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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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On Deleting a label through google contact api v3, it deletes the label however moves all the contacts to other contacts

On Deleting a label through google contact api v3, it deletes the label however moves all the contacts to other contacts. I want to delete the label and all its contacts instead. The URI invoked is ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Download list of contact information and check if Google Account

In order to retrieve a list of all of my contacts into a Google spreadsheet, I exported them as a Google CSV and then imported them into a new spreadsheet. Determine if the contact is a Google ...
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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 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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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 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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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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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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Advanced search in Google Contacts

Is there any way to do perform advanced searches in Google Contacts? For example, wild card operators, AND operator, OR operator etc? I want to search anywhere in a name, not just the beginning of a ...
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Manage multiple addresses for the same contact in a Gmail contacts group

I use a group in Gmail to spam my friends with an occasional email when I travel on business. Some of my contacts have multiple live email addresses, which I would like in the list. The latest ...
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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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Zapier Google Contacts Integration | Error Uploading Contact Image

I am testing a Zapier integration which takes contact information entered through a Google Form, stores contact in a Google Sheet and, via Zapier, upload the new contact to Google Contacts. The ...
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Does Gmail deal with contacts email changing?

People change jobs or change email. So we need to update their contact details in Gmail. Does Gmail keep track of the old email addresses behind the scenes? I have always kept the old email addresses ...
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Can I have Gmail automatically add a prefix to the subject line when emailing a particular group?

I would like to automatically add a prefix to the subject line everytime I send email to a particular group I have set up in Gmail. For example, whenever I email a colleague, I want to add "Office:" ...
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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 log in to Google after closing University account?

The sign in button directs me to my old university but I no longer have an account there. I get no opportunity to enter any Google account or choose what account to log in with. I am stuck with no ...
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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 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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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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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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Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received

How can I export a list containing e-mail addresses for everyone that has sent me an e-mail? I have all of the messages archived.
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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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Why does Gmail not find email addresses that I've emailed before?

I'm trying to send an email to an address that I've sent to several times before, but Gmail does not autocomplete it. Is this expected behaviour? Must I add that address as a contact before Gmail can ...
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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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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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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 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 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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Finding time when Google Contact got created

Is there a way to find out when a particular contact in my Google Contacts addressbook got created?
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How can I change the order of email-addresses in Google Contacts?

I have many contacts in Google Contacts with more than one email address, and I'd prefer to order them in a certain manner. Short of copy and pasting all of them, is there a drag-and-drop feature of ...