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Support Google Contacts - Questions?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by TheStone, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. TheStone

    TheStone Active Member
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    How do I stop certain contact groups from syncing to the phone? I have 2 groups 'My Contacts' and 'Old'. I can set it so only My Contacts show up in people, but when dialing, contacts from 'Old' show up.

    Also, is there still no way to only show contacts with a mobile when texting?

    thks
     

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  2. applefruit

    applefruit Well-Known Member
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    You can set which contacts show up in People, but in Phone, all contacts show up. I don't think there's any way to edit what shows up there.
     
  3. frankbonatelli

    frankbonatelli Well-Known Member
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    in your contacts settings you will be able to select what groups to sync.
    from CONTACTS -menu button- select SETTINGS- then DISPLAY OPTIONS- click on your gmail account id- From here its straight forward. Select which groups your wish to see on your phone. Of course you must sett these up from your PC first.
     
  4. wastedspace

    wastedspace New Member
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    Hi,

    I have my phone synced with google's contacts. All working well, except when I add a new contact on my phone. I assign it as a google contact & often give it something simple as just a name & phone number. After about a minute, the new contact disappears! It's not saved to my google contacts, as I suspect the syncing only seems to be one-way...

    I have the following set up:

    Settings > Accounts & Sync > Background Data & Auto-sync both ticked, and within the Google settings here, I have Sync contacts, Gmail & Calendar all ticked...

    Any ideas? Very frustrating!

    Thanks.
     
  5. wastedspace

    wastedspace New Member
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