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Where does the Iphone get the Contacts from?

Time:November 30
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I recently purchased an Iphone and set it up. When I looked at my Contacts, there were hundreds of Contacts in the Contact list. I recognized most of them, but I'm wondering, where did it pull the Contact information from? It seemed to have pulled the information from numerous souces, based on what I saw in the Contact list.
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from your contacts on your Mac? icloud.
From your old phone-  that got carried over.
Back up assistant from your carrier- if you use that service.
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