Contact list by last name?

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  1. tohnloc

    tohnloc New Member

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    Is there a way to sort/view the contact list by the last name?

    Thanx in advanced

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    This has been brought up before and if I recall the only way to do so would be to manually switch each contacts first and last name, but I could be wrong.

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  3. tohnloc

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    Ugh. Thanx
     
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    Don't be discouraged. I like my contacts organized by first name so if there was a fix I may have just forgotten it. Someone may have a solution I just don't think so.

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    I have a D1, but with the last update I was able to change the order of my contacts. When on Contacts settings for Display Options can then change sort list by, and also view contact names.

    Hope this helps.
     
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    Go to gmail on line, go to your settings/more actions, select last name first.

    This should fix you up on your contacts.
     
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    The problem seems to come with facebook sync. Since they sort by first name. I have problems and I usually have 1 name that just won cooperate. Very aggrevating

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    I've got the same issue. I've gone to the Google contact and told it to sort by last name. This then appears proper on the web site, but even after syncing, the contact list on the Droid X is still sorted by first name.

    Any help would be appreciated.
     
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    Even with google contacts only, no fb...I have issues sometimes. I have the sort by last name checked off. A workaround is when you edit contact names...enter all their info in the second line. (The family name line, not the given name line)
    I enter it as Water, Grit

    Works for me
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  10. hookbill

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    It might be easier if you work with it on line in gmail. Using a computer that is.
     
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    If you sort by last name, and then choose to use Caller ID Readout (Voice Announce), will you get "Call from Smith John" or "Call from John Smith"?
     
  12. cellu1

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    That is true of my old D1 also. My D2 however has no sorting option available like the D1 did. WTF?



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