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

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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 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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How to change the default contact saving location for HTC Desire HD 2.2.1?

How to set HTC Desire HD Android 2.2.1 to save new contacts to Exchange? With Samsung Galaxy S 2.2.1 it's super easy: Contacts > Menu > More > Settings > Save new contacts to... But with HTC Desire ...
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Lost all my contacts after flashing custom rom (sg2)

I got a Galaxy S2 as an upgrade from my HTC Hero around January this year. My phone contacts have always been synced to my Gmail account and the backup worked since I got all my contacts on my SGS2 ...
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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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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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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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No contacts showing in list in messages

I have just purchased a Galaxy s4 mini and I can see all my contacts in the contacts list but when I want to send a message and add a recipient the contact list is empty. How can I fix this?
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Cannot open message application on Samsung Galaxy S2 and Deleted all of my Contacts

I was originally getting an error message about the logserver not working, which I fixed through managing the application and forcing it to close, but now I get another error when I try to access text ...
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Contacts sync in the opposite direction

I tried to sync my contacts in my phone (Android 4.0.3), and as a result all my contacts in my phone were changed to the old contacts I had in my google accont on the web. For example. if I had ...
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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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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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Samsung Galxy S2 cracked touchscreen, need to access contacts

+I accidentally cracked my Samsung Galaxy S2 screen. I can't read the screen anymore. It would seem that the phone would work in every other way, if only was able to read and operate the screen. I ...
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Stop recommending GMail Contacts

When I got my LG Tribute, I put in my Google account, and it immediately downloaded all 1700 GMail contacts from my many years of e-mail. Obviously I don't want all those contacts, so I went to ...
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Contacts Storage process consumes more than 53% of battery life

My battery doctor app points to "Contacts Storage" which is a native Android process as the chief consumer of battery life. Can't disable the process because no other app can reach or display my ...
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How to create contacts on SIM card/internal memory?

I'm trying to add new contacts on a phone, but I can only create Google contacts. I really don't want to hand over data to a company that has no real understanding of the meaning 'privacy'. I just ...
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Google Contacts not Syncing to Phone

Although everything else is syncing from my Google account to my phone, my Google Contacts won't sync! I have all of my friends' and family member's numbers in my Google Contacts. Any ideas as to ...
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Cant change phone account on contacts android 2.3.6

I have 2 email accounts, one on gmail a another one on hotmail. For the android i only use the gmail account for the obvious reasons of having the services centered. But I cant change the phone ...
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Syncing iPhone contacts to Google so I can have them in my Galaxy Tab S

I still currently have a iPhone and I want to sync my iPhone contacts to my tablet to through google. How do I do this?
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GMail Contacts Synced To Messaging App

On the LG Optimus L90, for some reason all my GMail contacts are synced to my messaging app. If I type a name into the SMS contact bar, emails show up as well. I didn't want those so I went into the ...
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how do i manually copy my cellphone numbers from my cellphone to my computer

i am having no luck with syncing my phone numbers to my google account. so i would like to copy the numbers from my cellphone and save them on my computer. if i connect my computer to my phone. where ...
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how to backup cell phone contacts to gmail, and view them on pc

i have synced my phone LG E975K (whatever that means!) i have tried to save contacts to my gmail account. (gmail account only shows email contacts on - not the phone numbers from my smartphone) i ...
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Add contact to ActiveSync on Samsung phone

I have two Samsung phones connect to my Exchange email using ActiveSync. When I manually add a contact they are stored on the phone and not ActiveSync, how can I set the default storage mechanism to ...
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Does Android upload my address book to Internet if I never explicitly enabled this?

Suppose the following scenario: User gets an Android device; User created Google account, not enabling any "sync"s or "backup"s; User inserts a SIM card with contacts; User copies then to the "Phone ...
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Lost synced contacts in my HTC Desire HD

I have synced my contacts with my Google account in my HTC Desire HD. It showed that over 400 contacts synced successfully. But I was not using that Google account as activ. Than I have installed a ...
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Messeging or Hangouts - Open Directly to List of People

When I get a notification that I've gotten a new text message, I open Messaging to look. However, it opens usually to the last person I was sending texts to, which isn't always the person that I now ...
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Google Dialer crashes when Contacts are disabled

I disabled the Google "10003 Contacts" App in the Apps preferences, and although I have installed CardDav for my contacts that I use via my owncloud, the Dialer crashes when I click on a Contact in ...
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Possible to restore phone-only contacts from PC backup?

I have a Samsung S4 which I did factory reset on, after backing up my data to my PC via USB. I grabbed everything off the "phone" and "card" directories and backed up to an external drive on my PC. ...
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Saving a contact shared via text message

How do I save a contact that was shared with me in a text message? I have the Droid Maxx, Android version 4.4.
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Keep contacts local (not google account related already disabled) from other accounts on phone ie hotmail

I've had my nexus 5 for a while now and still haven't found a solution to the particular problem I am having, I want to keep all of my phone contacts local without syncing them to an account, now I've ...
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Contacts app disappeared

I've got a rooted Samsung Galaxy Nexus running Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean). Since a week I can't find the contacts app. Seems like it disappeared. It is NOT disabled (I've already checked). I also tried ...
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Phone number and Google+ account

Google recently updated Hangouts so that SMS and hangout are in the Same chat. Some of my contacts have multiple email with multiple Google plus accounts. My issue is that it randoms picked the ...
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How do I read a vCard?

so someone tells me i need to call a few people. they send me a vCard called contacts.vcf. i import it. i open my phone app and start to dial, but wait...i don't know their names. How do i look up ...
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How to retrieve Google contacts

November 2013, I had changed my phone and I did not face any problem retrieving my all contacts through my Gmail account. After that, in my new phone (Gionee E6), I kept saving all contacts in one of ...
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New, created contacts sync, but imported contacts do not, towards exchange

The phone is a sony xperia V with android 4.1.2. I have some contacts from my old phones imported trough google, next to that is my business contacts who are all from our company exchange system. ...
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Prevent autocomplete of addresses from gmail in android email application

I use my Galaxy S3 for both work and personal email messaging. I use gmail for personal and the stock email application, synced to Microsoft Exchange, for work email. However, when I compose an email ...
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Sorting the contact by VCard's categories

My contacts are currently stored on a CardDav server (more specifically, an OwnCloud instance) and I am using DAVDroid to do the synchronization. The problem I have is that I want to be the VCard ...
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Recover contacts from Galaxy S2 when saved to an email

If I saved my contacts to an email on my Samsung Galaxy S2, and my email account was deleted on my phone, is it possible to recover my contacts?
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Annoying contacts FC

I cope with a problem which more android users have to deal with. The well known android.process.acore fc or something similar. The constantly appearing fc notifications would be caused by your ...
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Make Gmail default for new contact instead of AT&T Address Book

My chose AT&T Address Book as the default for her contact storage on her new Motorola Moto-X. I want to change it so that by default her contacts store in Gmail instead of AT&T Address book. I ...
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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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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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Accessing and transfer sim contacts to Droid 2 global phone

I have a Droid 2 Global and I can't seem to access the contacts on my sim card. How do I access them and transfer them to the phone?
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moving a contact to the bottom of the list

I have a Galaxy Note 2 with CM 10.2 and gapps installed. I keep my contacts in Google and synchronize them to the phone. This works fine. I would like to move selected contacts to the bottom of the ...
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus - Add new contacts from call log screen

Using the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, How do you add new contacts using a number from the call log screen? According to the manual there should be a +contacts button but I do not see it.
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Empty SIM contacts list, but they still show up in contact details

I use solely Google contacts as my contacts repository and display only the Google "My Contacts" group in my contacts list. When looking at contacts details, most of them have in the "connection" ...
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Offbrand Android Tablet - Google Mail/contacts/calendar issue

I bought a Pandigital Supernova 8" tablet with Gingerbread OS, for a really good price, and despite the fact it had a lot of oddball apps on it, I was able to root it, and get google play/gmail etc on ...
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How can I recover Samsung Galaxy contacts?

I lost all of my Samsung Galaxy contacts by accident. Is it possible to recover my Samsung Galaxy Contacts? How can I restore contacts from Samsung Galaxy? I've tried many way, but doesn't work.
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Default group on Samsung Galxy S II does not sync with Gmail

The default groups on the Samsung Galaxy S II: Friends, Family and Co-Workers do not get sync with Google Contacts. Any thing I can do in order to solve it?
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how to manage and delete duplicate joined contacts?

How can i disjoin my contacts? i do not know why but many of my contacts have like 10 similar joined contacts (because of multiple import i think from SIM to phone and vice versa ) and i have to go ...