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How to Create Contact Groups on the iPhone

Organizing contacts into groups can help to locate specific contacts faster with iOS. Unfortunately, the stock iOS Contacts app does not have built-in support for creating new contact groups. While existing groups can be accessed directly from iOS, new groups must be created and populated with contacts by using iCloud.

iCloud web start

This process will only work if iCloud is enabled to sync with the iPhone under Settings -> iCloud -> Contacts. To begin, access the iCloud website at iCloud.com and sign in using the same Apple ID and password that is connected to your iOS device. Once logged in follow these steps:

How to Use Find My iPhone with iCloud

iPhone lost? With any luck Find My iPhone has been activated and locating the device takes only minutes. In order for this scenario to happen, Find My iPhone must be configured on the iOS device with an Apple ID and iCloud account. The process is simple, and can save many headaches over a lost iPhone.

Find My iPhone iOS 7 app

Besides the free iOS app Find My iPhone, an iOS device can be tracked using a web browser on a computer. This means that a lost iOS device can be found from virtually anywhere with just iCloud login credentials. So how to setup and use Find My iPhone?

Can I find my iPhone when the battery is dead?

Sometimes when an iOS device goes missing, Find My iPhone helps to locate and recover the device. Ideally, the battery on the lost iPhone has enough juice for iCloud to track the location live.

In some cases, the lost device has a dead battery. So does Find My iPhone still work? Live tracking will not work. Instead of a green circle on a map, the last known location of the iOS device will be displayed by a grey circle.

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