Why is my GMail address book appearing alongside my phone contacts when I want to send a text?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by callumd, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. callumd

    callumd New Member
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    And how do I get rid of it?

    When I want to send a message, I get a mountain of address book options because my email addresses from my Gmail account appear to have automatically imported themselves in to my contact list (I don't recall authorising this).

    Anyway, I want to get rid of them so I just see my phone contacts (phone numbers only).

    Help!

    Thanks.
     

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  2. SUroot

    SUroot Well-Known Member
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    If you are syncing with gmail, you will have contacts there. the "text" app handles SMS and MMS. Since you can send MMS to email addresses, the email addresses are there to send to.
     
  3. neilgarr

    neilgarr Active Member
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    Go to people app open it then menu, view you will see option for phone contacts only. Hope this helps :)
     
  4. SUroot

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    Thats only in people though. He is in messaging. Any views applied in people don't show up there.
     
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