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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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Retrieving contacts from Nexus 4 with broken screen

My Nexus 4 is recognized by ./adb devices when connected via USB. Also USB debugging is enabled. Unfortunately the device isn't rooted so pulling the contacts db file doesn't work as I don't have ...
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contacts on my LG have USIM against them

Why do some of my contacts on my LG have USIM against them and some don't? I can access the addresses on the ones with USIM but not the others.
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How to show only gmail's contacts in the Contacts app?

I have recently reinstalled Android due to some problems with the SD Card. I decided to keep all my contacts only in Gmail, as a centralized solution to avoid problems in the future. I do not want ...
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How to save all contacts to Google with a broken SD card?

Today my SD Card broke. I do not have a replacement. I have some important contacts on my phone which were not synchronized with Google. Before formatting the sdcard (as a last restort to see if I do ...
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Why is my Android phone always showing “contacts storage space is low”?

My Android phone is always showing "contacts storage space is low". Even if I delete all of my contacts in the phone, I still get this message, and I can't store any new contact now. What is more, my ...
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Contact synchronization on older droids

Having had the "activate auto-sync" checkmark off for about a week (not that i expected this time-out to matter in any case), i've recently tried to find a manually-driven option, but without success. ...
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How to import contacts from galaxy s3 to nexus 5?

How do you import contacts from a Galaxy S3 to a Nexus 5? They're both Android devices, so is it a simple process? Do I need to save them to a SIM card?
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vcf file import error

I have a small problem with my Samsung Galaxy Y. I took the .vcf file to my pc, deleted some contacts with the txt editor and saved the file. I did the work fine, started the deletion from the begin ...
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How can I make voice search know that a certain first name is always that specific contact?

I have a Nexus 5 with the Okay Google search feature. I can theoretically use it to send text messages hands-free. However, my wife has a common name, and I have several other contacts with the same ...
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Contact still visible in Whatsapp after deleting out of my contactlist from my phone

I deleted a contact/number out of my contactlist from my smart phone. But if I open Whatsapp I can still see that same contact/person that I deleted earlier. How is this posible? R.
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Start Skype voice call from addressbook in ICS

I have ICS and Skype 4.4. Some of the contacts in my Android addressbook have a "Chat" contact of type "Skype". When I have Skype open, is there a way to start a voice call to this Skype contact ...
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How to recover lost contacts in android 2.2 (unrooted)

Unfortunately all contacts been deleted, when I check in settings->Contacts-> cache. it was clear.Is it possible to recover contact datas? i didn't reset/format phone. Contact application cache got ...
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Lost data after upgrading Android from 4.1.1 to 4.1.2

I have upgraded my Android from 4.1.1 to 4.1.2, and i lost all my contacts and data. How do I recover the lost data?
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Lost contact details

I have a Galaxy S3 and use gmail on my phone. I was attempting to dial a number when the contact details disappeared from my phone in front of my eyes. They had gone from my phone AND from my gmail ...
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MS-Exchange contacts are not synching even though mail and calendar syncs fine

For a while now my contacts quit synching on Android with an Exchange 2010 server. Calendar and Mail syncing still works, both directions. This problem is described elsewhere ( e.g. here ) and I tried ...
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Galaxy S3 randomly deleting my contacts

My Samsung Galaxy S3 just deletes some of my contacts on a regular basis. Any ideas on how to stop this and or recover those deleted contacts?
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Can I make S-Voice use my Exchange server contacts?

Unfortunately, S-Voice doesn't recognize any of my friend's full names. When I say "Call [First Name] [Last Name]", it recognizes "Call [First Name] [Some dictionary word that sounds similar to Last ...
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Combine SIM contacts to single contact back in phone

I have researched on the net for this and have come accross useful apps like Merge+, Duplicate contacts, etc. But they don't exhibit the feature that i am looking for.. When we copy contacts from ...
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How can I recover lost Contacts on Galaxy GT-NT7000. Contacts and Dialer App became very slow and battery runs down fast,

This is a RAM issue and lost contacts issue (contacts not saved under Google). The log of text messages with all contacts, since start, is all, still there. My Android version is 4.2.1. I have had 3.5 ...
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Turn off syncronisation of contacts in CyanogenMod

I want to use my phone with the google calender, but I don't want to upload all my contacts from my phone to google. How can I achieve this? I said in the contacts App under Settings that the App ...
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contacts crashes sporadically

Sometimes, when I click on the phone icon on my Galaxy S3, it freezes for a second and then says that the app Contacts has crashed. Afterwards I can reopen contacts with no problem. This happens ...
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Set native Jelly Bean dialer and contacts for Samsung Galaxy S3

The stock Samsung dialer and contacts (developed by Samsung) is waaay too laggy for me to use it. Actually it takes seconds to navigate through the tabs of logs, favorites or the contact list. (Got ...
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Export or backup contacts with pictures

When exporting contacts from the standard contacts application to the disk and importing them to Thunderbird - the pictures are missing. I'd like to export all contacts with pictures though. Is ...
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assign an animated image to contacts

Is it possible to assign an animated image to contacts in my address book? So when a person from my contacts calls me it would play an animated image instead of a static image. I have tried using ...
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Missing 'Contacts' sync App

Am running Android 4.2.2 on a CUBOT smartphone, but cannot sync my contacts from Gmail as the ONLY sync adapters showing in the Settings-Accounts-Google section are 'App Data' and 'People details'. ...
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Microsoft Exchange contacts duplicating

Why are my Microsoft Exchange contacts joined/connected with "phone" contacts with the exact same information? I have tried removing the duplicate but when I call a person the "phone" contact is ...
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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 do I enable birthday reminders or view birthdays as events in Calendar on Nexus 4

Simple problem: I forget the birthdays of my friends. I have the dates saved in my contacts (CardDAV-Sync address book) and can view them with the People app. I have not found a way to set up an alert ...
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WhatsApp contact has wrong name associated with it in contacts (but correct name within WhatsApp itself) - How to fix?

In setting up my new Samsung S4 mini one contact (guy) got confused with another (girl). When the girl would phone me, I'd see the guy's picture (via google) and name. Somehow I changed the number and ...
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How do I export my Samsung Galaxy 551 contacts to my Samsung Galaxy S2?

How do I export my Samsung Galaxy 551 contacts to my Samsung Galaxy S2?
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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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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 ...