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  1. Domestic violence
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    can someone please tell me how i can send a contact telephone number to another contact, as a text?

    basically, id like to send someone a number that is stored in my contact list.

    im quite sure there is a simple way to do this- but i just couldnt figure it out. i know ill feel pretty dumb once someone explains it.

    thanks.:motdroidvert:
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    Yes just long hold down on the contact you want to send.
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    i did that. i get
    -view contact
    -call contact
    -text contact
    -add to favorite
    -edit contact and
    -delete contact

    no option to send the contact info to another via sms
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    That would be the "Text Contact" option..
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    The OP is not wanting to text that contact they are wanting to text another contact that contact's number.

    I do not know another way other then the cut and paste option.
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    Ah you are right ... hmm Ill look thru market, has to be something out there..
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    What about Bump?
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    or hoccer, even
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    I'm not sure I fully understand your intention but this is what I do to send someone a text message with a phone number on it.

    1. Open the contact that has the phone number you want to copy.
    2. Select EDIT from the menu
    3. Touch and hold the phone number you want to copy, select COPY ALL
    4. Open a text message to send with the phone number, address as appropriate
    5. Touch and hold the text box of the text message and select PASTE

    Now the phone number has been copied and pasted from a contact to a text message. This method works for any other type of data as well.

    My apologies if I misunderstood your inquiry.
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    thats exactly what im trying to do... and i can honestly say ive never copy/pasted on the Droid. :icon_eek: but, thats exactly what i wanted to do... thanks. :)

    would be a good app :icon_ devil:
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    Will help a lot cutting down the time you spend doing things. While using your web browser, if while looking at a page you head to the browser settings you can also copy text from a webpage. I believe it's shortcut is menu+e on the stock browser.
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    When you have selected the contact, click on Menu / Share. I can email it but not text it. I have Barcode Scanner installed, so I can also share it that way.