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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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 ...
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Sync Telegram Contact with Phone Contact

I have Nexus 5x with android 7 and recently my telegram contacts are not sync with my phone contacts, and my sync option for telegram is on. what should I do to aync my telegram contacts with my phone ...
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How do I export all contacts (names and phone numbers) to a text file on SD card offline?

How do I export all contacts (phone, SIM) with phone numbers to a text file on SD card? Without Google, without connected computer, without network. Just save everything to a text file.
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How to set one Ringtone for Contacts and another for non contacts?

Is there an Android App that can perform one ring for anyone in my Contacts and another ring for anyone not in my Contacts? I know how to go in and set individual ringtones, but I have 350 contacts. ...
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Android Contacts no longer syncs multiple accounts?

I recently purchased a new Motorola Droid Turbo 2. My previous phone was a Motorola Droid Turbo. I had multiple google accounts setup. Personal and work. I could add a new contact and select which ...
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YES… I STILL Have My Galaxy Note 7, So I Could Please Use Some Help With Contact Errors

So, as of right now, my preinstalled Android calendar, email, & contacts applications are not working. I have NO contacts showing up. I save ALL of my contacts in my Google/Gmail account. I've ...
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com.android.contacts - need apk file

I want to install standard android contacts app to phone which does not have such. I could not find com.android.contacts package via google search. Where can I get it? (or it's part of android ...
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How to Transfer contact from Lumia 820 (Windows 8.1 \ Denim) to CSV file or to Android Phone - Huawei P9 (Android 6.0)

How to Transfer contact from Lumia 820 (Windows 8.1 \ Denim) to CSV file or to Android Phone - Huawei P9 (Android 6.0) Kindly needs assistances, syncing the outlook accounts along with Google account ...
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How to move contacts from SIM to phone - need simple “private” local storage app

I've read like these posts: How to move contacts from SIM to phone? However, my Alcatel Android 4.4 phone does not have contacts app as purchased, only some People app that can display and group ...
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Contacts app not showing all contacts!

I sync'd my PC-based Outlook contacts with my Sony Xperia XA, using MyPhoneExplorer. It tells me 3526 contacts are sync'd, and in checking the phone with ContactsOptimizer, it reports the same number....
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How can I get my contacts back from my Google account

I had saved my contacts to my Google account in my old phone. I signed in with my google account in my new mobile. The contacts were visible for around 5 minutes but they disappeared later. Does this ...
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phone vs google contacts (android 7.0)

I have a Nexus 5X with android 7.0. A lot of my saved phone numbers are only searchable in the phone application, and are not listed in the contacts application. Various discussions, here and ...
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Unable to delete a contact from Contact List in Android phone

Phone: Nexus 5x Operating System: Android 7.0 When I try to delete a contact in contact list of phone it displays the error message: Contacts from your read-only accounts cannot be deleted, but they ...
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Limiting google contact sync only for upwards sync

Device: Galaxy grand duos GT-19082 Running OS: CM 13 (Android 6.0.1) Is there a way that I can disable my contacts Down Syncing with google, keeping Up syncing enabled? Elaborating the problem, I ...
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How can I backup my contacts and get them back?

My question might sound stupid, but I want to backup my contacts, so even when I lost the phone or deleted the contacts, or factory reset the phone, I can still have the contacts. I never backup ...
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How to obliterate (totally delete) a contact?

I have android devices with WhatsApp and another apps. When I try delete any contact, sometimes in the next days the contact backs to my contact list... In the end, I need most of times block the ...
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How do I unmute a contact?

On my S6 with Android 6.0.1, one of the contacts in the default SMS app has a mute symbol (strike-through speaker) displayed next to the name. For this contact, new text messages don't trigger a ...
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Google contacts missing on Android

I originally solved a calendar sync problem using a post in the forum by deleting Google account and then adding. The calendar sync worked, but I realized I was missing all of my google contacts. ...
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Something wrong using TalkBack with stock Contacts app

I am trying to scroll up and down the stock Contacts app, which I am doing by trying to place two fingers simultaneously on the screen and dragging up and down. When I do this properly I can hear the ...
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How do I deactivate my Google account on my father's phone

I logged into my Google account with my father's mobile. Now all my contacts have synced with his contact list. How do I deactivate my account on his phone?
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Can I display a person's full name for SMS in Google Hangouts?

For the Google Hangouts app, it appears that SMS messages (as opposed to actual Hangouts messages, which I'm sure would behave differently) only display a person's first name under an SMS received ...
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Birthdays not displayed initially

Just received my Honor 7 and imported my outlook.com stuff to a corporate account. Everything is imported and working correctly, except that birthdays are not displayed in the calendar. They do get ...
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Are linked contact links ever sent to Google?

Assume I have a friend who is using an anonymous Threema ID. That ID has no phone number and no email address associated with it. That person also has an email address and a phone number, both of ...
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Extract photo from contact

This is a friend of mine, Taranaki: (perfect picture timing) I want to extract this photo to a PNG on my device. How do I do that?
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Retrieve my contact list

I am unable to retrieve my contact list,I had originally put in on my Google account and only bits a d pieces of my list are showing up.have tried resetting my preferences to no avail.
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Question on How to see my mobile's contact numbers in PC

I want to see my all contact numbers in my mobile on my PC.
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How many additional numbers can I set in one contact?

How many additional numbers can I set in one contact? I was playing around with a script and I was able to get only 400 of them in on a simulator. However, I would like some official response about ...
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When calling from my phone - how do I hide my caller id when calling people that are not in my contacts?

I have switched phone brands (my last phone ― a Lumia 1020 ― had this option) and now I have a One Plus 3 now (with root and fully updated). How can I make sure that when calling someone, my number ...
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Saved my contacts in google account but they don't appear on my new phone

I have saved my all contacts to my Google account. But now in my new phone my contacts are not showing.
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How to remove a broken contact

I've got a broken contact on my phone. It was an imported contact and I tried to merge it with an existing one. But when I did it, the contact remained visible in my Contacts app. However it's broken: ...
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I imported my Android contacts to Google contacts, and now they are all duplicated

I was under the impression my Android contacts are not syncing with my Google contact list, but after importing them to Google contacts they are all duplicated in Android. Any tips how to undo this ...
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Why can't I save new contacts to my phone or SIM?

I just bought the quite new Moto G4+, which comes with Android Marshmallow (6.1) preloaded, without any layer added by the constructor. Upon the first use of the phone, I linked my Google account. ...
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Vanishing contacts, what can I do?

On my old Android 2.3 phone there are some contacts that are not available in the contacts app (either manually or by searching), but when I type the number into the dialled app, the contacts appear. ...

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