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

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Where are “device contacts” stored? What is the file type? [duplicate]

I have done a factory reset on my Samsung Note 2. I backed up all the files to my computer before doing so. I need to import my contacts that were not Google contacts, but I can't seem to find them. ...
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How to add/delete/modify Hotmail contacts from Android?

I have Huawei Honor 6 H60-L02 that I bought 4 months ago, and I have following issues. I am able to view all my Hotmail contacts. However, I'm unable to add/delete/modify them. In short, it is a ...
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Contact migration from Windows Phone 7.8 to Android 5.0 Lollipop

I have Nokia Lumia 800 and recently I got a new Android phone. As all of my contacts are in Lumia, I want to migrate them to Android Lollipop. I followed the instructions from How do I transfer ...
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Contacts Storage process consumes more than 53% of battery life

My battery doctor app points to "Contacts Storage" which is a native Android process as the chief consumer of battery life. Can't disable the process because no other app can reach or display my ...
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Exchange contacts are duplicated on phone during sync

Lately, my boss has been having a problem with contacts on his phone duplicating seemingly at random. I've made sure that no other accounts are synchronizing contacts and i've disabled all backup ...
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Sending contacts in WhatsApp shows “Unnamed” contacts

Whenever I try to send contact in WhatsApp, by clicking on the "Attachment" icon during a chat, my contact list shows me a lot of "Unnamed" contacts. After scrolling past them I am able to see my ...
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How to create contacts on SIM card/internal memory?

I'm trying to add new contacts on a phone, but I can only create Google contacts. I really don't want to hand over data to a company that has no real understanding of the meaning 'privacy'. I just ...
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How to set up an MMS group on Nexus 5?

I want to create an MMS group similar to a Google group on Android where I can name the group, add members whenever I like and don't have to select all the members whenever I need to message them. I ...
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edit me contact on Galaxy S5

Have tried to change the me. Contact in setting, and google plus profile.pls help it will not change everything is correct but the name. How to I edit or change the name???
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Google contact not sync

i want to sync my google account with my gmail but in my 4.3 sony xperia m device show me an error: sync is currently experiencing problems. it will be back shortly. its been days i have this issue ...
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How can I have two names for same contact in android?

I want to have one name for calls and other for text messages for same contact. Please help!
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Google Contacts Information

How can I set my Google contacts in order to see in my phone (Nexus 4) business data of my contacts (job title , company, aso)?
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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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Failed to save new contact after “reset to factory”

Last night I reset my samsung galaxy s4 mini to factory defaults. After that, I set my google id on phone and sync my contacts again. But now when i try to save new contact on phone, after first ...
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I have both 159 contacts and no contacts, according to different screens of the 'People' app on my new phone

This is insanely weird. If anyone can shed light on it, please help. I'm migrating from CM11 on a Samsung to CM11 on a Sony Xperia (both unlocked+rooted, and without GApps installed). I've done this ...
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How can I recover contact information from a stolen phone?

My phone got stolen yesterday. The problem is that all phone numbers are in it, and I don't know any numbers now. I tried many different solutions to get my contacts to PC. Google I went into my ...
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Adding events field to contact

I have a smartphone that running on android 4.1.1. When I create new contact or edit existing one, I want to add field with birthday of the person. The problem is I can't choose to add new field with ...
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How to keep Skype contacts merged?

I have configured Skype to display its contact list on the main People app, along with my phone contacts. Some of them were automatically merged, for others I had to manually do it, but in the end ...
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Why does my old MSN address get synced instead of my gmail address

It's just something that I find pretty annoying and have no idea where it comes from. When someone add me to their contact list, it automatically add my old MSN email address (that I was using 10 ...
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Google Contacts not Syncing to Phone

Although everything else is syncing from my Google account to my phone, my Google Contacts won't sync! I have all of my friends' and family member's numbers in my Google Contacts. Any ideas as to ...
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How can I view contacts and SMS on my SIM card (without importing them)?

I need to replace my SIM card with a newer one, because the new phone I ordered has only a micro-SIM slot. The replacement SIM has just arrived. As soon as I activate it, the old one will get ...
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HTC One E8 phone app lists just the top contact while dialling

I am beginning to use this new device of mine, one major downside is that when I try to call someone, in my old HTC desire, I just used to type in the name and it used to list all matches, most of the ...
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How to pick the desired contact/contact image when dialing a number shared by two (or more) contacts

This is something that's bugged me about Android for a while and I can't figure out how to change it. Basically, it seems like when I add a contact entry to some app, in particular a launcher app that ...
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can't save phone number after reset factory

I recently rooted my cellphone after reset factory , but unfortunately I can't add phone number to contacts , How I can fix it? sony xperia J 4.1.2
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How do I make “Groups” the default view for my contacts?

Might not be an option in Android for this one - same question was asked previously with no reply - but maybe someone has come up with an idea. Just want to be able to open the 'Phonebook' /contacts ...
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How do I transfer contacts from one phone to the other without a SIM card?

I have no sim card and a new Android phone. How can I transfer my contacts from one phone to the other without a SIM card?
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Contacts app: What does the small colored green or orange circle above the account icons mean?

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII when I view my contacts list in the Contacts application each contact entry has a list of small icons on the lower-right hand side corresponding to accounts where that ...
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Contacts application: Importing name card (vCard/.vcf file) creates inconsistent duplicate fields

From the Contacts application on my Samsung Galaxy SIII, I've selected a contact and selected the "Share namecard via -> Email" and mailed myself the result just to see what would happen. Upon ...
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How to restore the contacts on a Samsung Galaxy s3?

My mother's phone, a Samsung Galaxy S3 was sent for repairs, it came back empty from apps contacts etc. We logged into her Google account, and sync is enabled, but the phone didn't got anything back. ...
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Contacts app: Groups: ICE - emergency contacts: What is the purpose of this stock integrated group?

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII, when I go to Contacts -> Groups there is a special stock group called ICE - emergency contacts. I have looked for the meaning of ICE on Wikipedia but was not able to find ...
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How to choose which contacts to download from google

I am using a really old version of Android (2.2.2). I have had it for about five years. It's an HTC Desire (the first ever). My contacts list in my phone keeps getting bigger and bigger (currently at ...
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Merged contacts keep separating (Google and LinkedIn)

I’ve got a Nexus 5 with Android 5.0 and after installing some applications handling contacts (Google Contacts, WhatsApp, LinkedIn) I got this terrible mess in my contacts. Thus, I merged some ...
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How do I set a default phone number for a favorite contact?

Some of my favorite contacts have more than one phone number... I'd like to make a particular number the default so that every time I dial them I don't have to choose which of their phone numbers to ...
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Recover contacts from Nexus 5 on terminal

I've connected a Nexus 5 with no display to a Ubuntu laptop, and after installing mtpfs I can browse through the internal memory using Nautilus. In the terminal, I believe the mount point should be ...
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Account Sync - where is the master database?

I have trouble updating my contacts, I have more than 3 devices and If I correct a contact info on one device its saved initially but reverted back to old info once synced. Assuming web based google ...
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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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How can I sort contacts by date added and have the addition date for each of them?

Is there a way to sort contacts by date added, and have the addition date for each of them? I am aware of How can I sort contacts by date added? but none of the proposed solutions display the addition ...
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Google Now option “Contact recognition” is not visible on my HTC One (M7)

I have a HTC One (M7) and just purchased an LG G Watch R. The combination is working fine, except for the fact that my contacts are not recognized when speaking via "OK, Google". I wrote a mail to ...
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Cant change phone account on contacts android 2.3.6

I have 2 email accounts, one on gmail a another one on hotmail. For the android i only use the gmail account for the obvious reasons of having the services centered. But I cant change the phone ...
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How to add a new number to an existing contact from Google Messenger?

After upgrading to Android 5 (Lollipop) and the new Google Messenger app with it, I received a text message from a person I know telling me they got a new number. Now I would like to add that number ...
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Why should I “Set up my profile” within contacts?

When I go into my contacts (via the "People" application) I'm always prompted to set up my profile: Apart from placing my personal details at the top of the contacts list in case I forget who I am, ...
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Is the “Recently Contacted” list updated based on incoming calls, or only outgoing?

If you go to Favorites and it shows those you recently contacted, can a person who has contacted you (and not vice-versa) show up in the list?
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What's an alternative to the KitKat-People's app groups view in Lollipop's Contacts?

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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How to restore lost contacts without rooting the phone

My phone suddenly began to keep restarting every 10-15 minutes. After a few restart, I noticed that my contacts are gone (most of them were stored on the phone). I searched for data revocery ...
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How do I link the “My Info” Android local profile back to my Google+ account?

My issue is similar to having a ME profile (it is in a section called ME), but not the same. None of the answers to this question worked for me. I believe the principle difference is that I cannot ...
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Can you set the colour for contacts in Android 5 Lollipop?

I just upgraded to Android 5.0 which made all my contacts' random colours even more prominent. Is it possible to customize the colour for each contact? For example, if I don't like that Mister ...
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Syncing iPhone contacts to Google so I can have them in my Galaxy Tab S

I still currently have a iPhone and I want to sync my iPhone contacts to my tablet to through google. How do I do this?
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How to import contacts from a delimited list?

I use an Android phone, and recently I had to delete all my contacts because it was cluttered, and now I have to add all of them again. There are about 200 contacts, and I have them stored in a text ...
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How to restore contacts lost after synchronization

My phone has been reset by the re-seller due to technical problem. After this operation I have configured the phone with my gmail account and synchronized. Unfortunately after that operation all the ...