iOS contacts searching does not work showing “No result”

After upgrading to iOS 9.1, my iPhone contacts searching does not work showing “No results”. How to fix it?

The trick is to create a group in your contacts. However, you can not do it on your iPhone. But there is a method:

  1. Sync your iPhone contact with iCloud (so you will need to enable iCloud. You may disable it after searching is working again.).

  2. Log on iCloud on you PC.

  3. In iCloud contacts, create a group.
    create a new group in iCloud contact

  4. Sync your iPhone contact with iCloud. This may take some time.

After your contacts on your iPhone is synced with iCloud to have the newly created groups, you should be able to search again on iPhone.

Answered by Eric Z Ma.

Eric Z Ma

Eric is a father and systems guy. Eric is interested in building high-performance and scalable distributed systems and related technologies. The views or opinions expressed here are solely Eric's own and do not necessarily represent those of any third parties.

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