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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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Add contacts to “where” field in Google Calendar entry

Say I have an event that takes place at one of my contact's, I'd like to add this contact to the "where" field of the event, so that e.g. Google Maps can display the appropriate address. Is this ...
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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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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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Using Custom Contact Layout in Google Contact

I want to manage Google Contacts with custom fields. I know I can do it one by one, adding for each contact the custom fields that I need. What I am looking for is a way to "use a template" so that ...
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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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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.
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How can I manage/update my boss' contacts in Google Contacts from a delegated account?

How can I manage/update my boss' contacts in Google Contacts from a delegated account? Then after they are added, how do we sync them to his phone?
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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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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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Google Voice and Gmail don't get along, contact-wise?

There seem to be problems between the new Gmail contact manager and the one GV uses. One of my friends just got a GV number and I added it manually to his years-old entry in my Gmail contacts as a ...
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How to add pictures to shared contacts in google contacts?

More specifically: is there a way to add a picture to external shared contacts in Google Apps for Enterprise, where the picture is shared amongst all members of my domain? I know it is possible to ...
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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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Why do Gmail addresses without dot appear in my contacts?

Some weeks ago I found out that some of my contacts in Gmail have two addresses, one with dot and one without a dot in their name. For example johndoe@gmail.com and john.doe@gmail.com. First I ...
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Automatically run Find & Merge duplicates in Gmail contacts

I frequently use the function Find & Merge duplicates in Gmail Contacts. Can this function somehow be automatised to be run periodically without manual user execution?
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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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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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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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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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Friend on my chat list became an invited one

There is one thing which confuses me: there are these friends of mine who were in my chat list, but later on they became invited ones. How come? Did they deleted or blocked me? P.S.: When I asked one ...
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What ways are there of sending bulk emails from within Gmail?

I found mailchimp. Are there other applications for bulk email that integrate with Gmail? And are there other ways of sending bulk emails from within Gmail?
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How to get YouTube to auto-complete email addresses from my Gmail contacts when sharing by email

I want to be able to type the first few letters of a persons email name that I have already communicated with in Gmail when sharing by email, and have YouTube auto-complete it just like occurs in ...
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GMail chat list doesn't show the “More options” or “Caret” icon

I was trying to organize my gmail chat contact list, I remember that previously there was a "More options" button and then it was replaced by a "Caret" icon which open a dropdown menu with the option ...
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Merging two contacts within the same circle

I'm a bit disappointed with Google+. It won't let me merge two contacts in one of my circles where such two contacts are actually the same person. Suggestions welcome.
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How to share a Gmail mailing list

Five people including myself have Gmail accounts. We are working in a sport club and we have 150 contacts to write e-mails to from time to time. Over the year there are lots of changes within the ...
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How to select all contacts in Google contacts?

I have more than 1000 contacts and Google/Gmail contacts is not allowing me to select more than 250 at a time. How do I do select more than 250 contacts at one time and move them to a group?
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Gmail chat contact - cannot edit contact info

I am trying to remove a particular contact from my Gmail chat list. The following question describes my original dilemma: How do I remove a contact from the Gmail chat list without blocking or ...
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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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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 ...