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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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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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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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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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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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Gmail/Google no longer has an “All Contacts” list?

Today I noticed that Gmail nor Google Contacts offers a way to list "All Contacts" any longer; my contacts are now split between the groups I made and "Other Contacts". Is there any way to list all ...
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How to get contact info from signatures

A colleague showed me how Goggles captures info from a business card. Is there any way I can fill contact info the same way from an email signature?
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Can I merge my contacts list on 2 gmail accounts?

I have 2 gmail accounts. My main email account and one that was set up by a Sprint employee when I first purchased my smartphone. Is there a way I can merge the contact lists I have on both accounts ...
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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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How to edit a person's name in the new Gmail chat?

Previously in Gmail chat, I was just able to click on the name of a person to edit his name. Now, the name acts as a link which opens Contacts, where the editing can happen. the old way was faster. ...
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Contacts list and chat box disappeared from the left hand side of Google Mail

My contact list and chatbox has suddenly disappeared from the left hand side of Googlemail. It has disappeared on both my desktop and laptop computers. I have changed my password but I have done ...
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Assign a signature per contact in Gmail?

This Super User question asks something similar, but it was related to Outlook and without an applicable answer. Is there a way to to store a signature preference on a per contact basis? Or does ...
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Finding time when Google Contact got created

Is there a way to find out when a particular contact in my Google Contacts addressbook got created?
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Attach a vCard of a Google contact in an email

This is related to Exporting a single Google contact as a vCard in that it would remove a step from the most common case use of that question. Lets say I have two friends, Alice and Bob. Lets say ...
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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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How to see all matches in Google Contacts?

Does anybody know how to make Google Contacts show all matching contacts and not only 5 suggestions? I.e. If in Google Contacts I type the word “Mark”, it only shows me 5 options/suggestions of ...
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What Contact sharing options are there in Google Apps?

I setup Google Contacts in Google Apps for several people. I'm wondering if there is any way to share (at least some of) the contacts between everyone in this domain. Similar to how you can share your ...
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Creating a list of contacts from generated emails [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received I teach a class on using Mathematica, and in the first "lab", the students enter their email address, and these are ...
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Access Gmail contacts with a single click [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a shortcut to Gmail Contacts? Right now, in order to access Gmail contacts, I have to open the dropdown menu by clicking on Gmail, and then choose Contacts. Can ...
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Sharing Gmail contacts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to share/synchronize contacts between Google accounts? How do I share my Gmail contact data with other Gmail users, so that they get the updates I make? ...
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Are there any third party Google Contacts editors? [closed]

Are there any third party Google Contacts editors? I really dislike the editors that Google provides.
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Gmail account contacts

I am able to receive emails on my phone from my gmail account, but when I go on the pc to look at contacts nothing is there. I imported the contacts from my sim card to my gmail account.
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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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Keyboard shortcut to add new Gmail contact?

I have looked through the keyboard shortcuts and searched as best I can and I cannot seem to find a keyboard shortcut to add a new contact. It must be staring me right in the face, but I'm not seeing ...
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Shared contacts in Google Apps

I have some questions regarding the shared contacts in Google Apps. I have posted questions in many forums regarding this but I am not getting any replies. Hence I am not able to troubleshoot the ...
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Sorting Gmail contacts by date

Is it possible to sort Gmail contacts by date? I want to see the last contacts added and couldn't find a way to do this. The only option I see is by first and last name.
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How to set contacts as “never show” for Google talk in bulk?

I know I can set them one by one in Google contacts, but how to do it in batch? Thank you.