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

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Incoming SMS link to wrong contact

I have incoming SMSs from Bank/Providers/etc without phone number, the name only . The native sms application show these names ok, until I try to open sms sender contact's details. In this case it ...
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Add contact to ActiveSync on Samsung phone

I have two Samsung phones connect to my Exchange email using ActiveSync. When I manually add a contact they are stored on the phone and not ActiveSync, how can I set the default storage mechanism to ...
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How to send one contact address as OSMAnd destination?

My contacts all ahve their address set, and I would like to be able to navigate to their addresses using OSMAnd. Unfortunatly, clicking the "share" button, don't allow me to share that contact using ...
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How to edit a contact in the “Contacts” app using LG G3

I use the Contacts app with this icon and write something in the search field to find a contact. I click the contacts name and come to this screen: Now, I have found no way to edit the phone ...
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Hundreds of “phantom” contacts

I got my Android 2.3.7 ZTE phone used on eBay, and it appeared to be completely reset. However, sometimes hundreds of contacts with names like "brwlvweaace" show up. They all have randomized emails, ...
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Android won't sync contacts no matter what

My boss bought an iPhone and asked me to sync his contacts. I went to the iPhone and turned on the contact sync from his Google account and "all" the contacts got there, but when I looked, none of the ...
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Does Android upload my address book to Internet if I never explicitly enabled this?

Suppose the following scenario: User gets an Android device; User created Google account, not enabling any "sync"s or "backup"s; User inserts a SIM card with contacts; User copies then to the "Phone ...
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How to re-enable the People application?

I am not able to add contacts on my Nexus 4. It keeps saying "Re-enable People's application to use this feature".
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Batch Convert Contacts from Gmail Type to Local Type

Each contact could be either Gmail Contact (Synced) or Local Contact (Not Synced). I have some contacts I don't want to have on my Gmail account. How can I convert them by multi selection (Or any ...
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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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Deleted mobile number keeps returning Galaxy S4

I've got a Samsung Galaxy S4, running ICS. I keep my details including my own mobile number in my contacts. Whenever I go to look at it, there's another number included (I think it's one I had a ...
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Can I restore my contacts on new phone

I was using a samsung galaxy s duos cell, which was stolen 2 months back. I now have a new android phone - the Micromax. I thought I lost all my contacts, but somebody insisted that you can restore it ...
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how to manage and delete duplicate joined contacts?

How can i disjoin my contacts? i do not know why but many of my contacts have like 10 similar joined contacts (because of multiple import i think from SIM to phone and vice versa ) and i have to go ...
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Problem in syncing contacts after factory reset

I have reset my phone using factory reset option. Now I get "Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly." error when trying to sync contacts. What is wrong with it? I also tried ...
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How to get Email app to use “me” contact?

I have a Kindle Fire HD 7. In my contacts app I have the "me" contact filled out with my information. This includes my email. However, when I send Emails to people the contact there is not the "me" ...
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Whatsapp contact usernames

This is bugging me about Whatsapp. My contact list in the app is presumably the list of contacts I have in my phone book who have whatsapp. I can see their picture and status if they have one. But ...
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Lost synced contacts in my HTC Desire HD

I have synced my contacts with my Google account in my HTC Desire HD. It showed that over 400 contacts synced successfully. But I was not using that Google account as activ. Than I have installed a ...
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Other than comma, are there any supported pause characters in a dialing string?

On a Blackberry, a phone contact with the form: 1-800-555-1212 x1234#12#7#123456 1-800-555-1212 ext1234#12#7#123456 1-800-555-1212,,,1234#12#7#123456 all worked. On my Android (Samsung Galaxy S5 ...
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Messeging or Hangouts - Open Directly to List of People

When I get a notification that I've gotten a new text message, I open Messaging to look. However, it opens usually to the last person I was sending texts to, which isn't always the person that I now ...
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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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How do I edit/add a birthday in the `people` app Cyanogenmod 11?

I have Cyanogenmod 11 M8. I keep my contacts on the phone, not sharing them in the cloud, I prefer to run only AOSP software and FOSS applications from F-Droid. Somehow I can't add/edit birthdays in ...
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How to choose the correct email address in gmail app?

If I have two different email address from the same contact like: firstname.lastname@private.com firstname.lastname@job.com When I need to send a new e-mail I am not able to choose the right ...
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Is there a simple offline contacts manager for android?

I don't want to sync all my contacts with my Google account. I would like to just keep my contacts on my phone and back it up myself. I have disabled contacts syncing in the accounts settings on my ...
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Retrieving contacts from Android phone (Sony Xperia Z) [duplicate]

My Xperia Z recently suffered from a broken screen and is now not functional at all. YOu can see the screen, but the touch facility has completely gone. I can't even turn the thing off. I have a ...
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Sync “Me” contact

Is it possible to sync the "Me" contact in the contacts app? All my other contacts get synced on all my devices. My devices are running 4.4.2.
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Is there any contacts numbers limit for Bluestack - Whatsup application?

Can we import large quantity contact files in vcf format like 1lac or 2 lac? We need to send company promotional messages/images. Is there any contacts numbers limit for Bluestack - Whatsup ...
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Get Contacts of galaxy s2 with broken screen [duplicate]

Is there a way to get the contacts out of my smartphone? I'm not being able to use the touch screen since my galaxy s2 fell on the floor and its screen went black. the phone is not rooted, and I am ...
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Android contacts integrating, how to stop it?

I have bought my first android phone(sony xperia m)! I'm so happy. But very strange things happen. I have installed a skype and it's contacts are migrated to contacts of my phone. I do not ask it to ...
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Google Dialer crashes when Contacts are disabled

I disabled the Google "10003 Contacts" App in the Apps preferences, and although I have installed CardDav for my contacts that I use via my owncloud, the Dialer crashes when I click on a Contact in ...
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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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Cannot update contacts that were imported

I imported a vcard file into live account. They show up in contacts on phone but cannot modify them. Ones I entered into phone have pencil icon and can modify them. No pencil icon for the ones ...
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changing the association of a contact

How do I change the account which stores a contact? Right now, a lot of my contacts are associated with "Backup Assistant". I no longer have Verizon so this is useless (and it throws a lot of ...
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Possible to restore phone-only contacts from PC backup?

I have a Samsung S4 which I did factory reset on, after backing up my data to my PC via USB. I grabbed everything off the "phone" and "card" directories and backed up to an external drive on my PC. ...
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How do I get rid of synced contacts?

I want to get rid of the contacts that were synced through my Skype, Facebook, and Gmail accounts. How do I do this? I don't want to factory reset my phone, but if I have to....
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Send predefined sms/text message to group with a shortcut

I would like to install a "panic button" on my phone's home screen or lock screen that would send a predefined sms/text message to a selected group of people. I am NOT looking for a group sms app ...
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Saving a contact shared via text message

How do I save a contact that was shared with me in a text message? I have the Droid Maxx, Android version 4.4.
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Keep contacts local (not google account related already disabled) from other accounts on phone ie hotmail

I've had my nexus 5 for a while now and still haven't found a solution to the particular problem I am having, I want to keep all of my phone contacts local without syncing them to an account, now I've ...
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Contact details are not showing in Micromax A47 Android Mobile?

In my Micromax A47 Android Mobile, I lost all my contacts but when I tried to call my recent contacts through my mobile it's showing their name. When I tried to see my sim and phone contacts its ...
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possibility of adding gtalk contacts to my whatsapp

Could I bring my gtalk contacts to link to my Whatsapp? (in other words Sync the two?) I don't want to run two seperate apps and wondering if there was a possibility to add these together? I will ...
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Add contact to Exchange from Signature

searched around a bit and found one app (Contact Adder) that didn't work. What I'm wanting to do is add contacts to Exchange from their signatures on my phone. Anyone know of an app? I use Mac for ...
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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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Importing contacts from other phone to Moto G

I want to export my contacts from Micromax Q7 to Moto G. I have moved all the contacts to sim and then imported the contacts to Moto G from that sim. The problem is that each contact have more than ...
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Turn on messanger from contacts view

In android we have some application for keeping our contacts. I tried both default one, and Contacts+, both without luck. If I choose one of the contacts, I have telephone number (I can call), I have ...
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(Android 4.2.2) Sync my contact photos with Facebook?

I'd like to add a contact picture to all of my contacts, but when I first installed Facebook I synced my phone to all of my Facebook friends. I quickly realized this was a mistake as I then had loads ...
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How do you move a contact in address book tied to an email to different one?

Have multiple accounts that I am logged in on my phone. Since the last one is my work Android assumes it is my default. I added a contact which was saved to the wrong address book and I need to move ...
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I'm switching mobile phone service and I want to port over my contacts

So I have a Droid Razr and I backed up my entire phone to a 7zip file. All I want to get is my contacts and a specific picture and ringtone. I got the picture and the ringtone but I don't know where ...
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I just got a new Android phone and I'm wondering how google got all my old phone numbers

I finally upgraded from an incredibly old and aging blackberry to a new Galaxy S5. I like the phone, but the amount of information google is trying to squeeze out of me is feeling incredibly ...
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Contacts app disappeared

I've got a rooted Samsung Galaxy Nexus running Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean). Since a week I can't find the contacts app. Seems like it disappeared. It is NOT disabled (I've already checked). I also tried ...
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force close when add contact

I have a problem which just occur this morning when I woke up, which is whenever I try to add new or access a contact, the contact app keeps force-close and it pop out android.process.acore. I tried ...
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How to send few specific contacts to my old basic phone?

I am having a Moto G and Nexus 7 (2012, WiFi only) devices which have my contacts synced with my Google account. My Moto G suffered a hardware issue because of which I am using a very basic phone for ...