Limit the items you share in your iPhone Contact card when you send it to others

Apple makes it easy to share contact cards on the iPhone or iPad—just scroll down in a contact and tap Share Contact. But what if you don’t want to share every piece of data on that card? Sometimes you might not want to give out personal data like your home address or cell number for a work contact.

I used to have a separate contact card to share when I wanted to only share details for work. Now Apple has made it much easier to avoid oversharing in iOS 16 or iPadOS 16

Tap Filter Fields at the top of the Share sheet and deselect the private items. If the card has a lot of data and you want to share only a few items, tap Deselect All Fields at the bottom of the sheet and select only what you want to share.

Be aware that unfortunately your selections aren’t remembered if you share the same card again later, so be sure to reset your selections each time you share.

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