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Why Does My iPhone Combine Contacts?

You’re unable to find a contact in your iPhone contact list. After a bit of research, you realize the contact you’re looking for has been merged under another contact without you doing anything. Sounds familiar? iPhone will sometimes merge two or more contacts that have the same first and last names or some other common …

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Where Are Contacts Stored On An iPhone?

Apple allows its users to manage their contacts directly from their iPhones. But to efficiently manage contacts on your iPhone, you must know where they’re stored.  Where are contacts stored on your iPhone? Does the iPhone store contacts on the phone or the SIM card? Can you recover contacts if you’ve lost your iPhone?  Where …

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Why Do My Contacts Keep Changing On My iPhone?

iOS provides a centralized database for your contacts that can be accessed from all your Apple devices. You can sync contacts from multiple iOS devices through your iCloud account.  Any change made to your contact list from one of your devices will be synced on all your devices that have the same iCloud account. Have …

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How To Fix “You Have Disabled A Required Permission” (Android Contacts)

If the Contacts app on your Android device shows the error “You have disabled a required permission”, you may be wondering what the cause is and how to fix the issue. This message basically says you may have accidentally turned off one or more permissions for your Contact application to run smoothly e.g. access to …

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Why Can’t I Delete WhatsApp Contacts? (Android)

WhatsApp contact lists often require a thorough clean-up. Some of your contacts may have changed their phone number or you simply no longer exchange with them, so you may need to delete the contact from your WhatsApp list. To delete a WhatsApp contact, tap on a contact and choose delete. Sometimes, however, the contact continues …

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How Do I Stop Gmail From Syncing My Contacts On Android?

When you sign in to your Google account from an Android phone, your Gmail contacts auto-sync and possibly merge with the contacts on your device. How do I stop my Contacts from syncing with Gmail? The steps for preventing Gmail from syncing your contacts depend on the Android device. On a Samsung device Go to …

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How Do I Know If My Contacts Are Saved On My Phone Or SIM Card?

While contacts were in the past saved to the SIM card, nowadays they are generally saved to the phone because of the ample storage space available on modern devices.  If that’s your case, and if you lose your phone without having a backup, you won’t be able to get your contacts back on your new …

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Will I Lose My WhatsApp Conversations If I Change My Phone Number?

WhatsApp is the world’s most widely used chatting app for both personal and business conversations. A commonly asked question is, what happens if you change your phone number? Do you lose your Whatsapp conversations? Do you lose WhatsApp conversations if you change your phone number? WhatsApp has a Change Number option that allows users to …

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