iPhone contact search can’t work after updating to iOS 11? The post will guide you how to fix your iPhone contact search not working in iOS 11 problem.
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“Hi, after updating my iPhone 7 to iOS 11, I can no longer search all contacts. It shows all the contacts and I can scroll to letters with the index on the right. But as soon as I type anything into the search box, it says no results. “
After updating to iOS 11, some annoying problems follow, iPhone contact search not working as the above user, contacts name not showing, or contacts missing from iPhone. The post here is going to talk about the fixes to iPhone contact search not working and contacts disappeared after iOS 11/10 update.
1. Force restart iPhone 8/7 by pressing and holding both the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons for at least ten seconds until you see the Apple logo. (For iPhone 6s and earlier, press and hold both the Sleep/Wake and Volume Down buttons for at least ten seconds until you see the Apple logo.)
2. Close Contacts app on iPhone by double pressing the home button > Swipe right and left to find Contacts app > Swipe up on Contact app’s preview to close it. Later reopen the Contacts app.
3. On iPhone running iOS 10, go to Settings > General > Spotlight Search and find Contacts option. Check whether the Contacts toggle is enabled.
4. On iPhone with iOS 11, you can go to Settings > Siri & Search. Turn on “Suggestions in Search” and “Suggestions in Look Up”. Meanwhile scroll to Contacts and switch on “Search & Siri Suggestions”.
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Lydia Member of @PrimoSync team, an optimistic Apple user, willing to share solutions about iOS related problems.