Losing contacts

Discussion in 'iPhone 5S' started by brdmsd, May 7, 2014.

  1. brdmsd

    brdmsd Member

    Jul 18, 2007
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    When backing up their phones to a computer and then doing a restore, my friend's wife lost all her contacts which were replaced with his, and tiger calendars were merged. Any solutions to restoring her list of contacts and unmerging calendars?
  2. Europa

    Europa Moderator
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    Dec 12, 2008
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    Did she accidentally login to his iCloud account or are they sharing one? They can avoid these problems by using separate iCloud accounts. They can still share an account for iTunes and the App Store, and one of them can use that same login for iCloud, but the second one should have a separate iCloud account.
  3. Ledsteplin

    Ledsteplin Genius

    Oct 29, 2013
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    As Europa said, they will still need separate iCloud accounts to avoid this kind of mix up in the future. Also, having separate iCloud accounts allows each to have 5 gb of free storage. If they use the same account, they have to share 5 gb. They can share the iTunes Apple ID and share their purchases without paying for them twice.
    #3 Ledsteplin, May 8, 2014
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