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    i am new to i pad and want to use this for help. can any one tell me how to set up a group in my contacts.Thanks Gary
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    Have a look at this thread but you will find most will use an app called MailShot for this
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-help/78886-ipad-address-book-group-setup.html

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

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    Hi, Gary, welcome to iPF!
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    If you are talking about groups for organizing you contacts, the only way to do this in the Contacts app is using an iCloud account. The Groups have to be set up and managed using the icloud.com site from a computer's web browser.

    Unless you have a Mac; in which case you can do all the managing in the OS X version of Contacts and sync with your iOS devices through iCloud.

    None of the other contact syncing options can handle groups. Apparently it's a limitation of the syncing methods used; some thing Apple can bypass when using their own services.

    If you are talking about mailing groups, many members have found MailShot does what they need. It creates special entries in the Contacts app that act like mail groups.
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    thanks Guys this will be a great help.

    Gary
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    Hello and welcome aboard Gary!

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