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

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Which VCF field do I use to specify a group in Android? And how do I get the picture via URL?

I'm creating a VCF file on my website. 1) It works nicely with the export, and most data are being imported, but the group is not created or used on Android. I've tried using CATEGORIES and ORG I ...
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Message app doesn't merge messages sent/received from same number but different format

My network provider usually sends incoming SMSs with number format like +84123456 (equivalent to 0123456), but sometimes 0123456, and I usually save in my contact, and send SMS to 0123456. In my old ...
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Lost Google account information after sync to local Outlook 2003

Normal newbie disclaimer... I've looked and I can't find an answer, so apologies if a duplicate. After quite a bit of trial-and-error, I've managed to sync all my contacts on my local Outlook 2003 ...
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SIM contacts are shown in Messaging application, but not displayed in Contacts list

I changed the option to only see my Google contacts (GMail) (and hide my SIM contacts). This is working perfectly in the "Contacts" app, but when I try to send a text message, and I provide a keyword ...
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google contacts sync

I have 2 Samsung Android phones and both are synced with 1 gmail account. now the issue i am facing is: The number of contacts restored on both the phones is different. ie. for example I have total ...
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Android app for decorating destination numbers [duplicate]

I have set up a IP-PBX with a GSM gateway. This lets me call into my PBX. At this point I reach a IVR. One option lets me forward a call over VOIP by sending a destination. To automate this I ...
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Sync'd contacts wiped out my Google contacts

I had dropped my SG phone and it was basically smashed. I went to AT&T and got another phone just like it. When I went to my account that I Sync'd with, all my contacts were gone! So I could ...
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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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How can I determine the space used by contacts on my Android device?

How can I see how much space my contacts data is using on Android, including pictures? I have quite a lot contacts (~2500). I have four android devices (2.1, 2.3, and 4.0.4). Only one of those is ...
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Combining Facebook contacts with SIM card numbers

I have a new HTC One Mini and I can only import all of my contacts from Facebook, not just the ones I want in my phonebook contacts list, so that is really annoying. Also, I added a few numbers to ...
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I can't restore my contacts from my Google account

I got a new phone today same as I had before its a Sony Xperia T I had all my contacts backed up to my Google account but now I can't import them to this phone from my Google account when I sync my ...
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Deleted all my contacts by mistake, but my contacts storage shows 328KB, can I recover them?

I didn't do a backup nor do I have them in my card, but in App info it shows "Contacts Storage" a total of 328 KB. Could this mean there's a chance that although I deleted them, can I still recover ...
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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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Transfering contacts from one Android smartphone (with smashed screen) to another

So my mother in law used to have an Huawei ideos X3 (U8510) and due to an unfortunate event the screen of her smartphone got smashed. That wouln't be a big issue if it wasn't for the fact that she ...
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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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Contact details showing up for sources that have sync turned off

I am new to Android, and I am trying to learn, (sometimes unlearn) and work around "issues". So please bear with me for my naïveté. I have multiple accounts (multiple Google accounts, Skype, WhatsApp ...
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Migrate contacts from iOS WITHOUT using Gmail [duplicate]

I am new to Android and have been an iOS user for a long time. I've seen a lot of tutorials to migrate my contacts from my iPhone to Android however all of them say I have to use gmail. I take ...
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New contact shortcut

Is there any way (besides Tasker) to create a new contact in one click? (For example: quick access to save a contact info during a call.)
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How can I re-install my (accidentally deleted) contacts provider?

After trying without success to install stock Android contacts and contacts provider on my rooted LG Optimus F3 phone, I've ended up without a contacts provider (but I do have a contacts app from the ...
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How to copy my contacts with a broken touchscreen and buttons to the computer [duplicate]

Hi as my topic says my phone is broken, xperia mini pro, both the touchscreen and the buttons on the phone doesnt work, but the phone does start and some functions like the keyboard is still working i ...
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Merging duplicate contact entries from multiple sources

I have multiple copies of the same contacts on my phone, from the Google account associated, and phone contacts etc. Eg., for a single contact I might have: 2 copies on the phone 1 copy on my ...
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Is it possible to hide the number of the caller? [duplicate]

Is it possible to hide specific mobile numbers when they call me? so I just want their name to be displayed only without the number?
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managing multiple contact sources as gmail contacts

I'm on a google nexus 4 (up to date, non-rooted) and I'm using gmail and google contacts for my contact/messaging needs. Additionally I'm pulling contacts from facebook, linkedIn, xing (German ...
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Will google accounts automatically update my friends addressbooks

I was with Verizon Wireless when I had my HTC Eris (now due to issue with VZW and upgrading my phone I cancelled with VZW). I moved over to sprint and to a phone OS that shall not be named, but now I ...
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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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Accessing and transfer sim contacts to Droid 2 global phone

I have a Droid 2 Global and I can't seem to access the contacts on my sim card. How do I access them and transfer them to the phone?
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No contacts showing in list in messages

I have just purchased a Galaxy s4 mini and I can see all my contacts in the contacts list but when I want to send a message and add a recipient the contact list is empty. How can I fix this?
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Incorrect Phone labels for Google+ contacts

On the Samsung Galaxy S3 contacts synced from Google+ will have their phone number labels garbled. In the following image you can see the three phone numbers associated with my contact. They are ...
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Saving contacts on Nexus 4

I'm using the Nexus 4 with android 4.3 and i have a problem. Since i don't want to never, ever sync my contacts with google (when i choose the phone it lasts about 5 years so no need to worry about ...
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Use SIM-only contacts with Nexus 4

I have bought an Android phone. My first And phone ever. It's Nexus 4. I Had SonyEricsson K800i before and i was satisfied with it. I got new phone only because my company gave me money for it (it was ...
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moving a contact to the bottom of the list

I have a Galaxy Note 2 with CM 10.2 and gapps installed. I keep my contacts in Google and synchronize them to the phone. This works fine. I would like to move selected contacts to the bottom of the ...
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Any chance to save merging data Google and Facebook contacts?

after factory reset of my Motorola Atrix (2.3.7 Android) I can easily restore SMS messages, E-mail, call-history and etc. My problem is that after the reste I have to merge manually contacts imported ...
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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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Filter contacts by account

I have a number of mail accounts on my Samsung Tablet. Contacts stored online are synced with the local tablet contacts and visible in the stock Android Contact app. As different accounts are ...
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Different contacts on multiple phones with the same google account?

I own two lines (different carriers), and one of them is currently on my Galaxy S4. I am thinking of purchasing another (open) android device to place the other SIM on. Since I have purchased apps ...
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Hide contacts from Contacts, but still have them appear when the contact calls

There are some contacts I almost never dial, and never wanna dial, but I still don't want them to show up as unknown when they call me. Otherwise I could just put them in a group and hide them. Would ...
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Galaxy S I-9000 v2.2 contacts disappeared and home screen blank

Yesterday, I picked up my phone and saw that the screen was black and unresponsive, also the lights on the two soft keys in the bottom were lit up. I tried tapping those keys and also the lock key but ...
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Export to SD card disabled [duplicate]

On my Samsung Galaxy Tab, I have contacts stored on the Device Contacts and Google Account Contacts. Since only the latter get synced, I want to change the former in Google Contacts format. I read ...
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Galaxy Note keeps duplicating my contacts

My Galaxy Note 2 keeps duplicating my contacts; how can I stop this? I ended up with over 35,000 contacts and it keeps growing as my phone keeps duplicating them a few hundred times. I have no ...
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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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Transfer contacts from Windows Phone to Android [duplicate]

I have just bought a Micromax Canvas 2 Android phone and wish to transfer my contacts from my Windows Phone (Nokia Lumia 510). How do I achieve this?
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Arabic VCF files not recognized by Galaxy S3

I have multiple ARABIC Vcards. I combined them into a single VCF file. The only problem is that my Galaxy S3 isn't able to read Arabic letters, and I encounter an encoding problem. How can this ...
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What determines the order of my contacts on the frequent contact toolbar?

I am seeing a contact in recently contacted friends in whatsapp to whom I have not sent a message for a week now. All the other contacts are chronologically arranged except for him. Why is this ...
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All VCard-imported contacts sit as read-only

Here's a screenshot when I attempted to edit one of the contacts on an emulator running Gingerbread. I installed Contact Optimizer to deal with contacts (in an attempt to find a way to delete ...
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Strange Contact status

In my contacts there is a text area between the photo and the emails. How do I edit it? Something put something inappropriate there and I would like to get rid of it. Thanks Model: Vizio Android ...
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Transferring data (contacts, SMS, call log(s), browser history, application data) from rooted phone

My understanding is that, even with access to the filesystem exported over USB, one still does not have access to SMS data, for example. I have a phone that needs to be sent back to my insurance ...
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How to recover contacts from backed up galaxy S2 (gingerbread) files

I recently gave my old Galaxy S2 to a friend as I just got an S3 and before I did, I copied the "My Files" folder from my phone to this computer via USB debugging mode and then factory reset the ...
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How do I better organize my contacts on Galaxy Nexus?

I remember when I was using my HTC Desire Bravo, it had this nice option to amalgamate duplicate contacts into a single profile contact. But in my Galaxy Nexus I am finding it cumbersome to do the ...
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Setting contact picture from linked contact

I use Local Sync as my main address book. Several of my contacts are linked to different address books (e.g. LinkedIn, Skype, Whatsapp, Viber). In my case, I found a contact having a very beautiful ...
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How can I access the Gmail contacts on an Android tablet?

I am helping a friend who has an Android tablet with an app for Gmail. Her mail contacts appear if she starts typing a name, but she wants to be able to go to Contacts and check off multiple people to ...