Questions tagged [google-contacts]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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. ...
5
votes
4answers
12k views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
32k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
268 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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.
4
votes
2answers
4k views

Why does Facebook suggest friends that only appear in my Google Contacts?

Some time ago (yeah, I admit that was stupid), I granted Facebook to access my Gmail account to look for friends. While I'm pretty sure I revoked access at some point, Facebook still occasionally ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I display incoming e-mail addresses (in my searches)?

I checked the first four search result pages on Web Applications and Google, but I didn't find an answer to my question and issue, which is also discussed on the Google Help forums by other people. ...
8
votes
1answer
732 views

Gmail Filter on Email starting with '!' deleted everything

I tried to create a filter to trash all emails from (!Athletic_Communications@sacredheart.edu) - an email address used by my school to spam us. After applying the filter to all my old messages, it ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

How can I grab all email addresses associated with a “label” in Gmail? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received In Gmail, you can tag one or more emails with a Label: I know I can select the label to see the emails in question, but what ...
10
votes
3answers
16k views

How can I clean up my Gmail address book?

I've used Gmail since 2004, and now I have about 3000 Gmail contacts. I don't recognize the vast majority of them and many of my contacts are just email addresses. Over the years I've synced my ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Can't open any contacts in Gmail, merge and delete still work though

When I load the contacts list in Gmail, I can view the list of contacts but cannot open any. Merge and delete appears to work, I can also access them on my Android device but not via the Gmail UI. ...
8
votes
2answers
9k views

How to send multiple contacts via Gmail?

Is there a way to attach multiple contact information to an email? Manually copying field-by-field to text body is even worse than sending them via SMS.
3
votes
6answers
34k views

Gmail/Google no longer has an “All Contacts” list?

Today I noticed that Gmail nor Google Contacts offers a way to list "All Contacts" any longer; my contacts are now split between the groups I made and "Other Contacts". Is there any way to list all ...
8
votes
2answers
2k views

Can I have Gmail overwrite a known email with my contact info when a name is not supplied?

I have to admit I was a little confused when I asked this question, as I thought that it was my Gmail where names and email addresses were connected. But of course, it's not the local Gmail client ...
16
votes
3answers
16k views

Can I make Gmail use the nickname as the primary method of autocompleting contacts?

Is it possible to make Gmail use the "Nickname" field as the first choice for autocompleting a contact when writing an email? And, if possible, also for ordering them in contacts? I don't know what ...
7
votes
1answer
25k views

Why isn't Gmail showing the name instead of the email addresses of a known contact?

I can't help but think this has probably been asked before, but I did do a search and didn't see an answer that addressed my issue. I have at least one friend, who whenever she sends me an email, in ...
1
vote
1answer
351 views

Uploading email archive to Google Apps email, and automatically creating contacts

I have been using Entourage, but don't have any contacts in it. Now I will upload Entourages email archive to my account on Google Apps email. I want Google Apps email to create contacts for all the ...
4
votes
1answer
15k views

What's the best way to “share” a Google contact? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to share/synchronize contacts between Google accounts? I was wondering if there's any way for us to "share" a contact. Just like in Google Docs, I create a ...
4
votes
2answers
983 views

Sort all Gmail contacts by contact frequency

Is it possible to sort all Gmail contacts by contact frequency, either directly from Gmail or using a external tool/service? How?
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Sync Google Contacts with Evolution

I have always been keeping my contact list pretty well organised under Evolution. Recently, though, I bought an Android phone that forced me to import my contacts via my Gmail account. Since my list ...
11
votes
1answer
6k views

How to change a contact's autocomplete email order in Gmail?

I have always been under the impression that the order of email addresses for a contact is the order in which their autocomplete suggestions will pop up. So if I have a contact with multiple email ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

How to add emails (but not users) to Google Apps shared Directory, preferrably by import

I have a Google Apps (free) account. I wish to add email and other contact information to the (shared) directory. How do I do this one at a time? Right now the directory just has the users' emails. ...
3
votes
1answer
5k views

Get a list of all Gmail conversations with one person across several e-mail addresses

Say there's a person in my contact list that uses several email addresses - e.g., john.doe@gmail.com and john@doe.com I list both addresses in his card at Gmail's contacts, but if I want to get a ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Viewing all group contacts information in one page

Say I have 5 contacts in a group. I would like to see all their details in one page (/view), preferably separated by an horizontal line between every contact. Is something like this possible?
8
votes
3answers
2k views

Is there a way to block recipients in Gmail?

I'm not looking to block senders, I'm looking to block recipients. For instance, I've occasionally hit Reply and written an email to an address of the type do-not-reply@domain.com, no-reply@domain....
4
votes
2answers
3k views

Are there any third party Google Contacts editors? [closed]

Are there any third party Google Contacts editors? I really dislike the editors that Google provides.
14
votes
3answers
17k views

How to add filter and label to group in Gmail contacts?

I have my Gmail contacts sorted into groups. In my mail I also have labels associated with filters-for specific people I have a filter associated with a label. For the filter creation, how do I ...
4
votes
1answer
592 views

In Gmail, will merging contacts with phone numbers and contacts with G+ profiles violate their privacy?

Ever since I started using Google+, it has added the people in my G+ circles as new entries to my Gmail contacts. The only information, apparently, in these new contact entries, is those people's G+ ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Searching for Google contacts not in Groups [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Google Contacts - how to see which contacts aren't in a group? In Google Contacts, I've had Groups set up which look like this: All Contacts.. Family.. School.. Work.. etc....
3
votes
2answers
7k views

Adding all Gmail contacts to Gmail chat [closed]

I want to add all of my contacts to the chat list. I have selected "Show in chat list:">All Contacts, but not all of my contacts are showing there. How do I do it?
4
votes
2answers
2k views

Gmail / Google Contacts: Is it possible to select Contacts in 2 specific Groups? Or Contacts in 1 specific Group and not another specific Group?

Question 1: In Gmail / Google Contacts, let's say I have 12 contacts in Group A and 8 contacts in Group B. 4 contacts are in both Group A and Group B. Is there a way I can filter to get results of ...
6
votes
1answer
228 views

Associate phone with multiple contacts?

In Google Voice/Gmail, I have 3 contacts (my family members) that share a home phone number. I currently have this number associated with a separate contact called Home so that it will show up that ...
2
votes
1answer
155 views

Search all Google Contacts under same domain

I'm using Google Contacts and I want to search for all contacts ending with @example.com. I tried @example.com and *@example.com but it isn't working How do I do this?
1
vote
0answers
103 views

How to get the list of email addresses in a Gmail labelled folder? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received I've got a bunch of emails into a labelled folder in Gmail and I would like to extract the list of email addresses from it. ...
-2
votes
1answer
372 views

my google contacts do not have All Contacts

This is funny, people are claiming (http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Google%20Mobile/thread?tid=04935f1855c27f2a&hl=en) that there is something called All Contacts group in Google Contacts. ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

How can I remove certain email addresses for someone in a Gmail contact group?

I just created a group based on an email which worked great but I am trying to figure out how to remove multiple email addresses per person (just within this group list). The issue I have is that ...
8
votes
1answer
1k views

How do I add a contact from within Gmail's contact interface to Google Plus circles?

I find it rather tedious to add a contact from within Google+ interface to a circle. I would rather add the contact from within the contacts section in Gmail. Is this possible? Better yet, can it ...
5
votes
2answers
7k views

How can I copy contacts from Google Apps for Business Directory to another Google Mail account?

I don't really understand how Google Apps for domains directories work. When I start an email it knows about all the people at my domain, but when I go to Contacts, I can't find a directory of just ...
27
votes
2answers
19k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
210 views

What happens to my Google account contacts data when accessed by a third-party?

I want to start to use goodreads.com with my Google account but when I start to sign in with my Google account I get prompted that goodreads.com will get access to my Google contacts. This worried me ...
14
votes
5answers
23k views

How can I move Google contacts between two different accounts?

I want to move some contacts, using drag-n-drop, between two Gmail accounts. How can I do this? Please mind that I do not want to import/export all contacts, I just want to move some of them between ...
6
votes
3answers
3k views

Is there a way to filter by multiple Groups in Gmail Contacts?

In Gmail, let's say I have 7 contacts in Group A and 9 contacts in Group B. 2 contacts are in both Group A and Group B. Is there a way I can filter to get results of only the contacts that are in ...
6
votes
1answer
20k views

Transfering facebook profile images into Google Contacts

Is it possible to automatically copy the images of people's facebook profile to Google Contacts? Bonus points if I can also copy other data such as their birthday.
2
votes
5answers
1k views

How to search Google Contacts directly from Launchy (or as a browser custom search engine)?

I am trying to figure out if there is a Google URL where I can pass in my search value to go straight to the Google Contacts search results page. I want to do this in Launchy, but the answer would ...
1
vote
1answer
305 views

Label several email addresses in Gmail in one go

How do I put a contact group label on several email address in bulk instead of putting a label in every email address one at a time. For example: I have 100 email address and I want to create a ...
1
vote
2answers
32k views

Can I merge my contacts list on two Gmail accounts?

I have two Gmail accounts. My main email account and one that was set up by a Sprint employee when I first purchased my smartphone. Is there a way I can merge the contact lists I have on both ...
4
votes
4answers
4k views

My Contacts are being moved to Other Contacts and I'm losing synchronisation

For some reason a subset of my Google Contacts are being moved from the My Contacts list to the Other Contacts list. Unfortunately this has the effect of removing them from my iPhone as I have them ...
6
votes
3answers
6k views

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:" ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Add contacts to “where” field in Google Calendar entry

Say I have an event that takes place at one of my contact's, I'd like to add this contact to the "where" field of the event, so that e.g. Google Maps can display the appropriate address. Is this ...
2
votes
2answers
386 views

How can I use a different name for a contact's card and their e-mail address in Gmail?

I have an Android phone, and my gmail contacts are automatically synced to it. My phone is in Hebrew, and since most of my contacts are written in Hebrew I changed the ones in my gmail address book ...