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how do I remove a contact from contacts List,
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EDIT: Posted instructions on how it work with my G2. Haven't been on my Moto G in a few days. I think it's different.

Try this: People > select contact > hit the 3 little dots (menu) > edit > delete.
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Hi Jonathan, apparently the Moto G is different, did not seem to wk, thanks anyway.
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What part is not working?
ADD: it works with my Moto G with Jonathan's directions :
People > select contact > tap the 3 little dots (top right corner) > delete
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I think it may depend on which version of Android you have. For those that have upgraded to Kit Kat 4.4.2., the contact/delete page looks like the image below. For those that are on Jellybean 4.3, the contact/delete page might look a little different.

To check the version of Android, go to Settings > About Phone > Android version.

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Off topic: Rikkster what app do you use to edit your screen shots?
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MS Paint & Gimp.
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Ahh I thought it was an on phone app
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One of the nicest things about Android is its’ close integration with Google’s Gmail (and Google Apps for Business is also well worth it). When you update your contacts in Gmail it can automatically sync with the phone (including deletions). It’s a lot easier to edit your contacts and add all sorts of other useful information like their email or postal address, notes and other details on your computer and then this information is automatically synced with the phone (including your calendar events).

An added advantage is the information is stored in the cloud so when you get a new phone (or have more than one phone) and setup your Google account the contacts (and calendar) simply appear, no sync cable or software required.

Also consider taking advantage of Google’s two factor authentication with the Google Authenticator app (just make sure you do print some backup codes on paper when setting it up in case your phone is lost, stolen or stops working). It makes your e-mail account un-hackable. With Google Apps for Business you can even use your own domain name (instead of gmail.com) and install the policy app so you can locate the phone or even wipe it remotely. This type of sync between Google Apps for Business also works well with iPhone and BlackBerry.

I've implemented this at work for 200 users (and so have 5 million other businesses) and the costs are well below what it would cost to have Microsoft Exchange Servers, BlackBerry Enterprise Server and your own spam filtering appliance. I also use Google Apps for Business just for my personal account with my own domain name. My wife can add Doctor’s or Dentist appointments to my calendar and they just “show up” automatically, complete with reminder alerts when the appointment draws near. We got tired of our personal email addresses changing when we changed ISPs a couple of times so having your own domain name gives a permanent address with state of the art spam filtering and way too many other convenient features to list here.

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