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

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How can I assign a picture for a name-only text sender

Occasionally, you receive SMS messages that have a company name rather than a reply number. The network provider, for example, might send texts from "T-Mobile" or "Vodafone" whilst banks might appear ...
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reduce memory usage of “Internet” and “contacts”

The DiskUsage app shows 14,8MB data used for "Internet" and 11,5MB used for contacts. Is there a way to reduce memory usage? I know I can delete Internet data using the general app settings but I ...
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Can I have different default phone numbers for different actions?

Take a contact which has several phone numbers... say Home, Mobile and Work. When I click the QuickContact action to text them, it asks me which number... so I select Mobile. Now, I'd like to set this ...
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Always see last-viewed group in Contacts

Whenever I view Contacts it always defaults to the full list. Is there a way to make it show the last-viewed Group of contacts? Or at the very least a specific group? Thanks for any help!
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Preventing syncing of Google+ contacts to Galaxy S3

Have done my bit of research but couldn't find a good solution. When I sync the contacts with my primary Gmail account, the Contacts get filled with all of my Google Contacts including those from ...
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How do I edit contacts in Android 4.4?

On my Android 2.3 phone I've exported my contacts and imported them on my new Android 4.4 phone, a Motorola G. Unfortunately, I found no way to edit the contact. When I open the "phone" application ...
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How can I merge duplicated contacts that are different only in one letter?

I use "Contact Remover Plus" to merge duplicated contacts. But I want also merge contacts that their names are different just in a letter. How can I merge these duplicated contacts? I am looking for ...
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Where are my Gmail contacts?

Where can I access my Gmail contacts on my ICS Android Tablet (DGM T-703)? This does feel like a silly question, but I cannot find my Contacts list anywhere?! Within the Gmail app I cannot see a ...
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Joined Google Contacts do not sync

I can join two contacts on my Android phone, regardless of where the contact is from (Google Contacts, Qik Video, Skype, etc). But when I join two Google contacts, I expect to see the contacts merged ...
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Merging duplicate contacts - is my phone broken?

I just got my Samsung Galaxy S3 (Android 4.1.1) and I'm having the usual trouble with ridiculous amounts of duplicate contacts. I've tried the following methods to no avail: My mom told me to go to ...
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Same phone number with different code problem

There is a strange bug/issue with almost all phones (non-android phones too). If two different contacts have same numbers with different starting code they appear as one contact. In call log both ...
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How can I choose which contacts to sync from Facebook to my HTC Desire HD?

In relation to this question, I asked if there is a way to choose which contacts get synced and got a suggestion to post this as a new question. So here it is. How can I manually choose which ...
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Share (through share menu) directly to own email address

I often send over images etc to my own email for forwarding or printing or what ever. Problem is I have many contacts, and I have to type quite a bit to find my own email address. I would really ...
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Sync contacts on android device with G+ information

I have a contact on my phone that doesn't show anything but a phone number. When I review that contact on my Gmail Contacts on the G+ section it shows their address, work address, phone, work phone, ...
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How do I add a phone number to contacts from the text message app?

I have a text message sent from a phone number that is not yet linked in any other method. Is there a way to use this message's number to create a new contact or modify an existing one directly from ...
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Find-and-Replace on contacts

Is thee any way to perform a find-and-replace in contacts? I want replace a letter with another one in all contacts texts. (My device is an Xperia Mini Pro Android 4.0)
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Sync only one contact group

I am using Samsung Galaxy ACE with Android 2.3. Since I have too many email contacts in google I do not want to sync everything to my phone and consume the precious phone memory. Also syncing so many ...
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Export contacts/text messages in a readable format

I would like to export both my contacts and my text messages. But I would like be able to easily read the file formats that it exports to. I can export the contacts as a VCF yet when I view it there ...
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Galaxy S contacts - Media tab. What is it for?

Called supplier and researched the web no one seems to know. Go to contacts. Select a specific contact. Look at the top of the screen. It lists four tabs Info -- History -- Activities -- Media. ...
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Is there a reason why an app would want all of my contacts?

I've downloaded an application that wasn't in Google Play (private developer) for testing purposed. Part of the assignment is for me to send them back some information about my device (auto-generated, ...
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Viber contacts out of date - not all contacts displayed in “All” tab

My address book is not Google Contacts, but Local Sync. All of my contacts belong to it. Viber sees many of my contacts as Viber-enabled from LocalSync. However, I'm sure that it's missing some of ...
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Is there any way to sync a subset of my Google Contacts to my Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I sync only “My Contacts” from Google on Samsung Galaxy S? My phone started responding really slow during sync and I suspect it has something to do ...
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How can I hide some contacts from dialer?

I am playing around with my brand new Motorola Defy and trying to find a way to manage my contacts. Of course it synced every contact in my Google account... I want to hide some of them, you know, ...
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How can I remove pictures from contacts to save space?

I am desperate for app space on my HTC Desire. When looking at what I use app storage for, i can see that 12 mb (since this question was first asked this has grown to 16 mb) is spent on contacts. This ...
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How do I send a group of contacts via bluetooth?

It's possible to send individual contacts via Bluetooth with Contact -> Send Contact -> Send contact - Bluetooth. But I don't see a way of doing this (on the HTC Desire) with a group of contacts? Is ...
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New contact besides Google Contact

Every-time I try to add a new contact, my Nexus S force me to put the contact under "Google contact from [my address]@gmail.com". Is there any way to change this? As I am concern on privacy. I do not ...
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How to import Contacts from old Sony Ericsson C702 to Xperia X10?

How can I import contacts from non-android phone? Are there dedicated applications? What I want to avoid is doubling contacts when moving them from old phone to SIM card and then to new phone. Any ...
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What are some Facebook contact integration alternatives?

I'm using HTC Hero. I really love its seamless integration with facebook contacts. My favorite thing about this feature is that I can link my google contact to facebook contact then automatically get ...
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open messages to a contact at bottom of list

When I open my messages list with a contact (I presume this is the same across all androids, and not my htc legend) it has the message history with that contact...if you have just received a message ...
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How to sync my Facebook contacts?

How do I sync my Facebook contacts with the contacts on my Samsung Galaxy Spica?
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How can I add a contact to internal address book (instead of Google Account) on Android 4.4?

I'm using Android 4.4.2 with my new Google Nexus 5. I have a question about adding new contacts. On my workstation I'm running my own cloud system. It is an Apache sever running eGroupware on it and ...
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How does contact management work?

I've got a Samsung Galaxy 3 with Android 4.1.2. I changed my SIM card today and was worried I might lose contact so I've backed them up. I've always found the contacts very confusing and obviously I ...
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how do I set a ring tone for a specific contact?

I've searched for this here and don't see it. I've set a custom, contact-specific ring tone before but don't recall how. It doesn't seem to be under the contact, which is where it should be. Phone is ...
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CWM Backup / Contact Recovery

So I just rooted using mobile odin lite and the Entropy512 kernel that has CWM recovery. Then I performed a CWM backup. Stupidly, I forgot to backup anything except for my camera data before doing ...
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Convert number in call log to Gmail Contact

When I get a call from some number I know I want to convert it into a contact. I expected to be able to do something like long press, then type the contact name, but when I long press and select add ...
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How can I have a separate birthday calendar without shoving all those contacts onto GMail?

I have the HTC Sensation XL if that has any significance on the issue. I'd like to have the birthdays of my contacts show up as appointments in my calendar automagically. What I don't want is to put ...
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What is the criteria that Android depends on to join contacts from different accounts?

I'm synchronizing my contacts from many accounts (Hotmail, Facebook, Gmail), everything have worked well and the OS has joined (or shows them as one) the accounts that refer to the same person. But ...
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How to add person to contacts from a message (person auto linked w/ facebook)

I got a message from someone not in my contacts. The number was automatically recognized as one of my Facebook friends. How do I add this person to my Google Contacts without copying down the number ...
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How can I tell which account contacts have synced from?

I've just noticed that I've suddenly had 7 contacts appear in my list all called "Me Mob" all with my mobile's phone number as the only entry. I don't know when they appeared, but I don't think ...
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How to use diffrent modes at same time on a phone for different callers

For two different callers call on a phone, Is it possible that phone is on vibrate mode for one caller and on ring mode for different user? My question is in terms of making an application. Is it ...
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Sync birthdays between iCal and Android

I have an HTC Desire and a Mac (10.6, if that matters) and I sync them via Google Contacts. Many of my contacts in Apple's Address Book.app have a birthday set, but it does not transfer to Google ...
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What alternatives are there to the Contacts application for X10 running 2.1?

My X10 was running 1.6 when I bought it (I think). I successfully imported the vCard file with all my contacts from my Palm Centro. Then I exported my contacts to a vCard file, upgraded to ...
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Calendar and contacts sync using “Server” account type

Device: Galaxy S4 Android: 4.2.2 I have been looking through the Settings > Accounts > Add account menu and found there is an entry called "Server" that seems to allow you to sync calendar ...
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How could I set the default contact store?

I have an LG L5 (E610), running Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich MR1). Recently, I moved all my contacts that were stored as Phone or SIM contacts to Google contacts in order to get them synced. ...
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How do I change the order of my contacts on the frequent contact toolbar?

I have a Droid 4. How do I change the order of my contacts on the frequent contact toolbar on my main screen?
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Set my phone contacts to sync to Google not Google to phone

I want to set my phone to pull contacts from my Google Contacts so that it uses google as a master. I organised my contacts on Google Contacts page and when I synced my phone it messed everything up ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Latest Firmware Contacts App Lag Issue

I have upgraded my phone to the latest firmware which is MainBand : I9300XXLFB. Before that release no problem was recognized with the contacts app. But now; I am facing with an issue that; it takes ...
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How do, or can you hide account contacts on the Galaxy S III?

Okay, so I just upgraded from the Galaxy S Captivate to a shiny new Galaxy S III. In both the stock TouchWiz ROM and the AOKP ROM I later ran, on my Captivate, i could set specific accounts to not ...
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Contact images cropped and downsampled when syncing with google contacts

When Syncing with google contacts the photos I chose for my contacts are cropped to a square, and are downsampled to a very low resolution. Is there a way to sync my phone contacts (without ...
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What is the easiest way to add a new contact to an existing Google contacts group?

Let's say I'm adding a new contact and it's a long lost family members so I want to add them to my custom "Aussie Family" group within my Google account. There appears to be no easy way to do this. I ...