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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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Cannot copy imported Gmail contacts to bcc line

I can't copy and paste from the Gmail contacts in the "to" line to "bcc" line.
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Gmail search filter “from: contact list” possible?

If I have a contact list, say "Classmates", can I search for any emails from those contacts in Gmail without expanding the list? I can expand the list into individual names e.g.: from: (bob@school....
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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 ...
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Google import contacts from CSV not working - workaround?

I'm trying to import contacts from my Microsoft Outlook (company server) to my Gmail, but whatever I try, it fails. Even when I export my contacts in Gmail to a CSV and then try to import it again, ...
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How to share a list of contacts with my organization using GSuite?

I would like my co-workers to share their contacts information, so I'm able to contact this person my coworker spoke with, like a mutualized contacts directory. Is that possible?
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Migrate select contacts into G Suite

I want to migrate SOME of my contacts from my gmail.com account into my new G Suite account. All the instructions I have read seem to import ALL of my contacts. Perhaps something that would export to ...
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Google contacts not displaying birthday in URL option

So for some reason, the past few days (since I started looking to add a birthday) the birthday option has been blurred out. see attached picture
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Google Contacts list view other contacts

When I am checking google contacts from the Brave browser in OS X; I don't know whether it is system issue or browser issue or google Contact issue. In the Google Contacts side panel There is More > ...
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Cannot access contacts

I've ended up in the infuriating situation where some* of the users in my G Suite (formerly Google Apps Free edition) cannot access their contacts through the web browser. If they go to Gmail, then ...
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Importing contacts into Gmail does nothing. Why?

In the Contacts section of GMail, I go to the More... menu, select the .csv file of my contacts and the click Import. The browser thinks for a minute or so then comes back. However, none of the ...
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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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Extracting/Exporting contacts in GoogleApps for Education directory

I don't see a way to export the contacts in Google Apps four Education directory via Google's older/newer layout of contacts.google.com. If there is no such option, Is there any way to extract all ...