8 votes

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 ...
6 votes

Contacts have been randomly renamed and/or merged

The same thing happened to me over a year ago. My contacts are still messed up because I noticed the problem only over a month after it had happened and I had also done enough changes on both my phone ...
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How do I remove Google contacts?

You have done half the work. By this query, we can understand that this new Google's people details sync should be turned off too together with Google contacts as this new service connecting you with ...
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Hangouts application not always suggesting my contacts when searching

For those asking for a clearer, illustrated answer: Click on the (+) New conversation On the right hand of the search box, click on the really-nonobviously-a-modality-switch phone icon: Search will ...
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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 ...
3 votes

Hangouts application not always suggesting my contacts when searching

Instead, immediately after clicking the magnifying glass icon, and before typing in your search, you must then click the small telephone handset icon to search for a contact to call or text. Then, ...
3 votes

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.
3 votes

How can I archive old contacts out of My Contacts?

Just with one account also you can achieve this. In contacts app, go to menu and create a new label like "Archive" Tap on label and add contacts. From menu go to settings, and in "contacts to display"...
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Will "hiding" contacts on Google Contacts affect other apps' behavior?

The name of the caller will not be identified if the contact is hidden in Google Contacts. The contact will be removed from the contacts list in the stock Samsung contacts app. I tested this by ...
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2 votes

Swap first and last name in contacts

Note: Please take a backup of all your Google contacts using the old Google contacts website either as a Google .csv file or .vcf format before trying this and use an app like Super Backup : SMS & ...
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2 votes

Remove all Google Contacts and keep all WhatsApp Contacts?

If you remove/delete contacts then whatsapp linked contacts also will be deleted. So how can you Keep WhatsApp contacts only?. But you can view only whatsapp linked contacts goto Contacts App Click ...
2 votes

How do I hide reviews on Play Store made by my phone contacts?

Go to People section in Google Play Store: And unfollow everyone there. If that doesn't help, go to Settings->Applications. Remove access to Contacts for Google Play Store, clean its Data and Cache, ...
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2 votes

How to Enable Android phone for full Tamil Indic Interface

Buy Redmi phones. It has pre installed Tamil language. I am using that phone only.Or else Flash phone with Cyanogen or MiUi mod. But it will tamper your phone warranty. Do it at your own risk. The ...
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How to extract Google contacts pictures?

To extract Google contacts you can use the application provided by Google for free is Google Takeout, this application helps to extract all the data stored in Google Apps including contacts saved on ...
2 votes

Possible to create offline (local/non-synced) contacts in Android Oreo 8.1?

On Android devices without an option to save contacts locally (either to the phone or the SIM), you can use FJ Software's MyLocalAccount (which you can choose to sync to your Google account or not as ...
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Disable contact sync for one Google account - S8 - Android 8

Yes it is possible. You can choose what items to sync in the account settings. The option might be relocated slightly, but you'll ideally find it at the following location. I'm including a screenshot ...
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2 votes

Delete older device contact backups on Google

Follow these steps: Go to Google Contacts. Sign in the account where you want to delete old contacts. Choose contact(s) by 'check mark sign' before contacts name. Click 'more' from above drop down ...
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How to backup contacts to Google from Samsung devices which don't export vcf file?

Most of the contacts backup apps lack one feature or the other e.g. they don't backup high resolution photo when creating .vcf file. So I prefer CLI method to extract contacts data directly from ...
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How to replace Google Contacts with an alternative?

In general, 3rd-party contacts apps that have access to the Contacts permission to use the Contacts Provider can be an alternative to Google Contacts (or any other stock contacts apps). The Contacts ...
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how to back up contacts from oneplus one to google account

Yiou have to move your contacts from SIM card or Phone storage to the Gmail Go to the contacts app and in the menu ( 3 dots in top right corner ) there is Import/Export. Select Import from SIM. Now ...
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how to offload contacts through USB?

I recommend one of these two free Android apps, both of which I find easy to use: Red Rock Backup Contacts, which exports to Google CSV, Outlook CSV, or a custom CSV, and has no builtin restore (You ...
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copy contacts from gmail account to phone memory

This should be able via your contacts app. Hit the menu key (or tap the "hamburger icon"), go to "Import/Export", then chose to export to your SD card. This will result in a VCard file, which you also ...
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Retrieving my google contacts

As your contacts are synchronized with your Google account, you can: get them in Google Contacts or use an export tool to select just the contacts you want and export them to a CSV file.
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I imported my Android contacts to Google contacts, and now they are all duplicated

Check if you're contacts are duplicated by logging on to google on a browser... If they are duplicated there then that means the back up screwed up... If they are not duplicated there, then, delete ...
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Twitter app does use my address book?

In 2012 it was reported Twitter did upload the address book to their servers. Something changed after that. In case you're wondering if it has in the past you can visit https://twitter.com/settings/...
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Exact same contact shown twice

Somewhere in Settings you can see Contacts to display Now it shows different options like Show All Contacts, Device Contacts, SIM Contacts, Whatsapp Contacts and of all accounts that you have. Simply ...
1 vote

WhatsApp contacts doesn't merge with Google Contacts

Editing all the contacts is useless - just try to re-install your whatsapp and you face the issue again (and sooner or later you will re-install when you buy new phone :-) ). Why it seemed to be ...
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WhatsApp contacts doesn't merge with Google Contacts

If anyone else is coming here and still has the problem. And do not want to manually edit the contacts in different country formats. Here is a simple workaround. Go-to Contacts app. - settings. - ...

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