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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How can I save keypad command numbers like `*#*#4636#*#*` to my contact list?

I learned from a previous question of mine that Android has got several system numbers, or "keypad commands," which produce all kinds of information or invoke a system mode. As example: one of them ...
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Why are some contacts missing in some views after an android update followed by restoring the contacts?

Here is what happened: I upgraded my android version (to 2.1 on an Xperia X10 ), restored my contacts using the native apps. Some contacts are missing, but when I look at speed dial I can see some of ...
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Where are my Gmail contacts?

Where can I access my Gmail contacts on my ICS Android Tablet (DGM T-703)? This does feel like a silly question, but I cannot find my Contacts list anywhere?! Within the Gmail app I cannot see a "...
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How do I merge contacts based on phone numbers?

I have been using 2 SIM cards in 2 separate phones and until recently I bought the Alcatel OT-918N Glory, a dual SIM Android phone. Since I had 2 phones before, I am expecting to have duplicated ...
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How to view all calls logs for a contact?

I am using Galaxy S 3 phone with Android 4.1.2 Is there a way to view all call logs for a specific contact?
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Can I generate a QR code for a contact?

I'm pretty sure I remember someone showing me a tool they were using to generate QR codes for individual contacts on their Android. Is there an app that does this either specifically for contacts or ...
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How do I add a phone number to contacts from the text message app?

I have a text message sent from a phone number that is not yet linked in any other method. Is there a way to use this message's number to create a new contact or modify an existing one directly from ...
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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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Not all Google contacts show up in Contacts app - but in Phone app!

I just got a new OnePlus One running Cyanogenmod 11 (Android 4.4.4). After the first start, when I entered my Gmail address, all the contacts synced from Gmail to the phone and it seemed like all the ...
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how to link contact with facebook, gmail etc?

I am on cm7 & HTC Desire. Old HTC Sence was linking my contacts with Facebook, Gmail etc. It gave me good suggestions what could be linked or an easy way how to link a contact item with some other ...
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The Way Numbers Are Displayed/Broken Up

I live in Jordan and just got a Galaxy SIII. I have a problem with the way numbers are being displayed on the dialer and when you actually press the green button to place a call. Basically, the ...
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How to add person to contacts from a message (person auto linked w/ facebook)

I got a message from someone not in my contacts. The number was automatically recognized as one of my Facebook friends. How do I add this person to my Google Contacts without copying down the number ...
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Transfer contacts from android to google contacts

I have a Google account, and my android is a Galaxy S. I want to transfer all my contacts from my cellphone into Google contacts. If you use the phones syncing option by default, it is a one way sync ...
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Backup SIM message and contact without transfer to phone

Is it possible to backup the message (e.g. SMS) and contacts inside my SIM card to my external SD Card without transferring them into my Android phone?
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Names not shown from number anymore

All of a sudden, half-way using whatsapp, the names are not shown anymore. Instead I can only see the number. I went to my contact list and checked. Most of my contacts appeared to be shown in email ...
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Forwarding Calls From Certain Callers

Is there a way to configure (with or without an app) an Android phone to forward calls from only certain numbers/callers to another number? I'm not interested in call screening; I'm looking for a way ...
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Contact avatar colors

What do the different color contact avatars mean? My Samsung automatically generates avatars for new contacts. I'm wondering what the different colors mean. I can't figure out the pattern.
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How to update the picture of my contact from Facebook in HTC wildfire?

How to update the picture of my contact from Facebook in HTC wildfire? I am able to update all other contacts but not able to update my contact from facebook. I am using android version 2.2
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Transferring contacts, calendars and applications from one device to another

I am completing my contract on my EVO 4G and replacing it (with a Galaxy SII Epic 4G). Both are Android - I am wondering what is the best way to transfer my contacts (a few thousand) and calendar (a ...
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Sudden loss of contacts on my Samsung Galaxy S - running Gingerbread

I have recently experienced that all my phone contacts suddenly disappeared from my internal phone memory. I could still see the 2 contacts that were on my SIM-card, and I have no contacts on my ...
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Transfer all Contacts in Phone and Sim to Google Contacts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to move phone contacts to Google? I am using my New Samsung Galaxy Y mobile phone. In My Contacts, I see that some are in SIM Memory, Some are in Phone Memory while others ...
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How to search contacts with T9 dialer on Nexus 4

I had a myTouch Slide 4g rooted and running Android 4.0. I was using the default dialer that came with CyanogenMod's Google Apps ROM. I recently picked up the Nexus 4 (not rooted and the bootloader is ...
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Synchronisation of contacts and calendar suddenly stopped working

While working fine for almost a year now (since I've installed CyanogenMod on my device), a couple of days ago synchronisation stopped all of a sudden: Network indicators turned white (no longer green ...
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Synchronization does not work

HTC magic Android 1.6 A couple of weeks ago the built in sync of mail, contacts and calendar stopped working. Sync is activated for all three and it seems to sync sometimes, but not all the time as ...
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How can I recover contact information from a stolen phone?

My phone got stolen yesterday. The problem is that all phone numbers are in it, and I don't know any numbers now. I tried many different solutions to get my contacts to PC. Google I went into my ...
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Where exactly does Android get its contact suggestions from?

I have a phone right here (Evo 3D), it has no service (except my wifi) and I've only added an obligatory gmail account which has one contact. No Facebook, no Google+, no Twitter, etc. Yet I got a "...
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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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Galaxy ace - Can't seem to add a contact without adding them as a Google 'contact'

Every time I add a contact (via the little plus) it brings up the Google contact screen. It used to give me an option for SIM or phone storage for the contact, but this is no longer an option.
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Disable syncing of contact that belongs to multiple groups

I have few Contact Groups. Friends Coworkers Schoolmates With someone whom I haven't communicated in many years, I add an additional group called Archived. So, for example, a person can be in ...
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Contact Images location

Where are the contact images kept? I have a contact image that is no longer in my gallery but it is one of my contact's avatar. I remember taking the photo and making it the avatar. I've went into ...
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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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Get the default contact phone number

When we dial a selected contact, the first phone number is always picked (unless another number has a default flag set in DB). How can someone get that first phone number? How are those numbers ...
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Sony Xperia Z won't name contacts on incoming calls

Whenever on of my contacts ring my phone, it does not display the caller ID and simply marks them as "Unknown". I don't mean saying the contacts name out loud either- I just mean the caller ID isn't ...
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Why do I have duplicate contact birthdays on Android calendar?

I deleted all of my contacts from Google and from my HTC incredible so that I could reload them all in just Google. As a result, the calendar on my phone has 2 entries on the "contacts birthdays and ...
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Contact migration from Windows Phone 7.8 to Android 5.0 Lollipop

I have Nokia Lumia 800 and recently I got a new Android phone. As all of my contacts are in Lumia, I want to migrate them to Android Lollipop. I followed the instructions from How do I transfer ...
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Handcent has forgotten half of my contacts

So I've noticed recently that some of my friends contact info has disappeared, at least when using Handcent. If I get a text from them, I only see their numbers, and if I try and send a message they ...