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Email address wrong position

Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2012 10:06 am
by Axel Larator
The address fields are in revers order. The standard email is in the 2nd field. The optional email is in the first field and so very often blank,
Someone any idea?

Re: Email address wrong position

Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2012 12:02 pm
by Birdy
Hello Axel,

Which mobile device do you have ?
Do you have the problem on the mobile device ? In thunderbird ?
What are the names of the email fields on the mobile device and in Thunderbird ?
Thanks.

Re: Email address wrong position

Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:10 am
by Axel Larator
Hi Birdie,

It's an Iphone. The fields are the standard fields, nothing changed.
Both are on the German language.

Regards
Axel

Re: Email address wrong position

Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:14 am
by Birdy
I made some tests but couldn't reproduce the problem.
Here is what I did:
- Create a contact on the iPhone with a Home email address and a Work email address
- Synchronize this iPhone contact to Thunderbird
New contact had Home email address synchronized to "Email address" and Work email address" synchronized to "Alternative email address" as described in BirdieSync help.

Note that if you modify a contact on the iPhone and synchronize it to Thunderbird, the change for email addresses is not immediately refreshed in Thunderbird display: you have to select another address book and then select back the previous address book to see the new changes in the synchronized contact.

Re: Email address wrong position

Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 9:54 pm
by Axel Larator
OK, will try and find out
Axel

Re: Email address wrong position

Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:12 pm
by Axel Larator
Tried it and it got worse.

The synch responded with 88 "errors". I have no 88 duplicates on the Iphone. I am pretty sure it's the titel field on the Iphone acting as culprit. The normal entries have been made in the past with Outlook. New ones with the Icloud stuff. Missing in the Icloud form was always the titel, so I added the field always. And this are my 88 duplicates┬┤only on the Iphone. Duplicates are without the titel.
Strange part is 4 duplicates are in TB, too.

Re: Email address wrong position

Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:19 am
by UlliB
I used to have big problems with the synchronization of email adresses with BirdieSync. On the iPad, I'm using the app ContactsXL to manage the address book. Again and again, it happened that after synchronization, email addresses on the iPad were changed from "private email address" to "other email address". Consequently, these email addresses disappeared from the contacts in Thunderbird. I finally realized that something must be happening to the contacts outside of BirdieSync. In the settings for iCloud, I disabled the synchronization of contacts. Ever since the problems have disappeared.

Regards,
Ulrich

Re: Email address wrong position

Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 9:34 am
by Axel Larator
THX,

I will give that a try.
Another thing I found is, that the Iphone offers an additional field as Titel, In the Icloud on the web its the German equivalent of salutation and in Thunderbird this field doesn't even exist.

Cheers
Axel