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

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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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Sort contacts by different field (not first \ last name)

Merging the gmail contacts with the phones address list has many advantages, but also one nagging problem. While the gmail contacts contain full names, and in English, I want the display name in the ...
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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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How do I create a Favorite Contacts shortcut on Droid X?

On the motorola Droid X there is a favorite contacts shortcut. I'd like to add this on another screen but I can't figure out how to create a new one. Any ideas?
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On an HTC Evo, is there any way to sync only 'my contacts' from gmail (not 'all contacts')?

I've seen references to this posted elsewhere, but never a solution. I'd like to only sync the "my contacts" group of contacts from my gmail (really google apps, but should work the same) account, ...
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How to change the way joined contacts are displayed

I have several accounts synchronized on my galaxy S3 (google, google+, skype, facebook, linkedin) and I grouped the same contacts from various accounts into one. How can I modify the way this merged ...
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Facebook non-official app for contact sync

I want to remove official Facebook app from system because its a piece of crap, but I am not doing it because it syncs my contact with Facebook. I add someone friend and I get her phone no. and email ...
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Why are some contacts missing in some views after an android update followed by restoring the contacts?

Here is what happened: I upgraded my android version (to 2.1 on an Xperia X10 ), restored my contacts using the native apps. Some contacts are missing, but when I look at speed dial I can see some of ...
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Disable SMS (Messaging) icon in for a Contact

When you tap the contact icon for someone, it always offers to let you SMS a phone number. What if you do not want to ever SMS that number, is there a checkbox somewhere that lets you turn off that ...
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Is it possible to limit the list of contacts in WhatsApp?

Today, I installed WhatsApp, and I know that it wants to upload my complete contact list to its servers to see who else has WhatsApp, so it can create a contact list. I don't like this, and I prefer ...
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Skype integration with the native contacts?

I tried adding Skype information to my contacts and there's a gray circle showing up beside the Skype username. I can then deduce that it is indicating my contact as offline. However, there seems to ...
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Is it possible to select default contact picture service?

Here is my problem: I merged all my Google and Facebook contacts in my contact list. When a contact has both a picture on Google and on Facebook, the picture from Google will be displayed. I don't ...
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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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What's an alternative to the KitKat-People's app groups view in Lollipop's Contacts? [closed]

In Android KitKat's 'People' application I was able to access my contacts per group assigned, as shown below using my Nexus 5: The new 'Contacts' application since the Android Lollipop upgrade does ...
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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 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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How do I find my contacts?

My contacts have dissapeared from my phone, over night, for no reason. (Galaxy S) Althoug nothing else in the phone has been affected. The messages still exist, the history is there, but only listed ...
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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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How to block calls/SMS by contact name (might have multiple phone numbers)?

I'm using Moto X. I used to blacklist spammers directly into the downloaded app or the built-in Android blocker. The problem is that every time that I reset my phone to factory settings, I have to ...
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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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Transfer contacts from android to google contacts

I have a Google account, and my android is a Galaxy S. I want to transfer all my contacts from my cellphone into Google contacts. If you use the phones syncing option by default, it is a one way sync ...
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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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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 can I fix Droid2 “Link Contacts” so it chooses the right primary name?

I'm having a problem with my Motorola Droid2 (Android Version 2.2) (System Version 2.3.20.A955) when it comes to linking contacts. When I link any Google Contact and/or phone contact with a Twitter ...
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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 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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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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Android Contacts lost but seen in Message app

I rooted my Nexus S and re-installed a stock ROM. I had my contacts on my SIM card before starting to use my Nexus and I never bothered to sync those contacts to Google. After rooting I don't see my ...
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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 ...