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Support deleting contacts on samsung vibrant

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by lmsette, Sep 7, 2010.

  1. lmsette

    lmsette New Member
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    I need some assistance deleting my contacts from my Samsung Vibrant. I have found a way to use Outlook and would prefer that since my contacts are all messed up in Gmail. Problem is I have deleted that gmail account and don't how to delete the contacts in my phone! HELP!
     

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  2. Steven58

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    Welcome to Android Forums! I'll move this post to your phone's forum for you so you can get some help! :D
     
  3. howetechnical

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    I would try re-creating a new gmail account with the same account name as you had before (I've never deleted a gmail account, so I don't know if it actually deletes or just de-activates). If the account didn't actually delete, but only de-activated, try re-activating it and deleting them from there. If it did delete the account, creating a new identical one with an empty contacts list should then sync your contacts back up to it, where you can manage them from the gmail account.

    Alternatively, you can delete them from your device individually, or simply go into your contacts, press your menu button, choose "display options", and deselect the Google checkbox associated with your google account that was deleted. That will hide your Google contacts.
     
  4. bcox624

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    How do I delete contacts on my Vibrant that are saved to the sim card? It won't even let me edit them. It will say that it's deleted or edited but when I click on it again it's the same as it was before.
     
  5. MrsSmartyPants

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    Are they "linked" to another contact? Sometimes you have to "unlink" them before you can delete the duplicates or the ones you don't want.
     

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