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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I logged into one of my freinds phone with my gmail and logged out this afternoon.

Still it is syncs all my contact list on gmail though I logged out of my gmail from her her phone. Please let me know how can I fix it. I want to delete the unwanted ids from her phone. It would be ...
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How can I remove a contact from the “favorites” page of the phone app?

The Phone app has a "favorite" page (the title is a star) which contains the contacts you most frequently/recently(or whatever...) called: I find the contacts that appear there quite irrelevant and ...
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Delivery of SMS from blocked contact

I would appreciate if someone could please let me know about the following: When I block SMS messages from a contact and then eventually unblock it, then will I see all the messages that have been ...
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Outlook keeps asking for login credentials during setup

I'm trying to switch from a windows mobile to android. My main problem is moving contacts which are saved on windows mobile in an outlook account. Therefore i tried to download and configure outlook ...
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Contacts - Self-Hosting

I would like to host the contacts of my android device on my own. Up to now I used an old android device and tine20 I upgraded my android device to the latest LineageOS. Now the contact sync to ...
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Force country code on known numbers to send an SMS

I've been looking on the internet for an answer, to no avail. I have a phone mostly used in France, I recently brought to the US with a US sim card. Unfortunately, most contacts were added with the ...
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New to Andriod - Duplicate contacts issues with WhatsApp and other messengers

I'm new to Android and I must admit it's been frustrating setting up the contacts. I only want local contacts stored, I don't want it to sync anything. When I added my work email it synced 5000 ...
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How to delete Android contacts at once?

can you help me delete my contacts at once? I don't want to spend my whole day deleting them one by one. can you suggest a free application for me to use? thanks
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Half of my android contacts disappeared from my phone but are still in Gmail. Won't sync back

I have a Samsung S5 (not rooted) linked to a single gmail account. Several months ago I started noticing contacts disappearing. I would attempt to call or text them and they wouldn't come up in the ...
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Exporting contacts via adb

I have a phone whose screen broke, but I'd like to export its contacts to .vcf so I can import them to another phone. I usually do this with the built-in import/export function in the Contacts app ...
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How to convert my Android contacts to iPhone?

I was using an Android phone which has 1500+ contacts, and I don't want to miss them because now I am using an iPhone and I want to convert all Android phone contacts to iPhone. Is there any solution ...
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Synchronize contacts of a Google Account with an Apple Account

I have a lot of contacts on my Google Account and I want to have them on a Mac. Is it possible to synchronize them with an apple already existing account? The apple account haven't the same mail of ...
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Saving contacts when I change ROM on Xiaomi MI3

I have a Xiaomi MI3 running an Android 6.0 CyanogenMod version. I want to return to use a MIUI Rom, but I don't know how save all the contacts (a lot of them aren't saved on the google account, they ...
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Contacts menu is not accessible in Android 6

I want to restore contacts from Sim - I have gone to the dialer and then contacts, then I look for the menu button that should appear in the search bar (as described here: http://teckfront.com/import-...
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Contacts missing on new Galaxy Core Prime

My phone was stolen and they deleted my contacts. They must be backed up somewhere? How can I restore them to my new Galaxy? Everything else came back.
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How to recover my contacts

I accidentally deleted all my contacts from my phone. In my Google Contacts I was able to recover some of my contacts but how or where can I find the rest of my contacts?
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Note 4 contact quit syncing with Outlook

I have a Note 4 running Marshmallow that suddenly stopped syncing contacts with Outlook, with no changes to the exchange account or Outlook app (that I know of). I have researched this and tried all ...
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How do I stop a google account from syncing contacts?

I have multiple email accounts on my phone. Some are personal emails and one is for school. The problem is that my school email is syncing all of my school contacts to my contacts. This is a problem ...
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Gmail autocomplete — how to clear contact suggestions when composing a new message?

When I compose a new message in Gmail on my Android phone I'm offered several suggestions for the recipient (i.e. for the email's To: field) via an autocomplete function. These are often very old/...
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How to migrate all your contacts between two providers on android?

Suppose I'm using an android phone running stock Android 6.0. Suppose further there are about 100 contacts and about 50 of them are with provider P and the rest is with provider G (as displayed by the ...
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how come google contacts on web have no last name, only name

On my android the contacts have first and last name, where in contacts.google.com there's only a name field? I'm asking because whenever I change my name there I see no effect on my android device, ...
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Why contacts are not display in address book but available when typing number?

Rummaged through a bunch of articles in search of an answer to this question, but nothing helped. I ask for your help. Android 6, LG The contact book displays only a part of the numbers (124 ...
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Import Contacts from .vcf file (NO google. Ever)

I've looked around... (stack exchange) and no former Q? seems to apply. I would like to import the contacts so that the NUMBER (and email, if it exists) is listed beneath the contacts name? Instead ...
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How to find out the maximum number of contacts that the SIM card phonebook can hold?

I have searched and searched to find out how many contacts my SIM card can hold, but no apps are giving me the answer. Many sites recommended checking the size of SIM card which is printed on it. In ...
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Contacts, asking to Block or add to contacts

I recently lost my phone and reloaded WhatsApp on my new phone. Now, every time when I receive a message from a contact, it asks whether it should block or add to contacts. This does not happen when I ...
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Contacts have been randomly merged

I own Moto G4 plus, I have seen from a week that my contacts getting randomly merged to another contact..I was shocked to see this.
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How can I block an app from accessing my contacts?

An app that has access to the list of contacts is capable, without further notice, to upload that information to a server. (If it has internet access, that is, but most do.) I am concerned of the ...
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Moto G 3rd generation only savings contacts info locally - not showing up on contacts.google.com

I was saving contact notes on the contacts app of the Moto G 3rd generation. I haven't checked the desktop https://contacts.google.com/preview/all in a while, and when I went there, I found that my ...
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Android version 6.0 not correctly syncing outlook contacts

I'm using a Motorola g2, and as the title suggests, I'm having an annoying sync issue with contacts. What I've done is I've installed outlook and set that to sync contacts to my phone. Only problem ...
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Cant see friends status or last onlne

Hi i exchanged phone numbers with a friend but i cant cant see if shes online or when was last seen on viber and whatsapp.What might be the posibble reasons for that?Maybe she forgot to add my number ...
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separation contacts according to social networks

is there any way to separate social network contacts and save it to a file ? like save "IMO" contacts in a file and save telegram contacts in another file ?
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Where do I get my restored contacts from google?

I managed to restore my contacts as per the last 30days but I just can't seem to find where they have been restored to. Please help.
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contacts do not sync and get overriden/deleted

When I use the built-in contact app with either a outlook.com or a office365 account on the phone created contacts get deleted after some time and they don't sync to the web. What have I done: ...
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I can't retrieve my contacts from Google

I can't retrieve my contacts from Google I back them up with my old phone I've got a new phone and it won't give them to me
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Galaxy s 7. Sync

When I access my account in settings the sync automatically is turned on however when I click on the Facebook it will not let me sync with the sync automatically either turned on or off how do I get ...
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how to offload contacts through USB?

I have an old Android phone with a broken USB port so that it doesn't charge properly. There are multiple Google accounts so that different contacts are associated with different accounts. Possibly, ...
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How to remove the contacts

My daughter (7 years old) has a tablet. However, Google won't allow her to create an account due to her age. As such, she is using mine. The issue is, she has access to all my contacts. I would like ...
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How to delete the contacts saved in mobile?

How to delete the contacts saved in mobile? In the contacts in mobile memory mobile model : vivo V5
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It is possible recover a deleted contact?

By mistake, I deleted a contact in my phone. The contact was not synchronised with Gmail so I can't recover it. Is there some method, software or technique to recover? What's the maximum time to ...
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Does syncing a telegram account with a phone with no contacts (recently reset to factory defaults) delete contacts from server?

I am installing telegram on a new android device (sony xperia v, 4.3); The phone is reset to factory defaults with no contacts on it. If I sync the contacts with telegram account what happens? Does it ...
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Local Phone contacts not syncing with google

I have a OnePlus one mobile. The contacts that I store are getting stored in the Local Phone (I am able to see this when I select "Show Contacts from phone alone"). Those new contacts are not visible ...
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retrieve contacts without Google Account?

I had an Iphone with a sim card. Then I bought a new sim card with a new number to put in my Iphone because I was out of the country. Now I've lost the Iphone with the new sim card. I bought an ...
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phone number displayed as a contact

Every few days I see my own phone number listed as a contact. There are several such accounts one below the other. After those then the contacts are listed as normal named contacts. At one time I was ...
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Android 6+, how to revoke sub-permissions?

In android 6+ we can control the permissions granted for all the apps installed but there's something I call sub-permissions.For example, when you grant whatsapp the contact permission you're giving ...
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sync contacts gets stuck midway

I have about 1700 contacts in my google account. When I try to sync on my android it gets to 938 and then stops. The last sync date shows for about a month ago, and there's always a black sync icon ...
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Switch Phones same sim card, missing contacts

I switch phones from a galaxy 2 to moto g was able to use same sim card but my contacts are gone
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Remove account without affecting the data

I have a phone with a Google account from an external provider (namely gazeta.pl). At one moment, due to policy reasons, the mail provider changed the platform from Google to proprietary system. So it'...
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Pixel imported contacts' names not showing up at top of messages

I'm coming to a Pixel from an iPhone. When I set up the Pixel, I imported my messages (using the switch process) and contacts (synced through gmail), among other things. However, I wasn't aware that ...
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i am not access contact on my phone pleas suggest how can i resolve this problem

There is a contact in my contacts which can't be found by name in dialer, but if type her number in the dialer the name appears.
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How to extract Google contacts pictures?

I would like to have all my Google contacts' pictures extracted in a folder, for instance in JPG format. I know that it's already possible to export all contacts including pictures, for instance via ...