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

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None of any chatting apps shows contact list

Today I updated my Lenovo A6000Plus to Lolipop Via OTA Now I am suffering from a very weird problem. WhatsApp Hike doesn't show any contacts in List. Although When I open my contact List I can see ...
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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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Empty SIM contacts list, but they still show up in contact details

I use solely Google contacts as my contacts repository and display only the Google "My Contacts" group in my contacts list. When looking at contacts details, most of them have in the "connection" ...
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Editing Android phone contacts on the fly from a Windows PC

Is there any way to edit contacts on my Android phone from a Windows PC and without internet connectivity? Perhaps by using USB debugging?
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How do I add a phone number to contacts from the text message app?

I have a text message sent from a phone number that is not yet linked in any other method. Is there a way to use this message's number to create a new contact or modify an existing one directly from ...
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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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How do I send a google hangouts sms to my groups from my google contacts?

I want to send SMS to a large group from my contacts & do not want to have to find each person & click on them. How can I just check one box to send to all 40 people in each group?
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SIM Contact: What happens if I loose SIM? [on hold]

Consider this use-case: I have few contacts which I saved in my SIM card. Those are not available to me if SIM is removed from phone (not in Phone internal memory or not backed up). What will happen ...
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How to eliminate and prevent duplicate contacts on Note 4?

Since using an Android phone (Samsung Note 4 w/Android 5.0.1) for several months I now see numerous duplicate contacts in my Contacts list. Looking in my Google account, I also see these duplicate ...
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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 limit the contacts from enterprise outlook to the contacts app in Android

I would like to import my contacts from the 'enterprise Outlook' application on my laptop, but only those that are visible in the application on the desktop. I imported my contacts the recommended ...
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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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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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Old contacts show on my partner's phone despite erasing it on mine

My partner tells me that number and names of contact I have deleted keep appearing as soon as I log on. I do NOT have these numbers and names in my contacts. How it is so? How can I fix that? Do I ...
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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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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 do I import all contacts from a SIM-card to an Android phone?

My mother have got a HTC Wildfire with Android 2.2. Now I want to import all contacts from her old SIM-card to the phone. I did it and it worked. Then I switched to the new SIM-card, and now when I ...
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im tring to recover my freinds contacts but when i go to gmail it will not let me put in his gmail account how do i do this [closed]

how do I recover my contacts from my freinds Google email account he lost his phone and when I go to gmail it won't except his email account only mine because it's my phone.
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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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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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“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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Override Google+ profile picture for my contacts

I have a contact with a Google+ account. Whenever I search her for Hangouts or call, I get the picture from her Google+ account. It does not matter if I go to google.com/contacts and I set up a new ...
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Format of phone number in imported contacts

I created a VCF file (VCARD version 2.1) of contacts and imported it into an Android 5 phone. A Motorola Moto G 2nd generation. The VCF has phone numbers formatted correctly for the UK (e.g. "01234 ...
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How to filter the contacts by phone number on Android 5.1

I am running Cyanogenmod 12.1 and it appears that there is no option to filter my contacts only with phone numbers: PS: Local phone account is only for locally stored phone numbers which I have ...
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How do I undo imported contacts?

It started when I wanted to backup my Mom's contacts online in my email. I took backup of her contacts in a .vcf file and transferred it into my phone via Bluetooth. Later that day, I wanted to go to ...
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USIM unable to store contact

Using Jellybean (4.4.2) I'm trying to save a new contact to my phone (I want to whatsapp this person). Whether I add the person through my People app or through Whatsapp itself, I get the same error: ...
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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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If I delete all photos on my phone, will contacts pictures also be deleted?

If I delete all photos on my phone, will contacts pictures also be deleted? I have pictures that I use for some of my contacts. The picture is what shows up when they call or if I text them (the ...
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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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Why does my Samsung Galaxy list some of my contacts as “away”?

I have had my Samsung Galaxy S4 for a year now and it has just started listing some of my contacts as "away". Why is it doing this and how do I change or correct this?
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Trying to Join contacts but “join” is not an option in my contacts list

I have multiple contacts for one person, each with separate information on them. When I click on the 3 dots in the upper right corner "join" is not an option. What happened to that? It was there at ...
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Move contacts from nand backup to new phone

About a month ago, my Note 10.1's NAND controller died on me. Luckily enough I had a full nand backup from a month earlier. I've just got a new phone (after temporarily using a nokia 1100...) and I ...
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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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SIM contacts are shown in Messaging application, but not displayed in Contacts list

I changed the option to only see my Google contacts (GMail) (and hide my SIM contacts). This is working perfectly in the "Contacts" app, but when I try to send a text message, and I provide a keyword ...
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Google Contacts and Linkedin

In Google Contacts, I have several contacts I am friends with on both google+ and linkedin. I want to default to there google+ picture. It seems that google wants me to default to there linkedin ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Retreiving all contact numbers

I shattered the face of my Samsung S3, it still worked until today. I had purchased new replacement parts. After removing the cover I guess I damaged the LED screen, nothing comes up now. I purchased ...
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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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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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“Add a field” to CONTACTS

I want to add ADDRESS to one of my contacts. I can "add a field" and it works fine. Then I choose another contact, and I can't get that option. Why is that?
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How to transfer phone contacts to a new phone?

Please how do I recover phone numbers previously saved on my Gmail account from my broken android phone into the new one I got. I tried syncing already, but nothing came up.
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how can a phone number get added to my contacts with out asking me

I noticed in my contacts under my own phone number profile that there was a 2nd number added to my home# tab . I never have seen that number in my life I never have called or text that number. I did a ...
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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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Contact List and select one contact in my application

I'm trying to make an emergency app for the elderly. I created a button they could press so that they can easily call 911, and also buttons to the numbers of three contacts, of which they can add from ...
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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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How do I change from “Unknown” to show who is calling me?

I'm using Samsung Galaxy Mini S3. When one of my contacts calls me I see "unknown" on the screen. How do I change it to show who is calling me? It used to be something that has changed.
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Will my Blackberry contacts synchronize with my Android phone having different number but same name?

I have a problem explaining to my girlfriend that Blackberry contacts will synchronize with Android even if the names are the same. So she deleted a number from my Android phone and I needed to stop ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5: Kies delete contacts stored in Favorites when I sync them

I've updated my Samsung Galaxy S5. Now, when I sync my contacts through Kies it delete contacts I have stored in Favorites.