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

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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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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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How do I enable birthday reminders or view birthdays as events in Calendar on Nexus 4

Simple problem: I forget the birthdays of my friends. I have the dates saved in my contacts (CardDAV-Sync address book) and can view them with the People app. I have not found a way to set up an alert ...
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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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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 can I transfer my all contacts from old HTC Wildfifre android 2.1 to LG Optimus Vu

I just want to transfer all contacts from old HTC Wildfire with android version 2.1 to new LG Optimus Vu with android version 4.0. I have used different apps but still I am unable to transfer contacts ...
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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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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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Htc phone saves contacts then removes them

When I try to save a new contact in my Htc phone, it saves it to the list and after a few minutes I can't find it in the list anymore. Looks like it somehow removes the new contact from the list. How ...
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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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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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Names not shown from number anymore

All of a sudden, half-way using whatsapp, the names are not shown anymore. Instead I can only see the number. I went to my contact list and checked. Most of my contacts appeared to be shown in email ...
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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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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 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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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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Samsung Galaxy s3 can't edit contacts much

When I click on the 'edit' icon for a contact, the only options I get are to change their name, phone number and email address. The default profile picture disappears so I can't change their picture. ...
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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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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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how to backup contacts if the touchscreen is not working?

My HTC Explorer A310e fell and now its touch screen is not working. I mean display is fine, but it isn't taking any input. Is there any way I could take a backup of the contacts? To suggest the extent ...
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How to edit the “ME” contact?

On my Galaxy Nexus running (stock, non-rooted) ICS, there is a contact entry for "ME". This is different from the contact entry farther down the list with my actual name on it. And the contact for ...
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Google Now is not able to call one of my Google contacts

Google Now can call all of my contacts... except for one: James P*****. See the following screenshot: Screenshot: Call James (click image for larger variant) What? Who the hell is James A. Kellam? ...
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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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Not all Google contacts show up in Contacts app - but in Phone app!

I just got a new OnePlus One running Cyanogenmod 11 (Android 4.4.4). After the first start, when I entered my Gmail address, all the contacts synced from Gmail to the phone and it seemed like all the ...
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Lost all my contacts after flashing custom rom (sg2)

I got a Galaxy S2 as an upgrade from my HTC Hero around January this year. My phone contacts have always been synced to my Gmail account and the backup worked since I got all my contacts on my SGS2 ...
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how can I get the Call & SMS log for an individual contact?

I have recently upgraded to an Android 4.0.4 phone, used to have 2.3 and one of the features I used very often is missing. In any contact I could look to see a list of calls & sms, including when ...
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How to view all calls logs for a contact?

I am using Galaxy S 3 phone with Android 4.1.2 Is there a way to view all call logs for a specific contact?
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How to import contacts from galaxy s3 to nexus 5?

How do you import contacts from a Galaxy S3 to a Nexus 5? They're both Android devices, so is it a simple process? Do I need to save them to a SIM card?
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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 ...
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Unfortunately, contacts has stopped Galaxy note 1 stock firmware

I'm running stock android version - 4.0.4 with baseband N7000DDLR1. Received a minor update today in India(14.5MB) which said a performance update. Everything worked fine after the update. However, ...
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copied all files to computer but cant find contacts data

I copied all files of android phone (galaxy s3) to computer via usb cable. Then format my phone but most of my contacts didnt recovered. So I am trying to find them from the files that I saved into ...
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Prevent autocomplete of addresses from gmail in android email application

I use my Galaxy S3 for both work and personal email messaging. I use gmail for personal and the stock email application, synced to Microsoft Exchange, for work email. However, when I compose an email ...
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Birthdays and wedding anniversary dates

I would like to know how to insert birthdays and wedding anniversary dates into contacts in my Android phone book.
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What does it mean to “link” my contacts?

I just got an android today and I'm entirely lost with how it works. I was looking at my contacts and noticed the "link" option, so I tried it and clicked on another random contact, and nothing ...
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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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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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Unlink Contacts Without Losing Data

I have an HTC One M8, running the latest version of KitKat that Verizon has pushed out to date. My problem is that I have a fragmented contact list. This in't a new issue, but one that I'm trying to ...
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How do I transfer all my contacts from HTC Wildfire to HTC One?

My HTC Wildfire does not have an SD card. I am changing phones and providers, from HTC Wildfire on 3 Network to an HTC One on Vodafone. Please advise how I can transfer my contacts from my 3 Network ...
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WhatsApp - Privacy Settings - Visible only to selected contacts

If i install WhatsApp on my Android Phone, it will access all my contacts. How can i ensure that only some Contacts are added to WhatsApp? OR i am visible only to some contacts? Any way to achieve ...
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Is it somehow possible to change MANUALLY the format of a telephone number?

In this question Is it somehow possible to change the format of a telephone number being displayed ? @Edelcom asked to change the format of telephone numbers, but he could get his wanted format just ...
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Owner's photo in the pull down menu

In 4.2.2, how can I put a picture in the pull down menu like this?
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Sony Xperia Ray contacts lost after deleting the contents of /data/log

I have an Xperia Ray. It showed low internal memory. So, I freed up memory by removing the contents of /data/log/. Unfortunately, my contacts got deleted. To add to my misery, my laptop crashed. I ...
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android v4.4.2 add own avatar (Motorola Moto G)

I have difficulty finding out how to add my own picture avatar, as is in the SMS dialog for example. I have added pictures of my contacts, and I can see them on the contact list and the SMS messages ...
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Find unused contacts

As I've moved from phone to phone over the years I've built up a fairly unmanageable contact list. I'm trying to delete old contacts that I no longer need, but I hate having text messages with no ...
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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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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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MS-Exchange contacts are not synching even though mail and calendar syncs fine

For a while now my contacts quit synching on Android with an Exchange 2010 server. Calendar and Mail syncing still works, both directions. This problem is described elsewhere ( e.g. here ) and I tried ...
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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 ...