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iOS Contacts Ordering Chaos

This is a problem that confused me for quite some time. Luckily and accidentally, I found out the solution to this problem. This is really a good news for guys who have obsessive compulsive disorder.

Continue reading this if you

  • have Chinese names in your contacts
  • set your system language to English or German or whatever


  • Xcode from Mac
  • iCloud synchronization for contacts between iOS and Mac OS
  • Internet access

Simple steps goes like this:

  1. Download ZIP from Github
  2. Decompress the dowloaded file and double click PhoneticContacts.xcodeproj
  3. Access Xcode and run the code –> 「Build Success」
  4. Wait for iCloud to synchronize.