Questions tagged [google-contacts]

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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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How to suppress autocomplete for email address in Gmail without deleting from Contacts

I have contacts who have changed email address over the years. I don't want to lose my record of their old addresses in case I want to read old emails. But I want to remember which email to use when ...
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Searching Google Contacts - Last name PLUS first name

Is it possible to have more than one search criterion in Google Contacts ? For instance, can a user search by both last name and first name ?
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How can I search for a term that will match only the “city” in Google Contacts

I am documenting a process to get one's Google Contacts in a given city and plot them on a custom Google Map. The first step of this is to search in https://contacts.google.com/ for the city. However, ...
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How can I add/ view Google Contact info for email sender within Gmail?

I'd like to be able to view Notes for a particular contact within Gmail. Click on email from or to them. One-Click ADD to Contacts (if not already IN contact) Next time I click on an email from/to ...
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If you delete a label and ALL contacts in it, will that also delete those contacts from other labels?

There are 1253 contacts separated by last name Alpha in 26 labels. I just imported the list to create ONE label for ALL those contacts. Now the number of contacts has doubled. I want to get rid of ...
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In Google Contacts, how to delete ALL “Other contacts” ALL AT ONCE?

First: How to delete ALL "Other contacts" ALL AT ONCE ? Not one at a time. I want to delete ALL "Other contacts" in one motion. Second: How to prevent Google from collecting anymore "Other contacts" ?...
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Not all contacts imported from Hotmail to Google Contacts

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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Contacts under labels on Google

I'm having problems in the Google Contacts, I have several groups of contacts set up with labels i.e. Staff so I don't need to type all the email addresses it just auto fills with all the contacts ...
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gmail not auto-completing email address even though it is saved in my contacts

Using Gmail on windows 10 computer and whenever i type in the "to" field it brings up some of the saved contacts but not others. When i switch to simplified view it works as expected. I have tried ...
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Remove/Revoke LinkedIn access to my gmail contacts

LinkedIn had access to my gmail contacts. I am usually careful about these issues, but I guess it was me who, at some point, granted LinkedIn access to them by mistake. That is already done. Now I ...
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Is it possible to export the contacts from my company's directory?

So, I've been using my Google account through Thunderbird and it's been working mostly fine, but something that it's been bothering me for a while now is that I don't have the company's contacts ...
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How to delete non-existant alias for ALL users in a G-suite?

I'm the admin of G-Suite. My (50) users see an unwanted contact (of a deleted alias) in their gmail to/cc/bcc auto-complete list. How can I force removal of that "ghost" contact for ALL users in my ...
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How to remove unwanted email address from list of autocomplete suggestions in Gmail “To” field

I entered user@example.org but accidentally mispelled the address. then Gmail will most likely save the email for future reference. However, when you send your email, an email pops up in your Inbox ...
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Manage autofill contacts in Gmail

This started as how do I delete an incorrect email address which is stored in the autofill list in gmail. I searched for help on this site which indicated I can do this through managing contacts. ...
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Why don't Automatic additions to Other Contacts happen as they should?

Gmail has a setting "When I send a message to a new person, add them to Other Contacts so that I can auto-complete to them next time." (The opposite is "I'll add contacts myself," i.e. manually.) ...
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Email everyone in a google group except myself

We have a group of techs in our company. As the list grows it becomes harder and harder to remember who to add. We want a group of emails (e.g. techs@mycompany.org). Whenever one of us wants to send ...
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Gmail redundant email suggestions in the TO field

All the answers given to this question do not delete the redundant email addresses. They are all deleted in my contacts folder but as soon as I start a new email, the redundant addresses all show ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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