Several users have reported problems with the iOS Contacts app. Some users have reported an issue in which iPhone or iPad’s contact app freezes during a contact search. Others have stated that conducting a search always yields “No Results”.
This article explains what to do when Contact search is not working properly. These include, but is not limited to:
- Contact search does not work as expected
- Contact search does not show any results
- Contact search freezes and becomes unresponsive
If you are experiencing issues with your Contacts application, here is how you can troubleshoot:
Fix Contact search
Please after performing each step, please check to see if the issue is resolved.
1-Press and hold the sleep/wake button and home button together until you see the Apple logo.
2-Launch the Contacts app, tap Groups, uncheck all contacts and re-check and tap Done.
3-Close the Contacts app and restart it. To do this, double press the home button quickly, swipe up on the Contacts app’s preview to close it. Then relaunch it.