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General changing contacts from last name first to first name first?

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  1. wase4711

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    I know its gotta be easy to do, but for the life of me, I dont see where to do it..My contacts are all last name, then first name; I want to switch them to first name then last name..
    thanks!
     

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    So you didn't use gmail to sync your contacts because it defaults to first name first. Contact transfer from another phone at vzw?

    Create a gmail account and sync...that should work.
     
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    well, the problem is, I synced with my exchange server first thing; on Exchange, contacts are stored last name first..
    now, on my my phone, I want to switch them to first name first, and its a pain in the ass...I tried downloading my contacts to verizons server and do it that way, but their server seems to be down now..
     
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    You can do it on the phone, one at a time. In your contact list, open a contact. Hit the edit button. Then click on their name. You get a Display name option to choose what you want it to say.
     
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    thank you; my hands feel like they are going to fall off, but the contacts are fixed!
     
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    Glad you got it fixed!
     

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