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

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Can I restore my contacts on new phone?

I was using Samsung Galaxy S Duos, which was stolen 2 months back. I now have a new Android phone - the Micromax. I thought I lost all my contacts, but somebody insisted that you can restore it using ...
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Are contacts from the Google account also stored on the phone?

Are contacts stored in Google Contacts also stored on the phone or are they only accessible if the phone has a data connection?
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How do I transfer contacts from one phone to the other without a SIM card?

I have no sim card and a new Android phone. How can I transfer my contacts from one phone to the other without a SIM card?
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Switching contacts from Windows Phone to Android

I have been trying to figure how too switch my contacts over to my Galaxy S III. I had a Nokia Lumia 520 and I really don't want to manually put my contacts in, but I don't see where they were saved.
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Adding email address from Gmail to Contacts

Suppose I have a contact in Contacts named John Smith. John's email address is jsmith@gmail.com. I've emailed him in the past, but I've never added his email to his contact details. Now, suppose I ...
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Where exactly does Android get its contact suggestions from?

I have a phone right here (Evo 3D), it has no service (except my wifi) and I've only added an obligatory gmail account which has one contact. No Facebook, no Google+, no Twitter, etc. Yet I got a ...
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How to transfer contacts in my outlook pst to Samsung Galaxy S II (or - any android phone)?

I am having my contacts backed up in my outlook and now i will be able to export it to .pst and from that is it possible by any means to bring the contacts to my android phone (Samsung Galaxy S II) ?? ...
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Can't find a contact's phone number?

If I tap on the dialer on a DroidX and start tapping in someone's number then when enough (usually 3) digits have by tapped in the person's name and number appear about the entry box and I can tap on ...
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What is the filename for my contacts?

What is the filename for my contacts on my optimus M running froyo?
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Contact account association with non-HTC phones?

My HTC legend give me the ability to associate my contacts' various accounts in the People application (ie. email, Facebook, Twitter...). Is this a HTC only feature? If it is, is there an alternative ...
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How to erase all contacts from an Android phone?

How to erase all contacts from an Android phone? There are about 3200 contacts. The full story I don't manage my contacts with Google Contacts, but with another tool that can export to the VCF ...
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Colour of the letters in contacts?

What is the meaning ot the different colours of the letters in android contacts? I use Nexus4 with standard 4.4
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Why Dialer shows contact name and image, when contact is not in my address book?

Very often, when some unknown company is calling me, in couple of seconds I see its name and logo on standard Dialer's screen. Where does it take them, if I don't have this contact in my address book, ...
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How to re-enable the People application?

I am not able to add contacts on my Nexus 4. It keeps saying "Re-enable People's application to use this feature".
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Recovering the contacts, SMS and call log from SD card

I am using an Micromax A57 running Android 2.3.5. Since there was a problem in the launcher, I reset the phone to factory settings, taking my SD card out before doing so. Since the phone's internal ...
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Google Contacts - only My contacts, not Others

I have Samsung Galaxy Note II, Android 4.3 I have synchronized it with my Google Account. The problem is that when I search for a name, it also searches all the contacts I have ever send an email to. ...
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How to save all contacts to Google with a broken SD card?

Today my SD Card broke. I do not have a replacement. I have some important contacts on my phone which were not synchronized with Google. Before formatting the sdcard (as a last restort to see if I do ...
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How can I determine the space used by contacts on my Android device?

How can I see how much space my contacts data is using on Android, including pictures? I have quite a lot contacts (~2500). I have four android devices (2.1, 2.3, and 4.0.4). Only one of those is ...
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Setting contact picture from linked contact

I use Local Sync as my main address book. Several of my contacts are linked to different address books (e.g. LinkedIn, Skype, Whatsapp, Viber). In my case, I found a contact having a very beautiful ...
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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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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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Restore contacts from nandroid backup

I got a nandroid backup of a stock android froyo firmware. The device (GT-I9003, Galaxy SL) is now running cyanogenmod 9. how can i transfer the contacts (and sms/mms optionally) from the backup to ...
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transferring contacts

I have a new HTC Wildfire S phone and have tried to copy the contacts off my old phone which is a Samsung E250E. I have the Bluetooth activated on old phone but 'Transfer data' app on new phone fails ...
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Is there a way to “re-link” all contacts using some button or other procedure?

My contacts come from 3 sources: Google account Facebook Skype Some of those contacts were automatically linked together so "Joe Smith" appears as one contact instead of three. However, some ...
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Yellow, Green, Red icons with contacts and with sms messages

I have seen these icons coming in front of sms messages and in contact list. What they stand for? These icons are just like a "clock"
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Synchronization does not work

HTC magic Android 1.6 A couple of weeks ago the built in sync of mail, contacts and calendar stopped working. Sync is activated for all three and it seems to sync sometimes, but not all the time as ...
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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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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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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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Editing contacts on Galaxy S5

How do I edit a contact on my Galaxy S5? When I click on the pencil icon for an individual contact it has everything grayed out, so I can't enter anything.
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Whatsapp contact usernames

This is bugging me about Whatsapp. My contact list in the app is presumably the list of contacts I have in my phone book who have whatsapp. I can see their picture and status if they have one. But ...
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Copy contacts from Samsung device to other brand

I have bought a brand new Gionee E6. First thing I need to do is copy contacts from my Samsung Galaxy phone to Gionee E6. I have backed up my contacts as .spb file using Kies. But when I try to import ...
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How can I make voice search know that a certain first name is always that specific contact?

I have a Nexus 5 with the Okay Google search feature. I can theoretically use it to send text messages hands-free. However, my wife has a common name, and I have several other contacts with the same ...
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Set native Jelly Bean dialer and contacts for Samsung Galaxy S3

The stock Samsung dialer and contacts (developed by Samsung) is waaay too laggy for me to use it. Actually it takes seconds to navigate through the tabs of logs, favorites or the contact list. (Got ...
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Owner's photo in the pull down menu

In 4.2.2, how can I put a picture in the pull down menu like this?
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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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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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Contact Organizer

I just bought an android phone a few days ago, and I love it. There are a few things that bother me, but most of the time I find that there is a better way to manage things. What bothers me the most ...
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Hide contacts with only email address

When clicking on Phone -> Logs, I have hundreds of contacts presumably from Gmail. Is there a way to hide all google contacts, and only show ones I've manually entered (SIM or other storage)? I'd ...
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Syncing Facebook contacts to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean

I just upgraded to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean and I was wondering if syncing my Facebook contacts could mess up my Google Contacts (which are very well organized compared to facebook), or if both ...
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Galaxy ace - Can't seem to add a contact without adding them as a Google 'contact'

Every time I add a contact (via the little plus) it brings up the Google contact screen. It used to give me an option for SIM or phone storage for the contact, but this is no longer an option.
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Sync birthdays from Facebook to Android contacts

Many people want to have their Facebook contacts synced with their Android contacts, including information such as birthday and so on. I have the official Facebook app installed on my Android 2.3.3 ...
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How can I group duplicate contacts from different sources (Google, WhatsApp, etc)?

I have installed an ICS ROM (Virtuous Inquisition 4.0) on my phone. In my address book I am syncronizing all contacts from my Gmail, Google+ and WhatsApp accounts with the consequence that some ...
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Manually Sync Outlook 2010 contacts/calendar only from Windows PC to Android cell phone (Samsung Galaxy S II) via USB cord only

How do I manually Sync Outlook 2010 contacts and calendar only from Windows PC to Android cell phone (Samsung Galaxy S II) via USB cord only. I do NOT want to use any kind of web based product, i.e. ...
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Contact sorting in ICS? (Galaxy S alpha version)

I can't seem to find the sorting options in the contact list. Currently, the contacts are sorted by first name and displayed as "firstname lastname". I'd like to change it to be sorted by last name ...
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Editing multi-line text in address book fields

I often have multi-line text in my address book, in fields such as notes or the first line of the address. Editing this seems near-impossible, as the text entry field only shows one line at a time. ...
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Google contacts stopped syncing

I've had my HTC Evo since it came out a year ago. My Google contacts synced flawlessly numerous times during this period. I rooted my phone on 5/23 with unrevoked, and everything still seemed to be ...
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Received messages are not showing names of contacts on HTC Desire S

I just bought a new HTC Desire S (so no custom ROM has been installed or rooting done). Everything else seems to be working fine, except in messages the names of at least one contact are not ...
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Restoring contacts after X10 mini pro upgrade to 2.1

I just upgraded my X10 mini pro to Android 2.1 . As suggested in the instructions did I perform a backup which seems to have created an file (~ 160 kB) with extension .sbf in /sdcard/data/backup/ on ...
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How can I recover contact information from a stolen phone?

My phone got stolen yesterday. The problem is that all phone numbers are in it, and I don't know any numbers now. I tried many different solutions to get my contacts to PC. Google I went into my ...