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About duplicate contacts and calendars on iPhone 3.0
Authored by: sven on Jun 18, '09 08:53:37AM

I had the same problem but instead of deleting the mobile me account I created a dummy entry in address book which I put in a dummy group. That allows you to sync only that group to your phone and afterwards you simply delete the contact and the group on the phone. Note that you can't delete contact groups with the default contacts app on the iPhone but I've got the "Groups" app which can.



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About duplicate contacts and calendars on iPhone 3.0
Authored by: jrad2u on Jun 18, '09 10:02:15AM

Yeah, the problem exists with Google Contacts too. It seems to be that you can't sync to your Mac and some other service without selecting some group from the Mac. I created a 'dummy' group with no records and then selected that to sync. Next sync I'm back to my original set of contacts, no duplicates.

There should be a better way though.



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About duplicate contacts and calendars on iPhone 3.0
Authored by: pathkids on Feb 28, '10 04:47:15PM

have you worked out a better way for google contacts? I only seem to have the duplicate issue with contacts not calendar entries for some reason



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