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

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WhatsApp: How to isolate contacts and photos - Privacy concerns

Whatsapp is ubiquitous and is commonly used despite the long scary list of permissions it seeks ( see Help understanding Whatsapp's permissions ) Privacy and security conscious people would like ...
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Getting rid of google contacts

I have Google Contacts installed. I have a separate contact app that has access to phone and data, not contacts. With this app, I can add contacts, export to vcf and import from vcf - I believe as ...
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Add to contacts from recent numbers in Galaxy S9

When I am listing the recently called numbers, how do I add such a number to the contact list?
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Save contacts to phone or Samsung Cloud?

I am unsure which is the better option. Phone because that's what it's made for. Cloud because if I want to move phones, they come too. Where should I compartmentalize my contacts?
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Export Contacts to Google contacts

I suddenly understand that the Contacts I registered the last months didn't be included in Google contact but in MI contacts. I use a MI MAX 2 PHONE with Android 7.1 version of Android. How can I ...
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Cannot save contacts to SIM card

I want to save contacts on SIM card but my Android phone says SIM card is full while there is no contacts on it. This image is taken from screen shoot:
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Import 300 vCard files into LG v35 thinq

Is there an easy way to import 250+ vCard (vcf) files into my LGv35 thinq phone running Android 8.0.0, Kernel version 4.9.65 and Security patch level July 1, 2018? Firstly, the contacts app on my ...
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How to prevent merging phone's contacts and Gmail contacts on Pixel 2?

I've been using Android for 7+ years and now got a Google phone. There are several things I like but one thing which annoys me a lot is that all of my phone's contacts are now merged with Gmail ...
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How to recover deleted contacts and/or call history

It is really really very important to find a contact that was deleted from my phone. The only way I can do it (if it is possible) is to recover my contacts or my call history. There is no back up at ...
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Contact list get saved automatically on other phone

Currently I am using Lenovo K6, and whenever I save any contact in my phone it get automatically saved in my fathers phone. And when I delete it from his phone it get deleted from mine also. Can you ...
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Merge/Copy linked contacts

I hope this is the right place to ask my question. On my android phone I have my contacts synchronized with NextCloud (CardDAV). Now, many contacts are linked/connected with other (same) contacts ...
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How to hide all contact numbers and allow dialing only using contact name?

I intend to buy a new android phone and give it to our security guard so he can make calls to everyone in the company from the office gate. I do not want him to have access to the actual phone numbers ...
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How do I import my contacts from broken Galaxy S7 to new S7?

My Galaxy S7 got water under the cracked screen and now the screen is completely blank but the phone still works. My contacts are not backed up on Google or SD or SIM card. All PC programs that can ...
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What does it mean if someone's icon in gmail chat is orange?

What is the difference between orange, gray, and green contact icons? I am NOT talking about the small green dot that lets you know when someone is online. I'm talking about the color of the icon ...
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Delivery List (DL) or Mailing List for Texts

I have a group of friends who like board games, and want me to text them any time we have a board game pick up night come up. But as friends move away or new friends are made I want to update this ...
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Gmail contacts not importing all contact from VCF file?

I have 1893 contacts in my Xiaomi redmi Note(Android) phone . I exported them to vcf file. Now I am trying to import that vcf file in to gmail account, it says imported 493 contacts out of 1893 ...
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How do I have one Google Account not show any contacts without deleting it?

I have 2 Google Accounts. An old one that has a bunch of contacts (Call it a family one if you will) and one for myself. The family one has all my Google Play store apps, and the personal one is ...
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Possible to create offline (local/non-synced) contacts in Android Oreo 8.1?

In Android Oreo 8.1 (on a Motorola device), is it possible to create offline (aka "local" or "non-synced") contacts? This was fairly easy on previous Android versions, but I'm not seeing a way to do ...
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Retrieve data from Galaxy A3 with broken screen and touch

there is any possibility to restore data from my phone (Samsung Galaxy A3)? It has a broken screen and touch. I didn't enable a debuging mode on phone before. So programs like dr.fone or kies cant get ...
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Dialer apps stop working after a few days in LineageOS (Temporary solution for the standard dialer app is to clear data associated with it)

Software I have LineageOS 14.1 (Android 7.1.2) on Samsung Galaxy S5 Docomo (kltedcm) (from December 2017). To my knowledge, this is the newest and only available version for this device; it is an ...
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Contacts duplicated

I've a strange problem. My phone create me some contacts in a strange way... I've 250 contacts, my phone duplicate 200 of them 2 or 3 times every time the same and also if I delete the duplicated ...
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Remove Gmail contacts from SMS contacts Samsung Galaxy S9?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S9 and when I try to send a SMS message to someone I have to search through all my Gmail contacts that for some reason appear on the app along with my phone contacts. I don't ...
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Essential android contacts

could you please tell me if I star a contact (that has a duplicate contact unfortunately) can I delete the duplicate and keep the started one intact?
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How dig out contacts from Andorid [duplicate]

display is broken on my HTC 610 and touch functions not working. Mobile is working I can switch on and I can see lock screen but cannot be controlled (no menu, no tap). I would like to get my contacts ...
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Contacts keep crashing. What are my options?

Using unrooted vanilla Android 8.1. The default Contacts app always crashes on start. I have made sure to update to the latest version: 2.8.4.201036949 I have rebooted the device and installed all ...
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Sharing contact groups

Is there any way to share the contact groups made using the Samsung Contact app to another Samsung phone? The phones in question are a bit old - S5 and Note 4. Is there a third party app that can do ...
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Google Contacts displays same number twice after merging, with prefix +91 and 0

I recently changed my device from a Samsung Galaxy A5 to a OnePlus 6. While moving the contacts, I initially exported all my contacts on the previous phone to Google Contacts, and then added my Google ...
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Block phone calls which are not saved on mobile

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6. I want to block all calls which are not saved in my contact list: the phone should not ring, but the blocked call should be recorded in the call history so I can call back ...
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root and sub Contact folders in Outlook not visible in Android (Moto G5 Plus)

I've discovered a problem with syncing Contact folders on the Moto G5 Plus running Android 7.0: Basically, You have no option to see or choose alternative contact folders located at the root of the ...
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import about 300 thousand numbers in android

i have generated a list of about 300 thousands of numbers with REGEX to a txt file, i know all of them are VALID (pattern i mean) and most of them (like 80%) are REAL numbers (from somebody) and now i ...
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Gmail Contact Remove From other Mobile

I once had to log in my Google account on my friend's phone and I delete my account on his phone. Is there any way for me to remotely delete my Contacts on my friend's devices?
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How to remove duplicate phone numbers within one Android contact

Under many of the contacts on my phone I have pages full of the same phone number and/or email address. Is there an automated method to remove them? Please note, I'm not talking about duplicate ...
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Privacy of WhatsApp messages

My husband has taken over my Android since he's the account holder. I'm wondering can he get any call or text information from my WhatsApp off of the T-Mobile printout of my phone activity?
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Google Contacts. Does it sync avatars?

My family has me in their contacts app (the google one: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.contacts). If they enter my email for that contact my google account avatar ...
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Email addresses showing next to contact name

I moved to a new gmail account. I have set it up on my Samsung S6. However, now when searching through text messages or contacts email addresses are being show next to the contact name. I have tried ...
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Does Samsung profile sharing work on other Android devices?

The Contacts app on Samsung Android phones has a feature called profile sharing. If you enable it, it lets you share your name, phone number and profile picture with all your contacts. Your contacts ...
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Viber and Local Contact App

I store all my contacts in my phone's Local Contact App. I have installed Viber and asked to synchronize Viber contacts with my local contacts. However, Viber Out has been added to all of my local ...
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Can I extract contact info if all I have is the SIM card?

I had to get a new phone because the screen on my Galaxy S6 died. I pulled the SIM card from the phone and want to know if I can put it into a Galaxy S5 with a different phone number than the one the ...
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retriving my contacts

I restored my phone sonny xperia E5 to factory settings then after I sinned in with my google account but I am unable to synchronize my contacts please help me my contacts are saved in google account
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How do I prevent Whatsapp displaying entries in the contacts app?

Whatsapp is creating duplicate contacts on my Android phone. I know that the duplicates belong to Whatsapp because: I have checked the Android contacts storage database, which confirms the duplicates ...
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Contact not deleted from phone

If I don't save my contacts on Google then I can't delete that from my phone. How can I delete this contact from my phone (in focus turbo 5+)? I am getting error like shown in image: Screenshot (...
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Is the “read contacts” permission per account or per device? [duplicate]

I have two accounts on my phone (Android 7.1.2) If one app has "read contacts" permission can it read the contacts for all my accounts or only the account I install it or use it as? Does it change ...
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Telegram contact addition problem

I'm trying to add a contact on telegram, the specified number can be added through other phones, but not same here: Screenshot (click to enlarge) Any suggestions?
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Contact numbers are moving from one contact to another on my droid z force without me moving them

I am finding numbers from one contact showing up in the list for a totally different contact. For example, the cell number for my sister was found in the contact info for my son. A business number was ...
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I can't save contacts on my phone after clearing Contacts Storage application [duplicate]

I went to my Contacts app to see if everything was fine, and all my contacts were gone. Panicking, I went back to my Settings and enabled Contacts Storage back up again, and when I went back in to re-...
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Can't store contacts on my Android phone

I was going through all of my installed applications on my phone a while ago, just to clear out what junk is in there I don't need. And like an idiot, I looked at my Contacts Storage (com.android....
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Import contacts with group

I'd like to import around 1000 contacts within a group into an android phone (OS 7.0). I have the vCard only. Is it somehow possible? Hope this is the right place for that, thanks in advice.
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How to recover my contacts and groups

All my contacts and groups are disappeared from my phone. Is there any way to get them back without backup? My phone isn't synced to my Google account. Your help will be appreciated. Thanks!" My ...
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What is best way to clean up my contact lists that are synced between Android and Gmail?

Most all of my contacts in gmail have been duplicated (sync issue?) and I also have quite a few outdated contacts to delete. I just figured out how to 'reverse' sync from my phone to gmail which has ...
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Two of my contacts are internally being mixed up

Recently I've stumbled upon a very weird and cumbersome bug. Android mistakes one of my contacts for another. As far as I know it happens to exactly one pair of contacts on my phone (let's call them A ...