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 backup contacts if the touchscreen is not working?

My HTC Explorer A310e fell and now its touch screen is not working. I mean display is fine, but it isn't taking any input. Is there any way I could take a backup of the contacts? To suggest the extent ...
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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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Exchange contacts are duplicated on phone during sync

Lately, my boss has been having a problem with contacts on his phone duplicating seemingly at random. I've made sure that no other accounts are synchronizing contacts and i've disabled all backup ...
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Is it possible to merge contacts from different sources and upload them to GMail?

I'd like to merge contacts from different sources -- i.e., imported contacts from phone, from sim card, and from my gmail account -- and upload the ultimate contact on my gmail account. For instance, ...
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how to backup cell phone contacts to gmail, and view them on pc

i have synced my phone LG E975K (whatever that means!) i have tried to save contacts to my gmail account. (gmail account only shows email contacts on - not the phone numbers from my smartphone) i ...
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How do I send a contact via SMS?

I would like to send two contacts (name+phone nr) to one of my contacts. This is a simple menu-option on my old Sony Ericsson. How can I do this on Android? I'm not in the same building as the ...
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Sending contacts in WhatsApp shows “Unnamed” contacts

Whenever I try to send contact in WhatsApp, by clicking on the 馃搸 icon during a chat, my contact list shows me a lot of "Unnamed" contacts. After scrolling past them I am able to see my contacts. ...
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Prevent autocomplete of addresses from gmail in android email application

I use my Galaxy S3 for both work and personal email messaging. I use gmail for personal and the stock email application, synced to Microsoft Exchange, for work email. However, when I compose an email ...
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How to edit a contact in the “Contacts” app using LG G3

I use the Contacts app with this icon and write something in the search field to find a contact. I click the contacts name and come to this screen: Now, I have found no way to edit the phone ...
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Viber contacts out of date - not all contacts displayed in “All” tab

My address book is not Google Contacts, but Local Sync. All of my contacts belong to it. Viber sees many of my contacts as Viber-enabled from LocalSync. However, I'm sure that it's missing some of ...
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How to create contacts on SIM card/internal memory?

I'm trying to add new contacts on a phone, but I can only create Google contacts. I really don't want to hand over data to a company that has no real understanding of the meaning 'privacy'. I just ...
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What's an alternative to the KitKat-People's app groups view in Lollipop's Contacts?

In Android KitKat's 'People' application I was able to access my contacts per group assigned, as shown below using my Nexus 5: The new 'Contacts' application since the Android Lollipop upgrade does ...
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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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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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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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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 move contacts from SIM to phone?

I have all my contacts saved on my SIM-card but I want to move them to the phone which is Galaxy note so that when I change the SIM-card my contacts are still saved and I don't need to save them all ...
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Google contact not sync

i want to sync my google account with my gmail but in my 4.3 sony xperia m device show me an error: sync is currently experiencing problems. it will be back shortly. its been days i have this issue ...
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Unfortunately, contacts has stopped Galaxy note 1 stock firmware

I'm running stock android version - 4.0.4 with baseband N7000DDLR1. Received a minor update today in India(14.5MB) which said a performance update. Everything worked fine after the update. However, ...
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edit me contact on Galaxy S5

Have tried to change the me. Contact in setting, and google plus profile.pls help it will not change everything is correct but the name. How to I edit or change the name???
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Sync Android contacts to Gmail

I am trying to backup contacts from my phone (Galaxy S, Android 2.2.1) to Gmail account. The procedure I found on the Internet goes as follows: Open Contacts Menu -> Import/Export -> Export ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Is there a contact book that allows partial access for apps?

In my phone book I have both personal contacts and work related contacts, like clients, contractors etc. Applications such was 'whatsapp' are great and easy, but I do not necessarily want to add all ...
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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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Use existing contact for “Me” in Ice Cream Sandwich

My Nexus S has just been updated to Ice Cream Sandwich, and I notice that in contacts there is a new space for "me". Is there a way to assign the existing ordinary contact for me (a contact with my ...
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How can I have two names for same contact in android?

I want to have one name for calls and other for text messages for same contact. Please help!
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Google Contacts Information

How can I set my Google contacts in order to see in my phone (Nexus 4) business data of my contacts (job title , company, aso)?
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Hide contact groups

Is it possible to hide some contact groups from the default People App? I'm talking in particular about the default Google groups named "Family", "Friends" and "Coworkers"; since I don't use them, ...
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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 do I edit/add a birthday in the `people` app Cyanogenmod 11?

I have Cyanogenmod 11 M8. I keep my contacts on the phone, not sharing them in the cloud, I prefer to run only AOSP software and FOSS applications from F-Droid. Somehow I can't add/edit birthdays in ...
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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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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 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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How do I enable birthday reminders or view birthdays as events in Calendar on Nexus 4

Simple problem: I forget the birthdays of my friends. I have the dates saved in my contacts (CardDAV-Sync address book) and can view them with the People app. I have not found a way to set up an alert ...
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How can I assign a picture for a name-only text sender

Occasionally, you receive SMS messages that have a company name rather than a reply number. The network provider, for example, might send texts from "T-Mobile" or "Vodafone" whilst banks might appear ...
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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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Failed to save new contact after “reset to factory”

Last night I reset my samsung galaxy s4 mini to factory defaults. After that, I set my google id on phone and sync my contacts again. But now when i try to save new contact on phone, after first ...
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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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I have both 159 contacts and no contacts, according to different screens of the 'People' app on my new phone

This is insanely weird. If anyone can shed light on it, please help. I'm migrating from CM11 on a Samsung to CM11 on a Sony Xperia (both unlocked+rooted, and without GApps installed). I've done this ...
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How do I sync only “My Contacts” from Google on Samsung Galaxy S?

Is there any way that I can limit my Galaxy S to only download & sync contacts from the google account that are in "My Contacts"? Right now, it downloads everything, in particular, contacts in the ...
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Adding events field to contact

I have a smartphone that running on android 4.1.1. When I create new contact or edit existing one, I want to add field with birthday of the person. The problem is I can't choose to add new field with ...
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Is there a way to edit contacts birthdays on the phone?

As far as I can tell the default contacts app on the phone does not have a field to enter or edit birthdays. Is there a way to do this? What about other contact apps?
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How to keep Skype contacts merged?

I have configured Skype to display its contact list on the main People app, along with my phone contacts. Some of them were automatically merged, for others I had to manually do it, but in the end ...
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Why does my old MSN address get synced instead of my gmail address

It's just something that I find pretty annoying and have no idea where it comes from. When someone add me to their contact list, it automatically add my old MSN email address (that I was using 10 ...
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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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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 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 REALLY sync ALL contacts to a new phone

I have an old phone (LG P350) with Android 2.2.2, where I obviously have a few contacts. Most of them are contacts with telephone numbers, which I manually created (few got automatically imported from ...