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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by surf4u2, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. surf4u2

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    I have my gmail account synced to my phone, and i get emails. However i cant sync my contacts. Ill uncheck then check the sync contacts button and it sycs, however the contacts dont come up on my gmail account online?
    any help? thanks
     

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    open a contact and see if they are "people" contacts or "google" contacts

    if they are people contacts then from main contacts window click on menu>export to sd card then delete all your contacts then click on menu>import contacts and import them as google contacts then sync to gmail
     
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    ok. ill try that thanks. But can i know for sure the my contacts were successfully exported to my sd card? and that im not just going to lose them
     
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    I think it exports them as a CSV file. Take that file, and open it using excel to make sure all your stuff is there.
     
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    where are contacts on the sd card. Im trying to access them through my computer to open it in excel but i cant find them
     
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    The contacts are at the root (top level) of your sdcard (not in a folder). It is actually a vcf (vcard) file. You'll want to view that in a text editor, rather than excel.
     

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