lost contacts with yosemite upgrade

Slydude

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That depends upon the answers to a few questions.

1. Don't take this the wrong way but what were you doing that might have lead to loss of the contacts?
2. Do you have a backup of your data?
3. Are you using anything like iCloud that syncs data across computers/devices?
 
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1. This was the first time I had tried to use contacts after upgrading to Yosemite two days ago.
2. No. (Yes, I know I am an imbecile.)
3. A local Mac Experience person said on the phone that I should add iCloud to my accounts and that somehow I might be able to recover the data that way. So I did. Don't know what (if anything) I do next.
 

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This is probably either a bug or some kind of glitch since it's happening to quite a few folks. Please read through the following thread in this same forum to see if it helps you.

Lost Contacts Thread
 

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