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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by quertiy, May 28, 2010.

  1. quertiy

    quertiy Lurker
    Thread Starter

    I don't understand. In symbian it was possible to add more than one "mobile" number, and even with a custom label. In android i can't do that. I have friends that use 2 or 3 mobiles, for work, personal use etc, that besides the work number from the location.

    Is there a workaround or a program i can use? I don't want my contacts staying on the gmail servers.
    I guess the question is, how can i modify the labels? there's got to be a way...

    If i use the "linked" option, when i view the contact details it just shows me 3 different numbers, it doesn't show me the linked contact's name so i can't now wich number i want to call: work, personal etc.

    p.s. this is my first android phone so go easy on me :) thanks

    Custom labels would have been genius. I could add to Andy for example:
    1. mobile xxx
    2. mobile work xxx
    3. boss xxx

    And when he would call me from one of this numbers, it would have been nice to look like this:
    Andy mobile xxx or Andy mobile work xxx.

    Damn, this would have made my life so much easier.
     


  2. nx1977

    nx1977 Android Expert

    FDor some reason you cant on the phone, but can in google contacts on a PC.
     
  3. lekky

    lekky Lover

    people > long press on contact > edit contact > add > phone > custome > "marks work mobile"

    this what you want?
     
  4. quertiy

    quertiy Lurker
    Thread Starter

    yes, that's what i want, but i can only do that to my gmail contacts. i'm talking about the ones on the phone, cause i don't like keeping my contacts on the internet.

    anyway, i guess that's just not possible. can't imagine why.
     

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