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

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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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Disappearing contacts from phone

i have 4.4.2 kitkat installed, there are some of my contacts and the contacts that i add that disappear automatically whether i save in Phone or SIM. When i reboot my phone they do come back but few ...
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Can you set the colour for contacts in Android 5 Lollipop?

I just upgraded to Android 5.0 which made all my contacts' random colours even more prominent. Is it possible to customize the colour for each contact? For example, if I don't like that Mister ...
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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 do I sync facebook profile pictures with my Contacts in a clean/private automated way?

Given the following requirements: Private: Not uploading all contact information (phone numbers, emails etc) to a 3rd party server (gross abuse of privacy). I believe the facebook app does this Not ...
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Restricted Profile cannot edit Contacts

My young minion decided to add phone numbers and e-mails to her Contacts app on her Nexus 7 tablet. Trouble is, once created she cannot edit the contact; the pencil icon is missing. Is this another ...
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How to add a contact from a missed call?

Someone just gave me his number with a missed call. I'm trying to create a contact from this missed call but I see it's not possible! By tapping the missed call one second I can send a message, dial ...
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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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Received Contact via WhatsApp is stored in Phone - How to move it to Google without losing the image

For some time now I'm experiencing the following issue: When someone sends me a contact via WhatsApp it is stored in my phone and not my Google address book. How can I move this thing to Google or ...
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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 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 to retrieve Google contacts

November 2013, I had changed my phone and I did not face any problem retrieving my all contacts through my Gmail account. After that, in my new phone (Gionee E6), I kept saving all contacts in one of ...
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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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app People : contacts from hotmail account disappeared

Android 5 Motorola G 4G in app People all contacts from a syncronized hotmail account disappeared. Only a few from a gmail account remain. No way to add new accounts now to people. I copied the ...
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How to Delete a Contact's “Mark as Default” selection

In the stock Contacts app one can Mark as default one of the contact's numbers. I don't want to select another number as default, I don't want any of the contact's numbers to be default. How can I ...
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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 do I set a custom SMS tone for a single contact?

If it matters any I have an HTC Desire Z with the original Sense install. We have this monitoring service at work that keeps an eye on the various servers and starts frantically SMS'ing me whenever ...
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Cannot individually delete phone number from contact list

I have one or two contacts on the People app's list with two or more duplicated phone numbers. How do I delete them individually, without deleting the whole contact ? I don't see this option on the ...
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Combining Facebook contacts with SIM card numbers

I have a new HTC One Mini and I can only import all of my contacts from Facebook, not just the ones I want in my phonebook contacts list, so that is really annoying. Also, I added a few numbers to ...
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Problem: Service SMS are taking name of a contact from Google+

I have just shifted from a Kit Kat based mobile phone to a new Lollipop based Android mobile. The problem I'm facing is that service sms like from WhatsApp, Service providers, etc. are showing under ...
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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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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 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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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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Contacts are auto-merging

My contacts are automatically merged in my Nexus 5. and I came to known from net that this is a bug in Android/Contacts app. Sources:- https://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=4979 It's ...
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My Android phone screen is un-usable, how do I transfer all my data to a new phone?

My current phone (Samsung Galaxy POP) running Andoid 2.2 has all its data including contacts and messages stored in the SD card + SIM card. However the touch screen of that phone has been damaged and ...
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“(unkown)” Google Contact Records I can't delete? Temporary Error (200) Numeric Code 68

I can't delete five corrupt contact records from my Google Contacts. This is causing sync problems with my phone. Verizon, Motorola and Google all claim they can't help. "(unkown)" Google Contact ...
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Strange email under my contact which cannot be removed

I have a contacts issue. My Mom, lets call her A Holland for example, is showing an unknown email address in her contact card on my Android phone. It shows her actual address then a second bogus one. ...
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Transfer phonebook Samsung Galaxy S3 Android 4.3

1) How to save the phonebook on the computer ? 2) Transfer phonebook to a new phone (with my computer) ?
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How to properly sync contacts?

I want to sync my contacts from google account to my new android device. I managed to get all contacts in, but they are synced incorrectly (tried multiple times). The group field gets changed to the ...
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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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Facebook won't save linked contacts to Galaxy S4

I am currently using a Galaxy S4, with Android version 5.0.1. I manage to sync my contacts from Facebook…however I am unable to link them to my device or Google account. The contacts from Facebook are ...
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How to change the vertical alphabet language in contact list?

All my contacts are in Greek language but the vertical alphabet is in English. How can i change it? My phone is Samsung galaxy note 4 (not rooted), i use english language for the operating system and ...
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phone number tag in SMS details

I have contacts with 2 phone numbers. One "work" and other "home". In my call logs it shows name and type of number (work or home), But in SMS it only shows name and number. Every time I have to check ...
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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 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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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 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 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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Keep contacts local (not google account related already disabled) from other accounts on phone ie hotmail

I've had my nexus 5 for a while now and still haven't found a solution to the particular problem I am having, I want to keep all of my phone contacts local without syncing them to an account, now I've ...
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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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Edit Whatsapp contact name in Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo?

I wrongly saved one of my friend's name. Later renamed it with original name but when I searched contacts in WhatsApp I saw his name is still old one. I can't find a way to change name. I tried to ...
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How can I import / export contacts as VCF in Sony Xperia Tipo Dual

I'm using a Sony Xperia Tipo Dual with ICS. I need to backup my contacts with or without linked contacts. Does anyone know the exact procedure to export contacts in VCF format; either directly to PC ...
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How do I save phone numbers that I have received via WhatsApp to Google by default on HTC One M7?

I have factory-reset my HTC One M7 and am now running android 5.0.2 and Sense 6.0 Someone sent me a contact via Whatsapp. When I click on Save, it is saved to "Phone", and not to Google. How do I ...
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possibility of adding gtalk contacts to my whatsapp

Could I bring my gtalk contacts to link to my Whatsapp? (in other words Sync the two?) I don't want to run two seperate apps and wondering if there was a possibility to add these together? I will ...
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Is it possible to limit the list of contacts in WhatsApp?

Today, I installed WhatsApp, and I know that it wants to upload my complete contact list to its servers to see who else has WhatsApp, so it can create a contact list. I don't like this, and I prefer ...
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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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Exchange contacts don't show up in Contacts app

I use an e-mail service that uses an Exchange connection. I have an Exchange account in my accounts list on the phone. I receive mail properly for this account. However when I add a contact and choose ...
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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 can I change the order of suggested contacts in GMail app?

I regularly send email to a specific contact with the same first name as nearly a dozen other contacts, and he's always at the VERY BOTTOM of the list, which is annoying. Is there something I can do ...