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Why is SMS to contact group not using contact's default number? Sends to wrong number

Scenario: contact group ABC contains 3 contacts, A, B and C. I regularly text the group, and it works fine. One day, contact A gets a new phone and a new SIM. As is my habit, I retain A's old number ...
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Is it possible to keep multiple address books on a single phone?

I'm trying to find a way to set up and manage multiple address books on my phone, and to keep them distinct. I want to do that to separate my personal contacts from the work ones. The default ...
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Prevent multiple recipients of group message to be displayed on other recipients

I once sent a message to multiple recipients and my friend told me he could see the other recipients and that it was a group message. This was a while ago and he was using a BlackBerry (though my ...
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creating a group for text messages

Do I have to use GroupMe or a similar app to send group messages without having to add the individuals separately. For example, although I have Family set up as a group in Google, it does not show up ...
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can't find groups in contacts for text message

I just installed the updates for my Moto X, and I can't find the option for groups in my contacts list. Also, in the past, I was not able to send a text message to a specified group unless I entered ...
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Samsung GT19082 - Why there is a limitation for 10 contacts in group messaging?

My phone is Samsung galaxy GT-19082 (also called grand one) and it's a dual sim phone. I caught this problem when trying send common message to a group of contacts, which had like 120 contacts in it. ...
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Group Messaging

I received a group text from some coworkers and I don't have any of them saved as contacts. I can receive most of their messages fine; however I can't send one. I can type in the message but the send ...
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Custom Google Contacts list view in Xiaomi Mi4i

I am an Indian residing in the UK, and the phone is bought in India. Phone Model: Xiaomi Mi4i Android Version: 5 MIUI Version: 6 Problem I am an avid user of Google and I have my contact lists ...
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How to set custom ringtone for contacts group in Lollipop contact app

I'm using Moto g with Lollipop 5.0.2. I can add contacts to group by edit contact. How do I add specific ringtone for specific contact? How do I add specific ringtone for specific group? If there ...
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How can I block a group chat in Whatsapp?

I want to block a group chat from my Whatsapp, but I have no option on my Samsung Galaxy S5. Does anyone have any solution to this problem?
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Hide contact groups

Is it possible to hide some contact groups from the default People App? I'm talking in particular about the default Google groups named "Family", "Friends" and "Coworkers"; since I don't use them, ...
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Disable ringtone for incoming SMS from bank

I have a Sony Z1 Compact with Android 4.4. I have a subscription to get text messages whenever my credit card is charged. Some of these payments are handled at night, probably because the payment is ...
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How To Create A New Gmail Contact Or A Yahoo Mail Contact From Android Device

I would like to create a new Gmail contact or Yahoo mail contact from my Android device. It's a Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 4.4.2. I've tried looking in the Yahoo mail app, the Gmail app, and ...
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Yahoo Mail App - Send Email To Contact List

I have created several contact lists in my Yahoo e-mail account by using Yahoo's website via Internet Explorer. I would like to send an e-mail to one of the contact lists from my Android phone (which ...
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What's an alternative to the KitKat-People's app groups view in Lollipop's Contacts? [closed]

In Android KitKat's 'People' application I was able to access my contacts per group assigned, as shown below using my Nexus 5: The new 'Contacts' application since the Android Lollipop upgrade does ...
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Send predefined sms/text message to group with a shortcut

I would like to install a "panic button" on my phone's home screen or lock screen that would send a predefined sms/text message to a selected group of people. I am NOT looking for a group sms app ...
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Sending a group the same message and get individual replies

First, I'm an android rookie. I'm managing a softball team. I need to be able to send 40+ phones the same message at the same time (SMS is fine), but get individual replies (each player/parent's ...
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How do I change group messaging settings to show just who responds and not everyone in the group?

I believe that after the update my phone started to show all the names in the group text and not just who's responding. Is there a way to change that, so I just know who responded and not everyone who'...
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Possible to set custom ringtones for Nexus 5 contact groups?

I recently acquired my Nexus 5. While I'm absolutely in love with the device, I haven't been able to find a way to set a custom ringtone for specific contact groups.
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Some groups are not visible in my whatsapp

I am not able to see some of the groups for which, I am a member. My name appears in the group admin phone. But he is also not able to remove my name and again add it. Other group members cannot see ...
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WhatsApp Group Chat: restrict posting to admin-only

Is there any option in WhatsApp that restricts posting messages to admin only? Others should not able post, but they should able to read the post.
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Android E-Mail App: How to limit contacts for new email to contacts of specific account?

I am using the native E-Mail App on an Samsung Galaxy 4 Mini with Android 4.2.2. I use the app to read and send business email with my outlook exchange account. For other emails I use gmail app. When ...
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Deleting messages in whatsapp

I had lot of private and group conversations over an year through whatsapp, but all of a sudden the space it takes seems to be on a high.I was able to delete private messages by long pressing the ...
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Filter contacts by account

I have a number of mail accounts on my Samsung Tablet. Contacts stored online are synced with the local tablet contacts and visible in the stock Android Contact app. As different accounts are ...
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ICS upgrade to Thunderbolt deleted my Family Contact Group from Home Screen

My Family Contact Group is still intact but the menus have changed and I can't seem to find a way to move it back to a Home Screen or even change it with the Favorites Group which is on the Home ...
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How can you send email to a Gmail Contact Group?

I'm using Android 4.1 on a Droid Razr M. Is there any way to send an email to a contact Group? I've read several posts that show how to do this but none of them actually work. There is also an app (...
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How do I make “Groups” the default view for my contacts?

I am using the default contacts app that came with my Android 4.04 device. When I open the Contact app, there are 4 tabs. Phone, Groups, Contacts, and Favorites and by default it opens the Contacts. ...
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What is the easiest way to add a new contact to an existing Google contacts group?

Let's say I'm adding a new contact and it's a long lost family members so I want to add them to my custom "Aussie Family" group within my Google account. There appears to be no easy way to do this. I ...
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How can I view my Google Contacts groups with my Samsung Fascinate?

My phone's contacts sync with my Google Contacts, but they are all in the same group (called "Google"). I would like for the sub-groups that I have created in Google Contacts to be accessible from my ...