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

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Problem importing CSV/vCARD contacts to S3

I have an S3 I'm attempting to import contacts to. I started with a list I've converted to .CSV and then used an online converter to create .VCF files from for each of the contacts. The S3 will not ...
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Strange contacts on my phone can't be deleted

I have had a contact on my phone appear from nowhere. It is in an Arabic language not english. I have done a factory reset and downloaded my contacts from my gmail and it is not there immediately but ...
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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 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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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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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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Adding Contacts From Skype [closed]

Here is what I want to do: In skype I have contacts: A,B,C In android I use phone memory populated with google contacts: C,D,E My goal is to display in my contact list users C,D,E with option to call ...
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Nexus S after update to JB doesn't show callers name

I've installed the update to Jelly Bean on my Nexus S and when someone calls, it shows only the phone number of the contact (the contact was saved in the contant list) and not the name of the person. ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 Join contact Conflict

I have joined my facebook, google, whatsapp and phone contacts. The problem starts when the display names are different. Now the phone has its own mind which contact name to display. I tried ...
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Contact book got deleted without any action. How to retrieve the contacts back? [closed]

I had connected my Galaxy SL (2.3.6) to USB for charging in Kies mode just for charging. I do this daily. After removal from pc today, there are no contacts in address book it shows only SIM contacts. ...
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How to force Contacts to respect “File as” (or “NickName”) field for sorting and display?

Let's say one wants for Android to display their father not as "FirstName LastName", but simply as "Dad". This seems to be a pretty essential feature; and, as I have heard, it is implemented even in ...
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Ice Cream Sandwich email app on Droid RAZR won't autofill all contacts

Why won't the Ice Cream Sandwich email app on Droid RAZR autofill all contacts? It works fine with Gmail but only for some contacts in the standard email app.
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Lost Native Dialer and Contacts App after upgrading to 4.0.3

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note GTN7000 Android Phone with Vodafone Connection in Mumbai. I upgraded to 4.0.3 last Saturday after which the Phone and Contacts Icon at the Bottom disappeared. I can't ...
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How to make Message app search for phone number, not just email

Even if I have the correct information on a person in the contact app, I am unable to make the "To field" in the message app find me the phone number (the auto-suggest feature). All it does is display ...
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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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Online status for facebook contacts [closed]

I have Facebook, Facebook messanger and Skype Installed. Also, I've connected/linked contacts manually across accounts. In the contacts I can only see Skype contacts online. Is there a way to see ...
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How to remove saved email addresses from dropdown To: menu?

Native Android mail app using Exchange. Some email addresses are incomplete or incorrect in the dropdown list when adding recipients. I want to delete these. Anyone know how?
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Voice Dial Aliases?

So I frequently use the voice-activated dial feature, wherein you say aloud "Call Jeff" and it will locate "Jeff" in your contacts and dial him. However, I have run into an issue which stems from the ...
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How to put a Call contact using Skype shortcut widget on the home screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Quick Dial Shortcut with skype Is it possible to make a desktop shortcut to dial a number with skype?
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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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birthday duplicates after removing google account and adding it again

After removing my Google-Account on my HTC One S and adding it again, i recognized that all birthdays stored with contacts are in my calendar twice. When i change birthday at some contact, there is ...
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Contacts and Phone icons missing

My Contacts and Phone icons are missing from my primary shortcuts bar. I can't restore from the Edit in the app drawer since they don't show there. Can anybody point me in the right direction? ...
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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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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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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 link the “My Info” Android local profile back to my Google+ account?

My issue is similar to having a ME profile (it is in a section called ME), but not the same. None of the answers to this question worked for me. I believe the principle difference is that I cannot ...
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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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Add a digit to every contact

My city is adding a new digit to its number to increase the number of combinations possible. I have over 300 contacts, editing them manually is not really a good way to do that. 98% of my contacts is ...
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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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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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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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Remove contacts from synced Exchange account, without removing them from the server

How can I remove contacts from accounts I don't sync with anymore? Without being afraid of removing them from the "source" exchange account now or in the future? Background: When installing the email ...