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  1. Cornan

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    I'm apparently not the first to request this - maybe somebody with the knowledge will create a tool to delete groups.

    My sync application created 50+ groups from my Outlook categories, and now i can't get rid of the groups.

    Seems totally dumb to me that Android itself doesn't support deleting groups.
     

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    Depends on whether they're Gmail groups or Phone groups (dependent on how you synced). You can delete them from Google Contacts or Gmail Contacts from your browser.
     
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    I'm syncing between Outlook on my PC and my phone.

    Therefore I still need a way to delete Google [Contact] Groups from my phone.

    At this point I have no intention of using Gmail or Google Contacts at all; I have a gmail account because it seemed to me that the Android Marketplace and the phone itself wanted me to have a "Google" account.
     
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    If its between your phone and Outlook without going through Google cloud, its not a Google Contact Group but a local one. To delete local contact groups, on my phone, I just press the Group tab in the contacts app, press menu>delete>Select the ones I want to delete>then menu>delete.
     
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    When I touch "Group", then "Menu" / "Delete" (trash can), I get a screen that says "No groups".

    The groups were created by the sync application, and show up on the "Groups" tab, but I still can't delete them.
     
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    down load a different contact app like DW contacts and do it through that
     
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    I do stuff like that at the PC side -- just show the group, click More, then Delete Group.
     

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