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 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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How do I edit/add a birthday in the `people` app Cyanogenmod 11?

I have Cyanogenmod 11 M8. I keep my contacts on the phone, not sharing them in the cloud, I prefer to run only AOSP software and FOSS applications from F-Droid. Somehow I can't add/edit birthdays in ...
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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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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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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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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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Deleting unwanted contacts after accidental account sync

A friend borrowed my phone when they forgot theirs. They had to log into their Gmail to get their contacts to find where they left the phone. When they added their account, it was synced to my phone. ...
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Does adb backup include contacts?

Does the command: adb backup -all -f backup.ab include contacts in the backup?
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How do I REALLY sync ALL contacts to a new phone

I have an old phone (LG P350) with Android 2.2.2, where I obviously have a few contacts. Most of them are contacts with telephone numbers, which I manually created (few got automatically imported from ...
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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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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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How does Google Contacts sync works?

I want to know the process of syncing contacts between Android Contacts and Google Contacts. The direction of sync, effect of updating contacts etc.
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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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Sync contacts to more than one google accounts

I have two gmail accounts on my android. When I first use it, I synced all the contacts to the one account. Now I want to sync all the contacts again(I have added many contacts since then) to the ...
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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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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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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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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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Dialing an extension automatically

How do I add a phone number extension to a contact in a way that it will dial the extension automatically a few seconds after a call is connected? I have seen 4 different ways that appear to work on ...
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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 ...
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How can I tell which account contacts have synced from?

I've just noticed that I've suddenly had 7 contacts appear in my list all called "Me Mob" all with my mobile's phone number as the only entry. I don't know when they appeared, but I don't think they'...
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How to use diffrent modes at same time on a phone for different callers

For two different callers call on a phone, Is it possible that phone is on vibrate mode for one caller and on ring mode for different user? My question is in terms of making an application. Is it ...
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What alternatives are there to the Contacts application for X10 running 2.1?

My X10 was running 1.6 when I bought it (I think). I successfully imported the vCard file with all my contacts from my Palm Centro. Then I exported my contacts to a vCard file, upgraded to 2.1-...
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Is it possible to make a call without having access to the contacts list?

Is it possible to make a call without giving access to the phone's contacts? I.E. say I let a friend use my phone, and lock my contacts such that it requires a pin for access - is there any way to ...
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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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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 could I set the default contact store?

I have an LG L5 (E610), running Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich MR1). Recently, I moved all my contacts that were stored as Phone or SIM contacts to Google contacts in order to get them synced. ...
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Unfortunately, contacts has stopped Galaxy note 1 stock firmware

I'm running stock android version - 4.0.4 with baseband N7000DDLR1. Received a minor update today in India(14.5MB) which said a performance update. Everything worked fine after the update. However, ...
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Contact names not showing for the calls and messages

My Galaxy S3 was working great until I installed a firmware update on 26/11/12. Immediately after, the names dropped off the calls and messages and it is now showing phone numbers only. When I dial ...
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How do I change the order of my contacts on the frequent contact toolbar?

I have a Droid 4. How do I change the order of my contacts on the frequent contact toolbar on my main screen?
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Set my phone contacts to sync to Google not Google to phone

I want to set my phone to pull contacts from my Google Contacts so that it uses google as a master. I organised my contacts on Google Contacts page and when I synced my phone it messed everything up ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Latest Firmware Contacts App Lag Issue

I have upgraded my phone to the latest firmware which is MainBand : I9300XXLFB. Before that release no problem was recognized with the contacts app. But now; I am facing with an issue that; it takes ...
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How do, or can you hide account contacts on the Galaxy S III?

Okay, so I just upgraded from the Galaxy S Captivate to a shiny new Galaxy S III. In both the stock TouchWiz ROM and the AOKP ROM I later ran, on my Captivate, i could set specific accounts to not ...
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ICS: Add Google Contact Group To Home Screen

Please note I'm using Ice Cream Sandwich. I'd like to add a shortcut to a Google Contacts Group such as 'Co-Workers' to my home screen. Can I do that?
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Contact images cropped and downsampled when syncing with google contacts

When Syncing with google contacts the photos I chose for my contacts are cropped to a square, and are downsampled to a very low resolution. Is there a way to sync my phone contacts (without facebook),...
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What is the easiest way to add a new contact to an existing Google contacts group?

Let's say I'm adding a new contact and it's a long lost family members so I want to add them to my custom "Aussie Family" group within my Google account. There appears to be no easy way to do this. I ...
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How can I get my phone to find contacts by name *or* company name?

I have an HTC Droid Incredible running Android 2.2 (Froyo). I keep my contacts in GMail, and they are automatically synced to my phone. The problem is, my phone's "Search People" app seems to search ...
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How do you copy a contact from the SIM card to the phone in order to assign a picture to it

Searching the site here has let me to believe that you cannot assign a picture to a contact which resides on the SIM card ( I am using a Samsung Galaxy S, and that indeed seems to be the case - at ...
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Imported Hebrew vcf contacts come out gibberish

I just joined the Android community. I have been using a Nokia E72. I am a bilingual user (Hebrew/English). I have succeeded in importing my address book 838 contacts with the help of this blog http://...