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 hide phone number during incoming call and display only contact name?

I wish to show only contact name during incoming call, for some privacy reasons I wish to hide numbers and display only contact name. I won't usually pick up anonymous calls, is there any option to ...
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Dialer only displays certain contacts even when all accounts selected

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S4 with Lollipop 5.0.1. It seems that only gmail contacts will display while searching via Dialer. If it is linked or solely on my Microsoft Exchange account they do not ...
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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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How to filter the contacts by phone number on Android 5.1

I am running Cyanogenmod 12.1 and it appears that there is no option to filter my contacts only with phone numbers: PS: Local phone account is only for locally stored phone numbers which I have ...
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How to stop contacts and recent call log from syncing?

I am facing a problem. My recent call log list and contacts start loading for 30-40 mins or even hours. Meanwhile I cant see any of my contacts. Its very irritaing. Dont know what is the issue. Can ...
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How do I send a google hangouts sms to my groups from my google contacts?

I want to send SMS to a large group from my contacts & do not want to have to find each person & click on them. How can I just check one box to send to all 40 people in each group?
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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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How to add a contact from a missed call?

Someone just gave me his number with a missed call. I'm trying to create a contact from this missed call but I see it's not possible! By tapping the missed call one second I can send a message, dial ...
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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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How to Delete a Contact's “Mark as Default” selection

In the stock Contacts app one can Mark as default one of the contact's numbers. I don't want to select another number as default, I don't want any of the contact's numbers to be default. How can I ...
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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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Cannot individually delete phone number from contact list

I have one or two contacts on the People app's list with two or more duplicated phone numbers. How do I delete them individually, without deleting the whole contact ? I don't see this option on the ...
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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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Strange email under my contact which cannot be removed

I have a contacts issue. My Mom, lets call her A Holland for example, is showing an unknown email address in her contact card on my Android phone. It shows her actual address then a second bogus one. ...
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“(unkown)” Google Contact Records I can't delete? Temporary Error (200) Numeric Code 68

I can't delete five corrupt contact records from my Google Contacts. This is causing sync problems with my phone. Verizon, Motorola and Google all claim they can't help. "(unkown)" Google Contact ...
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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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Facebook won't save linked contacts to Galaxy S4

I am currently using a Galaxy S4, with Android version 5.0.1. I manage to sync my contacts from Facebook…however I am unable to link them to my device or Google account. The contacts from Facebook are ...
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How to change the vertical alphabet language in contact list?

All my contacts are in Greek language but the vertical alphabet is in English. How can i change it? My phone is Samsung galaxy note 4 (not rooted), i use english language for the operating system and ...
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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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Contacts have been randomly renamed and/or merged

I have a Moto X 2nd Gen running Android 5.0. All of sudden, my contacts have become very screwed up. Here are the symptoms I'm seeing names of my contacts seem to have been randomly swapped. ...
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How can I change the order of suggested contacts in GMail app?

I regularly send email to a specific contact with the same first name as nearly a dozen other contacts, and he's always at the VERY BOTTOM of the list, which is annoying. Is there something I can do ...
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Exchange contacts don't show up in Contacts app

I use an e-mail service that uses an Exchange connection. I have an Exchange account in my accounts list on the phone. I receive mail properly for this account. However when I add a contact and choose ...
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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 & ...
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Edit Whatsapp contact name in Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo?

I wrongly saved one of my friend's name. Later renamed it with original name but when I searched contacts in WhatsApp I saw his name is still old one. I can't find a way to change name. I tried to ...
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How to sync Facebook contacts in Android Lollipop on Moto G (2nd Gen)?

Previously I owned HTC One X on which I had Facebook app installed. In Facebook "App Settings" there was an option called "Sync Contacts". With this option I was able to sync my Facebook contacts with ...
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having two gmail accounts, some contacts are in both accounts, which name is displayed?

I have two gmail accounts, personal, and work. some contacts are in both accounts, but I can't choose how are they displayed in incoming calls and whatsapp. my work account is controlled by my boss, ...
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Transfer contacts from Android to Windows Lumia

I have transferred all contacts from Android phone(Moto G) to Windows phone (Microsoft Lumina 540). I have multiple numbers for each contact in Android but I can see only one number for a contact in ...
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What are “Hidden Contacts”?

WhatsApp has a feature to "Show all contacts" or "Enable to also use hidden contacts". What are these "Hidden Contacts"? How do I make a contact hidden and unhidden, and from whom are they hidden? ...
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samsung s5 stuck at alternative password screen

so my friend's mobile was logging in using fingerprint sensor. but his little brother kept making wrong attempts to open it and it finally stuck at alternative password screen and doesn't go back ...
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How to cleanup duplicate and similar contacts in kitkat?

What is a good way to review and cleanup duplicate contacts in KitKat? Also, I have contacts under two different google accounts (gmail addresses), how do you change the account associated with a ...
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Transfer phonebook Samsung Galaxy S3 Android 4.3

1) How to save the phonebook on the computer ? 2) Transfer phonebook to a new phone (with my computer) ?
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Lost Contacts after 5.0.1 update

After updating to 5.0.1, I had bad problems with wifi connections. After trying every possible solution without success, I decided to do a backup and reset. First though, I copied both the card and ...
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Contacts info doesn't show number, only WhatsApp sign

Suddenly in my phone Contacts, for some of my Contacts their info shows only the WhatsApp sign - the phone number is missing. I can't dial a number as it doesn't show a number. If I have to refer the ...
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How to sync facebook contacts after Ubersync deprecated

As of May 2015, Ubersync no longer works due to a change Facebook made. How can I keep my Android contacts book synced with my Facebook contacts now? I imagine other apps have suffered a similar fate. ...
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How to view on-line or download my Android Contacts metadata including Linked info from Linked Apps

There is far more information about my Contacts in my Android phone then what is visible on-line from https://www.google.com/contacts. Primarily I am referring to the information from "linked ...
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How can I view contacts that were on my now destroyed device

My cell phone was destroyed. I tried to view my contacts info on my wife's LG but the list of contacts that I viewed were far from recent. I logged onto Google and found no help in reference to ...
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How to (unhide WhatsApp contact / remove WhatsApp account) in Samsung Galaxy S5?

Please be patient for me to explain the situation. This seems to be an odd case to me, but it could happen to everyone using Android. I make this specific to Samsung Galaxy S5 because this problem ...
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Can't get my old contacts

The screen on my old phone went black and I don't remember my Gmail name or password. Store told me that I was S.O.L. concerning getting my info. Is there anything I can do to get my info?
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Factory reset and wiped contact details. Can I recover it? [duplicate]

I have a Micromax A110. Today, I factory reset my phone and all my contact detail has been saved in phone memory. By doing this, I lost all my contact details. Is there any way to get all my deleted ...
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Texts going to email

I have a news Samsung S6, and when someone who is in my contact list texts me, it not only comes to my phone but goes to my email inbox. How can I stop this?
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How do I save phone numbers that I have received via WhatsApp to Google by default on HTC One M7?

I have factory-reset my HTC One M7 and am now running android 5.0.2 and Sense 6.0 Someone sent me a contact via Whatsapp. When I click on Save, it is saved to "Phone", and not to Google. How do I ...
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Google+ contact's phone number getting mixed up with operator's number

One of my friend has written "not for all" in place of this phone number in his Google+ profile. Now when his Google+ profile got synced with my contacts on phone a strange thing started ...
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can't edit contacts

Hi have just upgraded to Moto G (2nd Gen) 4G with Lollipop. Can't edit my contacts, would appreciate advice on how to do it. Everything I have seen on the net refers to looking under "people", but I ...
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Connecting phone contacts with facebook contacts, sync.me can't find right one

I've got a phone contact named Dave T. On Facebook his name is David Tiger. Sync.me can't find him for some reason, though it normally does work. I think it has to do with Dave vs David how can I fix ...
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How to set custom ringtone for contacts group in Lollipop contact app

I'm using Moto g with Lollipop 5.0.2. I can add contacts to group by edit contact. How do I add specific ringtone for specific contact? How do I add specific ringtone for specific group? If there ...
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Contact List doesn't show all contacts Galaxy S4 l9515

The problem bugging me is that when I go to the Contacts App, it show/display 55 contacts. According to the "Menu", it is set to show All Contacts. But when I go to any App that share contacts (i.e. ...
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how to transfer google contacts on S3 to phone memory for car syncing

new car has mobile sync which recognises samsung SIII, the old car didn't. Unfortunately all the contacts on my phone are in "google" contacts rather than the phone which the car system syncs with. ...
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Contacts are mysteriously disappearing from Moto G (1st gen)

I have a Motorola Edition G 1st Generation running Android Lollipop 5.0. I have contacts that have been synced thorough Google Contacts and are cross synchronized through 4 Google Accounts. Some of ...