iOS 5.0.1 triggers address book bug for certain users

iPhone | Friday November 11 2011 10:17 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

iOS 5.0.1 triggers address book bug for certain users

iOS 5.0.1 may have introduced a bug in the Contacts app that affects texting and calling.

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Apple ‘s iOS 5.0.1 seems to have created a glitch with the Contacts app for certain users, according to various sources and several posts on the Apple Support Forums.

The Startup Foundry’s Paul Hontz reported late last week that after updating to 5.0.1, the iPhone was no longer able to associate address book contacts with other apps. Opening the Contacts app would display all the right names. But using the iMessage texting app or even making a phone call would fail to remember the name of a contact and just display the person’s phone number.

Hontz tweeted about this potential bug and said he heard back from users who ran into similar issues. A search of the Apple Support Forums also revealed several people complaining of the same pro… [Read more]

iOS 5.0.1 triggers address book bug for certain users

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