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 search contacts with T9 dialer on Nexus 4

I had a myTouch Slide 4g rooted and running Android 4.0. I was using the default dialer that came with CyanogenMod's Google Apps ROM. I recently picked up the Nexus 4 (not rooted and the bootloader is ...
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Galaxy SIII is displaying small-size low-quality pictures for contacts

My brother and I have a Galaxy SIII, we both have the most recent firmware and software updates. We both have the same contact whose picture is fetched from his Facebook profile picture. Whenever ...
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Android and Google contact sync: “Starred in Android”

How can I sync Android contacts directly with Google? The problem is I have several groups under my Google account ("contacts", "contacts2", "Starred in Android"). When I try to add a new contact ...
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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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How to prevent automatic aggregation of contacts

I have more than 3000 contacts and maintain the master copy on my PC. I regularly create a CSV file from the master and then copy the data to the Contact Manager on my Samsung S3. I have done this for ...
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How to recover lost contacts from samsung galaxy s3

I was closing all my unused running programs on my galaxy S3, and suddenly closed the contacts app. When I checked my contacts afterwards they were all gone. But when I checked my call logs, the ...
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How NOT to synchronise fax numbers to the phone from Gmail contacts?

I have Google Contacts with all the details needed for a contact. But I do not want to have fax numbers on my phone as they're useless. Is it possible to filter out just the fax numbers or the other ...
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Is there any (open) standard for importing/exporting contact from/to any mobile phone?

Is there any open format for importing and exporting from/to any mobile phone. It doesn't have to be a smartphone, it could be a basic mobile phone. If any such thing exist, does is also support ...
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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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Merging Contacts

How to merge more than 5 contacts in the default contacts app? It gives the error saying "Unable to join contact.Maximum number of joined contacts is 5" And in gmail (browser) you can go to contacts ...
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Personal data (contacts, sms, phone logs, settings, etc) gone after moving apps to a new microSD

I've just bought a 16gb Sandisk microSD and I moved some apps to that by using the functionality available under Settings > Applications > Manage Applications. I went through the list and I ...
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Sync Google contact photo to Android phone

I created a contact a while back of a friend, just her name and mobile number. Today I added her Gmail address to the phonebook in her contact card. When I go into Gmail Contacts I see her Google+ ...
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Import my Personal Profile contact from a vCard

Is there a way or an app to restore my own personal contact (the one available in Contacts selecting the Personal Profile command) from a VCard (*.vcf)? All contacts can be exported to the SD card ...
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Contact search in Xperia Z doesn't show all contacts

The contacts system on my Xperia Z doesn't search through all my contacts, for some reason. All of the contacts were imported from my Google account, which has no groups or anything special. As an ...
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Contacts from iCloud to Android

I have a Samsung Galaxy S III Android phone and need to transfer my iCloud contacts to that phone. How do I accomplish this? Can you recommend a FREE app for this or some other method, please?
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Weird phonebook entries!

I had my HTC Pico phone with android 2.3 repaired because a shattered glass. On getting it back, I found out that there are no contacts in my phone as well as in the SIM, but there are some contacts ...
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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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Where is the data for “Contacts Storage” located?

Settings -> Applications -> All tells me that "Contacts Storage" uses 2.5MB which must be my contact data. Since I had to revert to 4.03 after a faulty update to 4.1 my contacts seem inaccessible ...
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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 not displaying

Out of the blue, I looked at my messages and noticed that the contacta were not displaying. Only phone numbers. I then tried to access my contacts and my phone icons but it would freeze up for a few ...
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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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Can I remove the gray triangle in the lower right of a contact icon?

I added a contact widget to the home screen of my Droid Razr M (running stock Android 4.1.1), and the icon has a little gray triangle in the lower right corner. Is there a way I can remove that from ...
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Questions on phone contacts and Google contacts

I am using 7562 Samsung S Duos. I merged all the phonebook numbers to my Google account. Those numbers are not shown in phone book, but are shown in the Google account in my phone. How do I copy ...
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Transfer and import .VCF Contacts

Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300, 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. I have a Nokia phone with .vcf Files of Contacts to be transferred to the Galaxy S3. My contacts are more than 4000 in quantity which I want to transfer ...
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My Android phone screen is un-usable, how do I transfer all my data to a new phone?

My current phone (Samsung Galaxy POP) running Andoid 2.2 has all its data including contacts and messages stored in the SD card + SIM card. However the touch screen of that phone has been damaged and ...
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Unknown email address showing in a contact card

I have a contacts issue. My wife, lets call her Jane Doe 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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Contacts and calendar no longer syncing between google and phone

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 that has suddenly stopped being able to sync my calendars and contacts with GMail. Every time I try, I get the message sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be ...
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How use the Samsung Galaxy S3 stock contact/phone app with custom ROM?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 with Verizon with the custom ROM Cyanogenmod 10.1. It has it's own people app and dialer. Previously, before I rooted my phone and installed the Cyanogenmod, the S3 comes ...
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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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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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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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How do I find out which number an SMS is from, out of all the numbers associated with the sender?

In the messaging application it says who is the sender of each message, but it doesn't say the phone number the message was from. From each thread I can get to the corresponding contact, but some ...
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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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Get the default contact phone number

When we dial a selected contact, the first phone number is always picked (unless another number has a default flag set in DB). How can someone get that first phone number? How are those numbers ...
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How to mark and delete some or all contacts?

I've accidentally "imported contacts from storage" and now all my Gmail contacts I've ever emailed to are in my contacts on my phone! Now I can't find any option to be able to get rid of them, "export ...
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Is it possible to increase Samsung's limit on contact merging?

On Samsung phones, at least I know on the Galaxy S and Galaxy SII, it is only possible to merge 5 contacts max. There is also an issue on the Google Code page of Android here, but this did not solve ...
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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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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 can I sync my Contacts with Gmail if the stock firmware of my phone doesn't provide this feature?

Am using a Grandstream GXP2200 Android deskphone that has a customized version of 2.3.5 on it. They have replaced the native contacts app with a custom one that doesn't sync with Gmail. I have ...
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How to remove GMail contacts from Messaging app on Samsung Galaxy S Advance?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Advance and when I try to send a SMS message to someone I have to search through all my GMail contacts that for some reason appear on the app along with my phone contacts. I ...
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Why were some of my contacts automatically merged without notice?

I found several questions here where people want to merge several of their contacts into one. I'm having exactly the opposite problem: On both my Android devices (Google Nexus 4 and Nexus 7), two of ...
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Google Now is not able to call one of my Google contacts

Google Now can call all of my contacts... except for one: James P*****. See the following screenshot: Screenshot: Call James (click image for larger variant) What? Who the hell is James A. Kellam? ...
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Problem syncing Gmail contacts on Android tablet

I have a Teac tablet (classic101) with Android 4.0. After signing in on Gmail and Drive and everything, my contacts won't show up anywhere. It doesn't show when I start writing an address in Gmail. ...
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How 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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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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Having Strangers' Names in Caller ID Display

Tired of not being able to tell who's calling me at all, I ended up putting out the additional monthly cost and getting caller ID display in my phone plan. And since I took it, I... still cannot tell ...
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Change existing contacts from 'phone' to 'gmail' [duplicate]

When the contact items (or several) are set to 'phone', how can they be changed to 'gmail' in order to sync? In the post Contacts Sync problems: phone contacts not syncing to Google, it says that ...
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Joining Contacts has no effect (SG3 4.1.1)

I just switched from the SG2 to the SG3. They transferred all my contacts at the store. I now have a lot of duplicate contacts, some of which are Phone contacts and some of which are Google contacts. ...
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Synchronisation of contacts and calendar suddenly stopped working

While working fine for almost a year now (since I've installed CyanogenMod on my device), a couple of days ago synchronisation stopped all of a sudden: Network indicators turned white (no longer green ...
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Problem syncing contacts: HTTP error 500 in logs

I'm trying to find if there's a way to see which HTTP requests are being done on a server. The reason is I'm trying to troubleshoot a problem with contact synchronization. I've been having a problem ...