Contacts: Google vs Droid

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  1. garyiden

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    Ok, so here's the issue. Google just revamped CONTACTS so that you can sort last name first. Great! However, in Contacts on the Droid, it is reversed. Example: in Google contacts, the name is entered First Name, Last name. On the phone, in contacts, it shows up reversed. Anyone have a tip here? Thanks.
     
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    Its not reversed on mine. The first name is blanked out while scrolling.
     
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    In Contacts on phone:

    Menu -> Display Options -> Sort list by/View contact names as
     
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    So I must be missing something. I have no option Menu -> Display Options -> Sort list by/View contact names on the phone. I can do that in Google Contacts, not on the phone.


     
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    Perhaps I'm looking at something different, as I've got Froyo. This is what I see.

    1. Open Contacts on the phone.
    2. Press the button on the phone that is to the left of the Home key.
    3. In the menu that pops up, there should be 6 options, the one you are looking for is in the upper right corner.
     
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    Thanks for your help. It must be the difference in our phones. When I do as you state, I only have 5 options: Search, New Contact, Display Options, Accounts and Import/Export.
    When I select Options, there is no options to sort. Oh well :) Maybe when the 2.2 update comes along??? Thanks
     
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    Hmm, bummer. I could have sworn that there was this option buried somewhere in the contacts menu in V2.1. If it's not, I guess the good news is that the OTA should be on the way to you shortly.