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Gmail suggests old contacts

Gmail used to put my most used or most recently used addresses at the top of the suggestion box when I type into the "To" field, and now not only does it not put them at the top, but it doesn't even ...
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Gmail other contacts

In Gmail under other contacts there are people that I never contacted and have no clue who they are. Why are they there? How do they get on there?
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When I add a Google Contact, if there is an existing photo, where does it come from?

In a few instances, I have added a new contact on my phone, which is synched to Google Contacts. When viewing in Contacts, there is an existing photo associated with that person. Where is this photo ...
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Exact duplicates in Google Contacts not found in “Duplicates”

When I export a contact of Google Contacts in Google CSV format and import it again without changing the file, I get two exact the same contacts. Google can not find it in Duplicates: https://...
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How to see hidden Google contacts

I've few of my less important contacts hidden (in the way as it is mentioned in this question), but now if I need to find any one of them, how do I find it?
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Filtered email list, then send new contacts to specific contact list

I have a filter to grab all the emails sent to a sub email address. Ie: example+mylist@gmail.com. I also have a Contact list My List that I would like the email address that are sending to example+...
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LinkedIn is unable to import email contacts

I used to be able to export my Gmail contacts to LinkedIn, but from last evening, it does not work anymore. As the screenshot shows, it says "We are unable to import your email contacts. Please try ...
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How can we only see newly-imported people while importing email contacts to LinkedIn?

I have a special mail list containing more than 1000 people. The emails are in a CSV file and have also been imported to a special Gmail (xiaoyuan201026@gmail.com). Now, I want to import this email ...
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Is there a way to auto-populate anniversaries from Google Contacts to Google Calendar?

There are lots of questions out there asking how to add birthdays and anniversaries to Google Calendar. I know how to auto-populate birthdays from Google Contacts to Google Calendar. And I know how to ...
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Moving contacts from my personal contacts in Google to a directory

I have 27,000 records in my Google contacts and want to move them to the G Suite directory. I still have the original upload CSV files but cannot see anywhere where I can upload them. You cannot drag-...
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When you delete a 'label' from your Google Contacts

When you delete a label from your google Contacts, (Delete label but keep contact info) where does the contact info reside now? I assumed it would go to the main Google "contact" list, but they did ...
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How to share ONLY several fields of the contacts

I already know how to share google contacts with my team. But I need to share only SEVERAL fields with each people. Imagine I wish to share all contacts but not all the information, but only phone ...
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Google Contacts Restore

I am seeing a lot of info on how to restore deleted contacts "Contacts - More - Undo" but I am not seeing that in my Google Contacts account, have they removed that feature?
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How to send to a list of people by bcc in Gmail, but Salutation begin with their first names

In Gmail --- How to: send to a list of people by bcc (blind carbon copy), but in the Salutation, writing Dear ... with their first names. For example, in Bcc: N1, N2, N3, ..., Nj, ... ...
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Multiplied e-mail addresses in Google Contacts

Each time I save an change (to any field) in Google Contacts, GC multiplies number of e-mails addresses I have for this contact, i.e. adds a new entry with exactly the same value. When you look at ...
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How to add GPS coordinates instead of address in new Google Contacts

tl;dr: How to add GPS location instead of address in new Google Contacts using PC computer? It seems to be possible only using mobile version (Contacts in Android). I'd like to add a GPS coords ...
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Sending an email to ALL email addresses of EVERY member in a group with new CONTACTS

I used to be able to add multiple email addresses for a single contact to a group label. Now - you can just add the label to the contact and it selects just one email address to use. How do I get ...
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How can I keep emails received from certain email addresses out of my “promotions” tab in Gmail?

I'm OK with GMail's promotions tab keeping away most of the corporate newsletters I receive out of sight whenever I want to read my email. Sometimes, however, Gmail thinks an order confirmation ...
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Why don't gmail contact groups show in Google contacts on my phone?

I created a contact group using labels in gmail.com. But when I go to create an email on my android phone using the Gmail app, this isn't listed either when I start typing the name, or view my entire ...
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Lost phone contacts after deleting Gmail acount

How can I restore my Gmail account once I've deleted it and it's been almost a month since I deleted from my iPhone 10? I have lost most of my important contacts and no other way to recover
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How do I copy a friend's Facebook profile picture to Google Contacts?

How do I copy a friend's Facebook profile picture to my Google Contact entry for my friend?
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Is there a way for Gmail to filter incoming messages where sender's address is in your Contacts?

While Gmail does have some fuzzy intelligence with categorizing/flagging email when the sender address is in your contacts, is it possible to create a rule that explicitly performs some action of your ...
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How to remove label for multiple Google Contacts?

I have thousands of contacts with automatically create labels from each import in the past I did. I understood how to remove labels for a single contact, but how can I do this bulk on multiple ...
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The display name of gmail does not change even after changing it on settings

In Gmail settings I went the section "Send email as" and set it to "Alphabeta", six months ago. However when I sent an email last week, my display showed as "A B". My username is "alphabeta" so, I do ...
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Exporting contacts then importing revised CSV file

I needed to add a bunch of data to our contacts file so I exported all contacts to a CSV file. When I re-imported and clicked to merge duplicates I still had nearly twice as many contacts as before. ...
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How do you get the profile picture from the google account of someone else to store on your contact list?

I recently noticed that my brother changed his pic, but it only synced with the phone number he associated with the google account. I am unable to either view or edit my contact to update the pic. On ...
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Incorrect contacts images when searching in Google Contacts

My company has its name given in each contact's details so I can display all contacts from that company using a search query. When I do so, I see some incorrect photos or no photos at all. When I ...
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Editing labels for contacts with multiple email addresses

It looks like the latest version of Google Contacts is not allowing the labels/groups to be edited with the drop down menu anymore - when there are multiple email addresses listed for a single contact....
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Disappearing Addresses in Contacts

It is March 2019 -- and I still have email addresses disappear from contacts and groups. I am a minister and have grouped my congregation, and members are not receiving my emails. When I check they ...
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How to correctly show contact names in Gmail

Most of my contacts are businesses, I was able to find the field "Archive as" in my Google Contacts which helped in organizing them. However when entering a contact in Gmail, it still shows the ...
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How to remove contact from Hangouts? [duplicate]

I can't find anywhere an action to this. I need to remove the name of a dead person in my Hangouts contacts. I can only seem to Block or Hide a name. Does anyone know how to remove the name ...
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Timeout error while running script to get ames with address, phone number, email, and job titles

I have over 500 contacts in Google. I am wanting to list all the contacts that are associated with a particular company into a sheet. When I run the following script, I receive a timeout error. ...
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Can I colour code different labels in the CONTACT Gmail section?

I can see that you can emails into colour coded Labels but I want to colour code the Labels in the Contacts section but can't seem to find out how to do that. E.g. I want to have the Label called ...
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Google Contacts showing wrong Google profile due to shared phone number

I have a number of Google contacts who are showing incorrect information because Google is associating them with someone else with the same shared phone number (e.g. home phone) -- including my wife (...
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Why is my friend's contact name suddenly lowercase?

Why is my friend's contact name suddenly lowercase in Gmail? I have checked the contact entry and it is capitalized.
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Wrong profile associated with a gmail address

I have an email address to which a wrong profile is attached. It must have occurred with an auto-completion. The email address is correct and I want to keep it. How do I undo the profile so that the ...
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How to remove “To field” suggestions in Gmail?

The new Gmail interface look like this: In old interface there is drop down button under mail where we can delete contacts. Now it is missing in new interface.
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How do I delete all of my Google Contacts with a certain label?

I've synced all the employees' contacts of my previous work to my Google Contacts. Luckily they're all labeled with the company name, but I can't seem to find a way to deleted/archive/hide them all. ...
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How can you share a CRM-like phone book with Google Contacts?

We'd like to share contacts stored in Google Contacts with the entire company. We have 1,000+ client records and phone numbers that we'd like everyone in the company to have access to. We've been ...
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Will the emails from senders in “Other contacts” in Gmail go in spam or not?

In my Gmail account, an email from a sender went into the Spam folder, but I didn't want it to go there. It was the first mail received from this sender, which was not in my contacts. I clicked on "...
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Lost Contact List

I am trying to find my contact list in Gmail. I have looked in settings to try and find why it disappeared but could not find an answer. Can you help me, please?
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Birthdays without years in Google Contacts (2018 version) are out by 1 day

When viewing a Contact in the new (2018) Google Contacts in a browser on desktop, the birth date is out by 1 day (1 day early) when the birth date is entered without a year, eg. "13 July" shows as "12 ...
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How do I restore my contacts list to the left side of my Gmail? [duplicate]

I want to restore my contacts in the left side of my emails and not separate on the right corner.
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Contacts in new look Gmail 2018

I've turned on the new Gmail, and now notice that my Contacts button has disappeared. It used to be above Compose. Does anyone know where it has gone to?
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Google scripts get address not working

I'm trying to create an app that imports contacts and puts them in a spreadsheet, but I keep getting this error: TypeError: Cannot call method "getAddress" of undefined This even happends from the ...
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Is there a way to find users that are not in any of my groups? [duplicate]

I like to organize things, and if it was up to me, all the contacts from contacts.google.com would be inside a group. most of them are, but I cannot find the ones that are not. Is there a way to ...
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Gmail threading is not retained for certain users, which is resulting in stray/single replies. How to stop it?

We have a domain based on Gmail. This question is for the within domain users. Whenever a certain user replies to my email, it mostly creates a new thread of its own. For example, if I start an email ...
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How to sync Google Contacts with Outlook 365 contacts?

Is it possible to sync Google Contacts with Outlook 365 contacts?
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cant get into my old google account [duplicate]

i have a old google account that I need to get into that account is chefflittleredd@gmail.com it was register to 404-933-3063 I no longer have that phone or number so I created a new accoumt ...
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How can I transfer Google contacts with photos to another account?

When I export my contacts from Google Contacts (contacts.google.com), none of my contact's photos are included. Additionally, when I attempt to import a VCF file containing photos, the web interface ...