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Built-in app for managing Contacts (names, phone numbers, addresses, e-mail). Some manufacturers offer their own customized version.

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Switching contacts from Windows Phone to Android

I have been trying to figure how too switch my contacts over to my Galaxy S III I had a Nokia LUmia 520 and I really dont want to manually put my contacts in but I dont see where they were saved ...
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Export phone numbers only?

I'm curious if anybody knows a way to export only contacts that have a phone number added to them? When I first bought my phone(Galaxy S3) I synced FB, Gmail, Hotmail, ... and now my contacts is full ...
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How do I separate contacts from work and personal Google accounts?

I have two Google accounts, one for work and a personal one for my Android phone. I have both accounts synced to my phone because I often have work to do on the road. I recently noticed while logged ...
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Edit the field of a contact

is it possible to edit the field of a contact ("home", "work", "mobile", etc.)? I don't mean the content of the field, but the name OF THE FIELD ITSELF. I know it's not possible with the default app, ...
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Cannot delete hundreds of duplicate contacts

I have a Google account and a MS Exchange account (Outlook). There are multiple instances of hundreds of duplicate contacts for a single name; e.g. John Smith. They are in "not assigned" groups. If i ...
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Restore deleted contacts

My LG Optimus is syncing phone contacts using a yahoo account. Yesterday I linked another device to this account. This morning I found that on my LG there is no phone contacts because they were ...
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Save (not just show) device contact only in device

Device : samsung galaxy note 3 neo Os : kitkat 442 Short : I wanna get rid of every non-device contact (mainly gmail) from my device. So they won't shows up even if I use the search. Long : So, I ...
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If I delete all photos on my phone, will contacts pictures also be deleted?

If I delete all photos on my phone, will contacts pictures also be deleted? I have pictures that I use for some of my contacts. The picture is what shows up when they call or if I text them (the ...
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Add contacts to favorites on Nexus 5 not allways possible

I'm making a quickdial list on my Nexus 5 - the only way one can do this is by adding some of the contacts to the list of favorite contacts but for some contacts it works (the star is becomming gray) ...
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GMail Contacts Synced To Messaging App

On the LG Optimus L90, for some reason all my GMail contacts are synced to my messaging app. If I type a name into the SMS contact bar, emails show up as well. I didn't want those so I went into the ...
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Remove In Case Of Emergency association

I was setting up the contacts on my Xperia Z3 (Kit Kat) and entered in my wife as the In Case Emergency contact. However now if I dial her number normally (e.g. from the phone app) it comes up as "In ...
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Colour of the letters in contacts?

What is the meaning ot the different colours of the letters in android contacts? I use Nexus4 with standard 4.4
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How to remove/merge duplicate Facebook contacts and stop them from reappearing?

A couple of days ago I installed the Facebook app and allowed it to synchronize contacts. While that went fine (after joining some of the contacts with device ones), I now noticed that somehow I got ...
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how do i manually copy my cellphone numbers from my cellphone to my computer

i am having no luck with syncing my phone numbers to my google account. so i would like to copy the numbers from my cellphone and save them on my computer. if i connect my computer to my phone. where ...
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how to backup cell phone contacts to gmail, and view them on pc

i have synced my phone LG E975K (whatever that means!) i have tried to save contacts to my gmail account. (gmail account only shows email contacts on - not the phone numbers from my smartphone) i ...
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Contacts recognized in one app, but not the other?

Since the update from yesterday, it seems that the contacts from my Sim card aren't recognized any more in the Phone and SMS app. I double checked the sim card's content with the SIM Card Manager app ...
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How can I recover 11 months old Contact / or call logs?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 phone, bought last year in around Sept-Oct 2013.. I had added a contact in last year, that I have lost now. I remember giving a missed call to the person last year, but I ...
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Can one add email contacts to the Kitkat Email app? (as in iOS7)

As a newbie to Android with a shiny new phone (Prestigio 5508 Duo) I have begun setting it up ready for use. I have added my BT Mail account details and the system hooked up and displayed mails ...
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my stored contacts that have the country code prepended doNOT get matched to existing calling contacts

due to travelling frequently I tend to store every contact in my phones (current and the ones I had in the past) along with the country code in which it resides. so I can still call them when I'm ...
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I do not wish Gmail contacts to appear on my device

I'm using the same Gmail account for Google Play with two cell phones. I do not wish for one of those phones to sync the contacts in my account, but it has done so automatically. How can I fix this?
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Why every new contact added to my phone gets delted after sycn with my google account?

It's been for over a month. In android 4.4 and 4.3 I have tested. Any time I add a new contact to my Google contacts, the second I turn on my wifi it gets disappeared. I guess the problem lies with ...
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How to log actions performed on contacts?

I have a Sony Xperia SP with stock Android 4.3 and stock contact manager and stock phone app Today I saw a strange behaviour : After dialling a new number (which I didn't have in my contacts), I ...
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Whatsapp not showing contacts, pictures etc. It used to show earlier

When I downloaded Whatsapp it used to show all the contacts, pictures, names etc. After a day or two I don't know what happened but it is not showing any contacts now. Tried everything, refreshed, ...
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How can my company logo appear on other people's phones when I call them or they call me? [duplicate]

When I have called some companies their logo or photo automatically appears on my phone as a contact. How can I do the same?
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Manage Emergency contacts remotely

I'm looking to manage multiple Android devices and put ICE Contacts on all of them. Unfortunately EMM/MDM solutions are prohibitively expensive, and all I've looked at don't actually do any contact ...
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How to show company logo on clients phone

Sometimes when a business calls me their logo automatically appears on my phone. How can I do it for my business?
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contacts phne numbers disappeared after sync to google

after sync to google all contacts that have phone number in them disapeared. I tried to enter a new contact just for a test. if I sync to google again the new entry disappears as well. how can it be ...
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Contacts are not showing up on Samsung S2

When I go onto my contacts none of my contacts are there. The contacts which are assigned to the phone are not there. I tried restoring it through gmail but there are no contacts anywhere. Changing ...
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Where are contacts located on Xperia P internal storage? [duplicate]

I have SE xperia P, and it stopped working, or at least the display did. I can access the internal memory (where I've been saving all contacts, which i didn't back up), is it possible to find and ...
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Why Dialer shows contact name and image, when contact is not in my address book?

Very often, when some unknown company is calling me, in couple of seconds I see its name and logo on standard Dialer's screen. Where does it take them, if I don't have this contact in my address book, ...
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How to move contacts from SIM to phone on LG Optimus L7 (Android 4.0.3)

I go to Contacts -> Menu -> and then I have only two options: Speed dials Call settings If I enter into "Call settings", I can't find any "Import/Export" option (can't find the lg-optimus-l7 tag) ...
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Editing contacts on Galaxy S5

How do I edit a contact on my Galaxy S5? When I click on the pencil icon for an individual contact it has everything grayed out, so I can't enter anything.
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Incoming SMS link to wrong contact

I have incoming SMSs from Bank/Providers/etc without phone number, the name only . The native sms application show these names ok, until I try to open sms sender contact's details. In this case it ...
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Add contact to ActiveSync on Samsung phone

I have two Samsung phones connect to my Exchange email using ActiveSync. When I manually add a contact they are stored on the phone and not ActiveSync, how can I set the default storage mechanism to ...
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How to send one contact address as OSMAnd destination?

My contacts all ahve their address set, and I would like to be able to navigate to their addresses using OSMAnd. Unfortunatly, clicking the "share" button, don't allow me to share that contact using ...
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How to edit a contact in the “Contacts” app using LG G3

I use the Contacts app with this icon and write something in the search field to find a contact. I click the contacts name and come to this screen: Now, I have found no way to edit the phone ...
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Hundreds of “phantom” contacts

I got my Android 2.3.7 ZTE phone used on eBay, and it appeared to be completely reset. However, sometimes hundreds of contacts with names like "brwlvweaace" show up. They all have randomized emails, ...
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Android won't sync contacts no matter what

My boss bought an iPhone and asked me to sync his contacts. I went to the iPhone and turned on the contact sync from his Google account and "all" the contacts got there, but when I looked, none of the ...
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Does Android upload my address book to Internet if I never explicitly enabled this?

Suppose the following scenario: User gets an Android device; User created Google account, not enabling any "sync"s or "backup"s; User inserts a SIM card with contacts; User copies then to the "Phone ...
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How to re-enable the People application?

I am not able to add contacts on my Nexus 4. It keeps saying "Re-enable People's application to use this feature".
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Batch Convert Contacts from Gmail Type to Local Type

Each contact could be either Gmail Contact (Synced) or Local Contact (Not Synced). I have some contacts I don't want to have on my Gmail account. How can I convert them by multi selection (Or any ...
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Is it possible to make a call without having access to the contacts list?

Is it possible to make a call without giving access to the phone's contacts? I.E. say I let a friend use my phone, and lock my contacts such that it requires a pin for access - is there any way to ...
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Deleted mobile number keeps returning Galaxy S4

I've got a Samsung Galaxy S4, running ICS. I keep my details including my own mobile number in my contacts. Whenever I go to look at it, there's another number included (I think it's one I had a ...
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Can I restore my contacts on new phone

I was using a samsung galaxy s duos cell, which was stolen 2 months back. I now have a new android phone - the Micromax. I thought I lost all my contacts, but somebody insisted that you can restore it ...
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how to manage and delete duplicate joined contacts?

How can i disjoin my contacts? i do not know why but many of my contacts have like 10 similar joined contacts (because of multiple import i think from SIM to phone and vice versa ) and i have to go ...
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Problem in syncing contacts after factory reset

I have reset my phone using factory reset option. Now I get "Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly." error when trying to sync contacts. What is wrong with it? I also tried ...
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How to get Email app to use “me” contact?

I have a Kindle Fire HD 7. In my contacts app I have the "me" contact filled out with my information. This includes my email. However, when I send Emails to people the contact there is not the "me" ...
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Whatsapp contact usernames

This is bugging me about Whatsapp. My contact list in the app is presumably the list of contacts I have in my phone book who have whatsapp. I can see their picture and status if they have one. But ...
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Lost synced contacts in my HTC Desire HD

I have synced my contacts with my Google account in my HTC Desire HD. It showed that over 400 contacts synced successfully. But I was not using that Google account as activ. Than I have installed a ...
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Other than comma, are there any supported pause characters in a dialing string?

On a Blackberry, a phone contact with the form: 1-800-555-1212 x1234#12#7#123456 1-800-555-1212 ext1234#12#7#123456 1-800-555-1212,,,1234#12#7#123456 all worked. On my Android (Samsung Galaxy S5 ...