Questions tagged [contacts]

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

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Unwanted Gmail contact suggestion

On my S9 an old contact address is auto suggested when composing and email. This address in not in my 'Contacts' or 'Other Contacts'. It only happens on my phone and not when I am accessing Gmail via ...
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Accessing list or raw data for blocked numbers?

I'm using some vendor' stock ROM but I as far as I understand it still uses Blocked Numbers Storage - com.android.providers.blockednumber, however I cant seems to find a way to export or back it up. ...
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Incoming Caller Details

I want to know if there is an app or any possibility for customizing the details of the incoming calls. For example. I have a contact as Mr ABC XYZ AAA Corporation. If this contact calls me it drops a ...
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Block WhatsApp statuses from a specific person, without erasing their contact, or blocking them from contacting me on WhatsApp

Sometimes, on WhatsApp, I do not want to see somebody's statuses, and this includes not wanting to see their status in the greyed-out mute section. This is usually because I do not know the person ...
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Display details stored in address book while receiving a call

Let's consider a situation where I have lot of people in my contact list named Kumar. Is there a way to display all or some of the details stored in address of a contact while receiving a call? like ...
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Certain “core” apps lost access to media files

At some point in time (about a week ago) something happened to my Motorola Moto Z2 Play / Android 8.0 that caused my base apps to not have access to my media files (i.e. audio, photos etc.). Examples: ...
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How to change contact's photo under Android 8.0 [duplicate]

I am trying to change a contact's photo under my Motorola Moto Z2 Play / Android 8.0.0 (Security Patch July 2019): Contacts > 🔍 (find a contact) > 🖉 (edit contact) > 📸 (change photo) > ...
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Pre-filled name of new telephone number

It would be nice if the name was pre-filled if it actually presented when I dial it. What happens is that I dial a number and when I do that, I often see the name of the company or person that I am ...
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Issue with Google Account Sync

I have multiple Google accounts on my Galaxy Note 9 and i have sync enabled for just one account of them and for the rest it is turned off (so that others' contact don't mix up with my contacts). But ...
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Delete “Not assigned” Contact Group on Samsung Galaxy S9+

On my Samsung Galaxy S9+ in my Contacts app, I have a group called "Not assigned" with 712 contacts. How do I delete this group and its contacts that are not in other groups? These contacts are not ...
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Can a blocked contact see any number changes?

I would like to ask, whether a blocked contact will receive an information,if I change my Viber phone number? Is it possible to make the change by only informing a selected group of contacts or ...
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Transfer contacts and data from non-smart device to a smartphone

How can I copy data (contacts in particular and then media maybe) from an ordinary phone to a new smartphone? The old one is Nokia 105 (the dinosaurs one), a new one is Meizu c9 i know the difference ...
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how to remove random phone numbers from my Gmail aadresses, rendering them invalid when composing gmail 'to'. simple steps please

Gmail addresses on my Android phone (samsung S3 Mini) have recently become invalid because random phone numbers are attaching at the end of each gmail address! Can not Compose at all as gmail ...
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Possible to hide contacts (either in Contacts list or as suggested options when typing text address)?

I have hundreds of old contacts I haven't texted in almost a decade. It's annoying when, when typing in the name of the person I want to send a text to, there are 10 "John"s that pop up, but 9 of them ...
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how do I delete old numbers/addresses from the cloud. I have a verizon V30 android phone

when i want to change someones number or home address i cant get the update on the cloud also. The old info still shows up, so there are 2 phone numbers etc...How can I fix this
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Yahoo contacts from phone not synched with web yahoo contacts

The contacts on my android motorola droid see a list from yahoo. Although I've set up the sync between phone and laptop versions of Yahoo, they are not synced. I can't find a way to get the phone ...
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my contacts lost

I moved all contacts to the sim, on Android. now there are no notes or contact photos. no backup exists I moved them back to the phone and still not exist, what can I do to retrieve them?
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PhoneBook Contacts application crashes every time I select a contact to call - Android

re.: PhoneBook Contacts application closes sharply every time I select a contact to call - Android 5.0.2 Call menu is made of 3 selection options: 1. Fast selection ( no entries) 2. Last calls ...
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Tried importing contacts from Samsung to Xiaomi phone,but only names were be imported

For some reason,importing the contacts to my Xiaomi redmi note 7 phone just imports the names,not the phone numbers.All i did,is export the contacts using the corresponding utility from the contacts ...
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Disable Contacts sync does not work

I have found that with my Pixel 4XL (or maybe it's Android 10) disabling Contacts syncing NO LONGER WORKS! With my older Pixel 2 it did work, and I would manually trigger a Contacts or Calendar sync ...
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How to get contacts from Titanium Backup on Windows PC - without restoring on a phone?

I made a backup of my phone using Titanium Backup, including the contacts. How can i open this contacts backup on a Windows PC so I can see all contacts data? I would like to restore them manually (...
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How to search entries in the dialer contacts by both first name and last name?

I have Android 10 on my Nokia phone which uses AndroidOne program, i.e. it has the standard Google dialer app installed. The display settings in the app are set to "Sort by Last Name" and "Display ...
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How to indicate that certain contacts or phone numbers should never be sent outgoing text messages (SMS or MMS)?

Is there any way in Android or the Samsung Messaging app to mark some contacts or phone numbers as "Do not ever send SMS/MMS to this contact or number"? I see incoming block functionality, but ...
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Frequent deletion of particular contact's messages

There is a problem with continuous deletion of particular contact's messages whether it is text message or whatsapp messages that to every two or three days. I don't know what is the actual problem it ...
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Fast searching contacts

I recently switched from IPhone to Android which is great! Only problem is that on IPhone I could call contacts faster (if you swipe to the right you have a search field which shows your contacts) ...
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How to find which app stopped Google contacts sync

I have installed many updates or and new apps and noticed that google contacts sync stops synchronizing as other Google drive calendar all apps are sync and due to which my dialer contacts apps ...
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System Application was uninstalled and could not be recovered in android

I have rooted my device. I have installed crDroid-7.1.2-20171202-j5nlte-v3.8.3 and android 7.1.2 I am using j5nlte model of samsung. I have accidentally uninstalled contact and contact storage ...
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How to move/show contacts on device (not Google or other accounts)?

I just got a new Moto G7, with Android 9. Before setting up a Google account, I transferred some contacts from an older phone. Then I created/signed in the Google account. Now, in the phone app, I ...
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SIM contacts reappear after deletion. All cache and data cleared, contact sync is off

I got a new phone and old contacts appeared on Google's stock Phone App. If I delete them, they reappear after I restart the phone. They do not appear on Google's stock Contacts app. Contact sync is ...
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Contact fields duplicated multiple times

In google contacts, i have recently noticed field duplication (NOT duplicate contacts). Sometimes an email field will be duplicated hundreds of times, sometimes a note, sometimes a phone number, ...
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Auto reply to sms from specific contact

I would like to send an automatic reply sms to a specific text. Is there an app or way this could be done? I am using the default Android sms app. I have searched for auto-reply apps but most don't ...
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What does this “circle with a line through it” with “+1” above my contact mean?

Samsung Galaxy S9. When I open my contacts, this contact has this icon above the number. What does this mean?
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Prevent Google Contact Sync in Work Profile on Android 10

Imagine the current situation: With the help of Shelter (https://github.com/PeterCxy/Shelter) I created a work profile. I want to use this work profile as a container with less personal data than my ...
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preview a vCard without adding it to the contact list [duplicate]

Is it possible to preview a vCard (placed online, as a file or QR code), the same way it's done for NFC? How it works for NFC: https://youtu.be/NCkBAELTODk Firefox just saves vCard silently, without ...
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How can I change the storage location of a contact in Android?

How can I change the storage location of a contact in Android? I don't see any option when editing a contact: I use a Samsung Galaxy S9 with Android 9.
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Displaying the saved name for self-phone number in WhatsApp

I have my own WhatsApp account's number stored as a contact in my mobile. Theoretically, WhatsApp should detect my own number from the contacts list and show the name of the contact as set in the ...
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Contacts in google vs contacts in iCloud

I was a long-time user with apple, I knew that when I update my contacts in my iPhone it would be updated in the iCloud, I knew that when I update my contacts in my iCloud it would be updated in my ...
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changed phone from Sony Xperia to Samsung A50s Contact Synchronization

I have recently changed my phone from Sony Xperia XA Ultra to Samsung A50s. I have contacts saved in my gmail only because I have many phones and I usually have these synchronization problems. Now in ...
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com.android.incallui: not syncing the contacts

I have xaiomi redmi 7S. I have seen the application used for calling is com.android.incallui I added some contacts to it. But they are not syncing to the google account.
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Contacts app in Android 7.1 claims that I have no images on my device

On my Motorola Moto Z2 Play with stock version of Android 7.1.1 currently I have: 188 photos in DCIM > Camera folder, 10 pictures in Pictures > Contacts folder, 5 pictures in Pictures > Icons folder, ...
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How to save new and existing contacts to Google in RealMe Pro 2 Android?

This doesn't work for me I have a Realme Pro 2 Android device - whenever I try to add a new contact - I end up not being able to save to Google. The sync of contacts is done from Settings -> Account ...
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Converting Samsung Smart Switch's contacts.spb file to VCF or CSV

I made a backup of my Samsung Galaxy S4 using Samsung Smart Switch. Good thing because my phone just up and died. I have an iPhone X on order but I need to get to some of my contacts now. Smart ...
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How can I paste a contact received via WhatsApp to Outlook for Android in my mobile?

I have Office 365. I use Outlook on my Android phone. When I receive a contact file via WhatsApp, I copy it. No problem. Then I try to paste it in Outlook for Android. I can't. Is there a way to do ...
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Transfer whatsapp to other phone in dual space contacts sync problem

I transferred my whatsapp from an old htc 728g phone to a new xiaomi a3 mobile. I use an app called dual space to use whatsapp.now I am unable to see my contacts as names though I see their numbers in ...
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Which file has the saved contact data in android? How to get this file in an unrooted phone?

My android phone's screen is damaged and only shows a white pixelated background and does not recognise any touch input (although it does recognise when I swipe on the initial lock screen after I ...
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All contact names on device changed without user intervention

All of the contact names stored on my device got changed to "1 Null" without my intervention. How can I get them back? Any ideas?
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Whatsapp sync contact only from gmail account

By mistake, I added a Gmail account to my android mobile. Now that I have removed, I can see only contact from old account(which is correct) but my whatsapp and telegram synced the contacts from both ...
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Call history not showing when expanding the contact details

Hellow all, I am not able to see the call history under the contact details. It used to display the most recent call history when opening the individual contacts. I am using Nexus 6P with Andriod 8.2....
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Retrieving a contact that I called and talked to on Telegram, but accidentally deleted

I talked to this person on Telegram (sent many messages, exchanged pictures), and then called them a few months ago via default Calls Android application. Contact was deleted (call logs too), and ...
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own phone number not displaying in contacts (S4 )

I recently got a new samsung galaxy S4 (handed down from my dad who has 3, this is the last one after the last two broke from things out of control over a few years) and mid getting everything back up ...

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