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I have over 800 contacts in my phone, why do only 4 show up in Google Contacts?

i have over 800 contacts in my phone but only 4 in Gmail. How can I see all the contacts? I have done the synchronization part on my phone.
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January 1,1900 birthday for Google Contacts

Google Contacts sets DOB (date of birth) to 1st Jan 1900 for my contacts by default. How can I remove this from multiple contacts at a time, or even all at once? I have found a similar question on ...
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Can I search for Gmail contacts with “OR” [duplicate]

I would like to search my contacts in Gmail in the following manner: I would like to get all contacts that contain one of the words that I enter, e.g.: "Doron OR Danny" This should bring my ...
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How can I get all my Gmail contacts to show up in my Hangouts phone list?

When I first installed Hangouts, the phone list was populated with what was then all of my Gmail contacts that had phone numbers assigned. Since then I've added a bunch of Gmail contacts but they ...
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Gmail displays contacts as “[Contact Name] personal”

I've noticed that recently (starting a few months ago) some of my contacts started being displayed as "Jane personal" instead of her actual name like "Jane Doe" in emails. I find this format strange, ...
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Easy way to share contacts between users in a Google Apps Domain? [closed]

I currently have Google Apps managing my domain's mail, contacts, and calendars. An important reason that we chose Google Apps was because of contact sync. We are a small business and need to share ...
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Remove contact from Gmail

After I have removed and blocked a particular contact from my contact & chat list, when I search with the contact's name in the search option of my Gmail account, it still throws up the contact's ...
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Is there a way to tag Google Contacts instead of grouping them?

Imagine that you have one group called 'London' that includes all your contacts in London. Within 'London' you have subsets of groups such as football friends, etc. With tags (or maybe filters) it ...
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How do I migrate my Google Calendar & Contacts to Outlook.com?

I want to migrate my calendar and contacts from Google to Outlook.com Outlook.com offers an easy "one-click" service to transfer your mail but this doesn't migrate your calendar and contacts. If ...
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Does Gmail deal with contacts email changing?

People change jobs or change email. So we need to update their contact details in Gmail. Does Gmail keep track of the old email addresses behind the scenes? I have always kept the old email addresses ...
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In Google Apps, what are “shared external contacts”?

Looking at the features list for "Google Apps for Business", I see the following: I am unable to find any information about this feature. What our small business needs is a way to share customer ...
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Can I Create a Bigger Gmail Group from Several (Smaller) Gmail Groups?

I have three gmail groups A, B and C, each with say ten members. Now I want create another bigger gmail group, say, BIG containing all the members of A, B, and C. I tried simply clicking on the ...
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Import/export Gmail contacts?

I have two Gmails. One is for school, and is part of the organization. The other is personal. I've already set up forwarding from school to personal and set it so that I can send email from my school ...
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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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How to add filter and label to group in Gmail contacts?

I have my Gmail contacts sorted into groups. In my mail I also have labels associated with filters-for specific people I have a filter associated with a label. For the filter creation, how do I ...
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Is there a way to block recipients in Gmail?

I'm not looking to block senders, I'm looking to block recipients. For instance, I've occasionally hit Reply and written an email to an address of the type do-not-reply@domain.com, ...
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How can I share a Gmail address book with my spouse?

I have a well-maintained contact list in my Google Apps account. My wife is also on the same GApps domain, but her contact list is poorly maintained and only contains email addresses, not postal ...
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Phantom Google Contacts

I'm experiencing a problem related to Google Contacts, or what I consider to be "Phantom" Google Contacts. I use GMail for email, but Trillian for chat to connect to my Google Talk account. In my ...
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How to tell Gmail that these two email addresses are actually one email?

Our university allows people to use email alias, for instance, a guy names John White, his email addresses could be "john.white.14@xyz.edu" or "jwhite@xyz.edu". How to tell Gmail that these two email ...
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Contact list in Gmail to quickly compose emails to no longer appears [duplicate]

I used to have names of most used contacts to the left of all my emails. Now it's gone. All I had to do is click on a name and I could then compose an email to them. How do I get that list back?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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)?