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GO Contacts

GO Contacts

5,000,000 - 10,000,000 downloads

Pros
  • Easy merge duplicated
  • Backup/Restore options
  • Phonebook & dialer themes
  • Group contacts interface
Cons
  • Calling or send SMS by dragging left or right the contact name
  • Speed transition between menus could be improved
  • Can't handle accented names
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Expert's Review
7.0
Great

"Not happy with the default Android phonebook? Change it!"

Reviewed by / May 31, 2011

Go Contacts is a replacement of your default phonebook and dialer featured by fast search, easy grouping and backup/recovery

That the default Android phonebook and dialer could be improved it's not a mistery. It's a bit annoying searching contacts, merge duplicates and it hasn't easy backup/recovery settings. Go Contact comes up to solve such a catches. First, search contacts is quicker: you will find them by any letter, name or keyword fast thanks to its search engine. The group contacts set by default in Go Contacts (family, friends work) makes easier sort and fin them. It has a great engine to identify by name or phone number those merge duplicated contacts.

Go Contacts also includes a dialer. Regarding it, the app will match numbers and names while you are dialing. IP Dial is supported, what's going to be an important feature shortly. Unlike the default Android phonebook, Go Contacts allows you to change the theme. By default you will get the Go Contacts blue theme or a black one, but you can download extra free themes. One of the strong points of Go Contacts is the Backup/Restore feature. It allows you to save contacts to or restore them from SD card.

Let's zoom on the flaws. One thing that we missed and that we can perform on the default Android phonebook is the call by dragging to the right or send an sms by dragging to the left (it seems something useless but some users really appreciate it!). Another catch is that it has some problems to handle accented names. That must be solved as soon as possible to make it usable. Transition speed between menus could be improved as well.

Go Contacts has been developed by Go Launcher Dev Team, the author of the well-known Go Launcher EX and some themes and widgets related to it. They’re being quite successful: Go Launcher EX is one of the Top3 Android launchers by downloads.

If you pleased enough with the default Android phonebook & dialer performance don't take this in account. But if you want to improve its interface and usability, Go Contacts it's a good choice. In spite of the small bugs, this is a great phonebook & dialer app.

Tags: go contacts widget, go contacts, free go contact, go contact, go contacts themes, gocontacts, go launcher phonebook.

Developer's original description available here
** EX version had been released. Search 'GO Contacts EX' to download. It's free too! ***

Brought to you by GO Dev Team , GO Contacts is yet another powerful tool, ideal replacement of stock Contacts and Dialer. It is featured by fast search, grouping, duplicates merge and secure backup/recovery.

Features:

1. Quick find: by any letter, name, keyword.
2. Group contacts: Drag&group; batch SMS or email by one-key press.
3. Merge duplicated identified by name or phone number.
4. Smart dialing: Only remember fraction of contact’s number or name? No problem, just press keys, it will give the matches.
5. Speed dial, IP Dial supported.
6. Theme supported: Dark (included) and Spring, Ice Blue (download separately)
7. Backup / restore: Save contacts to or restore them from SD card, safe and secure.
8. Number attribution: Show the registered location of phone number (Only available in Chinese version. Plugin download separately)

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V1.46 Update(2011-07-21)
1.Added shortcuts setting.
2.Fixed gmail group sync errors.
3.Fixed Russian,Portugal language translation wrong.
4.Fixed contacts merge errors.
5.Optimized search algorithm.
6.Fixed some other bugs.
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V1.45 Update(2011-07-18)
1.Added GO Dialer icon.

Notes:This version just recovery GO Dialer icon,you can update the program as you need.
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V1.44 Update(2011-07-14)
1.Added pickup vibrate.
2.Added T9 language setting.
3.Added green theme.
4.Fixed export,import errors.
5.Fixed can not edit contacts.
6.Fixed contacts detail can not show the year.
7.Fixed some other bugs.

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*Tips*
Q:How to turn off call confirm?
A:"Settings"->"Dail Preference"->"Call confirm".

IF you like this gocontacts app,please Encourage us by recommending GO Contacts to your friends,Thanks.
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**Acknowledgement**
GOContacts dev Team thanks the following friends for translation help:
French:Julien
Russian:Алексей,Aleksey
Polish:Robert
Dutch:Harald
Portugal:Nuno Freire
German:Mathias,Oliver
Korean:Joon Hee,이에와엘유스
Italy:Luca Marson
Spanish:Rodrigo Ferreira

If you need to translaton other lanuage,please email to "goforcontact@gmail.com" get the latest language package.

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Comments and ratings for GO Contacts
  • (67)

    by TVMRU on 20/01/2013

    Google synchronization is lost after installing it!!! All the rest is fine LOL

  • (67)

    by sanete on 04/07/2011

    Tiene muy buena pinta.

  • (67)

    by marek.lichtner on 30/03/2011

    Go contacts cannot find contacts with localized characters e.g. č,š,ť,ý,ä etc. it is problem for langs e.g.: de, cz, sk, pl. Are you plan to add this? Without this it is impossible to use you nice app for non-english users

  • (67)

    by D J Marzolf on 22/06/2014

    Deleted it b/c it won't let me change theme to my steampunk theme. Only adds a couple icons to the default blue theme. Fix it, better rating.

  • (67)

    by Raizen Jhay Garcia on 21/06/2014

    Nice

  • (67)

    by seetha singh on 21/06/2014

    Gave one Star cuz there is no zero. Themes don't work at all

  • (67)

    by Nilda Rodriguez on 21/06/2014

    It still has that ugly blue design when i apply themes, the picture for the theme is nothing like when i apply it. Uninstalling.