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Once you are in the People app and have chosen a contact: 1) click menu --> edit 2) choose Add Another Field 3) select Special Dates (special dates defaults to birthday, but also included anniversary etc.) I'm on CM11 M8 as well, works for me. Also, might be worth flashing the latest gapps http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Google_Apps


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Note on "me" profile for dual-sim phone users. The ME profile appears to recognise multiple numbers as "me" at the same time and will override dialing / texts to/from number "a" to number "b", or even to numbers "c" or "d" if you occasionally use a third or fourth sim. Best advice is to just delete the "Me" profile. I've not found an advantage to it and ...


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It may well be the option Chahk describes in his answer is not present on your device. I've noticed some devices coming without a "local account". If that's your case, there's e.g. MyLocalAccount creating one for you. For other contact tools, you might wish to take a look into my list ;)


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I faced the same problem when I configured the corporate account in my phone. Then I removed the account by going to Settings->Accounts and re added it. While re-adding I unchecked sync contacts, sync calendar, sync email and Activated the account. Now the problem is no more.


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When adding contacts to the phone via Google's built-in Contacts app, it will give you a choice how to save the contact. While adding a new contact, tap the "Google contact" to expand the drop-down for more choices on where to save it, and choose the option to store it only locally: Keep in mind that various phone manufacturers such as Samsung, HTC, ...


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You can go to App Drawer > Select Phone > Tap on the three dots > Select "Import/Export" > And then select "Export to storage". This will back up all your contacts on your phone itself. You can later on import from this backup if needed. However, you need to do this manually every time you modify your contact list.


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I had a similar problem on my Android Tablet, not sure if my solution will work for you. I had a Chinese Android Tablet where you can see the screen but the touch was not working. I used a USB mouse by connecting it to my tablet using a cheap USB Female - Micro USB Male connector. That allowed me to use the mouse as an alternate input. If this is possible ...


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If you're rooted use Titanium Backup Pro and freeze "Google Contact Sync". It'll be in red text but don't worry about that, freeze it anyway. Now if you go to WhatsApp, for example, and add a contact it'll give you a message about adding an account, click " keep local". You're done, keeping the contact local will be the default option now. To reverse the ...


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You can copy all your SIM contacts to HTC Wildfire S. Import them as phone contacts, Google contacts, or Exchange ActiveSync contacts, if you have set up the relevant accounts. From the Home screen, tap > People. On the All tab, press , and then tap Import/Export > Import from SIM card. If you have Google or Exchange ActiveSync accounts set up on HTC ...


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To stop contacts syncing, go to: Settings → Accounts (& Sync) → Skype → uncheck the Sync Contacts checkbox On my Sony Xperia E:


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The best way is to create or import your contacts under Google account. You can add both Email or Facebook info under each contacts. You can also log in to Facebook app and sync Facebook contacts. Same name will be linked automatically and you may need link manually for the remaining contacts.


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I installed xPrivacy on my rooted device and disallowed the App "10003 Contacts" all privileges but some: Contacts->"contacts/contacts" ContactsProvider2 android.intent.action.VIEW that seems to be the only needed privileges


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Just reboot your phone, possibly several times.


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First, export your contacts. From the Contacts app, touch the menu button and select Import/Export. Then choose to export to SD. Then from the SD card, transfer the file to your computer (I used Dropbox). At this point I simply deleted all the contacts off my phone. I get an error notifications that sync had failed because too many contacts had been ...


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Well its possible to restore any contact present on the Personal Computer provided your method of backup was done using a dedicated software like Samsung Kies. For Samsung Kies follow the below Steps In Samsung kies it provides two kinds of restore phone only restore or complete (SIM+ phone).At first after installation of Samsung kies3 Samsung kies has ...



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