Tips to Link/Sync your Facebook and LinkedIn contacts in your iDevice

You can now link your Facebook and LinkedIn contacts with your iPhone contacts. This tutorial lets you know how to do it. Be cautious while you do this as all the details in your contacts might be uploaded back to Facebook and LinkedIn which your friend in your contacts might not like. So be wise while you do it. Here is how you do it. This tutorial holds good for you iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

In order to link social contacts to your iOS contacts you will have to download the free Facebook and /or LinkedIn Apps from the App store. If you don’t have them just download it before you start up with this.

LinkedIn contacts

Step 1:

Launch the LinkedIn App

Step 2:

Tap on the contacts icon on the left corner and tap on download all button on the Menu bar.

Step 3:

You will now be shown with a warning which says that none of your contact details will be uploaded and they will only be downloaded from LinkedIn.

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Step 4:

Now tap on download all connections.

Once you do this you will be able to find new contacts in Your Contacts App. These new imported contacts from LinkedIn can be distinguished by a LinkedIn icon at the bottom of the updated contact.

FaceBook contacts Syncing

Follow these steps to import your Facebook contacts.

Step 1:

Tap and launch the Facebook App.

Step 2:

Tap on the friends icon on the top right hand corner of the app.

Step 3:

Tap on the Action button on the Menubar.

Step 4:

Now Tap on Sync Contacts by toggling the syncing Slider ON. If you want to sync the Pictures too, toggle the replace photo slider to ON as well.

Step 5:

You will again be shown with a warning message which says that facebook will upload all Your contacts to your profile. Think twice before you accept this condition. Though you might not have a problem uploading your contact details on Facebook, the friends in your profile might not want their contacts to be put on Facebook. So be wise while to take the next step.

Step 6:

Now tap on Sync contacts.

Your Facebook contacts will now be synced with your contacts App and this might take some time depending on the size of your contacts. You will now see the updated Apps in your contacts App.



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