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I have a LG Optimus G on the AT&T network. I have my Google account linked (like normal) and I have my phone numbers stored and synced to that account. But Google also synced all my email addresses I use to send emails. So when I view my text messaging app, I see 2,000 "contacts" both numbers, and email addresses.

Is there a way to only sync contacts with phone numbers? Because I really don't want to delete all my email addresses.
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Fixed my problem. Mods can close this thread.

For anyone looking for an answer... I had to make a new gmail account that is only used for my phone contacts. Then tell my phone to ignore syncing everything (emails, calenders, etc) with the new account. Then tell my original account to sync all my email, calenders, etc but not to sync the contacts.

Kinda stupid, but it works.
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Your way definitely works

 

However, I would have grouped the contacts with email to a new contact group using a computer. Than you could have gone to the People App on your phone, and in the second pane. Menu button, Contacts to display. There you should be able to specify which list from your syncing gmail account to sync to your phone, from there you could say not to sync the new Gmail only contacts list.

 

Either way works

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I've tried doing that, but unfortunately that would only work with the Contacts app. It didn't work if I went into the messaging app and started a new conversation with someone and clicked Contacts to select the person. It would pull up all my contacts.

Thank you for the tip though.
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