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How to delete gmail contacts from Android phone?

by gayathrik31 / July 8, 2011 5:51 AM PDT

How do I delete gmail contacts from my Android phone?

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Andriod Contacts
by project827 / July 8, 2011 7:40 AM PDT

Settings -> Accounts & Sync -> Click on your Gmail Account -> Uncheck Contacts
Or press and hold on a contact and press delete to delete a specific contact

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Not all Android phones can do this
by MAndroidMoto / September 1, 2011 2:24 AM PDT
In reply to: Andriod Contacts

Not all Android phones can edit contacts or even access them other than to add to an email. I have several that I suspect are from spam emails that Google automatically added, that I urgently want deleted, but I had no way to do so as they were only in my mail contact list, not my phone dialer contact list.
I had to download Contact Remover from the Marketplace to get them to appear on a list to delete them since they did not appear on my phone dialer contacts list. That is how you need to do it if you don't have the capability on your particular phone.

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Thank you!!
by geriberri100 / June 27, 2012 10:17 PM PDT

I thought I was CRAZY!! I couldn't find the contacts on ANY list, only the email list.. I'll download the remover and see what happens.. I have been wondering where those email addresses even came from.... thanks for the help!

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How to only hide contacts from GMAIL but still sync
by greenitweb / September 17, 2012 10:16 PM PDT

1 - Go to --> Contacts --> More Options (The left bottom button)

2 - Press --> More --> Display options

3 - Move up until Google --> press Google

Then you can uncheck "My Contacts" and all other things you don't like to show.

More info How to only hide contacts from GMAIL but still sync

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this is the Answer
by saleemjafar / October 16, 2013 12:29 AM PDT

just download the "Contact Remover" from google play store
and in that app select the "search" option
and press "@" and find
after it will show your all emails with @
and select all contact and delete it

i dont know much English SillyGrin

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