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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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Deploy Google contacts to multiple phones (Android) / Sync Google contacts

I'm looking for an automatic way to have a contact database (updated regularly) deployed on multiple Android phones. Right now, the same Google account is connected to these phones, but since they ...
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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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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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Twitter app does use my address book? [migrated]

I would like to start using twitter on my smartphone but I do not want to share info with my contacts. Does Twitter app for android suggest to my contacts to link to my accounts?
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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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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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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 ...
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How to get rid of a Google contact in your chatting list?

I have a gmail contact which I don't want them to see me online - but I still want the others contact see me online. A feature similar to stealth setting in Yahoo. How can I do that with gmail/gtalk? ...
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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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Can I make Gmail use the nickname as the primary method of autocompleting contacts?

Is it possible to make Gmail use the "Nickname" field as the first choice for autocompleting a contact when writing an email? And, if possible, also for ordering them in contacts? I don't know what ...
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Deprecate, not delete, old addresses in Google Contacts

Contacts sometimes sign up for a new email address. That doesn't mean that emails they sent to me from an old address are no longer from that contact. It just means they don't use that address any ...
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How to remove contact from appearing in Gmail search

When I am trying to search for an email address in Gmail, let's say starting with 'a', it always shows me a particular email account which was in my contact list a long time ago. Even after deleting ...
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How do I get Google Calendar to use the correct e-mail addresses?

I have a recurring problem that when I add a list of people to a Google Calendar event, it invariably picks the wrong e-mail address for some of them. I then have to delete each of the incorrect ...
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Adding all Gmail contacts to Gmail chat

I want to add all of my contacts to the chat list. I have selected "Show in chat list:">All Contacts, but not all of my contacts are showing there. How do I do it?
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How can I tell Google Contacts to dial with the callto: instead of hangouts?

At work I have a Skype for Business installed as a softphone. I would like to be able to call Google contacts using this. However, when I call from inside Google contacts, it just goes ahead and dials ...
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Google+ auto invite after putting a contact in google circle

I've moved my 1000+ contacts into google circles which I thought of as contact categories. Prior to creating my circles and assigning all my contacts to the appropriate circle I checked my profile ...
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Creating a new contact using Google Inbox

Is there a method to create a new contact from Google Inbox? There seems to be other ways to do this, such as the People app on an Android device or via Gmail. However, is there something I'm missing ...
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Problem between Gmail and my contact group

I have a lot of group and for no reason in gmail when I type the group name, not all the name appear. I have to add them by hand. When I go see my group in my contact they are all their. When I click ...
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What is the maximum number of phone numbers per one contact in Gmail?

Does anyone know what is the limit for number of phone numbers (any type) I can add to one single contact in Gmail? There's information online regarding the maximum number of contacts you can have, ...
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Making a Contact Group in Gmail from an email

I received an email with dozens of people in the cc: field. I would like to convert this list of addresses to a contact group in Gmail. Is there a simple way of doing this without writing a script ...
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Gmail strangely switching out Gmail Contact information to Google+ information

My boss has a business email address, say boss@job.com, and I have him listed in Gmail contacts under his name, say "John Doe." Now, apparently his wife has a Google+ account under the name "Mary ...
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Can't delete Google contact (fix Google Contact duplication)

For some unkown reason I have many duplicate contacts in my Google account. More than 18.000 duplicates. This causes big problem on Android devices. I have tried several suggestions which I found in ...
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When exporting Gmail contacts, the names not showing

In Gmail, I have a large Group that I use for communications. I downloaded the group to Excel using the Export option and created a csv file. While everyone on my list has a first and last name. A ...
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Disable Google Contacts Preview

Just today when I click on Contacts in Gmail, it opens a new tab with a new contacts web application. Please tell me how to disable this and get back to the old version of contacts (Gmail). It's ...
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Gmail canned response only to senders not in my contact list

How do I filter a canned response to send to people who are not in my contacts? For example, I have a canned response that I'd like to send to people who are contacting me for the first time.
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Emailing group set-up in Gmail is displaying the email not the contact name

I am the new secretary for a association. I spent a great deal of time entering contacts from the group including Name and email. When I sent my first group email it displayed the email instead of ...
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Filter out Google Calendar invites from people not in my contact list

How do I set up a filter in Gmail account so that invitations from people not in my contact list are automatically deleted (and the event removed from my calendar)?
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Get email addresses from gmail message body

I've found this lovely script from another thread: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received. It works great! However, what I'm trying to do is pull the contact info from the message body, as ...
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Import Google Contacts to Google Spreadsheet

Google notice me : You do not have permission to call getContacts (line 3) Here is my code: function importFullName(input) { var CONTACT = ...