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

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Sync Exchange Contacts Subfolders with Android

Finally I managed to sync Exchange Server with Galaxy S3 and had managed to make it all work fine except the annoying contacts thing... The android sync only contacts that are in the main contacts ...
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Integrating outlook and android

I currently use Outlook on the desktop and I am trying to integrate my outlook data with my android phone. Samsung S5. I don't sync with the cloud with office 365 as I have my own domain. The old days ...
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migrating phonebook/contacts after Cyanogen mod install

Trying to find a straight answer - I have 3 year old Samsung SCI 1500 and am tired of bloatware, most of which just tracks me. I have backed up the phone with ADB. I'd like to root it and install ...
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Disabling dialer keypad but not contacts

I have a rooted android smartphone, and I want to know if it is possible to disable the dialer keypad, but still be able to use the contacts list to make calls. I want to specify in the contacts ...
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Problem with Facebook sync - All instead of existing

I have a problem when time comes to sync my Facebook friends with existing contact. Even if I select "Sync with existing contact" in the app, all my Facebook friends are added to my local contact, ...
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Contacts and Keep notes lost on Nexus 5

I have recently updated my password for a Google Account from PC. However, the phone was continuously throwing the password change option. So I deleted the Google account from phone, and added it ...
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Duplicate contacts only seen outside of contacts app?

I have an issue with duplicate contacts, but what is driving me crazy is that neither Google contacts nor the contacts app of my phone show any of these duplicates. They only exist outside of the ...
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“You can't delete contacts from read-only accounts.”

I'm trying to delete contacts from my Google account that's synced with my Nexus 5. It's synced as a Google account, not using Gmail IMAP or anything like that, but all of the contacts display this ...
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Can't save contacts in Sony Xperia

I have a Sony Xperia with Android OS 4.0.4. Until recently it worked fine but now my SIM contacts are all gone. I can't save in sim either. While saving in contacts I used to get option whether to ...
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Disable (dead) phone number? Retaining for historical benefit. Is this possible, how can I request this feature?

I am hoping to find a way to keep but disable phone numbers in Google Contacts. For example, several people I know have at least 6 numbers in my contact for them, where often of those only a single ...
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How to show only gmail's contacts in the Contacts app?

I have recently reinstalled Android due to some problems with the SD Card. I decided to keep all my contacts only in Gmail, as a centralized solution to avoid problems in the future. I do not want ...
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How to remove other apps icons (like Skype or WhatsApp) from contact and phone app?

I would like to keep Skype Mobile installed but get rid of its icons from contacts AND/OR from being asked whether I want to make a call to the contact through Skype or other similarly annoying ...
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HTC Contacts Backup .VEF file

I have backup-ed my contacts. I got .vef file. How to use the .vef file in samsung mobile. I cant open the .vef file. Is it possible to convert .vef to .vcf ?. Or any other methods available to ...
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I have one contact missing after sync

After I synced my google account and yahoo I have one contact thats missing. She was on my favorites under contacts. .
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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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Google+ App not Saving Settings?

I recently reset my phone while changing over Google Accounts. Right now I'm trying to fix the local "Me" contact in the contacts. Several solutions I have found say to make sure "Keep contacts up to ...
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Delete mistakenly synced contacts from Email autofill?

I need some help. I have a Samsung Note 5 running Android 5.1.1 and am using the OEM "Email" app (I hate the Gmail app). At some point I mistakenly added an old email address and allowed it to sync ...
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How do I transfer numbers/contacts from Windows Mobile to Android?

I finally activated my Android phone and would like to import numbers / contacts to the new phone. I forgot to ask the store rep and figured since both of them can be hooked up to a computer I can ...
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Why don't any of my contacts show up in whatsapp, even after we've chatted through whatsapp?

I have a nexus 5 and i can see all my contacts in the contacts tab, even the ones I'm connected to through whatsapp, but when I open whatsapp they aren't there.
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How can I set a default contact for a phone number?

In my contact list I have a number of contacts that share the same home phone, because they are family members. For instance: my mother my father my brother the family's house I keep the home ...
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i did a factory reset how do i recover contacts specifically the “myself contact”

i did a factory reset on my xperia m dual. i had something important saved in the myself contact in the form of a note within the contact. when i restored my phone the myself contact didn't populate.. ...
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Remove Linkedin info from contacts

I've recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy S6 and I've noticed that in the contacts there is a section with information taken from Linkedin, even though I haven't let the Linkedin app sync its contacts ...
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Some contact photos not showing in the Contacts app

As the title suggests, some of my contact photos are not showing up in the Contacts app. Those same contact photos are indeed showing up when I use Gmail on my computer. Have these people perhaps not ...
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Number displays instead the saved contact name on Samsung note 4

As per the title, its just the number which displays instead name. I've noticed that multiple contact syncs are active and disabled all except for one which I require. But still the problem persists. ...
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Facebook contact sync, third party or otherwise

Would I be right in gathering that there is now no way to sync Facebook contacts into the Android contact system? Apps such as Hax seem to have dissapeared or stopped working due to Facebook's API ...
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Having an issue with my contacts on my Blackberry Priv

I just got a Blackberry Priv, coming from a Blackberry Classic, both on AT&T. They imported my contacts from the old phone and they seemed to have moved onto my Google account. But for some reason ...
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How to change the default contact saving location for HTC Desire HD 2.2.1?

How to set HTC Desire HD Android 2.2.1 to save new contacts to Exchange? With Samsung Galaxy S 2.2.1 it's super easy: Contacts > Menu > More > Settings > Save new contacts to... But with HTC Desire ...
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How to add contacts using adb without user interaction?

Following this I found out how to add a contact using adb. The only thing that's bugging me is that the user has to okay/cancel the action, because a create-contact dialog appears on the screen. What ...
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Contact Images location

Where are the contact images kept? I have a contact image that is no longer in my gallery but it is one of my contact's avatar. I remember taking the photo and making it the avatar. I've went into ...
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How to attach contacts to a specific SIM card in Zenfone (5.0.2 Lollipop, ZenUI)

I have Asus ZenFone2 with Lollipop 5.0.2. It seems my device has no option to attach the specific contacts or groups with one of the SIM cards for outgoing calls.It's very inconvenient to pick the SIM ...
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How do I transfer contacts from a Nokia 3110 to an Android using a Mac?

I have about 700 contacts on a Nokia 3110 handset that I want to transfer to my Android phone. Transferring contacts via my SIM card is a slow process as I can only 200 do at a time. Moreover, I ...
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Newly created contact randomly disappear on Android

I have Sony Xperia Z3 compact running on Android 5.1.1 and experiencing problem with contacts. When I'm creating a new contact by default it creates it on my google account (instead of phone memory). ...
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Unable to find the contacts backed up to Google account after the loss of the phone

I backed up my contacts to my Google account. I recently got my phone stolen. I have the same number. I have found some pictures from my previous phone but I can't find my contacts! Some of these ...
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How do I set a custom SMS tone for a single contact?

If it matters any I have an HTC Desire Z with the original Sense install. We have this monitoring service at work that keeps an eye on the various servers and starts frantically SMS'ing me whenever ...
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Can I sync contacts between gmail addresses?

I have a dual sim setup, work and private. I thus also have two email (gmail) addresses registered on the device, work and private. I have many contacts on both, but I want all of them on my private ...
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Send contact information via Hangouts on Samsung Galaxy S5

I have a difficulty when trying to send contact information on Samsung Galaxy S5 mini. Setup: I have Google Hangouts as default SMS app. Android: 4.4.2 (KitKat) Steps: Go to Contacts, long tap ...
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Contact names not showing for the calls and messages

My Galaxy S3 was working great until I installed a firmware update on 26/11/12. Immediately after, the names dropped off the calls and messages and it is now showing phone numbers only. When I dial ...
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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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How to access my Google contacts without access to my phone?

My phone is in repair at the moment. I would like to access my contacts to reset them, but I cannot log in. How can I gain access to my contacts? They are all stored on my Google account.
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USIM unable to store contact

Using Jellybean (4.4.2) I'm trying to save a new contact to my phone (I want to whatsapp this person). Whether I add the person through my People app or through Whatsapp itself, I get the same error: ...
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How do I read a vCard?

so someone tells me i need to call a few people. they send me a vCard called contacts.vcf. i import it. i open my phone app and start to dial, but wait...i don't know their names. How do i look up ...
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my phone stopped showing contacts or logs.

First there was just a lag. Then it showed nothing but was able to use the search function to find the right contact in the list. Finally nothing works. Have to go to Google Contacts to find my ...
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Contacts are mysteriously disappearing from Moto G (1st gen)

I have a Motorola Edition G 1st Generation running Android Lollipop 5.0. I have contacts that have been synced thorough Google Contacts and are cross synchronized through 4 Google Accounts. Some of ...
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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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What are implications for whatsapp address book if a contact is deleted from address in error

I deleted someone in error from contacts on my android. Now I cannot contact them via whatsapp even though I re- entered their details and pressed 'refresh' in whatsapp. Any suggestions?
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Unhide a Contact

I accidentally hid an individual contact. I cant' find a way to un-hide - I'm imagining an "Un-hide all contacts" option or something. Any ideas? I'm using a Motorolla Droid XT907, Android version ...
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Contacts phone numbers disappeared after sync to google

After synchronising with Google, all contacts that have phone numbers associated with them disappeared. I tried to enter a new contact just to test this. If I sync again the new entry disappears as ...
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Can I found a contact photo in Android 6.0?

I want to add a photo to contact. So I found the person I want to add photo. And I click the camera icon then it took me to the camera and I took a photo of him. After that it crop the photo into ...
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Add address from Google search or maps

On iOS, as limited as it was, I could do two things that I can't figure out how to do in Android - htc one m8 When finding addresses in Google search or map, Google result page had an option ...
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Why are my Contacts icons on my phone with different colors?

Example: Why is that? Does each color mean something? What is this? Thanks.