All across macOS and iOS, when you search for something, the ordering of results in most cases is:
- A top hit (unclear how this is generated)
- Suggestions (unclear how this is generated)
- Your own data that you spent valuable time entering
I’ll provide several examples. First up, Maps. Let’s say I want to search for my doctor in Maps. She is in my Contacts.
Let’s start with a search for “se” just for grins. Note how we have a Top Hit, Suggestions, and then my own data at the bottom.
Let’s type two more letters, but this time in Contacts. Note that we have one hit, my doctor.
Maps has something different to say. First, we have 4 results for places, one of which is 35 miles away and an offer to search nearby for “serralheiros”—and my doctor at the bottom.
Just for fun, how about my entire doctor’s …