told iTunes to sync the calendar? For instance, mine goes back 1000 days, so I wouldn't be able to find events more than three years old.

    I forget what the default is, but check that.
     
  5. itsMuttley
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    Thanks Ntombi - I've tried this with no success.

    Its seems that before a certain time it just won't pick up the info on a search. I'm surprised no-one else has had this problem.

    I did a factory restore as well - no joy.

    Shame as the iPhone search would have definitely made it "bombproof" - ie no competition would touch it! However......
     

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