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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by NMSPEED, Apr 15, 2012.


    NMSPEED Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I was looking at the features of the phone online and it shows that you can get the contact picture of someone who text messages you when recieve a message. I was wondering how you enable this. Thanks!

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  2. jclake

    jclake Member

    Open "contacts," find the person you want to add a picture to, click on menu, then edit, then click on the picture image. Link your contact to a photo on your phone. Now when that person calls or texts you their photo will appear in the log. For contacts with no photo or texts from persons not in your contacts you get the cartoon image of a head and shoulders.

    NMSPEED Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I have contact pictures for all of my contacts. But they do not pop up in my notification bar like it is shown on the website
  4. heat57

    heat57 Android Enthusiast

    The don't "pop-up" in the notfication bar but they do show in the messaging (stock) app, provided you have selected the photos for your contacts as described by jclake.
  5. MartinS

    MartinS Android Expert

    NMSpeed is correct though. That site does appear to suggest that contact images are shown in the notification pull down for texts etc. I've never seen it work this way...
  6. veccster

    veccster Android Enthusiast

    He is referring to this picture:

    The senders picture pops up on emails but not on texts. I assume it is because I do not use the stock message app - I use Hancent. I only see the handcent logo.

    However, like the picture, if I have more than 1 new message, it just lists the number of new messages. But if only one new message is there, I see their picture.
  7. Tim K

    Tim K Android Expert

    I'll have to keep an eye on it. I am pretty sure mine only appear on emails. Not txt or calls.
  8. Menddles

    Menddles Guest

    Nope. I only get the messaging icon when someone sends me a text.

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The Galaxy Nexus release date was November 2011. Features and Specs include a 4.65" inch screen, 5MP camera, 1GB RAM, TI OMAP 4460 processor, and 1750mAh battery.

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