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

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Disable (dead) phone number? Retaining for historical benefit. Is this possible, how can I request this feature?

I am hoping to find a way to keep but disable phone numbers in Google Contacts. For example, several people I know have at least 6 numbers in my contact for them, where often of those only a single ...
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Exact same contact shown twice

I have a contact that is shown twice in the contacts list. The copies are not from different accounts (so they cannot be joined), they are not two different entries in the same account(so they cannot ...
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Received Contact via WhatsApp is stored in Phone - How to move it to Google without losing the image

For some time now I'm experiencing the following issue: When someone sends me a contact via WhatsApp it is stored in my phone and not my Google address book. How can I move this thing to Google or ...
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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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How do I separate contacts from work and personal Google accounts?

I have two Google accounts, one for work and a personal one for my Android phone. I have both accounts synced to my phone because I often have work to do on the road. I recently noticed while logged ...
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How to merge SMS threads from same contact with different numbers?

I'm looking for a way to do the following: I have a contact with 2 numbers. He sends me messages through one number and I have to reply to the other one. I want to merge the threads and have a number ...
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Unhide a Contact

I accidentally hid an individual contact. I cant' find a way to un-hide - I'm imagining an "Un-hide all contacts" option or something. Any ideas? I'm using a Motorolla Droid XT907, Android version ...
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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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contacts, backup, sync issues

Houston We Have A Problem!! I did something which I slightly regret now.. I updated my Samsung Galaxy S2 ( I already rooted it, hard reset, all works fine on the previous 2.24) it was only recently I ...
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Sync Exchange Contacts Subfolders with Android

Finally I managed to sync Exchange Server with Galaxy S3 and had managed to make it all work fine except the annoying contacts thing... The android sync only contacts that are in the main contacts ...
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Remove Linkedin info from contacts

I've recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy S6 and I've noticed that in the contacts there is a section with information taken from Linkedin, even though I haven't let the Linkedin app sync its contacts ...
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Bypassing Microsoft Intune Company Portal to access Exchange email and contacts?

I used to have Outlook for Android installed on my personal mobile to access my work email which runs on Office 365. I reinstalled it recently only to find that now I have to install Microsoft Intune ...
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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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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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Contact list crashing

Every other day, my Contacts List will crash, and the only way for me to access it is to power off the phone. What is happening for this to happen, and what can I do to prevent it in future?
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Trying to invoke Skype from contacts gives me an “Application not found”

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, Android 4.1.1. I have installed Skype and it works as expected. In my "normal" contacts list, i.e. the phone contacts, not the Skype contacts, I have entered the Skype data ...
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Sim contacts on call screen?

Is it possible to see contacts from SIM on the incoming call screen and in SMS messages? I did only find apps for managing them. I am using Cyanogen 7.2 (that’s Android 2.3.7) if that matters. NOTE: ...
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Contacts app on Tablet with ICS

I have a Scroll Extreme tablet running 4.0 ICS. Previously I had a Samsung Galaxy SII which had a great Contacts app integrating contacts from MS Exchange, Gmail, Facebook and LinkedIn. How do I make ...
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How to display contacts' pictures in a square instead of in a circle?

Starting with Android Lollipop, contacts' pictures in the Contacts are shown as circles and not squared. (Which IMHO makes no sense, breaks the UX and wastes screen estate, but it's not the point of ...
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Export telegram and whatsapp contacts to vcf?

I have lost most of my contacts on the phone account, but they still exist in my telegram account. How can i move them to phone or export them?
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Bulk manage Google Contacts with dual SIM card

I have a Archos NEON 45 with a dual sim option. Never had a use for it until my business phone stopped working. So I transferred the business SIM-card to my Archos NEON. I also added by Google ...
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How to display only contacts with phone numbers Nexus 5

I just want contacts with phone numbers to show up when I am looking them up in People. All the people I have emailed somehow ended up in My Contacts, too, but that's another issue.N\ I want to open ...
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Galaxy S3 Restored itself unexpectedly and lost all contacts

I was changing my phone´s battery to a newly charged one. when the phone was starting it showed as if the phone was brand new. it seems the phone restored itself to factory settings and I cannot find ...
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Defining favorites in contacts app

Is there a way to define who actually shows up in my favorites list? For example I have a local restaurant "starred" as a favorite. When I click favorites in the contact list - it doesn't show. If I ...
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Contact migration from Windows Phone 7.8 to Android 5.0 Lollipop

I have Nokia Lumia 800 and recently I got a new Android phone. As all of my contacts are in Lumia, I want to migrate them to Android Lollipop. I followed the instructions from How do I transfer ...
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can't save phone number after reset factory

I recently rooted my cellphone after reset factory , but unfortunately I can't add phone number to contacts , How I can fix it? sony xperia J 4.1.2
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Contacts app: What does the small colored green or orange circle above the account icons mean?

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII when I view my contacts list in the Contacts application each contact entry has a list of small icons on the lower-right hand side corresponding to accounts where that ...
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How can I sort contacts by date added and have the addition date for each of them?

Is there a way to sort contacts by date added, and have the addition date for each of them? I am aware of How can I sort contacts by date added? but none of the proposed solutions display the addition ...
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How to import contacts from a delimited list?

I use an Android phone, and recently I had to delete all my contacts because it was cluttered, and now I have to add all of them again. There are about 200 contacts, and I have them stored in a text ...
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Save (not just show) device contact only in device

Device : samsung galaxy note 3 neo Os : kitkat 442 Short : I wanna get rid of every non-device contact (mainly gmail) from my device. So they won't shows up even if I use the search. Long : So, I ...
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How to send one contact address as OSMAnd destination?

My contacts all ahve their address set, and I would like to be able to navigate to their addresses using OSMAnd. Unfortunatly, clicking the "share" button, don't allow me to share that contact using ...
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Deleted mobile number keeps returning Galaxy S4

I've got a Samsung Galaxy S4, running ICS. I keep my details including my own mobile number in my contacts. Whenever I go to look at it, there's another number included (I think it's one I had a ...
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android v4.4.2 add own avatar (Motorola Moto G)

I have difficulty finding out how to add my own picture avatar, as is in the SMS dialog for example. I have added pictures of my contacts, and I can see them on the contact list and the SMS messages ...
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Removing a phone number from favorite contacts widget

I recently upgraded Android system on my Sony Xperia M cell phone from 4.1.something to 4.3 and it seems that the new system comes with many changed widgets, one of which is Top Contacts widget (not ...
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Wrong aspect ratio of contact images in AOSP dialer app

My phone has Jelly Bean version 4.2.2. The issue is that the AOSP dialer in the phone stretches the contact images vertically on the incoming/outgoing/on-call screen, like so: Even the custom set ...
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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 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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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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Strange Contact status

In my contacts there is a text area between the photo and the emails. How do I edit it? Something put something inappropriate there and I would like to get rid of it. Thanks Model: Vizio Android ...
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Sony Xperia Z won't name contacts on incoming calls

Whenever on of my contacts ring my phone, it does not display the caller ID and simply marks them as "Unknown". I don't mean saying the contacts name out loud either- I just mean the caller ID isn't ...
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How to recover deleted contacts

I lost all my contacts while syncing email.Is there a way to recover these contacts. I checked on Google contacts in Gmail but its not there as I never synced my contacts. Not rooted and Android ...
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Handcent has forgotten half of my contacts

So I've noticed recently that some of my friends contact info has disappeared, at least when using Handcent. If I get a text from them, I only see their numbers, and if I try and send a message they ...
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Rooted SGS3 and Kies doesn't work with my ROM, Looking for contact list files

Recently rooted my SGS3 and installed a custom ROM, so I had to import my contacts number back into my phone and I had them saved as a vcard... When I imported all the names, I thought it had buggered ...
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Contacts / People application missing

I have no Contacts / People app in my ICS tablet (bq Maxwell Lite). All the other google apps are there (calendar, playstore, gmail, talk). There seem to exist other tablets with the same problem. ...
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Viber not able to sync contacts

In my ICS tablet, I am not able to sync contacts with Viber app. It is keep on waiting without any output. Any clues on this will be helpful. PS: I am having a problem in adding contacts to phone ...
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Effective way to merge contacts

Well, I suffer with that issue of merging contacts - name, phone, e-mail, birthday etc. info. I backed up all my old phone contacts to Google Contacts (my old contacts were on a XLS file, so I ...
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View Contact-Facebook connection on computer

Before I started using an Android phone, I had already connected my Google contacts with their Facebook profiles by including a URL-type field named “Facebook” with a link to their profiles. The ...
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Google contact sync photo rotated

I have enabled contact sync with my Google account on my Google Nexus phone running Android 4.1.2. One of my contacts' profile photo appears rotated to the left instead of being upright as set by the ...
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Duplicate message thread for same contact

I have a strange problem, occurred after I added a new number to my contacts (google). In the message lists I have a duplicated thread for this contact (only for this one) As you can see below the ...
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Why has my message id changed from picture to phone #

My s2 tablet changed from showing a picture of contact sending message to just a phone number, how can I change this back?