Contacts last name first


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  1. johnnybirdman

    johnnybirdman Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Anyone figure out how to change the contact view to show Last name, first name instead of the standard First Last name.
    J.
     

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  2. ginigma

    ginigma Well-Known Member

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    Nope.
    I re-did all my contacts in Gmail as Last, First format so when it sync'd the first time that's how it would be. And now I know whenever I add a contact, that's how I'll enter it.
     
  3. Agrajag

    Agrajag Well-Known Member

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    The problem here is that if they have a Facebook contact (I have a Droid) then it gets confused and you end up with Robert Jones and Jones, Robert.

    Total stupidity if you ask me. Many other apps allow a simple option to set Display order.
     
  4. bthoward

    bthoward Well-Known Member

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    Export your google contacts, use a regular expression to fix them, then set your facebook not to sync contacts.

    If you don't know what a regular expression is (most probably won't) then you have to do it manually but its easier to export things to a .csv and edit there then reimport and reassign contact photos that you have.

    The photo part was the only thing that took any real time. But with around 1500 contacts I was glad I didn't have to edit all the names by hand.
     
  5. Headsong

    Headsong Well-Known Member

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    Takephone. Should work like a charm.
     

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