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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ChTidio, Feb 18, 2011.

  1. ChTidio

    ChTidio Active Member
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    Does anyone have a recommendation for a contacts manager app to replace the stock one? One that allows font modifications. I need something I can read :)
     

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  2. EarlyMon

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    Thanks, that's pretty good. I also need to find an app that will allow me to transfer my contacts to my PC to clean them up (much easier to do all that on a PC), and ther transfer them back. Any ideas?
     
  4. EarlyMon

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    Sure - make sure your contacts on the google cloud.

    Login to your Gmail account on the web, left panel - Contacts, then button at top for More Actions. From there, choose Export to a csv or vcard file format to your choosing.

    Make a backup first of that file, then do surgery on your PC.

    Go back to google Contacts - delete all. Now - More Actions - Import the final stuff.

    If there's bugs, delete all, restore your backup file via Import, repeat until happy.

    Did mine in no time flat that way.
     
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    Thanks, that's do exactly what I'm looking for. One last question, how does syncing work? In other words, if I have Contacts List A on the phone (which is automatically updated on Google, I presume), download it from google, modify it into contacts List B and then delete the old one and import B into google, what ends up on the phone?

    Is A on the phone replaced by B (from google) ?
    Are A and B merged?

    That happens automatically, since I have the google "synch contacts" turned on, right?

    I am asking because i want the "clean" list to become the contacts list on the phone and I looked through the user manual but didn't find any details.
     
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    Right, to be safe prior to upload, People,menu, delete, menu, select all, delete on the phone.
     
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