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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by trevytrev, May 26, 2010.

  1. trevytrev

    trevytrev Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Sorry if this has been answered elsewhere, I did a search but found nothing relevant. How do I change a primary contact detail? For instance, my friend has just left his job and his old work email is set at the primary email on my contacts, so I want to change that to his hotmail email yet when I go to edit, there's no way of removing the old email and setting the hotmail as primary.
    can anyone shed any light? thanks.
     


  2. biscuitlad

    biscuitlad Well-Known Member

    Long press on email entry.
     
  3. trevytrev

    trevytrev Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    If i do that nothing happens until I take my finger off then it just asks if i want to send from mail or gmail.
     
  4. trevytrev

    trevytrev Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Ah just worked it out, I've had to manually add the hotmail as a secondary email address and then can make that the primary. Now all I can't seem to do is delete his old email address, which is pretty annoying.
     
  5. trevytrev

    trevytrev Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Argghhh! Ok , I give up, i have tried with no luck at all to delete his old email address I don't want any more and I cannot work out how to do it, can anyone offer any advice?
     
  6. kingvortex

    kingvortex Well-Known Member

    Bring his contact up in the People app, then select edit at the bottom of the screen. There should be an X next to various details in the contact that allows you to remove them.
     
  7. trevytrev

    trevytrev Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    That's the thing I knew to do that but the problem was that the email I wanted to delete wasn't there to delete. I have finally worked it out now, i had him linked to his facebook account and on his facebook his work email was set as a contact so it was adding it automatically to his contact details, so I have just unlinked it for now then will tell him to change his facebook details.

    Phew! got there in the end.
     
  8. Tyseyh

    Tyseyh Android Expert

    i dont get why you can sync with facebook but cant remove stuff you dont need.
    half the time i only sync for the pic an thats it.
     

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