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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by DavidPula, Aug 14, 2021.

  1. DavidPula

    DavidPula Lurker
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    I just don't seem to be able to solve this issue and it's driving me crazy. I've sent dozens of e-mails in the last several days, and although I did delete other contacts on my Gmail profile, it did not work on my phone.

    When I click on the option to start writing a new e-mail and type, for example h in the recipient category, all previous recipients starting with h are listed. The same goes with any other letter.

    Clearing cache and data on my settings did not work.

    So do you have any ideas?

    I don't want to factory reset my phone.

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  2. DavidPula

    DavidPula Lurker
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    Is there any way to solve this?
    I really don't know.
  3. puppykickr

    puppykickr Android Expert

    There is a setting somewhere, but I forget what it is called or where it is.

    Let me look when I get back onto a device that still has some Google junk on it.

    It may be a setting in G-Mail, or in Contacts, even.

    Something called contact search suggestions or similar.
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  4. DavidPula

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    Thanks man. I just don't seem to be able to get it working. There are no issues on my laptop, no contacts are shown. But my phone is driving me insane. I just cannot delete search suggestions from To.
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  5. puppykickr

    puppykickr Android Expert

    Pretty sure that I never made it stop, mostly because it doesn't really bother me much because I don't have a ton of contacts with e-mail addresses.

    Also, it may take me a bit, because I am moving and I just got a new phone and am experimenting with deGoogling the device.

    And my job sucks, too.
    Lol, life sucks at the moment.
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