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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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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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How do i retrieve my contacts from google account using my computer

Hie, my phone just stopped working, and now I need to retrieve my contacts asap, how do I go about retrieving contacts
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Google contacts sync issue with Lenovo Vibe K5

I have Lenovo Vibe K5. I have several contacts in my Google account, and tried to sync them to my phone. I'm suffering from two issues. Issue 1: Contacts with same name (with possible permutations) ...
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How do I set a different notifications sounds for different contacts?

If it matters I have an HTC Desire 626s and just want to know if it's possible to set different notification sounds for different contacts and if yes, how?
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How to access contacts from lost phone? [closed]

I lost my phone and my sim card, but saved my previous contacts on my gmail account. How can I find them again.
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Samsung s3 neo contact

In my contact list when I access it I see the person name along with details of list in which it is listed like Google contact & WhatsApp etc. Is there a way that I can download contact in excel ...
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How can I add a contact WITHOUT choosing an account to sync with?

First of all, know that this has NOTHING to do with stopping contacts from Gmail being added to my phone's contacts. I am trying to add a contact, but it keeps presenting me with a list of accounts to ...
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Contacts from SIM card are not visible on MIUI

How I can I display contacts from SIM card on my new Android phone? (Xiaomi with MUIU)
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Android contacts - missing ME contact

I'm a new android user. Yesterday I was adding a bunch of contacts to my phone and I could see the ME contact listed on top in the Contacts app. I opened up the contacts app this morning and the ME ...
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Why allow permission button is disabled?

Problem Today I noticed strange behavior on my test phone, which is Nexus 5 with Android 6.0.1. After opening test app that asks for permission to read contacts allow button is not working - after ...
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missing watsapp contacts on new phone with same sim

i changed my sim from my old phone(nokia n8) to a new phone(samsung GT-S6310L) on my new phone....i am not seeing few numbers of my friends in the watsapp contact list.how can i get or restore ...
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Add obsolete phone to contact

I have old messages from contact sent using temporary phone number he had on vacation. I want those messages grouped under his name in conversations, so I added it as another number to contact details....
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Contacts showing as “Unknown name” on Samsung Galaxy S6

As per the below image contacts sync'd from online servcies are coming through as "Unknown name" I have used the contacts sync within "Accounts" using Gmail, Outlook.com and Yahoo but keep getting ...
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How to send sms to all contacts in Android 6?

I need to inform all the contacts with mobile numbers in my contacts list on my new mobile number. How do I do that?
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Bluetooth sync with Local contacts - cyanogenmod

G'day, I have a SGS4mini (I9195) with cyanogenmod 11 (4.4 kitkat) and have most of my contacts "local" i.e. not synced with google. I have successfully paired it with my (Citroen) car and can place ...
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Unable to set Contact Picture

I am trying to set a picture for a contact that is saved on my SIM - I had originally emailed the .jpg to myself from my PC, then downloaded it from the Gmail app. When I go either into Gallery or ...
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How can I delete all contacts synced by Outlook?

I've added an outlook account to my phone running OxygenOS, which has synced its contacts into the contacts app. How I can remove all of these synced contacts without deleting them one by one?
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Whatsapp: Export pictures from certain conversations

Whatsapp stores ALL media files within ONE huge folder, i.e. I've got about 6000 pictures in it, including much trash ;-) Now I would like to extract/copy all pictures which were send between me and ...
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How do I export Telegram contacts to my phone?

I'm new here. My little brother accidentally touched the "reset factory" button in settings, and now I don't have my contacts on my phone! I have 1500 (almost 400 business) contacts with more than ...
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Fastest way to set a contact picture on Android

Recently, I got an Android for my father instead of the iPhone he always had. Well, his main complaint is that his contacts have no picture associated, that would be simple to sync with facebook. I ...
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Extract Contacts from ADB backup?

I have a full backup from Cyanogenmod 12. I need to extract the Contacts and add them to Cyanogenmod 13. I found attempting a restore just breaks things because it restores dalvik data and system ...
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Duplicate Contacts on Marshmallow 6.0

I am using Android 6.0 on C5302 Xperia SP. For some unknown reason, all the contacts in my phone show up twice with a few exceptions. I tried to manually delete the duplicates but that resulted in ...