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How to extract Google contacts pictures?

For Android device follow below steps : Go to Chrome & visit https://contacts.google.com Select the contact whose photo you want. Tap on option, select export & select Google CSV. Then the ...
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Whatsapp: Export pictures from certain conversations

I think there is no native way of doing that, and I have not seen any app that does it. From my experience, the best way is via WhatsappWeb. I used this quite a few times. Select the target ...
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Whatsapp: Export pictures from certain conversations

WhatsApp doesn't want to give you this power (for legal reasons perhaps). The "export conversation" only exports most recent media. So I have elaborated a tidy 4-step solution to collect all ...
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Does Truecalller app leak your phonebook?

Yes it does. When using the Truecaller application or services, you have already accepted their privacy policy: So, in this case, you agree that: Truecaller may use your personal information ...
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How to set one Ringtone for Contacts and another for non contacts?

You can do this on android by going to contacts, then groups tab. You then need to click the menu button and create a new group. Give it a name and choose a ring tone then click add members and ...
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Exporting contacts via adb

The contacts database can be queried using the ADB shell: adb shell content query --uri content://com.android.contacts/data The command will dump all the content of the database only if the shell ...
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WhatsApp: How to isolate contacts and photos - Privacy concerns

Requisites Download Shelter - an open source app from F-droid or GitHub. Quoting the developer, use cases Run “Big Brother” apps inside the isolated profile so they cannot access your data ...
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Need for Secondary Contact Storage Space accessible only for CallerId

I came up with a solution for this myself. Instead of writing a complete android app, I found out that Automate itself has SQLite function blocks. So I just wrote a flow to accomplish this and it can ...
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How do I enable birthday reminders or view birthdays as events in Calendar on Nexus 4

..., but if it is not possible, do you know of a simple reminder app that does not ask for full Internet access? The topic is also discussed in the Google forum for the calender application and ...
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How can I sort contacts by date added?

As most of the applications mentioned did not work anymore two approaches worked for me now (Aug 2020): Recent contacts app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ibtidah.tav.reco Following ...
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A contact can not be found by name in dialer but exists in contacts

I had the same problem with Huawei P10, but it seems I could solve it. Within "Contacts" there is an option called "organize contacts" and within that "Rebuild index data". I tapped on it and when ...
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Deleting unwanted contacts after accidental account sync

Removing the Google account should have invariably deleted the contacts linked to that account, from your phone. If not, go to Contacts, choose "Contacts to display" and select the Google account of ...
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Whatsapp: Export pictures from certain conversations

Go to Whatsapp Settings. For me that the three dots button at the top right of "main" screen of whatsapp. From there go to chats, chat history, email chat, select contact, and it will prompt you to ...
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Sync Telegram Contact with Phone Contact

I had the same issue on my Nexus 6P with Android 7.1, while it worked perfectly fine on another Nexus 6 with Android 7.0. Here's what helped: reinstall the app (do not open yet) go into Android ...
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How to extract Google contacts pictures?

To extract Google contacts you can use the web application provided by Google for free: Google Takeout. This application helps to extract all the data stored in Google Apps including contacts saved on ...
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Contact avatar colors

Different colors on contact avatars are randomly generated from an array of colors. If you look at the Source Code of Contacts app, you will find something like this in a xml file. <array name="...
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Why can't I save an emergency phone number in my addressbook?

I don't know why this is happening but can offer a workaround, if you're able to create a new contact in a web browser and have that sync to your Android phone. After sync, the number is functional on ...
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Importing the Telegram contacts into the phone book - Android

After exporting all the contacts with Export Telegram data, I created a Python script that extracted all the contacts from the generated website. The script, positioned directly inside the Telegram ...
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Add contact via adb shell

I found myself needing to do just that. Here's how I managed to get the job done. First, I create a raw contact by doing: adb shell content insert --uri content://com.android.contacts/raw_contacts --...
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How can I import a VCARD file (contact information) via a QR code into Android contacts?

Just as a clarification for the other answers: This will depend on the app you use to scan the code - that app must support the VCARD format. On recent Android versions (since Android 8, I believe) ...
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WhatsApp contact has wrong name associated with it in contacts (but correct name within WhatsApp itself) - How to fix?

I was facing the same problem. I followed following steps which resolved the issue. Removed the WhatsApp from Setting-->Account (no Impact on whatsApp). Removed the Google account & added back. ...
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How can I sort contacts by date added?

Short answer: I made an app for this called Quis, and would love to hear if it solves your problem :) Longer answer: Android doesn't save the date you added contacts, unfortunately. However, there is ...
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Remove contacts from synced Exchange account, without removing them from the server

With Android 6, this is still an issue. You can remove the contacts by clearing the data from your "Contacts Storage" system app, but this will unfortunately also remove any locally stored contacts. ...
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Swap first and last name in contacts

Open Outlook CSV file. Cut the Title Column (column D), and paste before the First Name Column (column A). Save as CSV. This should result in contacts importing to Google correctly.
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WhatsApp contacts doesn't merge with Google Contacts

I might be a little late, but still, at least for google. I had the very same problem recently, some whatsapp contacts were separate from original (google / device / doesn't matter). Manual join did ...
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Contacts are not displaying after Marshmallow update

I could fix this issue by doing the following steps. First Wipe the Cache partition. (It won't erase any files or settings) To wipe the cache partition do the following steps. Ensure the device is ...
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Deleting unwanted contacts after accidental account sync

This is lifted from jpolito's 2017-03-15 reply here. It is the only thing trick has worked for me - not wanting to risk deletion of contacts for the second account. Phone Setting> Accounts> ...
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How to set one Ringtone for Contacts and another for non contacts?

Automation is the preferred option. Many apps are available. I prefer using MacroDroid , since it is free (upto 5 macros) and easy to learn. To understand how MacroDroid works and required settings, ...
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How do I export all contacts (names and phone numbers) to a text file on SD card offline?

It is function integrated into build-in Contacts app. Open Contacts Switch to "Contacts" tab Press the tree-dots button at the bottom "Import/Export" Export to storage Check all checkboxes Check file ...
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Pixel imported contacts' names not showing up at top of messages

After a long support session with Google, some combination of the following things resolved the issue: (although it was unclear what happened when because there were numerous glitches that occurred ...
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