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Removing the Google account should have invariably deleted the contacts linked to that account, from your phone. If not, go to Contacts, choose "Contacts to display" and select the Google account of your friend. This should bring up only those 'unwanted' contacts. Select all and delete. In case if the account does not show up in "Contacts to display" then ...
I recently had the same issue - I have an old Samsung Galaxy S with Android 2.3.6. I think somehow an app got updated when I was on WiFi, but I didn't know what it was. I noticed a "sync" icon appeared and would not go away. I finally realized I could go to Settings → Applications → Battery Use, and find out that YouTube was the culprit. Then I ...
solved! I had the problem for a while, I now tried to add the contact to another google account (I have 2) - this time to the main account the phone is registered on. The contacts have yet to disappear! hope this will continue working (I know this isn't the best solution, cause what if you don't have 2 accounts?!)
Use UniClip. It has a desktop client, with global keyboard shortcuts to copy, paste text to/from your other devices. To copy text from PC to Android, Copy a text in your PC, then hit CTRL + Shift + C. You will be notified of incoming clip, you might have to shake your mobile few times (this can be changed in preferences) to copy the clip to your mobile's ...
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