Originally Posted by vincentp
If I understand correctly, you just want to add the contacts to your phone without having them sync to your Gmail contacts. I think that might work. Only one way to find out.
I think the OP want's TWO ways of adding/storing contacts:
(a) His personal friends and family - those he DOES want to sync with Googles Cloud.
(b) His co-workers and other business contacts - those he wants to add to the phone but NOT to sync with Googles Cloud.
Not sure if that's possible.