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Looks for groups with matching names.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Contacts 8.4 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "CNContactStore.GroupsByName"; Name )   More


Parameter Description Example
Name The group name. "Friends"


Returns list of group identifiers or error.


Looks for groups with matching names.
Returns empty list if nothing found.
Comparison is localized case insensitive.


Query a group:

MBS( "CNContactStore.GroupsByName"; "Zeitungen" )

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Created 22nd August 2018, last changed 27th January 2020

CNContactStore.Groups - CNContactStore.GroupsForContact