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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by illusionz, May 18, 2010.

  1. illusionz

    illusionz Member
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    Is there a way to refresh the pictures this phone pulls from gmail or facebook to more recent pictures?

    A bunch of them are outdated, and I wish they would change.

    Also, is there somewhere to choose between Facebook and Gmail thumbnails?
     



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  2. illusionz

    illusionz Member
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  3. GrandMasterB

    GrandMasterB Go Go Gadget Flow!

    Bless you.
     
  4. illusionz

    illusionz Member
    Thread Starter

    Damnit, I knew somebody was going to say that...

    Actually I was going to save that for a second bump, quoting myself.
     
  5. akrulez308

    akrulez308 Newbie

    I believe this is a bug. I just delete and add my Facebook account again. This seems to refresh the Facebook pictures.
     
  6. illusionz

    illusionz Member
    Thread Starter

    I don't want to do that though... that would delete so much crap.
     
  7. Ruben

    Ruben Android Expert

    There are so many threads on this...search?
     
  8. illusionz

    illusionz Member
    Thread Starter

    Where?

    Link me to one with my issue addressed in it.
     
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  9. illusionz

    illusionz Member
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    I searched, and couldn't find a post with a fix.

    Anyone?
     
  10. ttamnedlog

    ttamnedlog Android Enthusiast

    Yeah, as far as I know, there is no fix at the moment.

    You should just bite the bullet and make custom images for each contact and disable facebook/google contact sync. This way you can choose 256x256 images, which won't be pixelated on the current call screen the way the facebook/google pictures are.
     
  11. illusionz

    illusionz Member
    Thread Starter

    Ugh.

    Why can't it just work.
     
  12. ttamnedlog

    ttamnedlog Android Enthusiast

    It's either Android-wide, or Sense-wide. I forget which. So it's not just our Incredibles.
     
  13. ramcharger1979

    ramcharger1979 Android Enthusiast

    The easiest way to refresh the photos is to un-sync the facebook by htc restart your phone and then re-sync
     
  14. illusionz

    illusionz Member
    Thread Starter

    Damnit, I did that, now I lost all of my links in my contacs.
     
  15. jbuck1984

    jbuck1984 Android Enthusiast

    i was just trying to do the same thing, there is no way im going through an relinking... I think it took me like 2-3 hours to get my phonebook in order. Bump for better problem resolution
     
  16. GrandMasterB

    GrandMasterB Go Go Gadget Flow!

    No way, are you serious. 2-3 hours doing what? I've got 417 contacts and only one that I have problems with.
     
  17. Landry

    Landry Lurker

    I figured this out the other day. When you go into the Menu-Settings-Accounts & sync-Facebook for HTC Sense make sure that Sync Contacts is checked. My friend's photos updated as soon as I did that.
     
  18. frmovrfnctn

    frmovrfnctn Member

    I do this at least once a week, and I've never had a promblem losing a link in a contact
     
  19. upther

    upther Android Enthusiast


    Tried that and it didn't work. Oh well.
     

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