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

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how comes I am getting unidentified messages and calls on Whatsapp?

I've started receiving messages and calls from an unidentified call with a number in Middle East +973 .... how is this possible?. I thought only my contacts could message me. Has my phone contacts ...
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How to import Google profile picture to contacts and user?

I would like to use the image from my Google profile as the image for both my contact and my user profile on my Android 5.0.2 phone. When I go to select an image for either it only lets me choose from ...
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Android 6.0 shows up contacts from all accounts

My Nexus 5 with Android 6.0 shows up all contacts from all my accounts in dialer (including Exchange). I only want to see contacts from my gmail. I already went to contact application and selected ...
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Add a digit to every contact

My city is adding a new digit to its number to increase the number of combinations possible. I have over 300 contacts, editing them manually is not really a good way to do that. 98% of my contacts is ...
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Remove Viber contacts that are no longer Google contacts?

I deleted a bunch of contacts from contacts.google.com, and this synced correctly to my phone. However, I see a lot of contacts still exist as Viber or WhatsApp contacts. How can I get Viber to sync ...
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Contacts are stored only in exchange

I have a sony xperia with android.I upgraded to 5.1.1. I have an Exchange email account, my outlook and a couple of IMAP accounts. Today, I wanted to add a new contact and I can only add it to my ...
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Sony xperia m4 - remove email contacts from messaging

I transferred my old contact list from a Samsung phone to my new Sony Xperia. But...in messaging it shows ALL contacts from my gmail (which is a lot) - I only want to see people with phone numbers. I ...
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Problem saving contact to SD card when the email address contains an underscore

The basics: SD card - plenty of space. contacts with email address without _ save fine to SD card. contacts with email address containing _ character get "unable to save to SD". Any clues?
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Import .vcf files from old Nokia fails

I have to transfer 50 contacts from an old Nokia phone to a Motorola running Android 5. I managed to Export an nbf backup from the Nokia and Export all contacts vcf files from that nbf file. But now ...
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How to restore contacts in android 6

Today I flash android 6 on my nexus 5. It is really not ready to use the system. I have many problems. For example, all my SMS have been deleted. It is OK. But I lost my contacts too. How to restore ...
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Regex Caller ID (match suffix)

I get calls from a queue from my phone provider. The phone provider distinguishes these calls by adding a suffix. 12345678 becomes 1234567801 I would like to make a contact with a phone number ...
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Reset Factory Contacts Viber

I would like to ask a question upon a reset issue.Before resetting my phone i had all my contacts sent to viber , but after having reinstalled viber on the phone , i can't find my contacts.
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What is a vCard and how to read it?

What is a vCard and how do I read it? It popped up in a message from a friend and I don't know what it is. Please explain.
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Android 5.0.2: Import contacts from sim card

Yeah, I know - it's not the first question. But others just don't answer my question! When I go to Contacts -> Menu, I got the next options: Call History New Contact Settings Why I don't see ...
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deleting unwanted contacts from my cloud

I lost my s3 mini and all my phone numbers were backed up on Google cloud. When I activated my moto g and downloaded all my numbers, some of the ones that showed up on my phone were numbers that were ...
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How to sync profile pictures with Facebook after May 2015

I just bought a new phone (OnePlus Two) and I can't get the Facebook profile sync to work. After reading up on it, it seems facebook has killed all 3rd party apps that do this back in May... which is ...
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recovering contact picture after a restore

I'm using Android 5.1.1 with Cyanogenmod 12.1. I had a really good picture for the contact "me" (and no not the one from my google profile). I restored to a backup and now don't have the picture. Is ...
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Where does Android store offline contacts and email account details?

Basically, I want to set up a home-rolled sync for these, but I have no idea where they live by default on a CyanogenMod without GApps. Could someone please help me out?
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Unmatched name suggestion in Contacts list - Samsung Galaxy S4

In my Samsung Galaxy S4, I searched for a name starting with 'Poo' in Contacts, but it's suggesting 'Nandinee' as the first result which doesn't have the letter 'P' or 'O'. Why is that irrelevant ...
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How to Synchronize Both Phone and Google Contacts with CardDAV Server?

I'm running my own CalDAV/CardDAV server (Radicale) and would like to be able to synchronize both my phone (device local) contacts and my Google contacts with my own server. The use case for this is ...
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How can I change the default name of a merged contact?

In this question I asked how I can specify the default name of a merged contact, and the answer was that I should start from the contact I want as default, and join the others to it. In this question ...
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How can I move contacts from one account to another?

I have some contacts in my gmail account that I'd like to move to my exchange account. Is there any way to do this on the phone, without exporting and importing the contacts in question?
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Contacts suddenly changed colour

I'm using Android Lollipop 5.0.2 with the stock Contacts app on my Moto E. I can't remember what I was doing when this happened, but all of the contacts suddenly changed colour! And what's really ...
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How to transfer Android contacts to iPhone?

I want to move contacts from Android phone to my new iPhone. Do you know how to move Android contacts to iPhone?
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Forwarding Calls From Certain Callers

Is there a way to configure (with or without an app) an Android phone to forward calls from only certain numbers/callers to another number? I'm not interested in call screening; I'm looking for a way ...
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how can we import contact from lost mobile to new mobile [closed]

i lost my samsung android mobile, now i bought a new samsung android. Let me know how to get recovery of contacts in my new mobile.
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Searching for alternative solution for Contact Picker for taskser

I am using Tasker scences. I have a text-box. I want the user to enter contact phone number into the input-box in the scene. I am searching how to let the user pick a number from the contact list. ...
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Google contacts party deleted, how to restore?

My phone has since this morning forgotten about a part of my contacts: it only displays some of them in my contact list, or only displays their email address and not their phone number. I don't know ...
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Swap first and last name in contacts

As I could not see SIM card contacts in my contacts app, I just imported all contacts (well over a hundred items) from my SIM card to Google account. On my SIM, my contacts were stored as Last- ...
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Phone contacts were deleted when google account removed from phone

My wife has a Galaxy Nexus phone with 4.2.2. When we first set the phone up she had a google email account tied to a domain she was using and we added that account to the phone. She no longer runs the ...
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Samsung S4 Google Sync Settings Problems

When I am in settings, Accounts, Google, myemail@gmail.com, I see "Sync turned off. I select it and get a list of things I can sync. I can hit each and sync it, but there are no check boxes to auto ...
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Contacts need restoration!

I see in my galaxy s6 edge that my contacts were saved on Sept. 9th. i then factory reset my phone and havent been able to restore the contact list. Everything else, messasges, phone records, and such ...
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Duplicated contacts in the phone but not in Google Contacts

I have some of my contacts duplicated multiple times and other not, some of the more than 10 times. This only happen in the phone and in despite of I have my Google account synchronized with the phone ...
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Samsung Galaxy A3

Can someone help me please. I imported a vcf card into my Samsung which asks if I want to save it to my contacts. I say yes, I have even selected edit and then done, I have set my contacts to view all ...
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Is there a way to copy an existing contact to “Set up my profile”?

I got a new Android smartphone (KitKat) and I would like to “Set up my profile” within contacts, but not re-type all the details (many many...) of my own profile (conveniently sync-ed via Google ...
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Sony xperia Z running Lollipop wont sync my contacts from google

My sony xperia Z wont sync all my contacts from google. I've tried re-setting the filter. Syncing contacts worked perfectly before upgrade. Now I've lost lots of contacts on my phone and it wont ...
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Duplicate contact information Lolipop

Recently I noticed this was happening when I select to show 'extra info' on a selected contact. As you can see the "send message to XXXX" and "Send message using whatsapp to XXXXX" is repeated. The ...
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Google account deleted, all contacts gone

I saved all my contacts to google instead of the SIM card. I had a Google email for work, as well as my personal one, I don't work there anymore, so obviously I don't have access to the account, so I ...
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Some Google Contacts are not in Sync on Android. Why?

Some of my old contacts from GMail disappeared on my phone. When I use Google Now and search for the name it is correctly displayed, but the number is not recognized when a call comes in and the ...
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None of any chatting apps shows contact list

Today I updated my Lenovo A6000Plus to Lolipop Via OTA Now I am suffering from a very weird problem. WhatsApp Hike doesn't show any contacts in List. Although When I open my contact List I can see ...
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Editing Android phone contacts on the fly from a Windows PC

Is there any way to edit contacts on my Android phone from a Windows PC and without internet connectivity? Perhaps by using USB debugging?
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How to eliminate and prevent duplicate contacts on Note 4?

Since using an Android phone (Samsung Note 4 w/Android 5.0.1) for several months I now see numerous duplicate contacts in my Contacts list. Looking in my Google account, I also see these duplicate ...
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How to limit the contacts from enterprise outlook to the contacts app in Android

I would like to import my contacts from the 'enterprise Outlook' application on my laptop, but only those that are visible in the application on the desktop. I imported my contacts the recommended ...
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Old contacts show on my partner's phone despite erasing it on mine

My partner tells me that number and names of contact I have deleted keep appearing as soon as I log on. I do NOT have these numbers and names in my contacts. How it is so? How can I fix that? Do I ...
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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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im tring to recover my freinds contacts but when i go to gmail it will not let me put in his gmail account how do i do this [closed]

how do I recover my contacts from my freinds Google email account he lost his phone and when I go to gmail it won't except his email account only mine because it's my phone.
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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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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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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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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 ...