Contact groups are a convenient way to manage contacts that are somehow related to each other. Once contact groups are created, deleting them is simple. However, iOS 7 users cannot manage contact groups directly on their device, they must sign into iCloud using a web browser on a computer.
Contact groups can be used in Messages, however they cannot be created directly on the iPhone. In order to create contact groups, iCloud must be enabled on the device.
Creating new contact groups requires signing into iCloud using a web browser on a computer. From there, follow these instructions to create a contact group for iOS 7.
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.
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:
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.
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?
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.