The Address Book technology for iOS provides a way to store people’s contact information and other personal information in a centralized database, and to share this information between applications. The technology has several parts:

This document covers the key concepts of the Address Book technology and explains the basic operations you can perform. When you add this technology to your application, users will be able to use the contact information that they use in other applications, such as Mail and Text, in your application. This document tells you how to do the following:

To get the most out of this document, you should already understand navigation controllers and view controllers, and understand delegation and protocols.

Organization of This Document

This document contains the following chapters:

See Also

The following documents discuss some of the fundamental concepts you should understand in order to get the most out of this document:

The following documents contain additional information about the Address Book frameworks: