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

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Phone not importing vcard

I have recently switched to Android from iPhone and am trying to transfer my contacts using vcards (I don't want my contacts in the cloud), but my phone (running 5.1.1) keeps returning the error ...
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How to link/sync Facebook profile pics with contacts on Android Lollipop

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 and I would like to sync the Facebook contacts profile pictures with my existing contacts. I managed to do this before within the Facebook app on an old Sony Expedia L, ...
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Adding “Facebook” to “Accounts”

After installing Facebook to my new phone and logging in for the first time, I see that it adds a "Facebook" account in the Settings > Accounts window. However, I don't seem to see any of the ...
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Hangouts Changing Text Number for Contact

Early last week, it appeared that one of my contacts just stopped replying to my text messages in Hangouts. Upon further inspection, I discovered that the conversation I had been replying to had ...
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Friends not syncing in contacts?

I just had a strange sync problem with Google contacts. I normally do not use Google circles. Contacts are just in "My Contacts". However for one of my friends I happened to add him to "Friends". ...
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Why aren't my contact's birthdays showing up in my calendar on my Samsung Galaxy S6?

Not sure if this is the place to ask, so please let me know if this belongs elsewhere. I just purchased my first Android. Prior to this, I was iPhone exclusively. So, my phone store guy managed to ...
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Copy a single gmail contact to phone

In my contacts, I generally display only contacts stored on my phone. (My gmail contacts include practically everyone I've ever sent an email to. They're nice for auto-completing the recipient when ...
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Google Now can't find my contacts

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 and for some reason, Google Now can't seem to access my contacts. When I tell Google Now to call a contact, it performs a Google search for the person, rather than going to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why does my Samsung Galaxy list some of my contacts as “away”?

I have had my Samsung Galaxy S4 for a year now and it has just started listing some of my contacts as "away". Why is it doing this and how do I change or correct this?
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Trying to Join contacts but “join” is not an option in my contacts list

I have multiple contacts for one person, each with separate information on them. When I click on the 3 dots in the upper right corner "join" is not an option. What happened to that? It was there at ...
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Move contacts from nand backup to new phone

About a month ago, my Note 10.1's NAND controller died on me. Luckily enough I had a full nand backup from a month earlier. I've just got a new phone (after temporarily using a nokia 1100...) and I ...
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Google Contacts and Linkedin

In Google Contacts, I have several contacts I am friends with on both google+ and linkedin. I want to default to there google+ picture. It seems that google wants me to default to there linkedin ...
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Retreiving all contact numbers

I shattered the face of my Samsung S3, it still worked until today. I had purchased new replacement parts. After removing the cover I guess I damaged the LED screen, nothing comes up now. I purchased ...
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how can a phone number get added to my contacts with out asking me

I noticed in my contacts under my own phone number profile that there was a 2nd number added to my home# tab . I never have seen that number in my life I never have called or text that number. I did a ...
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Contact List and select one contact in my application

I'm trying to make an emergency app for the elderly. I created a button they could press so that they can easily call 911, and also buttons to the numbers of three contacts, of which they can add from ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5: Kies delete contacts stored in Favorites when I sync them

I've updated my Samsung Galaxy S5. Now, when I sync my contacts through Kies it delete contacts I have stored in Favorites.
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4.2.2 cannot add photo to contact

I have got "motorola razr i" phone. I cannot add a photo to contact for some of my contacts. For some of them, once I merge, it works, for some - not and the reason is not stated, just the selection ...
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Send group SMS in Android to all contacts but exclude international numbers

I have a Samsung Android mobile. I am with the Three network. I want to send a text message (SMS) to all my contacts except those with an international number (so as not to incur costly international ...
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Not showing all contacts

I installed viber on my both OS Win and Linux and the same problem occured. I don't see all contacts that I have in my list as I see them on my Android phone. Does anyone has or had the same ...
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How do I change search settings on a phone contact search?

On note3, I have a frustrating experience when I want to make a phone call to a friend... I get lots of matches to the same person, many without a phone number! Many matches are due to a partial ...
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Contacts Crashes when changing picture

I recently bought a Lenovo a 6000+ from flip-kart. Now whenever I try to change a contact's Picture in Contacts, It crashes. I can select the picture and it changes. But when I press save, the phone ...
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Recovering Contacts - Internal Memory backed up

I just installed Cyanogen on my dad's phone and turns out not all his contacts have been restored because I presume some of them were actually not saved in the Google account for sync, only Locally. ...
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I erased SNS file now I my dialer has lost all my data

I was having problems with the memory on my phone and it asked that i erase or uninstall programs. So i erased a couple of things including the data of the SNS file. Now my dialer has lost my ...
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Restricted Profile cannot edit Contacts

My young minion decided to add phone numbers and e-mails to her Contacts app on her Nexus 7 tablet. Trouble is, once created she cannot edit the contact; the pencil icon is missing. Is this another ...
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app People : contacts from hotmail account disappeared

Android 5 Motorola G 4G in app People all contacts from a syncronized hotmail account disappeared. Only a few from a gmail account remain. No way to add new accounts now to people. I copied the ...
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Problem: Service SMS are taking name of a contact from Google+

I have just shifted from a Kit Kat based mobile phone to a new Lollipop based Android mobile. The problem I'm facing is that service sms like from WhatsApp, Service providers, etc. are showing under ...
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Contacts are auto-merging

My contacts are automatically merged in my Nexus 5. and I came to known from net that this is a bug in Android/Contacts app. Sources:- https://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=4979 It's ...
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How do I sync facebook profile pictures with my Contacts in a clean/private automated way?

Given the following requirements: Private: Not uploading all contact information (phone numbers, emails etc) to a 3rd party server (gross abuse of privacy). I believe the facebook app does this Not ...
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How to properly sync contacts?

I want to sync my contacts from google account to my new android device. I managed to get all contacts in, but they are synced incorrectly (tried multiple times). The group field gets changed to the ...
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phone number tag in SMS details

I have contacts with 2 phone numbers. One "work" and other "home". In my call logs it shows name and type of number (work or home), But in SMS it only shows name and number. Every time I have to check ...
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No Contact or Calendar option in Google in |Settings | Accounts & Sync

I have been having problems with my LG F70, so reset it to factory. Now I can't sync contact or calendar with Google, there just isn't a Calendar or Contacts check box in Settings | Accounts & ...