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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? ...
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Google vCard image specification?

I import vCard with multiple contacts to Google and some pics aren't set as the contact pics. I guess they violate some format restrictions. What are the rules for contact pictures in Google? All my ...
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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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Link to old Google Contact Manager

Is there a link by which I can open the old Google Contact Manager (the one with 3 columns layout)? It allowed instant search and the ability to view contact details on the same page.
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Selected text in browser converted to a contact in Google Contacts [closed]

In email messages and sometimes on web sites, there will be a block of information I'd like to add as a contact in my Google Contacts list. Is there a Google Labs experiment, Chrome extension, Firefox ...
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Creating “groups” in Gmail

How do I make a group contact in Gmail? I want to email everyone in the office and have an "office" group that will email all the people in this group.
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Change the display name of my friends in Google+

Some friends chose weird nicknames that I cant relate to them and I cant 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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Do I need Google Apps for Business to send email to more than 100 recipients?

I have groups of more than 100 and keep having to split them in order to send. I don't really understand apps for business because there is too much information. All I want to do is keep my current ...
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Importing contacts to facebook from Google Apps account

I am using Google Apps for email on my domain. I have many contacts in that account whom I would like to invite to Facebook. Is there a way other than importing all those contacts to a Gmail account ...
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How to change a contact's autocomplete email order in Gmail?

I have always been under the impression that the order of email addresses for a contact is the order in which their autocomplete suggestions will pop up. So if I have a contact with multiple email ...
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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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Setting chat alias in gmail chat

I'd like to set chat aliases for chat contacts in gmail. Or, if it's possible, to hide patronyms. As of now, the chat contact list shows the full name (including patronym) of the person as written in ...
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Gmail Address List Sender POP Up

Is there a method (Way) to turn off the Pop Up Box as I move the cursor over email sender's id as I browse emails. I suffer headaches from flashing objects (like blinking red lights) in one or two ...
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Wrong number of contacts showing in Google account

What is the reason for the (1) in My Contacts (1) on the left? I have clicked the link, but it has no effect. I've refreshed the page a dozen times and still get the same count. Is there a default ...
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How to automatically enrich Google contacts with profile pictures (and other info)

I'm looking to enrich my Google Contacts data. In Google Contacts my contacts have the names, email addresses and, in some cases, phone numbers. However, I'd like to enrich the contacts with profile ...
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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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Gmail Filter - Give Label To A List Of Incoming And Outgoing Emails Containing Email Address From A Certain List Of Email Addresses

I've a list of email addresses (let's give it a name Cool Email Addresses for understanding purpose) Email A Email B Email C The emails I've sent and received should be given a label Label XYZ if ...
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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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What “address book” web app would you recommend? [closed]

I am currently using Gmail contacts. Is there anything better to try in the market ? (and if you can describe their pros and cons in a few words that would be cool)
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How can I bulk/mass forward emails in Gmail using contacts lists in a search/filter manner?

One of my Gmail accounts receives too much spam and I want to abandon it and use a new one. For this I want to specify that if any one from my contact lists sends an email to my current email account, ...
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Are people notified when added to Gmail contacts list?

If you add a new Gmail address to your Gmail contact list, is that person notified that they were added to your Gmail contacts list? Both people have Gmail.
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Rejected Gmail address

Gmail rejects a group mailing and puts up an error message saying that an address in the "To" field is not recognized. I have re-entered the address by hand, but the error persists. What can be done? ...
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How do I find a contact in my Google Contacts list?

Whenever I type in a name I want to search for, which exists in my list of Google Contacts, it pulls up a blank card or tells me that no match exists, or nothing has been found. Any ideas why that ...
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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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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 ...
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Why does my Gmail Contacts list only show the name, telephone and company? How do I configure the columns to also show email address?

Why does my Gmail Contacts list only show the name, telephone and company? How do I configure the columns to also show email address?
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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 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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How to remove all “alien contacts” appeared after importing contacts from an exported CSV file?

After I exported my Gmail Contacts to a .csv file and reimported them back, I got the “alien” contacts as in the below screenshot—they have no name and something related to Google+. How can I remove ...
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Duplicate check while creating Google Contact with Google Apps Script

I have the following code which creates Google Contacts from a Spreadsheet. The problem is whenever I run the code it creates contacts but has no functionality to check if the same Google Contact ...
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Recover an accidentally deleted note of a Gmail contact

I've just deleted the note field of one of my Gmail contacts which contains very critical information. Is it possible to recover it?
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I want to get the email address of everyone I've had a conversation with over the last year [duplicate]

I want to send a newsletter using mailchimp to everyone I've had an email conversation with over the past year. What is the best way to export their email addresses? I only want people I've gone back ...
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Transfering facebook profile images into Google Contacts

Is it possible to automatically copy the images of people's facebook profile to Google Contacts? Bonus points if I can also copy other data such as their birthday.
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In Gmail, how do I set the default email address for a contact that has two email addresses?

When I enter the person's name in the To field, the auto-complete comes up, and lists the several email addresses that I have for this person. The first email address that it lists, is not the one ...
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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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Cleaning up Gmail contacts

I am currently in the act of cleaning up the contacts on my Gmail account. I have to replace all the numbers with "04" at the beginning to +61 444 444 444 but most of them are in the format such as ...
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Auto-offline chat in Gmail chat

Is there any way to automatically start an "offline chat" mode when an invisible contact is clicked rather than the default of "Compose Mail"?
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How can I remove users from my contacts in Gmail based on a request?

I wish to update my contacts list as I occasionally send emails to clients. I wish to provide them the option to be removed from my contacts. How can I achieve this using Gmail?
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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 ...
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How to search Google Contacts directly from Launchy (or as a browser custom search engine)?

I am trying to figure out if there is a Google URL where I can pass in my search value to go straight to the Google Contacts search results page. I want to do this in Launchy, but the answer would ...
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Using IFTTT to trigger email notification to group of recipients

Can I set up IFTTT to send notification emails to a google-contact group whenever an article is posted to a blogger blog (private)?
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What is an example of a CRM that aggregates social data and real-time syncs it with Google Contacts? [closed]

As a Gmail/Android user, I depend on Google Contacts as my source for contact information. However, I am looking for an application that does the following: Aggregates information about my contacts ...
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Google Contacts: Groups vs Circles

Since the integration of Google+ into Google Contacts took place, you have the ability to organize your Contacts into either the former Google Contact Groups or the new available Google+ Circles. ...
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Why does Gmail still only show email address when I have that person's name in my contacts?

When looking at my Gmail inbox some emails show the contact name in the from column and others just show an email address. The strange thing is that some of the ones that just show email address are ...
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How can I have an assistant manage my Gmail contacts without the worry of them being utterly destroyed?

I would like to have an assistant (virtual) clean up my contacts through Gmail. I can give that person my password so they can logon as me, but I would love it if they could have their own restricted ...
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How to migrate contacts from Google Apps to Gmail account?

I want to move the contacts from the Apps account. I have successfully exported them three times, once according to each of the formats provided by Google (Google CSV, "outlook-style" CSV and Vcards. ...
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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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How to enable google apps users to edit theirs profile and share it with Google Apps Directory

At our company we use Google Apps. We want to list all accounts as a contacts and allow people to edit theirs contact profile, so others can use theirs updated profiles. Google provides Google Apps ...
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Can I have Gmail overwrite a known email with my contact info when a name is not supplied?

I have to admit I was a little confused when I asked this question, as I thought that it was my Gmail where names and email addresses were connected. But of course, it's not the local Gmail client ...
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Google Maps: add to contacts

I've searched Google Maps for a business. I've found it. I'm looking at the popup/bubble/whatever on the map, for that business. Is there something I can from this point to quickly get that ...