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Questions tagged [google-contacts]

For questions about the web interface of Google's people manager, either as a standalone product or associated with Gmail.

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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 ...
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What are “other contacts” in the new Google Contacts?

The new Google Contacts (Material) seems to have made a clear cut between "My Contacts" (the contacts which were before in the "My Contacts" group) and which are synchronized to mobile devices and "...
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Google Contacts: trash?

I deleted the wrong contact on Google Contacts by mistake... I noticed there was briefly an undo option, but I didn't realise I needed it until later. Is there a trash folder that I can retrieve it ...
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Using the “People” feature of Google Photos to populate Google Contacts photos

I have recently discovered the People feature of Google Photos to group photos of the same person together in an album. Once all your photos have been grouped, you can tell Google who the person is (...
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How do I force merge contacts in Google Contacts?

Google Contacts automatically identifies potential duplicates and supports merging these candidates, but I can't figure out how to force or suggest candidates for merging.
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Can I locate a Google Contact on maps?

How do I locate a contact on Google Maps? I am trying to find an address to their house and the directions. I have tried a search but nothing comes up in the search query.
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Direct URL to a particular person in Google Contacts?

I would like to (keep) using Google Contacts as my primary hub for contact info. However, I would benefit greatly from the ability to link with a URL to a particular person directly from various other ...
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How to use getContactGroups() to list all groups the contacts belongs to

I've the following script which grabs my contacts: function onOpen() { var spreadsheet = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet(); var menuEntries = []; menuEntries.push( {name: "Read Contacts", ...
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Delete hundreds of Google Calendar events created by Zapier

I set up a "Zap" with Zapier that was supposed to create a Calendar event every time I created a new contact. I added "whenever a contact is updated" to the formula and linked it to my contacts and ...
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Can I create a Contacts group in Gmail based on email search criteria?

If I search "Office" in my Gmail, is there any way to add all of the contacts involved in those emails to a Contacts group? I have hundreds of contacts I would like to add to a mailing list that I ...
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Delegating my contacts do not show contact groups to other party

I have Google Apps. I have delegated my Google Contacts to a colleague with full editing rights. He can see and edit contacts and contacts remain in the groups I had assigned them to, but he cannot ...
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How can I import Gmail ZIP (contacts, emails) into another Gmail account?

I have exported all my contacts and emails from my Gmail account (as ZIP file) and want to import them into another Gmail account. How can I do it? I only found solutions using POP3/Imap and it doesn'...
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Google Contacts date format for birthdays, without the year, which date formats work?

For example, if you enter the birthday in Google Contacts as 13 May or May 13 or 13/5 or 1305 or 13.05 will the birthday flow through to Google Calendars?
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Is there a way to automate texting based on a group a contact is added to in Google Contacts

I'm wondering if there's a way to send a generic pre-written message to any/every contact that's added to a Google contact group.
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Why do some users on my Google contacts list have the ability to be added to circles

I was going through my contacts on the Google contacts app. For some reason I have some contacts I can add to my Google+ circles and others I cannot. Any idea why not?
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Google Calendar guest email autocomplete stopped working

I have been using Google Calendar and Gmail/Google Inbox in my personal and work accounts for a few years. I use my own domain names for both accounts (i.e. adam@mydomain.com, not adam@gmail.com). A ...
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How can I programmatically (using Apps Script) import lots of contacts into Google Contacts?

I want to regularly import a changing list of ~500 contacts. I wrote an Apps Script that does this, but it takes longer than 6 minutes because it has to import each contact individually. I can ...
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Google Apps - Access directory contacts on mobile devices

So after setting up Google Apps for a small business, I've been amazed at how it fills the role as a simpler Active Directory. However, how can I access these contacts on a mobile phone, e.g.,an ...
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Migrate Hangouts contacts to new Google account

I have created a new Google account that I would like to use as my primary account in the future, and I'm trying to migrate as much as I can to the new account. However, I'm running into a little ...
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Permanently revert to old Gmail contacts

How to permanently go back to old Gmail contacts? Clicking "leave preview" on left side is only temporary. next time you sign in you get new again.
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How do you import multiple VCF or CSV Files to Google Contacts

I was trying to find a way to import multiple VCF/CSV contacts to Google Contacts in one shot, instead of adding one by one.
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How to create a Gmail group from recipient list?

I have an email with tens of recipients. I would like to create a contact group from it without adding each of them one at a time. How can I do that in Gmail? The internet is full of old instructions ...
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Exporting contact group in GMail (incorrectly) exports all groups for those contacts

Using the instructions provided by Google (and by other stackexchangers), it is quite easy to export a group of contacts (select the radio button for it during export). However, when I import that ...
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Encrypt selected data only in Google Contacts?

Is there a way to have let's say an online CRM platform sync its contact details in realtime with Google Contacts, but hide the contact's phone numbers or encrypt them for certain users of the CRM ...
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In Gmail, when creating a group, how can I specify which email address to use for a contact with multiple email addresses?

How to specify which email address should be used for a group created in Gmail Contacts? In the group list, there is a drop-down field that looks like it could be used for selecting the email to use ...
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Remove Google+ profile from Gmail contact?

I use the web interface for Gmail regularly and recently noticed that one of my contacts (let's call him Jim Smith) has a Google+ account attached to his email address...and I cannot remove the damn ...
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Gmail autosuggests contact's Google+ name, not manually entered name/nickname

A professional contact I know has a Google+ profile which must be for personal use. The name listed must be one he uses non-professionally. However, he goes by a different name professionally (it's ...
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Gmail emailing the overlapping group

I have a few groups created in Google Contacts. For example, one group is by location, such as "NYC," another group is by association, such as "friends". I want to email the people in these 2 groups ...
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How to remove hidden Google contacts

How can I remove people from the seemingly hidden contacts list Google keeps for me? For instance Google Play keeps showing me suggestions and reviews of apps from a person who is not in my contacts ...