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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 find a contact in my Google Contacts list?

Whenever I type in a name I want to search for, which exists in my list of Google Contacts, it pulls up a blank card or tells me that no match exists, or nothing has been found. Any ideas why that ...
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Attach single contact in Gmail message

Is there an easy way to attach contact information, much like Outlook, to my email message?
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Are people notified when added to Gmail contacts list?

If you add a new Gmail address to your Gmail contact list, is that person notified that they were added to your Gmail contacts list? Both people have Gmail.
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How to remove all “alien contacts” appeared after importing contacts from an exported CSV file?

After I exported my Gmail Contacts to a .csv file and reimported them back, I got the “alien” contacts as in the below screenshot—they have no name and something related to Google+. How can I remove ...
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Recover an accidentally deleted note of a Gmail contact

I've just deleted the note field of one of my Gmail contacts which contains very critical information. Is it possible to recover it?
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Duplicate check while creating Google Contact with Google Apps Script

I have the following code which creates Google Contacts from a Spreadsheet. The problem is whenever I run the code it creates contacts but has no functionality to check if the same Google Contact ...
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I want to get the email address of everyone I've had a conversation with over the last year [duplicate]

I want to send a newsletter using MailChimp to everyone I've had an email conversation with over the past year. What is the best way to export their email addresses? I only want people I've gone ...
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Prevent Gmail Address List Sender pop up

Is there a method (way) to turn off the Pop Up Box as I move the cursor over email sender's id as I browse emails? I suffer headaches from flashing objects (like blinking red lights) in one or two ...
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How to auto sync Yahoo! contacts with Google Contacts

I'm using Yahoo! as my primary mail agent, so my contacts are there. Now I decided to put all my contacts from different social networks (LinkedIn, Facebook, Thunderbird..) onto one Google Contact; ...
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Only display email in `To` field when sending a Gmail message

I often name people in my Gmail account's contact with the "funny" name(s) that remind me of who they are like Smith from Company A, Smith Funny, Smith big head, etc. When sending message in Gmail, ...
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Cleaning up Gmail contacts

I am currently in the act of cleaning up the contacts on my Gmail account. I have to replace all the numbers with "04" at the beginning to +61 444 444 444 but most of them are in the format such as ...
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Google keeps old and deleted contacts list?

I have used Gmail for many years, and during this time I have deleted a lot of email messages and contacts. I discovered that when I use some services (for example, DropBox) to invite my friends by ...
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How can I bulk/mass forward emails in Gmail using contacts lists in a search/filter manner?

One of my Gmail accounts receives too much spam and I want to abandon it and use a new one. For this I want to specify that if any one from my contact lists sends an email to my current email account, ...
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outlook.com can't delete Gmail contact with synchro link deleted

I synced Gmail in outlook.com to use Gtalk one week ago. My contacts are being synchronized with Gmails, I wanted to remove the synchronization link between my two accounts to clean my contacts on ...
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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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Can I Create a Bigger Gmail Group from Several (Smaller) Gmail Groups?

I have three gmail groups A, B and C, each with say ten members. Now I want create another bigger gmail group, say, BIG containing all the members of A, B, and C. I tried simply clicking on the ...
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Selected text in browser converted to a contact in Google Contacts [closed]

In email messages and sometimes on web sites, there will be a block of information I'd like to add as a contact in my Google Contacts list. Is there a Google Labs experiment, Chrome extension, Firefox ...
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How to enable google apps users to edit theirs profile and share it with Google Apps Directory

At our company we use Google Apps. We want to list all accounts as a contacts and allow people to edit theirs contact profile, so others can use theirs updated profiles. Google provides Google Apps ...
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Using IFTTT to trigger email notification to group of recipients

Can I set up IFTTT to send notification emails to a Google Contact group whenever an article is posted to a Blogger blog (private)?
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Why does Gmail still only show email address when I have that person's name in my contacts?

When looking at my Gmail inbox some emails show the contact name in the from column and others just show an email address. The strange thing is that some of the ones that just show email address are ...
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How can I remove users from my contacts in Gmail based on a request?

I wish to update my contacts list as I occasionally send emails to clients. I wish to provide them the option to be removed from my contacts. How can I achieve this using Gmail?
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Is there a way to tag Google Contacts instead of grouping them?

Imagine that you have one group called 'London' that includes all your contacts in London. Within 'London' you have subsets of groups such as football friends, etc. With tags (or maybe filters) it ...
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How to migrate contacts from Google Apps to Gmail account?

I want to move the contacts from the Apps account. I have successfully exported them three times, once according to each of the formats provided by Google (Google CSV, "outlook-style" CSV and Vcards. ...
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Google Contacts: Groups vs Circles

Since the integration of Google+ into Google Contacts took place, you have the ability to organize your Contacts into either the former Google Contact Groups or the new available Google+ Circles. ...
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Gmail “add contact” makes you type the name again

I'm logged into Gmail webmail via Chrome on Win7. I open an e-mail. The person is not on my contact list, but I want them to be. I mouse over their name. A card comes up with their name, e-mail ...
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Assign a signature per contact in Gmail?

This Super User question asks something similar, but it was related to Outlook and without an applicable answer. Is there a way to to store a signature preference on a per contact basis? Or does ...
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How can I prevent contact pictures showing up on my Picasaweb?

Ever since Google implemented high-resolution contact pictures (I believe), whenever I upload a new picture for one of my contacts (using Gmail's web interface), it appears as a new, separate, private ...
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Is it possible to give others access to Google Contacts without Google Apps?

Is it possible for me to allow other Google users to view my contacts in Google Contacts, or perhaps only certain groups of contacts? Or is this a feature I'd need Google Apps for?
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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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Prevent Gmail from expanding email address using name from Contacts

I want to prevent Gmail from replacing To: i@corp.com with: To: The fat guy who was near takeshi at the meeting <i@corp.com> I just typed i@corp.com in the compose window, but Gmail expands it ...
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How to see all matches in Google Contacts?

Does anybody know how to make Google Contacts show all matching contacts and not only 5 suggestions? I.e. If in Google Contacts I type the word “Mark”, it only shows me 5 options/suggestions of ...
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Creating a list of contacts from generated emails [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received I teach a class on using Mathematica, and in the first "lab", the students enter their email address, and these are sent to a ...
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Is Twitter sneaking through my Gmail contacts?

For some reason I keep getting emails from Twitter: twitter_username, we found some people you may know on Twitter All the suggested people are coming my Gmail contacts. The email registered in ...
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Is there a shortcut to Gmail Contacts?

I often update my contact list. Currently I have to Open Gmail Open contacts link Is there a quicker way to do this?
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Sharing Gmail contacts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to share/synchronize contacts between Google accounts? How do I share my Gmail contact data with other Gmail users, so that they get the updates I make? Can it ...
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Keyboard shortcut to add new Gmail contact?

I have looked through the keyboard shortcuts and searched as best I can and I cannot seem to find a keyboard shortcut to add a new contact. It must be staring me right in the face, but I'm not seeing ...
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How to set contacts as “never show” for Google talk in bulk? [closed]

I know I can set them one by one in Google contacts, but how to do it in batch?
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In Google Apps, what are “shared external contacts”?

Looking at the features list for "Google Apps for Business", I see the following: I am unable to find any information about this feature. What our small business needs is a way to share customer ...
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Link to old Google Contact Manager

Is there a link by which I can open the old Google Contact Manager (the one with 3 columns layout)? It allowed instant search and the ability to view contact details on the same page.
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Phantom Google Contacts [closed]

I'm experiencing a problem related to Google Contacts, or what I consider to be "Phantom" Google Contacts. I use GMail for email, but Trillian for chat to connect to my Google Talk account. In my ...
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How to group chat contacts in Gmail side chat list? [closed]

I have quite a lot contacts whom I chat with. I already installed lab in Gmail which puts the chat list to the right side to have more space. Now I'd like to group the contacts in the online list in ...
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Gmail account contacts

I am able to receive emails on my phone from my gmail account, but when I go on the pc to look at contacts nothing is there. I imported the contacts from my sim card to my gmail account.
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Is there a way to automatically add all team members to everybody's contacts?

I have just newly setup Google Apps. But as it is now, everybody in the team needs to add the contacts to everybody else in the team (manually). Isn't there a way to add these automatically? So ...
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Google Contacts enabled for Google Apps, but Google disagrees

I've been using Google Apps for my personal domain for some time, using it for email and the calendar. A couple of hours ago, I activated Google Contacts in the domain dashboard. It is now listed as ...
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Google Apps: Tag contact as “My Contacts”, sync?

Using Google Apps. I have Mac Address Book, iOS Contacts set to synchronize with the account. If I create contacts manually via web interface, they synchronize beautifully with all devices. But ...
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How to add an email address from a gmail message to my google contacts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In Gmail, how do I create a contact from a recipient of an email? There's a sidebar that pops up offering to add people on the message to my circles, but not my address book. ...
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Change the display name of my friends in Google+

Some friends chose weird nicknames that I can't relate to them and I can't recognize them in the Chat list. I went to "Contacts" in my Google account (https://mail.google.com/mail/#contacts) and I ...
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Contacts list and chat box disappeared from the left hand side of Google Mail

My contact list and chatbox has suddenly disappeared from the left hand side of Googlemail. It has disappeared on both my desktop and laptop computers. I have changed my password but I have done ...
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Access contacts from a different Google apps domain?

I have two completely separate Google apps domains. One of them has all of my contacts, and I'd like to make them available to the other Google apps domain account. Can I do this? (If not, is there ...
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Remove “Restore contacts” from Google contacts

Once Contact is removed from my Contact list, how to ensure it is unreconverable? I would like to remove it permanently, without a restore option.