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

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Fastest way to set a contact picture on Android

Recently, I got an Android for my father instead of the iPhone he always had. Well, his main complaint is that his contacts have no picture associated, that would be simple to sync with facebook. I ...
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Extract Contacts from ADB backup?

I have a full backup from Cyanogenmod 12. I need to extract the Contacts and add them to Cyanogenmod 13. I found attempting a restore just breaks things because it restores dalvik data and system ...
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Tired of losing contacts due to Google sync

I'm tired of losing contacts after Google sync. Almost always after I add a new contact and the contacts are synced, the contact disappears without any warning. If I reenter it, it will not be deleted ...
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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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How do I set up and edit favourite contacts list on Samsung SM-A300FU phone?

I have a Samsung SM-A300FU phone. How do I create a favourite contacts list from the main contacts list, please? And how do I edit and delete items from the main large contact list which was ...
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Duplicate Contacts on Marshmallow 6.0

I am using Android 6.0 on C5302 Xperia SP. For some unknown reason, all the contacts in my phone show up twice with a few exceptions. I tried to manually delete the duplicates but that resulted in ...
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Retrieving back up contacts [on hold]

My old phone, Micromax Canvas knight A350 (Kitkat), touch screen not working. Factory reset done by re-loading software. Still not working. All data vanished. It is totally inoperable. But when the ...
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Missing Keyboard on Lock Screen

I got a system message that the keyboard had crashed. Then my keyboard won't restart. And now that my phone is locked, I can't unlock it to try any of the normal fixes, such has disabling and enabling ...
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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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Contact app with selective sync?

I am using a Xiaomi Mi5 and the default Contact app sync ALL contacts with Google which creates a huge redundant list of any person I ever emailed. There is no option to select which Group/Folder to ...
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How to sync contacts from all circles?

I recently installed Fulmics ROM on my LG G3. I have added circles to my contacts at contacts.google.com. There are 340 contacts in total there, but the Contacts app of Fulmics ROM synchs contacts ...
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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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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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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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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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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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One contact only- inable to receive messages sms

just wondering if anyone could help. I have one contact that I don't receive messages from, I can get phone calls from them and I am able to call and send them messages but they send messages and ...
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somehow newly saved contacts get disappeared

I'm using MOTO-G Turbo edition. Somehow my newly saved contacts get disappeared. Sometimes it saves and works fine but sometimes it saves and did not show me in my contacts list. Can anyone please ...
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Facebook contact sync, third party or otherwise

Would I be right in gathering that there is now no way to sync Facebook contacts into the Android contact system? Apps such as Hax seem to have dissapeared or stopped working due to Facebook's API ...
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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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Google contacts [duplicate]

I'm using an android phone (Samsung core prime) and all of my contacts numbers saved in 'google contacts'. There are no contacts in my 'phone storage' or 'sim card'. Now, my question is, if I reset my ...
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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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Google/Android Contact with wildcard email address

Is there a way to have a wildcard email address in a Google Contact? Example: I use AT&T Wireless and they send me alerts and such with emails that match the filter: ...
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Sync contacts with Facebook Lite

I've just installed Facebook Lite on my Galaxy A3 with Lollipop and no root. It satisfies all my necessities except for one: the contacts sync, which is present in the full version of Facebook. I've ...
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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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Importing contacts from old dumb phone

My mom uses an ancient Samsung SGH-C140 dumb phone with a mini SIM that has 150 contacts capacity. However all her contacts are stored on the phone, and there are around 400 of them. After all these ...
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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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Contacts in Marshmallow (Samsung Galaxy S6)

In 5.1.1, there was a list that was called "frequently contacted" in favorites. After upgrading to 6.0.1 that list is gone and doesn't appear again. Does anybody know anything about this?
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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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Nexus5 freshly entered contacts disappearing some time later

This happened several times now: I enter a new contact on my phone, and the next day when I want to look up the freshly added contact it's gone! The first time I thought I might did something wrong ...
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Google syncing problem with Samsung Galaxy S5

Syncing Contacts problem: Showing 568 contacts in Outlook (5 Mailing lists), 562 contacts in Google contacts using 4Team program Sync2 and 894 contacts on my Samsung Galaxy S5. Unable to send the ...
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Importing contacts from other phone to Moto G

I want to export my contacts from Micromax Q7 to Moto G. I have moved all the contacts to sim and then imported the contacts to Moto G from that sim. The problem is that each contact have more than ...
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Problem with Facebook sync - All instead of existing

I have a problem when time comes to sync my Facebook friends with existing contact. Even if I select "Sync with existing contact" in the app, all my Facebook friends are added to my local contact, ...
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How do I send email to google contact group using Moto X (2nd Gen) using Android Lollipop 5.1?

Phone (OS) does not come with People app. Just the contact app. I like using google contact groups on the desktop. But it feels like there is no way to actually use them in native android apps. ...
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Is it possible to keep multiple address books on a single phone?

I'm trying to find a way to set up and manage multiple address books on my phone, and to keep them distinct. I want to do that to separate my personal contacts from the work ones. The default ...
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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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New contacts added to my phone get deleted after sync with my Google account

Any time I add a new contact to my Google contacts, the second I turn on my WiFi it gets disappeared. It's been for over a month on Android 4.3 and 4.4 I have tested. This is new and I have not had ...
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Good idea to transfer all phone numbers from SIM card to google contacts?

I am new to the whole smartphone thing. Currently all of my telephone contacts are on my SIM card. I suspect it makes sense to move all my phone numbers from the SIM card to my Google contacts (i.e. ...
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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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Mute or change user group ringtone depending on current location and time

Here's a sample scenario: when I'm at home and it's after 10pm, all call need to be silent, but family calls are enabled to ring loud. Is it possible to do this? (preferably using Tasker, but ...
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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.
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Show contact birthdays in calendar app

recently I bought a Sony Z3 compact which is my first android phone. Now I managed to transfer all contacts from my old Nokia phone to it - including birthday information. I would now be very pleased, ...
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How to add a contact on the device only?

WHenever I try and add a contact, it only gives me the option to choose which account to add it with. How do I get the 'on this device' option?
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Contact names not showing when I dial or send SMS

My phone did an upgrade from Android 1 to Android 6, and the following problems have come up: When I dial names in my contact list, only the number will show while dialing or in calls made. When I ...
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Contact pics disappear from contacts app

Today I opened the stock contacts app on my Samsung Galaxy SIII but all pics were gone (the vertical space for each contract entry is very small as a result and the UI is less friendly). Is this due ...
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Sent text (SMS) messages sometimes show up under wrong contact's conversation

I'm on a Nexus One with Android 2.3.7 (CyanogenMod-7.2.0-passion), and recently I've noticed some sent messages go into the wrong contact's conversation: I send a message to person ABC, the person ...
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Some contact photos not showing in the Contacts app

As the title suggests, some of my contact photos are not showing up in the Contacts app. Those same contact photos are indeed showing up when I use Gmail on my computer. Have these people perhaps not ...
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Having an issue with my contacts on my Blackberry Priv

I just got a Blackberry Priv, coming from a Blackberry Classic, both on AT&T. They imported my contacts from the old phone and they seemed to have moved onto my Google account. But for some reason ...
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Remove multiple contact photos at once

I made a mistake of using Micopi, an app that changes all of the contact's photos on the phone. This got synced back with my contact list on Google. I'd like to know if there is a way to do a ...
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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 ...