Display information about users’ contacts in a graphical interface.


The Contacts UI framework provides controllers that facilitate displaying, editing, selecting, and creating contacts in your app.


Contact Viewer

class CNContactViewController

A view controller that displays a new, unknown, or existing contact.

Contact Pickers

class CNContactPickerViewController

A view controller that displays an interface for picking contacts.

class CNContactPicker

A popover-based interface for selecting a contact.

Beta Software

This documentation contains preliminary information about an API or technology in development. This information is subject to change, and software implemented according to this documentation should be tested with final operating system software.

Learn more about using Apple's beta software