Not as simple as it sounds, Sending email to a group of iPhone Contacts can be accomplished with some easy steps when you know how
- In the Notes App, type your list of iPhone Contacts exactly as follows
- Select and copy the entire list
- In the Contacts App, create a new contact
- In the "Company" field, enter a name for your group, for example "Close Friends"
- In the "Email" field, paste the list
You can now send emails to this group of iPhone Contacts
Long asked and unresolved, here is How to Synchronize iPhone with only certain Outlook Contacts
- In Outlook, click File -> New -> Outlook Data File and call the new Data File "Personal Folders"
- Right-click on the "Personal Folder" you just created, select New and call the new sub-folder "Other Contacts", Folder contains: Contact Items
- Right-click on this "Other Contacts" folder, select Properties -> Outlook Address Book and set properties to "Show as an email address book"
- Move the contacts you don't want to sync to your iPhone to the "Other Contacts" folder and remove them from the "Contacts" folder of your Exchange Mailbox
- Once your Exchange "Mailbox-Contacts" folder contains only the contacts you want to sync to iPhone, proceed as follows on your iPhone:
- Go to Settings -> Mail, Contacts, Calendars and select your Exchange account
- Turn Exchange ActiveSync - Contacts off
- Press "Stop Syncing", which will delete all Exchange contacts from your iPhone
- Check that all your contacts have been deleted from your iPhone
- Go back to Settings -> Mail, Contacts, Calendars and select your Exchange account
- Turn Exchange ActiveSync - Contacts back on, which will sync your selected Exchange contacts list to your iPhone
You now have only selected Contacts on your iPhone but still all Contacts in Outlook