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 to delete contact who don't use whatsapp?

How to delete all contact who don't use Whatsapp only?
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WhatsApp doesn't see contacts on AVD emulator

Try AVD images API version Q and 25. Install WhatsApp via adb install WhatsApp.apk downloaded from its website. Start it, verify phone via SMS. Grant all permissions via Settings -> App -> WhatsApp ->...
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Prevent Contacts from forcing me to save to a logged in gmail account?

If I have a logged in gmail account (say, for example, in the play store), the phone absolutely forces me to save contacts, calendar appointments, etc. to the gmail account. For example, if I add a ...
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Phone app Frequent Contacts sorting changed

The phone app (icon: blue phone handle) has 3 tabs: "star" - starred contacts and frequently contacted "clock" - list of calls with timestamps "contacts" - all contacts alphabetically Recently the ...
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Frequent contacts disappeared

I have a Moto G5 with Android 7.0 and Phone 3.00.00. It used to be the case that when I called one of my contacts, they would appear in the "Speed dial" tab of the phone app, just after my favorite ...
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Managing Contacts without linking any accounts

A friend gave me her Samsung Galaxy S7 when she upgraded her phone. We ported my number onto her account, and now I (a long-time flip-phone user) am trying to figure out this new device. Important ...
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how to keep email and phone contacts seperate on a google pixel?

as above really. I've got a google pixel and ive got a gmail buisness email. I'm creating a mailing list and want to keep my email contacts and phone contacts seperete. I cant find any setting to stop ...
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Unblocking Caller ID transmission per address book contact - CLIR

this question is about CLIR (calling line identification restriction). on a mobile device you can "globally" enable or disable CLIR. per default i want to block my caller ID transmission. but for ...
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HTC U11 Gmail autofill not working,no new email notifications

Have checked all settings,everything is on.I have deleted and reinstalled the account,installed all updates ,restarted phone with no results.I also installed the google contacts app, no change. Any ...
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Possible hacking of my OnePlus6. Contacts disappearing under 'Speed dial'

The speed dial section in my One Plus 6, until now had a list of contacts who I used to call recently and/or contacts who I used to call on a frequent basis, never used to be a speed dial contact that ...
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Using Termux to Backups Android's Contact List

In Termux's website's main page, they write (among other stuff): "use rsync to store backups of your contact list on a remote server" This makes me wonder: Android's Contact List is stored in an ...
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How do I update a contact name on my Galaxy S9?

When I Edit, then Save, the name of a contact in the Contacts app (Version 10) on my Galaxy S9 phone it does not change the name in the Contacts app. That is to say the original name appears after I ...
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How to sync facebook contacts with ASUS ZenFone 5Z (Android 9)?

ASUS ZenFone 5Z Android 9 and latest ZenUI This question has been asked before, but none of the answers address what I'm seeing on my device. I've added the Facebook App, and I've added my Facebook ...
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How do you enable auto-complete in the contact bar when composing a message?

Pretty much the title, I'm brand new to android and this is the one thing that has been annoying me! As it is now, I have to type the entire contact name and then begin composing before my phone ...
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How to enter second phone for contact? [closed]

Just got Oreo and I can only enter 1 phone number in contacts, how can I get it to record mobile and office?
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Save contacts to phone not Google account

On my new ASUS ZenFone I could not figure out how to save contacts just to my phone. The default app should be Google Contacts and despite some suggestions even here it does not seem possible. There ...
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How to get rid of duplicates in my telephone agenda?

After installing Skype a week ago, my telephone agenda duplicated a lot of contacts, for many of them I have seven duplicates - therefore eight entries for each contact. After installing WhatsApp, I ...
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Will “hiding” contacts on Google Contacts affect other apps' behavior?

I manage my contacts on my Google account. There is a feature in Google Contacts where one can "hide" selected contacts, as follows. If you go to contacts.google.com, click the three dots to the right ...
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Changing default behaviour of the Contacts app in Oreo

When you open up the Contacts app second or the following time, it always shows last view (i.e. where I left it), i.e. the most recent contact search. I am using this app purely for searching the ...
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Access the call-log to complement what has been banned by policy

I used to use Appliqato's Call Recorder. A few days ago Google Play's policy changed so no call-recording application could access the call-log information. This means now the calls are like "...
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Redirect calls not from my contacts to another phone number? [duplicate]

Is there any way to redirect/forward calls that are not from my contacts to another number? (No, I'm not looking to block them or redirect them to voicemail.)
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Accessing SIM contacts on Nokia 5 Dual-Sim

I have a dual SIM Nokia 5 and guess what, this phone does not have the option to view SIM contacts. I am not willing to start using Google to manage my phone numbers too. Is there any option to get ...
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Transfering from one phone to another [duplicate]

how do I transfer my contacts email and everything else from 1 galaxy s7 to another one? I have switched sim cards but no changes
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How to restore phone numbers from contact.list file to my phone

I made a backup using tunesgo software which turned to be a scam, I couldnt restore the backup I must to pay for them 40 dollars! I managed to extract the bak file using winrar but my Xiaomi mi max ...
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How do I sync contact lists from outlook.com / Office365 into my Android contacts?

I am successfully syncing my outlook.com and Office365 contacts into my Android contacts (Samsung S9), but I cannot see the contact lists in either account. How do I sync the contact lists? I would ...
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How should I enter organizational units into my contacts?

The (Android) contacts system is modeled to contain individual people's contact info: There's a name, a last name, an organization/company the person is in, address etc. However, we also need to keep ...
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Fix “android.process.acore keeps stopping” when the contacts provider can't load it's db

My phone just decided that it should spam an exception onto my screen that reopens as soon as I tap it away. A look at logcat reveals the following being thrown multiple times per second: SQLiteLog: ...
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How can I change the default phone number for a contact?

I have seen this and this, but on my phone, a MotoG3 with Marshmallow 6.01 and what seems to be the built-in Contacts app (same version as the OS), long-tapping the number only gives Cut/Copy/Paste ...
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Add contact via adb shell

I try to add a contact using the adb shell: content insert --uri content://com.android.contacts/raw_contacts --bind deleted:i:0 --bind data1:s:'Bla Fffff' --bind data2:s:'Bla' --bind data3:s:'Fffff' ...
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Just sync GMail-contacts with a certain label

Is it possible, maybe with some app, to only sync contacts from GMail to my phone if they have a certain label? E.g., I labelled all contacts from my previous job "Job1" while all contacts from my ...
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Google Drive backup not showing

I switched phones a while back but just noticed that even if im logged in with the same google account, I am not able to access my previous phone's backup. These are the backups in my GDrive: I need ...
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Importing the Telegram contacts into the phone book - Android

I have a fairly serious problem. I lost all the numbers in the phone book, breaking the SIM card, but luckily I saw that most of them are stored on telegram. I tried with telegram desktop to export ...
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How can I delete these older contacts backups from Google?

I can't seem to find out online anywhere that is specific to this issue.
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synch the contacts on my Android with the current contacts on Google Contacts

I have recently changed number, but kept the same device (Sony Xperia XA1). With the previous number, I saved my contacts in Google Contacts. Before I changed the sim on my device, I erased some ...
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Gmail Contacts on Android refusing to sync 1 specific contact. What could be the reasons?

In my android device, I have set my contacts to be sync to my gmail account. I just add contacts under my email address instead of the phone and just assumed that everything will be synced. But now I ...
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How to prevent vibration of calls from one contact?

I have a contact who calls me regularly on Wednesday evenings. I already set her ring tone to "nothing", but cannot find any method to prevent the vibration. Using regularly silent-mode, but I ...
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Can you allow certain contacts to bypass the silent mode on Huawei P20 pro?

is there a way you can allow certain contacts to bypass the silent mode on a Huawei P20 pro? I like my phone on silent through the night but need to have a certain contact to be able to ring (elderly ...
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If I have a phone contact and I sync my contacts to my google account then will the contact see my email address in his contacts?

If he has a google account too and I sync my contacts to my google account with his phone number then will google notice that we are in phone contact and therefore show my email contact to him in his ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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