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Pasting numbers from contacts into texts

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by thegreatestdave, Mar 28, 2010.

  1. thegreatestdave
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    Is it possible to add a number from contacts into a text message? I could do it on my voyager but i cant seem to find it on the motorola droid.

    I don't mean how to pick the contact i want to send it to, but paste a number from contacts into my message to send to another person.

    Thanks
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    only thing i can think of is add it to the to: line, long press to select text and just copy it like that
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    good thinking, that's a big help thanks
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    ran into this problem many times....wish you could copy and paste or just send the contact number easier.
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    i just go into edit contact and then long press the number then long press home button to get back to the message and then long press to paste it... lots of long press huh lol
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    I often wished they made this easier
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    Another option is to download Dialer One from the Market. If you long press on a contact (after searching for the contact T9-style), you can choose "Send Contact" and it will send that contact's info to Handcent or whatever. It does send all info (name, phone numbers, e-mail, address, etc.) but you can just delete what you don't want.