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Is there a way to show a contact's nickname in my inbox for GMail?

I really would like a way to show a contact's nickname in my inbox. I don't want to see email's from "John Smith", I really want to see emails from "<nickname>". How can I change this behavior? ...
0
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1answer
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How do I delete all contacts in Google apps permanently?

When you have synced your contacts on your Android phone with Google contacts and decide to withdraw them from Google, how can you permanently delete them? I went to Gmail->Contacts and there I could ...
0
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0answers
278 views

How can I access all of my Gmail contacts?

When I go into contacts, I only see a small percentage of the people I regularly communicate with on Gmail. How can I see all the contacts that I have in Gmail? (I am attempting to create a group ...
9
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1answer
514 views

Only display email in `To` field when sending a Gmail message

I often name people in my Gmail account's contact with the "funny" name(s) that remind me of who they are like Smith from Company A, Smith Funny, Smith big head, etc. When sending message in Gmail, ...
2
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1answer
744 views

I am changing my email address from Comcast to Gmail and need to email everyone who ever emailed me

I know this will not be an easy task, but a friend informed me that he used a service that emailed everyone who ever emailed him at a college email address to notify them of his new email address. I ...
0
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2answers
414 views

Gmail “add contact” makes you type the name again

I'm logged into Gmail webmail via Chrome on Win7. I open an e-mail. The person is not on my contact list, but I want them to be. I mouse over their name. A card comes up with their name, e-mail ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I show all of my contacts at once in Gmail?

When I go to "My Contacts", it only displays half of my contacts (up to the letter P). Is there a limit to how many "My Contacts" can be displayed? I have to go to "All Contacts" to display all of my ...
6
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4answers
439 views

Choose which address of a gmail contact populates the 'To' field

I have a question similar to this one but slightly different. Some of my contacts have two mail address, an old one I shouldn't write to if I expect an answer and a new one. Now, I do not wish to ...
2
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1answer
434 views

Backing up Gmail using IMAPSize

I am trying to backup all my contacts who sent me mails in Gmail. One way of doing is by using IMAPSize to back my account. But while configuring my account, I get the following error: Can’t ...
3
votes
1answer
492 views

How to add an email address from a gmail message to my google contacts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In Gmail, how do I create a contact from a recipient of an email? There's a sidebar that pops up offering to add people on the message to my circles, but not my address ...
4
votes
1answer
538 views

Search for messages from non-contacts in Gmail

I'd like to clean up my Gmail inbox and want to search for messages from people who are not in my contacts. Ideally it would be something like: -from:(is:contact) but is:contact isn't an actual ...
1
vote
1answer
696 views

Gmail: How can I display incoming e-mail addresses (in my searches)?

I checked the first four search result pages on webapps and Google, but I didn't find an answer to my question and issue, which is also discussed on the Google Help forums by other people. My issue ...
9
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3answers
13k views

How can I clean up my Gmail address book?

I've used Gmail since 2004, and now I have about 3000 Gmail contacts. I don't recognize the vast majority of them and many of my contacts are just email addresses. Over the years I've synced my ...
8
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2answers
4k views

How to send multiple contacts via Gmail?

Is there a way to attach multiple contact information to an email? Manually copying field-by-field to text body is even worse than sending them via SMS.
7
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5answers
19k views

Removing someone from Gmail chat list

How do I remove someone from my Gmail chat list, but not from my Gmail contacts? Please note that blocking is not an option, as I want to allow the person to invite me on chat later if he wants.
3
votes
1answer
250 views

Should I mark junk emails sent by an adware from my friends' email address as spam?

I have some friends in my contacts who are not very familiar with Komputerz. Apparently they have some kind of malware on their laptops that occasionally sends spam by their email address. I am ...
7
votes
2answers
4k views

Export all sender's email addresses for a specific label in Gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received I have a site with a contact form that sends messages straight to my inbox, and I've set up a filter to give all those ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

What are Google Apps Accounts?

I want to purchase this backup plan for $3/m but when I go ahead for signup it says: This application requires a Google Apps account. What does that mean? I'm a regular gmail user and I want ...
7
votes
3answers
11k views

How can I move Google contacts between two different accounts?

I want to move some contacts, using drag-n-drop, between two Gmail accounts. How can I do this? Please mind that I do not want to import/export all contacts, I just want to move some of them between ...
2
votes
3answers
48k views

How can I see my Gmail contacts?

Some how I removed my Contacts from the left side of Gmail. I know I still have them but I cannot find out how to list them as all instruction state "Click on Contacts on the left side", but, as I say ...
2
votes
1answer
394 views

How to make the chat search box in Gmail to show mobile number or other details when viewing contacts profile?

To make phone calls (not using Google Voice/Softphone but normal phones) or see some other details like Company etc. of a person whose details are added in my Google Contacts, I generally use the chat ...
4
votes
3answers
2k views

Google contacts moving from My Contacts to Other Contacts

For some reason a subset of my Google Contacts are being moved from the My Contacts list to the Other Contacts list. Unfortunately this has the effect of removing them from my iPhone as I have them ...
2
votes
2answers
323 views

How can I use a different name for a contact's card and their e-mail address in Gmail?

I have an Android phone, and my gmail contacts are automatically synced to it. My phone is in Hebrew, and since most of my contacts are written in Hebrew I changed the ones in my gmail address book ...
3
votes
1answer
806 views

In Gmail, with a contact that has multiple email addresses, how do I set the default email address? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In Gmail, how do I set the default email address for a contact that has two email addresses? In Gmail, with a contact that has multiple email addresses, how do I set the ...
8
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5answers
67k views

How do I remove a contact from the Gmail chat list without blocking or deleting the contact?

Under Settings > Chat, I have "Only allow people that I've explicitly approved to chat with me and see when I'm online" checked. I want to know how to revoke chat permissions for someone whom I've ...
6
votes
1answer
4k views

Google Contacts - how to see which contacts aren't in a group?

In Google Contacts/Gmail you can assign a contact to a group (or more than one group). I use this so that on my Android phone I can filter the list of contacts down to just Work colleagues, just ...
4
votes
3answers
7k views

Can I get Gmail to find contacts in LDAP?

My company directory is in LDAP, but I use Gmail to read my work mail. Can I get Gmail to offer me company contacts by connecting the LDAP to directory to Gmail somehow?
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1answer
402 views

Picasa people tags in Google contacts

I use face tags in picasa,and picasa allows me to choose people in my Gmail contacts. Is there a way that I could get that person's icon in picasa to show as that same person's icon in my contacts? ...
4
votes
2answers
459 views

Create contacts from attached vCard?

Using GMail, is there a way to automatically add contacts from a vCard that has been emailed to me. I know that I can download it to my local system and import it from there, but I'm looking for a ...
3
votes
2answers
335 views

Change Gmail Contact defaults

When I enter information in a Gmail Contact, it defaults the phone number to Mobile, how do I get it to default to Home?
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1answer
657 views

In Gmail Contacts how do you scroll down a list of contacts that's larger than your vertical space?

In Gmail Contacts, some of my lists are pretty large, so when I choose them the list goes past the page. There isn't a scrollbar in that section, so I don't know how to access the lower part of the ...
10
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3answers
433 views

Stop Gmail from automatically creating contacts

Gmail really likes to make contacts for me and stick them in my "All Contacts" list. I'd much rather manage my contacts myself and only add people when I want to specifically do so. (Actually, I ...
10
votes
2answers
2k views

Can I export my Facebook friend's contact info to gMail?

Is it possible to export my Facebook friend's contact info to gMail?
3
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4answers
221 views

Delay Bug with Gmail Contacts

After adding new contacts to a group in Gmail Contacts, an email sent to that group will be missing the recently added contacts, with no alert to that fact. You can check the emails to see if they're ...
8
votes
5answers
264 views

What to do when a service asks for your gmail password?

On many services, there is the request to connect to your gmail (or other webmail service) account in order to retrieve your contacts information (so to add them to your network in the new service). ...