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Migrate Hangouts contacts to new Google account

I have created a new Google account that I would like to use as my primary account in the future, and I'm trying to migrate as much as I can to the new account. However, I'm running into a little ...
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How do you import multiple VCF or CSV Files to Google Contacts

I was trying to find a way to import multiple VCF/CSV contacts to Google Contacts in one shot, instead of adding one by one.
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Prevent Gmail from expanding email address using name from Contacts

I want to prevent Gmail from replacing To: i@corp.com with: To: The fat guy who was near takeshi at the meeting <i@corp.com> I just typed i@corp.com in the compose window, but Gmail expands ...
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Transfer contacts / emails from Windows Live mail to Gmail?

Does anybody know how I can transfer all my email messages, contacts and calendar entries from Live Mail (formerly Hotmail) to Gmail?
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Permanently revert to old Gmail contacts

How to permanently go back to old Gmail contacts? Clicking "leave preview" on left side is only temporary. next time you sign in you get new again.
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Download list of contact information and check if Google Account

I'm looking for a way I could: retrieve a list of all my contacts and their email's and In order to retrieve a list of all of my contacts into a Google spreadsheet, I exported them as a Google CSV ...
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How do I add a contact from within Gmail's contact interface to Google Plus circles?

I find it rather tedious to add a contact from within Google+ interface to a circle. I would rather add the contact from within the contacts section in Gmail. Is this possible? Better yet, can it ...
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How to create a Gmail group from recipient list?

I have an email with tens of recipients. I would like to create a contact group from it without adding each of them one at a time. How can I do that in Gmail? The internet is full of old instructions ...
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In Gmail, how do I create a contact from a recipient of an email?

In Gmail, how do I create a contact from a recipient of an email? For sender, there is 'Add to Contact List' but there doesn't appear to be anything similar for the To: or Cc: fields. Is there an ...
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Change the display name of my friends in Google+

Some friends chose weird nicknames that I can't relate to them and I can't recognize them in the Chat list. I went to "Contacts" in my Google account (https://mail.google.com/mail/#contacts) and I ...
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Exporting contact group in GMail (incorrectly) exports all groups for those contacts

Using the instructions provided by Google (and by other stackexchangers), it is quite easy to export a group of contacts (select the radio button for it during export). However, when I import that ...
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Suggested google contacts extensions? [closed]

I wish to start using google contacts. Right now, it has almost a 1000 e-mails, and it's a mess. I would love to know of any suggested extensions (online/offline) for google contacts that can ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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In Gmail, how can I create contact group from email recipients?

In Gmail, is there anyway to take an email I have sent and convert all of the people on the bcc line to a contact group? I would have thought this would be a feature but I can't seem to find this ...
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Removing an autofill address from NEW Gmail contacts

I can't figure out how to delete an address from that autofills in Gmail, now that the design of Contacts has changed. (Asking this in the summer of 2015.) The how-to suggestions I've found are all ...
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Encrypt selected data only in Google Contacts?

Is there a way to have let's say an online CRM platform sync its contact details in realtime with Google Contacts, but hide the contact's phone numbers or encrypt them for certain users of the CRM ...
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Sync Google Contacts with Evolution

I have always been keeping my contact list pretty well organised under Evolution. Recently, though, I bought an Android phone that forced me to import my contacts via my Gmail account. Since my list ...
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Sending email to a contact group does not send to all group members

I have many contact groups and use them to send email to many people at once. When I enter the group name in the recipient section of a draft, though, not all contacts from the group are entered, ...
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Google+ automatically sends invitations after addings contacts in Google+ Circles

I've moved my 1000+ contacts into Google+ Circles which I thought of as contact categories. Prior to creating my Google+ Circles and assigning all my contacts to the appropriate circle I checked my ...
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How to remove (not block!) a contact from Google Hangouts?

My question is related to this one. So I have a person added to my Gmail contacts, with phone number and e-mail. Person's e-mail is on gmail.com. Every Gmail account is not just e-mail, but also is ...
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outlook.com can't delete Gmail contact with synchro link deleted

I synced Gmail in outlook.com to use Gtalk one week ago. My contacts are being synchronized with Gmails, I wanted to remove the synchronization link between my two accounts to clean my contacts on ...
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In Gmail, when creating a group, how can I specify which email address to use for a contact with multiple email addresses?

How to specify which email address should be used for a group created in Gmail Contacts? In the group list, there is a drop-down field that looks like it could be used for selecting the email to use ...
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Birthday reminders for Google Contacts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Birthday calendar notification Is there any way to set up birthday reminders in Google Contacts? I have all the birthday's entered in for each contact, which creates a ...
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Two contacts in Gmail with the same e-mail address treated as one

A friend is a teacher and regularly writes to her pupils' parents about their children. Thus she has Gmail contacts set up with a record for each child that contains the e-mail address of one of their ...
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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 ...
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How to group chat contacts in Gmail side chat list?

I have quite a lot contacts whom I chat with. I already installed lab in Gmail which puts the chat list to the right side to have more space. Now I'd like to group the contacts in the online list in ...
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Remove Google+ profile from Gmail contact?

I use the web interface for Gmail regularly and recently noticed that one of my contacts (let's call him Jim Smith) has a Google+ account attached to his email address...and I cannot remove the damn ...
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Searching for Contacts in the New Google Contacts Layout

I cannot for the life of me figure out how to search just my contacts in the new layout for Google Contacts. It seems to search everyone but my contacts (unless they have Google+). My initial instinct ...
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Create address labels from Gmail contacts in Google Docs?

Is there a way to create address labels in Google Docs based on my Gmail contacts (even better would be a group of contacts I made)? Essentially allowing me to easily create all my address labels for ...
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Is there a way to filter by multiple Groups in Gmail Contacts?

In Gmail, let's say I have 7 contacts in Group A and 9 contacts in Group B. 2 contacts are in both Group A and Group B. Is there a way I can filter to get results of only the contacts that are in ...
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Gmail emailing the overlapping group

I have a few groups created in Google Contacts. For example, one group is by location, such as "NYC," another group is by association, such as "friends". I want to email the people in these 2 groups ...
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Gmail autosuggests contact's Google+ name, not manually entered name/nickname

A professional contact I know has a Google+ profile which must be for personal use. The name listed must be one he uses non-professionally. However, he goes by a different name professionally (it's ...
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How to remove hidden Google contacts

How can I remove people from the seemingly hidden contacts list Google keeps for me? For instance Google Play keeps showing me suggestions and reviews of apps from a person who is not in my contacts ...
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Matching batches of names to contact emails

When you go to compose a message on Gmail, there is the "to" field when you input who you send the email to. You can type in a name there (rather than an email), then Gmail will automatically match ...
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How do I add contacts to CC for a group in Gmail?

I like to use the groups feature of Gmail to quickly send an email to a certain group of people that are generally always included on certain emails. For instance, I have a Family group so I can ...
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Is it possible to give others access to Google Contacts without Google Apps?

Is it possible for me to allow other Google users to view my contacts in Google Contacts, or perhaps only certain groups of contacts? Or is this a feature I'd need Google Apps for?
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How to remove email suggestions from the 'To:' field in Gmail

Let's say, you want to send an email to user@example.org but you accidentally wrote user@exmaple.org (spelling error), then Gmail will most likely save the email for future reference. However, when ...
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How to extract caller Id picture from Gmail contacts?

I want to extract friend's caller Id picture which I had on my Android phone, and synced with my Gmail account. However I lost my phone. Now the Gmail contact is showing the caller Id picture, but ...
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Can I disable Google Contacts' new search everywhere feature?

Google Contacts preview searches everywhere when you search your contacts. I find it makes it very difficult to search my own contacts because of the feature. Is there a way to disable it?
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How can I prevent contact pictures showing up on my Picasaweb?

Ever since Google implemented high-resolution contact pictures (I believe), whenever I upload a new picture for one of my contacts (using Gmail's web interface), it appears as a new, separate, private ...
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Search for emails from contacts with multiple email addresses

At my current company, all employees have *.com and *.de email addresses. The problem now is that if I search for emails from a certain contact I have to choose between emails from either one of the ...
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How to set contacts as “never show” for Google talk in bulk? [closed]

I know I can set them one by one in Google contacts, but how to do it in batch?
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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 ...
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Is there a desktop icon for Google Contacts?

Is there a desktop icon short cut for Google contacts? I've seen all kinds of answers, but none to the question I asked.
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Additional details in address field of Google Contacts to be ignored by Google Maps

I need to have additional details in the address fields of my Google Contacts. These additional details interfere with Google Maps finding the address. For instance: Street Street Name 24, etaj 2, ...
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removing email accounts that have the same user name as mine

i have a hotmail account and have recently discovered that there is a Gmail account with the same name i use for my hotmail account? does this mean they have access to my ...
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How do you add a contact to Gmail from incoming email

If a new person emails me in Gmail and I want to add them to contacts currently my method is: show message details copy contact email contacts/new contact fill out relevant info paste email save ...
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Gmail / Google Contacts: Is it possible to select Contacts in 2 specific Groups? Or Contacts in 1 specific Group and not another specific Group?

Question 1: In Gmail / Google Contacts, let's say I have 12 contacts in Group A and 8 contacts in Group B. 4 contacts are in both Group A and Group B. Is there a way I can filter to get results of ...
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How to download all directory contacts?

How do I export all the contacts from the directory? I can not select all of the contacts, only 250 at a time (which would be time consuming). Also, the more button is grayed out, which prevents the ...