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 get the Call & SMS log for an individual contact?

I have recently upgraded to an Android 4.0.4 phone, used to have 2.3 and one of the features I used very often is missing. In any contact I could look to see a list of calls & sms, including when ...
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Contacts are mysteriously disappearing from Moto G (1st gen)

I have a Motorola Edition G 1st Generation running Android Lollipop 5.0. I have contacts that have been synced thorough Google Contacts and are cross synchronized through 4 Google Accounts. Some 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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Contacts not syncing on Penta WS702C tablet

I have Penta T-Pad WS702C tablet with 1GB storage & 1GB RAM. If I disable some applications, my device runs fast but Contacts don't sync, I must factory reset. After contacts sync, if I update all ...
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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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How do i retrieve my contacts from google account using my computer

Hie, my phone just stopped working, and now I need to retrieve my contacts asap, how do I go about retrieving contacts
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WhatsApp contact has wrong name associated with it in contacts (but correct name within WhatsApp itself) - How to fix?

In setting up my new Samsung S4 mini one contact (guy) got confused with another (girl). When the girl would phone me, I'd see the guy's picture (via google) and name. Somehow I changed the number and ...
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Contacts have been randomly renamed and/or merged

I have a Moto X 2nd Gen running Android 5.0. All of sudden, my contacts have become very screwed up. Here are the symptoms I'm seeing names of my contacts seem to have been randomly swapped. ...
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How to show only gmail's contacts in the Contacts app?

I have recently reinstalled Android due to some problems with the SD Card. I decided to keep all my contacts only in Gmail, as a centralized solution to avoid problems in the future. I do not want ...
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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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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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How to (unhide WhatsApp contact / remove WhatsApp account) in Samsung Galaxy S5?

Please be patient for me to explain the situation. This seems to be an odd case to me, but it could happen to everyone using Android. I make this specific to Samsung Galaxy S5 because this problem ...
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What does it mean to “link” my contacts?

I just got an android today and I'm entirely lost with how it works. I was looking at my contacts and noticed the "link" option, so I tried it and clicked on another random contact, and nothing ...
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Link contact to Twitter handle

Is there something I can put into the Google Contacts entry for someone that will link it to their Twitter handle? I have tried putting “@JohnDoe” into an IM-type field I’ve named Twitter, but that ...
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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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migrating phonebook/contacts after Cyanogen mod install

Trying to find a straight answer - I have 3 year old Samsung SCI 1500 and am tired of bloatware, most of which just tracks me. I have backed up the phone with ADB. I'd like to root it and install ...
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How to remove other apps icons (like Skype or WhatsApp) from contact and phone app?

I would like to keep Skype Mobile installed but get rid of its icons from contacts AND/OR from being asked whether I want to make a call to the contact through Skype or other similarly annoying ...
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How to transfer Android contacts to iPhone?

I want to move contacts from Android phone to my new iPhone. Do you know how to move Android contacts to iPhone?
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How to change the default contact saving location for HTC Desire HD 2.2.1?

How to set HTC Desire HD Android 2.2.1 to save new contacts to Exchange? With Samsung Galaxy S 2.2.1 it's super easy: Contacts > Menu > More > Settings > Save new contacts to... But with HTC Desire ...
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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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Contacts phone numbers disappeared after sync to google

After synchronising with Google, all contacts that have phone numbers associated with them disappeared. I tried to enter a new contact just to test this. If I sync again the new entry disappears as ...
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Google contacts sync issue with Lenovo Vibe K5

I have Lenovo Vibe K5. I have several contacts in my Google account, and tried to sync them to my phone. I'm suffering from two issues. Issue 1: Contacts with same name (with possible permutations) ...
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Contacts are not displaying after marshmallow update

Recently I upgraded my Moto g(Second gen) to android marshmallow. But after that my Contacts app is not displaying any contacts and call logs. What i am getting is one blank screen only. I tried ...
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How do I set a different notifications sounds for different contacts?

If it matters I have an HTC Desire 626s and just want to know if it's possible to set different notification sounds for different contacts and if yes, how?
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How to access contacts from lost phone? [closed]

I lost my phone and my sim card, but saved my previous contacts on my gmail account. How can I find them again.
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Remove Android contact images

So today, out of the blue, my android app "Google messenger" started using images for some of the contacts. I can not remember if I set them many years ago or what. But I have no recollection of ...
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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 4....
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How to copy contact pics

I'm using a Note 3 running Lollipop. In the stock contacts app, is there a way to copy contact pics from one contact to another? I have some contacts that I use a company logo for and I don't have ...
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Remove multiple “profiles” in a single contact?

When I attempt to edit my contacts, I am presented with a grand total of three(3) of each field. That is, I can enter a phone number three times if I so choose. The fields are separated into "profiles"...
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Samsung s3 neo contact

In my contact list when I access it I see the person name along with details of list in which it is listed like Google contact & WhatsApp etc. Is there a way that I can download contact in excel ...
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Facebook friends numbers not appearing in Android contacts in Moto g4 plus after logging in to messenger with 'Sync Contacts' setting as 'On'

This is my first time with Android. I bought the Moto g4 plus and after installing and logging in to Messenger app, it asks for 'Contacts' permission, which I allowed and within Messenger app, in ...
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Can't save contacts in Sony Xperia

I have a Sony Xperia with Android OS 4.0.4. Until recently it worked fine but now my SIM contacts are all gone. I can't save in sim either. While saving in contacts I used to get option whether to ...
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How can I add a contact WITHOUT choosing an account to sync with?

First of all, know that this has NOTHING to do with stopping contacts from Gmail being added to my phone's contacts. I am trying to add a contact, but it keeps presenting me with a list of accounts to ...
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Why allow permission button is disabled?

Problem Today I noticed strange behavior on my test phone, which is Nexus 5 with Android 6.0.1. After opening test app that asks for permission to read contacts allow button is not working - after ...
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Problem in syncing contacts after factory reset

I have reset my phone using factory reset option. Now I get "Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly." error when trying to sync contacts. What is wrong with it? I also tried "...
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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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Contact App of Samsung A5(SM-A500G) become slow after software update (5.0.2)

After software update on my Mobile phone Samsung Galaxy A5 (SM-A500G), the Contact app become very slow to use. When I am cleaning the call log to zero then Contact app is working fine till the call ...
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“You can't delete contacts from read-only accounts.”

I'm trying to delete contacts from my Google account that's synced with my Nexus 5. It's synced as a Google account, not using Gmail IMAP or anything like that, but all of the contacts display this ...
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Add address from Google search or maps

On iOS, as limited as it was, I could do two things that I can't figure out how to do in Android - htc one m8 When finding addresses in Google search or map, Google result page had an option ...
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How do I read a vCard?

so someone tells me i need to call a few people. they send me a vCard called contacts.vcf. i import it. i open my phone app and start to dial, but wait...i don't know their names. How do i look up ...
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ContactManager sort by other Language

It's a Lenovo a7000-a and it uses ContactManager as a phone app. I have the Language of the device set as english but my contacts are in Greek. The ContactManager does not display Greek letters on te ...
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Android contacts - missing ME contact

I'm a new android user. Yesterday I was adding a bunch of contacts to my phone and I could see the ME contact listed on top in the Contacts app. I opened up the contacts app this morning and the ME ...
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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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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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Contacts from SIM card are not visible on MIUI

How I can I display contacts from SIM card on my new Android phone? (Xiaomi with MUIU)
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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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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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Android - How to make a contacts group invisible to whatsapp

is it possible to create a contacts group in my Android that wouldn't be visible even to whatsapp "show inivisible contacts" ? I mean, I don't want that group to appears in whatsapp what-so-ever If ...
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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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Why are my Contacts icons on my phone with different colors?

Example: Why is that? Does each color mean something? What is this? Thanks.