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Google Contacts comes to the Gmail side panel for Workspace accounts

In Gmail, there’s a convenient side panel that features quick access to Calendar, Keep, and Tasks — all features that help keep users organized and productive. Moving forward, Google is planning to add Contacts to the side panel, making it easier than ever to know exactly who you’re speaking with. Google said there will be a...

Google Contacts on Android prepares to let you change your Google Account profile photo and trash instead of delete contacts

Earlier this year in June, we spotted a couple of upcoming features in an APK teardown of the Google Photos app. These included features like temporarily disabling media backups, video autoplay controls, and the ability to set up a Google Account profile photo from within the app. The profile photo option was discovered and demoed...

Google Contacts can now back up and sync contacts saved to device storage

Google Contacts is Google's first-party contacts app on Android. The app is the default Contacts app on Pixel and Android One phones, and can be downloaded for other phones via the Play Store. Over the years, it has become a feature-rich app, and its design is in conformity with Google's Material Theme guidelines. It has...

Google tests new features in Gboard, Google Contacts, and Digital Wellbeing

When it comes to its own suite of apps, Google does a great job of adding new features, optimizations and improvements. The company releases timely updates for all of its apps and sometimes we're also able to find hints of upcoming features in these updates. For instance, we recently discovered that Google Maps was prepping...

Google Contacts tests showing a pop-up panel when adding new contacts

Google is testing out a new interface for adding new contacts to your phonebook with the Google Contacts app. A new card-like interface pops up when you attempt to add a new contact through another app such as WhatsApp, as reported by AndroidPolice. This new card interface slides up on your screen, covering two-thirds of it....

Google Contacts 3.5.7 tests showing a list of local emergency contact numbers

The latest version of Google Contacts, v3.5.7, is slowly rolling out on the Play Store at the moment. With it comes several improvements to the dark theme that was introduced in v3.2. But what's more interesting is that tucked away in this most recent version, there is a list of local emergency contact numbers. The feature...

Google Contacts 3.2.4 adds a working dark theme

Android 9 Pie brings a new Material Theme, which has been colloquially referred to as Material Design 2 (MD2). The key points of the new Material Theme are: greater emphasis on white space, the removal of colored backgrounds in favor of white, and prominent use of the Google Sans font. Undoubtedly, the new Material Theme...

Google Contacts 3.13 lets you clear interaction data and redesigns the sidebar

Many Google apps have received visual updates over the past two months. Android 9 Pie brings a new Material Theme, which is commonly referred to as Material Design 2 (MD2). It has a greater emphasis on white space, and it opts to go with white instead of using the bright colors that were the hallmark...

Google Contacts 3.0 gets a new Material Design theme

The first thing you'll notice after your phone gets updated to Android Pie is its significant UI refresh, which is based on the newest Material Theme guidelines (commonly referred to "Material Design 2"). Love it or hate it, Google is updating their entire apps and services suite to fit these new guidelines which adopt elements...

Google Contacts 2.2 Redesigns the Contact View, Vastly Improves Suggestions, and More

Google Contacts, Google's own fork of the AOSP Contacts app with added features, has been the default contacts app in Nexus and Pixel devices for quite some time now. Aside from syncing your contacts to the cloud, it allows for things like contact suggestions, duplicate erasing, and a lot more. These extra features have been...

Google Contacts is now Available on any Android 5.0+ Device

It used to be that the only way to get Google's contacts app on a non Google Pixel or Nexus device was via manually installing the APK file. This meant you would not receive automatic updates and it would not be installed automatically when you restore the rest of your apps from the Play Store....

Magisk Module to Install Google Dialer and Contacts on the OnePlus 5

There are general methods of getting Google Dialer and Google Contacts installed on your average Android device, but these weren't completely working on the OnePlus 5. Specifically, many noticed that you couldn't answer or decline a call from the notification popup with those applications installed. Thankfully though, XDA Senior Member dustintinsley was able to whip up a...