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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 to block a set of related email addresses in Gmail

I created a filter so that every email from specific email addresses get deleted. However, it doesn't work at all and all of these emails shown in my Inbox. This is how I configured the filter. ...
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New Gmail contacts in Android

Since last month Gmail launched a new Contacts interface. The best thing is that somehow my contacts list has been cleaned, I don't have 4.000+ contacts anymore (gmail creates a contact with every ...
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Find and replace text in Google spreadsheet

I have a string of data in one cell: "Membership and Volunteer Crew - do you like getting to know lots of new people? | Sauna Crew - Spend time sweating and supervising our sauna activity. | ...
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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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Disable Google Contacts Preview

Just today when I click on Contacts in Gmail, it opens a new tab with a new contacts web application. Please tell me how to disable this and get back to the old version of contacts (Gmail). It's ...
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How to add pictures to shared contacts in google contacts?

More specifically: is there a way to add a picture to external shared contacts in Google Apps for Enterprise, where the picture is shared amongst all members of my domain? I know it is possible to ...
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How to prevent Google Voice number linking to your Google+ full name and image?

I recently noticed that my Google contacts started showing pictures and full names of some contacts, presumably because they were using Google Voice. I added myself as a contact, merely as 'X' with my ...
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What is the maximum number of phone numbers per one contact in Gmail?

Does anyone know what is the limit for number of phone numbers (any type) I can add to one single contact in Gmail? There's information online regarding the maximum number of contacts you can have, ...
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Using Custom Contact Layout in Google Contact

I want to manage Google Contacts with custom fields. I know I can do it one by one, adding for each contact the custom fields that I need. What I am looking for is a way to "use a template" so that ...
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How to know email of a Gmail chat contact?

I have some contacts in Gmail chat that I don't know its email. And in some other I have the option to send them an email, why is that? Is there a way to see the contact email? Contact with email: ...
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Gmail contacts: With a limit of 250 per page, how do I view page 2 and further?

Gmail contacts has limit of 250 per page; how do I view pages 2 and further?
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How to remove (not block!) a contact from Google Hangouts?

My question is related to this one. So I have a person added to my Gmail contacts, with phone number and e-mail. Person's e-mail is on gmail.com. Every Gmail account is not just e-mail, but also is ...
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Get email addresses from Gmail message body

I've found this lovely script from another thread: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received. It works great! However, what I'm trying to do is pull the contact info from the message body, as ...
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Shortcut to copy sender address

It is not always convenient to have every individual you deal with in your contact list. In these occasions I use /+smith, to find previous interactions with Mr/s Smith and when I get to the message ...
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GMail chat list doesn't show the “More options” or “Caret” icon [closed]

I was trying to organize my Gmail chat contact list, I remember that previously there was a "More options" button and then it was replaced by a "Caret" icon which open a dropdown menu with the option ...
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Sending to multiple emails in a single Gmail contact [duplicate]

As a high school, we need to send regular emails to a certain group of student's parents. We have grouped the students by grade, however, when sending emails, it only sends to the first parent listed. ...
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Creating a new contact using Google Inbox

Is there a method to create a new contact from Google Inbox? There seems to be other ways to do this, such as the People app on an Android device or via Gmail. However, is there something I'm missing ...
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Why do Gmail addresses without dot appear in my contacts?

Some weeks ago I found out that some of my contacts in Gmail have two addresses, one with dot and one without a dot in their name. For example johndoe@gmail.com and john.doe@gmail.com. First I ...
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Send email to Google contact group with Inbox

Is it possible to send an email to a Google Contact Group from Inbox? In Gmail you could type the name of a group to automatically add all group members as recipients, but that doesn't seem to work ...
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How can I manage/update my boss' contacts in Google Contacts from a delegated account?

How can I manage/update my boss' contacts in Google Contacts from a delegated account? Then after they are added, how do we sync them to his phone?
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How to add a company and position to a contact in Gmail?

How can I add information about a company, in which my contact is hired, and a position, he or she has there, using web version of Gmail? I can do this without any problems, using mobile version (...
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Automatically run Find & Merge duplicates in Gmail contacts

I frequently use the function Find & Merge duplicates in Gmail Contacts. Can this function somehow be automatised to be run periodically without manual user execution?
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In Gmail, how can I create contact group from email recipients?

In Gmail, is there anyway to take an email I have sent and convert all of the people on the bcc line to a contact group? I would have thought this would be a feature but I can't seem to find this ...
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I have over 800 contacts in my phone, why do only 4 show up in Google Contacts?

i have over 800 contacts in my phone but only 4 in Gmail. How can I see all the contacts? I have done the synchronization part on my phone.
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Google+ automatically sends invitations after addings contacts in Google+ Circles

I've moved my 1000+ contacts into Google+ Circles which I thought of as contact categories. Prior to creating my Google+ Circles and assigning all my contacts to the appropriate circle I checked my ...
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Can I search for Gmail contacts with “OR” [duplicate]

I would like to search my contacts in Gmail in the following manner: I would like to get all contacts that contain one of the words that I enter, e.g.: "Doron OR Danny" This should bring my contacts:...
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January 1,1900 birthday for Google Contacts

Google Contacts sets DOB (date of birth) to 1st Jan 1900 for my contacts by default. How can I remove this from multiple contacts at a time, or even all at once? I have found a similar question on ...
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How can I get all my Gmail contacts to show up in my Hangouts phone list?

When I first installed Hangouts, the phone list was populated with what was then all of my Gmail contacts that had phone numbers assigned. Since then I've added a bunch of Gmail contacts but they don'...
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Gmail displays contacts as “[Contact Name] personal”

I've noticed that recently (starting a few months ago) some of my contacts started being displayed as "Jane personal" instead of her actual name like "Jane Doe" in emails. I find this format strange, ...
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How can I add a new contact using information from email?

Similar to How do you add a contact to Gmail from incoming email, yet more advanced. When someone sends me an email, and that email has contact information (e.g. phone numbers, address, company ...
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When exporting Gmail contacts, the names not showing

In Gmail, I have a large Group that I use for communications. I downloaded the group to Excel using the Export option and created a csv file. While everyone on my list has a first and last name. A ...
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Remove contact from Gmail

After I have removed and blocked a particular contact from my contact and chat list, when I search with the contact's name in the search option of my Gmail account, it still throws up the contact's ...
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How to transfer contacts from Yahoo to Gmail?

How do I transfer all my contact addresses from Yahoo mail to Gmail? I have checked Gmail and can't find a contact or address directory for my contacts.
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Unable to send email to people in Google+ circles

Recently, a Google blog post announced that one can now send emails to people in their Google+ circles. I am able to do that from my main GMail account but a new account I created doesn't have access ...
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Import/export Gmail contacts?

I have two Gmails. One is for school, and is part of the organization. The other is personal. I've already set up forwarding from school to personal and set it so that I can send email from my school ...
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How to cc a personal contact group in Gmail?

I am aware of the way to send a mail to a group of users, by creating a contact list. Is there a way to add all the users to cc in a different email? Say to abc@hello.com cc my personal group. Drag ...
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How to remove Google+ Circles contacts in Gmail contacts?

I see that in my Gmail contacts there are duplicated contacts that come from Google+ as below snapshot. I really don't want those contacts appear in my Gmail. How can I get rid of it?
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How can I share a Gmail address book with my spouse?

I have a well-maintained contact list in my Google Apps account. My wife is also on the same GApps domain, but her contact list is poorly maintained and only contains email addresses, not postal ...
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Gmail strangely switching out Gmail Contact information to Google+ information

My boss has a business email address, say boss@job.com, and I have him listed in Gmail contacts under his name, say "John Doe." Now, apparently his wife has a Google+ account under the name "Mary Jane"...
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How to tell Gmail that these two email addresses are actually one email?

Our university allows people to use email alias. For instance, a guy names John White, his email addresses could be john.white.14@xyz.edu or jwhite@xyz.edu. How to tell Gmail that these two email ...
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How do I migrate my Google Calendar & Contacts to Outlook.com?

I want to migrate my calendar and contacts from Google to Outlook.com Outlook.com offers an easy "one-click" service to transfer your mail but this doesn't migrate your calendar and contacts. If ...
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Is there a way to show a contact's nickname in my inbox for GMail?

I really would like a way to show a contact's nickname in my inbox. I don't want to see email's from "John Smith", I really want to see emails from "<nickname>". How can I change this behavior? ...
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Do I need Google Apps for Business to send email to more than 100 recipients?

I have groups of more than 100 and keep having to split them in order to send. I don't really understand apps for business because there is too much information. All I want to do is keep my current ...
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How do I delete all contacts in Google apps permanently?

When you have synced your contacts on your Android phone with Google contacts and decide to withdraw them from Google, how can you permanently delete them? I went to Gmail->Contacts and there I could ...
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Gmail Filter - Give Label To A List Of Incoming And Outgoing Emails Containing Email Address From A Certain List Of Email Addresses

I've a list of email addresses (let's give it a name Cool Email Addresses for understanding purpose) Email A Email B Email C The emails I've sent and received should be given a label Label XYZ if ...
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Export contacts from Gmail Business account to a different Gmail Personal account

My business uses Gmail client for email, and has a saved list of all the contacts within the company. Whenever you begin to type a name in the "To:" field, it will automatically match members who are ...
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Two contacts in Gmail with the same e-mail address treated as one

A friend is a teacher and regularly writes to her pupils' parents about their children. Thus she has Gmail contacts set up with a record for each child that contains the e-mail address of one of their ...
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Wrong number of contacts showing in Google account

What is the reason for the (1) in My Contacts (1) on the left? I have clicked the link, but it has no effect. I've refreshed the page a dozen times and still get the same count. Is there a default ...
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Contact list in Gmail to quickly compose emails to no longer appears [duplicate]

I used to have names of most used contacts to the left of all my emails. Now it's gone. All I had to do is click on a name and I could then compose an email to them. How do I get that list back?
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Transfer contacts / emails from Windows Live mail to Gmail?

Does anybody know how I can transfer all my email messages, contacts and calendar entries from Live Mail (formerly Hotmail) to Gmail?