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

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How to sync contacts in one direction only — from phone to Google?

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2, Android 2.3. I just lost a lot of time after syncing contacts -- executed from the phone. I assumed that all the changes will be transferred to Google account (as initially) but ...
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Skype integration with the native contacts?

I tried adding Skype information to my contacts and there's a gray circle showing up beside the Skype username. I can then deduce that it is indicating my contact as offline. However, there seems to ...
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How do I save phone numbers that I have received via WhatsApp to Google by default on HTC One M7?

I have factory-reset my HTC One M7 and am now running android 5.0.2 and Sense 6.0 Someone sent me a contact via Whatsapp. When I click on Save, it is saved to "Phone", and not to Google. How do I ...
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list phone numbers by date added, other attributes

Is there a way to list phone numbers and contacts by date added, perhaps even location they were added in like if you travel alot and meet people along the way? Seems like a fairly simple feature in ...
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Sent text (SMS) messages sometimes show up under wrong contact's conversation

I'm on a Nexus One with Android 2.3.7 (CyanogenMod-7.2.0-passion), and recently I've noticed some sent messages go into the wrong contact's conversation: I send a message to person ABC, the person ...
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contacts not displaying

Out of the blue, I looked at my messages and noticed that the contacta were not displaying. Only phone numbers. I then tried to access my contacts and my phone icons but it would freeze up for a few ...
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Using another name on the e-mail address of a contact

Is it possible to use another name for e-mail addresses of a specific contact? E.g. I prefer my phone contacts to have their names in greek, but when I send them e-mails I would like to have their ...
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How can I get the QuickContactBadge to show an action for sending Instant Messages?

I'm wondering if there are any instant messaging apps which link to contact data fields and use intents to add a Send Instant Message action to the QuickContactBadge shown in many places when clicking ...
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The Way Numbers Are Displayed/Broken Up

I live in Jordan and just got a Galaxy SIII. I have a problem with the way numbers are being displayed on the dialer and when you actually press the green button to place a call. Basically, the ...
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Adding direct contact to the “Share via” menu

The Share via menu is awesome. But in more than half of the cases I use the menu to share something with my wife, and the question is not what to "share it via" but who to "share it with". I ...
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How do I undo imported contacts?

It started when I wanted to backup my Mom's contacts online in my email. I took backup of her contacts in a .vcf file and transferred it into my phone via Bluetooth. Later that day, I wanted to go to ...
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Same Number, different area code

I know there was a similar question asked earlier Same phone number with different code problem But none of the answers are of any help and it is now 4 years and several versions later. There was even ...
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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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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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How to transfer conversation to a new number?

I have a contact who has a new phone number, so I update the old number with the new. But now when I check my sms conversations, I have 2 conversations: the "old" number conversation, and the "new" ...
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How can I merge a contact between the phone only list and my Google account?

I managed to create a phone-only contact which was then linked to the contact's Facebook account. I've also got a Google contact for the same person which has additional contact information in it. ...
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Sync certain contacts between two devices/google account

Is there any way of syncing selected contacts from one android device/google account to another? Consider the following example: Person A and Person B share real life contacts, but on their ...
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Strange contacts on my phone can't be deleted

I have had a contact on my phone appear from nowhere. It is in an Arabic language not english. I have done a factory reset and downloaded my contacts from my gmail and it is not there immediately but ...
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How to prevent automatic aggregation of contacts

I have more than 3000 contacts and maintain the master copy on my PC. I regularly create a CSV file from the master and then copy the data to the Contact Manager on my Samsung S3. I have done this for ...
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How can I sync my Contacts with Gmail if the stock firmware of my phone doesn't provide this feature?

Am using a Grandstream GXP2200 Android deskphone that has a customized version of 2.3.5 on it. They have replaced the native contacts app with a custom one that doesn't sync with Gmail. I have ...
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Problem syncing contacts: HTTP error 500 in logs

I'm trying to find if there's a way to see which HTTP requests are being done on a server. The reason is I'm trying to troubleshoot a problem with contact synchronization. I've been having a problem ...
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Nexus S after update to JB doesn't show callers name

I've installed the update to Jelly Bean on my Nexus S and when someone calls, it shows only the phone number of the contact (the contact was saved in the contant list) and not the name of the person. ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 Join contact Conflict

I have joined my facebook, google, whatsapp and phone contacts. The problem starts when the display names are different. Now the phone has its own mind which contact name to display. I tried ...
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Ice Cream Sandwich email app on Droid RAZR won't autofill all contacts

Why won't the Ice Cream Sandwich email app on Droid RAZR autofill all contacts? It works fine with Gmail but only for some contacts in the standard email app.
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Lost Native Dialer and Contacts App after upgrading to 4.0.3

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note GTN7000 Android Phone with Vodafone Connection in Mumbai. I upgraded to 4.0.3 last Saturday after which the Phone and Contacts Icon at the Bottom disappeared. I can't ...
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How to make Message app search for phone number, not just email

Even if I have the correct information on a person in the contact app, I am unable to make the "To field" in the message app find me the phone number (the auto-suggest feature). All it does is display ...
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How to remove saved email addresses from dropdown To: menu?

Native Android mail app using Exchange. Some email addresses are incomplete or incorrect in the dropdown list when adding recipients. I want to delete these. Anyone know how?
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Voice Dial Aliases?

So I frequently use the voice-activated dial feature, wherein you say aloud "Call Jeff" and it will locate "Jeff" in your contacts and dial him. However, I have run into an issue which stems from the ...
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Format of phone number in imported contacts

I created a VCF file (VCARD version 2.1) of contacts and imported it into an Android 5 phone. A Motorola Moto G 2nd generation. The VCF has phone numbers formatted correctly for the UK (e.g. "01234 ...
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Override Google+ profile picture for my contacts

I have a contact with a Google+ account. Whenever I search her for Hangouts or call, I get the picture from her Google+ account. It does not matter if I go to google.com/contacts and I set up a new ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Texts going to email

I have a news Samsung S6, and when someone who is in my contact list texts me, it not only comes to my phone but goes to my email inbox. How can I stop this?
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Contacts and tasks missing from Gmail app

I am somewhat new to Android. I would like to know why the Contacts and Tasks functionality which is found in the web version of Gmail is missing from the Android Gmail app. Where can I find these? ...
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Can I have a contact entry with a wildcard phone number?

my office desk phone forwards to my Android mobile phone, using the original caller ID. This means that I receive calls from number like 01200 000001, 01200 000002, 01200 000003, 01200 000004 - etc, ...
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Huge contacts storage in galaxy 4

In my galaxy for some reason my contacts storage grow to almost 6Gb (should be some sync problem.) I dont have SD . I deleted all the photos but still grow by itself and cannot open in the phone. How ...
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Contacts in circles are invisible in Phone

I have a Moto G ver1 running Android 4.4.4 After the last update I noticed that any contact that is also added to G+ circles is NOT searchable on the phone. If I search by phone number the contacts ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...