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How do I get the phone numbers of my Facebook Friends?

There was a time that somehow Facebook synced to my phone and that was great but I did not want all of them. How can I manually select the Facebook numbers and then export it to my phone via Contacts ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What's a great site for managing contacts? [closed]

At the moment I have all my contacts synchronized between Outlook and Gmail, but Gmail Contacts lacks some useful information. So now I'm looking for a great site/web app for managing all my contacts....
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How do I remove a contact from the Gmail chat list without blocking or deleting the contact? [closed]

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 send multiple contacts via Gmail?

Is there a way to attach multiple contact information to an email? Manually copying field-by-field to text body is even worse than sending them via SMS.
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Nesting Circles in Google Plus

Is there a way to nest circles in Google+? For example, if I have a Workmates circle and I want all my workmates to also be in the Acquaintances circle. If I add or remove a person from the Workmates ...
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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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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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Export all sender's email addresses for a specific label in Gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received I have a site with a contact form that sends messages straight to my inbox, and I've set up a filter to give all those emails ...
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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 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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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 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 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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Is there a way to delete single imported contact from people hub in Outlook.com?

The title says it all. Outlook.com has the option to import contacts from several sources. However, I would like to delete some people which were imported from Facebook. Is there a way to delete ...
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Create contacts from attached vCard?

Using GMail, is there a way to automatically add contacts from a vCard that has been emailed to me. I know that I can download it to my local system and import it from there, but I'm looking for a ...
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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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Removing Contacts from LinkedIn

If I delete a contact from LinkedIn, is there a possibility that I still show up under their "People You May Know" list? I fear this might create an awkward scenario. The person I deleted will be ...
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Why do I have to drop into Google to see the names of connections?

I have a Business Plus account on LinkedIn. If I search for a name and they are outside of my immediate circle, all I get is "LinkedIn Member" instead of the person's name. I get that they want me to ...
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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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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 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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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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Should I mark junk emails sent by an adware from my friends' email address as spam?

I have some friends in my contacts who are not very familiar with Komputerz. Apparently they have some kind of malware on their laptops that occasionally sends spam by their email address. I am ...
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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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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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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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Are there any webapps for sharing contact information? [closed]

Are there any good webapps for sharing contact details with friends AS WELL AS people I'm doing business with? I know there are programs out there like Bump which make this process "fun" and "easy" ...
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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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How to add an email address from a gmail message to my google contacts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In Gmail, how do I create a contact from a recipient of an email? There's a sidebar that pops up offering to add people on the message to my circles, but not my address book. ...
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What are Google Apps Accounts?

I want to purchase this backup plan for $3/m but when I go ahead for signup it says: This application requires a Google Apps account. What does that mean? I'm a regular gmail user and I want to ...
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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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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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Backing up Gmail using IMAPSize

I am trying to backup all my contacts who sent me mails in Gmail. One way of doing is by using IMAPSize to back my account. But while configuring my account, I get the following error: Can’t ...
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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 use a different name for a contact's card and their e-mail address in Gmail?

I have an Android phone, and my gmail contacts are automatically synced to it. My phone is in Hebrew, and since most of my contacts are written in Hebrew I changed the ones in my gmail address book ...
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How can I follow my Facebook Friends on Twitter?

When I log into Facebook in the News Feed it shows some of my friends posting via Twitter. Is there a way I can automatically follow them on my Twitter account or get all their twitter ids to follow ? ...
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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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In Gmail, with a contact that has multiple email addresses, how do I set the default email address? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In Gmail, how do I set the default email address for a contact that has two email addresses? In Gmail, with a contact that has multiple email addresses, how do I set 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 ...
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How can I show all of my contacts at once in Gmail?

When I go to "My Contacts", it only displays half of my contacts (up to the letter P). Is there a limit to how many "My Contacts" can be displayed? I have to go to "All Contacts" to display all of my ...
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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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Make LinkedIn forget data collected from my e-mail address

When I created my LinkedIn account, I made the big stupid mistake of letting the site wander through my mail. Is there any way how to make LinkedIn forget all this data about the people I ever mailed ...
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