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Does WhatsApp 'upload' contact list to Facebook's databases? If so, how to prevent?

I'm trying to find out if installing WhatsApp will send the information of all my contacts to Facebook. The Usage of your phone number and address book FAQ page is not clear about that. I can deny the ...
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Not all contacts imported from Hotmail to Google Contacts [closed]

Helping a friend move from Hotmail to Gmail. First thing on the order of business is importing the contacts. After exporting the contacts from outlook.live.com as contacts.csv and importing them on ...
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Set the picture on a Contact in Outlook.com/Windows Live

How can I set the picture for a contact on the web at Outlook.com? I have Windows 8 and and using the People app I can set a picture on the desktop but that doesn't show up on the web. On the web ...
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I'm seeing a stranger in my messenger's contacts

I'm seeing a stranger in messenger contacts, that are apparently from phone contacts, is this a glitch or something?
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How to delete a contact in Quip?

I add some contact from my Gmail to Quip. Now I want to delete some of them because they are not work related. I'm using the Personal version of Quip. How to delete a contact in Quip?
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Search for messages from non-contacts in Gmail

I'd like to clean up my Gmail inbox and want to search for messages from people who are not in my contacts. Ideally it would be something like: -from:(is:contact) but is:contact isn't an actual ...
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What to do when a service asks for your Gmail password?

On many services, there is the request to connect to your Gmail (or other webmail service) account in order to retrieve your contacts information (so to add them to your network in the new service). ...
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Export Contacts from Facebook -- The Painless Methods

Question Is there an relatively painless way to export contacts from Facebook? Background I'm helping my wife get contact info for her network. I've read the answer to this related question on ...
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Gmail: Search for email based on name stored in contacts

I have at least one friend with a Gmail address associated with a fake name. In my contacts list, I have the correct name associated with the email address. I can then type this person's name in the ...
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Outlook.com contacts mingled

Two related questions: It seems that Outlook.com "People" has mingled my Google contacts and my Facebook contacts. Can I separate them? If I delete contacts in Google will they be automatically ...
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Automatically assign names to Zoom dial in numbers

We are organizing a zoom convention with upwards of 300 people attending. We need a way to show names corresponding to dial in numbers. Though Zoom shows a guide to accomplish this here, there is no ...
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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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Global Contact List in Office 365 across all devices

I'm trying to setup a global contact list on Office 365 Exchange online, which will be visible in all devices. I've tried the following: Global Address List - Setting up users in Admin portal. Its ...
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How could I contact site's admins besides contact form and email?

There is www.java-forums.org, which has problems with registration: there validation picture that should be used during registration, but no picture appear. Also there contact form that should be used ...
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Choose which address of a gmail contact populates the 'To' field

I have a question similar to this one but slightly different. Some of my contacts have two mail address, an old one I shouldn't write to if I expect an answer and a new one. Now, I do not wish to ...
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Gmail contacts do not work

Might sound silly, but can you explain me that? I add a contact to Gmail using standard view contacts > click at the '+' sign and add an email contact, say john (1st) Dude (last), john.dude@...
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How to reach a human responsible for https://community.idera.com/?

I'm a registered user of Embarcadero C++-Builder and have signed up at https://community.idera.com/ to discuss some problems I have with the IDE. Like in the following thread: https://community.idera....
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How do contact icons propagate among services and devices? [closed]

I've been perplexed trying to understand the following issue. I have several devices and services: specifically, for example, a Macbook, an iPhone, and a Gmail e-mail account. Each provides its own ...
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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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People and Skype contacts not synchronized in Outlook.com

Recently I decided to move back to my old Microsoft account from another Microsoft account and make is absolutely clean and organized. I've run into a couple of issues which MS support cannot (or don'...
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Does the mobile version of LinkedIn still mess up contacts?

When the LinkedIn mobile client was just released I've heard complaints that during/after installation it was combining LinkedIn contacts with the main contact list, creating a mess. So I decided to ...
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Invite email contacts - No one received the invitation

I have a Facebook business page. Recently, I attempted to take advantage of the "build audience" tool. It allows you to upload a .cvs, .txt, or .xml file of email addresses to send an invitation to "...
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Delay Bug with Gmail Contacts

After adding new contacts to a group in Gmail Contacts, an email sent to that group will be missing the recently added contacts, with no alert to that fact. You can check the emails to see if they're ...
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How to auto sync Yahoo! contacts with Google Contacts

I'm using Yahoo! as my primary mail agent, so my contacts are there. Now I decided to put all my contacts from different social networks (LinkedIn, Facebook, Thunderbird..) onto one Google Contact; ...
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How can I export my social graph out of Facebook?

Before I contemplate deleting my Facebook account, I'd like to export my social graph (a.k.a. contacts). What are the steps and/or recommended tools for this?
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Web-based Contact Application that allows list forwarding [closed]

I've found with Constant Contact, iContact and MailChimp that if you use standard email forwarding to pass their email on, that any unsubscription will unsubscribe you, the sender, because they ...
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How should I send contacts via email?

I often experience problems sending and getting contact information in mobile devices due to some weird incompatibilities (they often arrive garbled, empty or don't arrive at all). So I use plain SMS ...
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Just what is going on at Gmail and Google with all their errors and mistakes lately? [closed]

I just read through a lengthy forum post on how to remove contacts from Gmail's chat list. All of the answers there are invalid by now. My older contacts all have the small down arrow from which I ...
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Yahoo Bizmail import contacts list into email clients

My company abc.com has signed up with Yahoo Business Email. Everyone in my company is assigned an email address [email protected], [email protected] ... etc. I have a few questions: It is required that user1 ...
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How to make the chat search box in Gmail show mobile number or other details when viewing contacts profile?

To make phone calls (not using Google Voice/Softphone but normal phones) or see some other details like Company etc. of a person whose details are added in my Google Contacts, I generally use the chat ...
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How can I see my Gmail contacts?

Some how I removed my Contacts from the left side of Gmail. I know I still have them but I cannot find out how to list them as all instruction state "Click on Contacts on the left side", but as I say, ...
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How to change speed dials?

On the left-hand side of the Google Voice user interface, next to "Contacts", there is a + (plus) sign, and when you click it, it maximizes into a list of five people. I did not choose any of the ...
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Import email addresses to Hotmail contacts without inviting as friends

I'm trying to set up a group of contacts in Hotmail with an imported list of email addresses. Under Contacts there is a manage menu that has an Import option. However, that lets me import a list of ...
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How can I see how many different people I have contacted in Gmail?

In Gmail you have a conversation mode, but just counting the amount of conversations doesn't work since there are often mistakes in there. Also, emails to myself are often in there as well. Is there ...
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How can I move Google contacts between two different accounts?

I want to move some contacts, using drag-n-drop, between two Gmail accounts. How can I do this? Please mind that I do not want to import/export all contacts, I just want to move some of them between ...
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In Gmail Contacts how do you scroll down a list of contacts that's larger than your vertical space?

In Gmail Contacts, some of my lists are pretty large, so when I choose them the list goes past the page. There isn't a scrollbar in that section, so I don't know how to access the lower part of the ...
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Is it possible to export LinkedIn contacts with city and state?

I'm following the directions to export LinkedIn contacts and it does work, but the resulting export file has blank values for most of the fields, including city and state. Is there a way to export ...
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How to export "circle" connections from Google Plus

Is it possible to export one's "circle" connections from Google Plus? For example, I have a circle of interesting people I'm following and would like to send the list to a friend. How do I do that?...
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Is it possible that I could see the mobile number of Facebook friends [duplicate]

Is it possible that I could see the mobile number of Facebook friends? I saw the following post, but I did not find it because Facebook has changed. How do I get the phone numbers of my Facebook ...
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Gsuite automatically add contact from email sender

I've been using Gmail for at least 10 years, Google Apps for at least 5. Recently I noticed that people I email with are no longer added to my address book. I noticed this because I have to add them ...
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Can I export my Facebook friends' contact info to Gmail?

Is it possible to export my Facebook friends' contact info to Gmail?
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Facebook friends suddenly showing up in Outlook People

Ever since Facebook changed their API a couple of years ago, Facebook friends no longer sync with third party apps/services. Since then, Facebook friends stopped appearing in the Outlook.com People/...
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How can I extract email addresses from emails on Office 365?

I need to create a list of email addresses of those I've been emailing and who have been emailing me via my office 365 email account. If it were a hundred or so people then I'd just do it by hand (...
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Removing someone from Gmail chat list

How do I remove someone from my Gmail chat list, but not from my Gmail contacts? Please note that blocking is not an option, as I want to allow the person to invite me on chat later if he wants.
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Change Gmail Contact defaults

When I enter information in a Gmail Contact, it defaults the phone number to Mobile. How do I get it to default to Home?
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Avoid receiving LinkedIn contact request

I dont want to receive contact request on LinkedIn. Is it possible? Can I remove the "send contact request" button from my profile so no one can send me requests?!
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How do I export Facebook contacts I have linked to in Hotmail/Outlook web email?

How do I export Facebook contacts I have linked to in Outlook web email? I can see all my Facebook contacts in the pane to the left, but when I select Manage>Export only the actual Hotmail/Outlook ...
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How can I copy contacts from Google Apps for Business Directory to another Google Mail account?

I don't really understand how Google Apps for domains directories work. When I start an email it knows about all the people at my domain, but when I go to Contacts, I can't find a directory of just ...
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How do I have the choice made in an in-cell drop down menu affect the cells next to it?

I have a contact sheet with names going down the list and contact info in the cells to the right of each name. On a separate signup sheet, I used data validation to create a drop down menu with the ...
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Is there a setting that allows LinkedIn to "forget" my email contact list?

The last time I logged in to the LinkedIn app on my Android smartphone, the app asked me to read info from my email contacts to suggest me people I know that are registered in LinkedIn. Now I would ...