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

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Samsung syncing messages but not contacts on Galaxy S3

I messed up bad and lost all my contacts/messages when I tried to install another OS on my Samsung Galaxy S3. Now I have gotten the operating system back and Samsung Account let me retrieve my ...
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behaviour Syncing of contacts in telegram app

When I installed telegram, I was astonished to see the contacts which I had deleted long before. I wonder how they are still in my phone or still attched to my google contacts. What happens when we ...
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blocked # that i didnt block [on hold]

My daughter tries to text me and I cannot receive any of her texts. I have not blocked her that I know of and I don't see that she is blocked in my phone. I can receive her calls just fine - anyone ...
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How do I change search settings on a phone contact search?

On note3, I have a frustrating experience when I want to make a phone call to a friend... I get lots of matches to the same person, many without a phone number! Many matches are due to a partial ...
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Changing contact list & reordering the list of apps on a Motorola 360 watch

So I've just bought a Motorola 360 Android watch, and I'm having trouble with figuring out if I can reorder the list of contacts that I am presented with when swiping to the right twice (going past ...
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How to transfer both SIM and phone contacts to a new phone?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace2 and a new Samsung S5 Mini. I have completed the smart switch but it has only transferred contacts from the phone not the sim. Can you please suggest me a solution to ...
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Contacts Crashes when changing picture

I recently bought a Lenovo a 6000+ from flip-kart. Now whenever I try to change a contact's Picture in Contacts, It crashes. I can select the picture and it changes. But when I press save, the phone ...
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how can i hide number during incoming call and display only contact name

how can i hide number during call and display only contact name? Problem and excerpts: I wish to show only contact name during incoming call,for some privacy reasons I wish to hide numbers and ...
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Dialer only displays certain contacts even when all accounts selected

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S4 with Lollipop 5.0.1. It seems that only gmail contacts will display while searching via Dialer. If it is linked or solely on my Microsoft Exchange account they do not ...
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Recovering Contacts - Internal Memory backed up

I just installed Cyanogen on my dad's phone and turns out not all his contacts have been restored because I presume some of them were actually not saved in the Google account for sync, only Locally. ...
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I erased SNS file now I my dialer has lost all my data

I was having problems with the memory on my phone and it asked that i erase or uninstall programs. So i erased a couple of things including the data of the SNS file. Now my dialer has lost my ...
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How to filter the contacts by phone number on Android 5.1

I am running Cyanogenmod 12.1 and it appears that there is no option to filter my contacts only with phone numbers: PS: Local phone account is only for locally stored phone numbers which I have ...
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How to stop contacts and recent call log from syncing?

I am facing a problem. My recent call log list and contacts start loading for 30-40 mins or even hours. Meanwhile I cant see any of my contacts. Its very irritaing. Dont know what is the issue. Can ...
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How do I send a google hangouts sms to my groups from my google contacts?

I want to send SMS to a large group from my contacts & do not want to have to find each person & click on them. How can I just check one box to send to all 40 people in each group?
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Disappearing contacts from phone

i have 4.4.2 kitkat installed, there are some of my contacts and the contacts that i add that disappear automatically whether i save in Phone or SIM. When i reboot my phone they do come back but few ...
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Restricted Profile cannot edit Contacts

My young minion decided to add phone numbers and e-mails to her Contacts app on her Nexus 7 tablet. Trouble is, once created she cannot edit the contact; the pencil icon is missing. Is this another ...
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How to add a contact from a missed call?

Someone just gave me his number with a missed call. I'm trying to create a contact from this missed call but I see it's not possible! By tapping the missed call one second I can send a message, dial ...
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app People : contacts from hotmail account disappeared

Android 5 Motorola G 4G in app People all contacts from a syncronized hotmail account disappeared. Only a few from a gmail account remain. No way to add new accounts now to people. I copied the ...
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How to Delete a Contact's “Mark as Default” selection

In the stock Contacts app one can Mark as default one of the contact's numbers. I don't want to select another number as default, I don't want any of the contact's numbers to be default. How can I ...
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Problem: Service SMS are taking name of a contact from Google+

I have just shifted from a Kit Kat based mobile phone to a new Lollipop based Android mobile. The problem I'm facing is that service sms like from WhatsApp, Service providers, etc. are showing under ...
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Cannot individually delete phone number from contact list

I have one or two contacts on the People app's list with two or more duplicated phone numbers. How do I delete them individually, without deleting the whole contact ? I don't see this option on the ...
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Contacts are auto-merging

My contacts are automatically merged in my Nexus 5. and I came to known from net that this is a bug in Android/Contacts app. Sources:- https://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=4979 It's ...
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Strange email under my contact which cannot be removed

I have a contacts issue. My Mom, lets call her A Holland for example, is showing an unknown email address in her contact card on my Android phone. It shows her actual address then a second bogus one. ...
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“(unkown)” Google Contact Records I can't delete? Temporary Error (200) Numeric Code 68

I can't delete five corrupt contact records from my Google Contacts. This is causing sync problems with my phone. Verizon, Motorola and Google all claim they can't help. "(unkown)" Google Contact ...
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How do I sync facebook profile pictures with my Contacts in a clean/private automated way?

Given the following requirements: Private: Not uploading all contact information (phone numbers, emails etc) to a 3rd party server (gross abuse of privacy). I believe the facebook app does this Not ...
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How to properly sync contacts?

I want to sync my contacts from google account to my new android device. I managed to get all contacts in, but they are synced incorrectly (tried multiple times). The group field gets changed to the ...
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Facebook won't save linked contacts to Galaxy S4

I am currently using a Galaxy S4, with Android version 5.0.1. I manage to sync my contacts from Facebook…however I am unable to link them to my device or Google account. The contacts from Facebook are ...
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How to change the vertical alphabet language in contact list?

All my contacts are in Greek language but the vertical alphabet is in English. How can i change it? My phone is Samsung galaxy note 4 (not rooted), i use english language for the operating system and ...
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phone number tag in SMS details

I have contacts with 2 phone numbers. One "work" and other "home". In my call logs it shows name and type of number (work or home), But in SMS it only shows name and number. Every time I have to check ...
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Contacts have been randomly renamed and/or merged

I have a Moto X 2nd Gen running Android 5.0. All of sudden, my contacts have become very screwed up. Here are the symptoms I'm seeing names of my contacts seem to have been randomly swapped. ...
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How can I change the order of suggested contacts in GMail app?

I regularly send email to a specific contact with the same first name as nearly a dozen other contacts, and he's always at the VERY BOTTOM of the list, which is annoying. Is there something I can do ...
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Exchange contacts don't show up in Contacts app

I use an e-mail service that uses an Exchange connection. I have an Exchange account in my accounts list on the phone. I receive mail properly for this account. However when I add a contact and choose ...
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No Contact or Calendar option in Google in |Settings | Accounts & Sync

I have been having problems with my LG F70, so reset it to factory. Now I can't sync contact or calendar with Google, there just isn't a Calendar or Contacts check box in Settings | Accounts & ...
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Edit Whatsapp contact name in Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo?

I wrongly saved one of my friend's name. Later renamed it with original name but when I searched contacts in WhatsApp I saw his name is still old one. I can't find a way to change name. I tried to ...
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How to sync Facebook contacts in Android Lollipop on Moto G (2nd Gen)?

Previously I owned HTC One X on which I had Facebook app installed. In Facebook "App Settings" there was an option called "Sync Contacts". With this option I was able to sync my Facebook contacts with ...
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having two gmail accounts, some contacts are in both accounts, which name is displayed?

I have two gmail accounts, personal, and work. some contacts are in both accounts, but I can't choose how are they displayed in incoming calls and whatsapp. my work account is controlled by my boss, ...
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Transfer contacts from Android to Windows Lumia

I have transferred all contacts from Android phone(Moto G) to Windows phone (Microsoft Lumina 540). I have multiple numbers for each contact in Android but I can see only one number for a contact in ...
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What are “Hidden Contacts”?

WhatsApp has a feature to "Show all contacts" or "Enable to also use hidden contacts". What are these "Hidden Contacts"? How do I make a contact hidden and unhidden, and from whom are they hidden? ...
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samsung s5 stuck at alternative password screen

so my friend's mobile was logging in using fingerprint sensor. but his little brother kept making wrong attempts to open it and it finally stuck at alternative password screen and doesn't go back ...
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How to cleanup duplicate and similar contacts in kitkat?

What is a good way to review and cleanup duplicate contacts in KitKat? Also, I have contacts under two different google accounts (gmail addresses), how do you change the account associated with a ...
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Transfer phonebook Samsung Galaxy S3 Android 4.3

1) How to save the phonebook on the computer ? 2) Transfer phonebook to a new phone (with my computer) ?
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Lost Contacts after 5.0.1 update

After updating to 5.0.1, I had bad problems with wifi connections. After trying every possible solution without success, I decided to do a backup and reset. First though, I copied both the card and ...
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Contacts not found anymore using “Search contacts & places” bar

Some contacts cannot be found anymore using the "Search contacts & places" bar (in the phone app) after their number was automatically (don't know why) associated with Whatsapp. The contacts can ...
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Contacts info doesn't show number, only WhatsApp sign

Suddenly in my phone Contacts, for some of my Contacts their info shows only the WhatsApp sign - the phone number is missing. I can't dial a number as it doesn't show a number. If I have to refer the ...
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How to sync facebook contacts after Ubersync deprecated

As of May 2015, Ubersync no longer works due to a change Facebook made. How can I keep my Android contacts book synced with my Facebook contacts now? I imagine other apps have suffered a similar fate. ...
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How to view on-line or download my Android Contacts metadata including Linked info from Linked Apps

There is far more information about my Contacts in my Android phone then what is visible on-line from https://www.google.com/contacts. Primarily I am referring to the information from "linked ...
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How can I view contacts that were on my now destroyed device

My cell phone was destroyed. I tried to view my contacts info on my wife's LG but the list of contacts that I viewed were far from recent. I logged onto Google and found no help in reference to ...
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How to (unhide WhatsApp contact / remove WhatsApp account) in Samsung Galaxy S5?

Please be patient for me to explain the situation. This seems to be an odd case to me, but it could happen to everyone using Android. I make this specific to Samsung Galaxy S5 because this problem ...
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Can't get my old contacts

The screen on my old phone went black and I don't remember my Gmail name or password. Store told me that I was S.O.L. concerning getting my info. Is there anything I can do to get my info?
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Lollipop SMS/MMS Contact names not shown

In the new sms/mms App, none of my conversations are shown with the appropriate contact information. All I can see are the contacts' phone numbers... This pretty annoying since I can only guess which ...