Tag Info

Hot answers tagged

5

What better way than trying it out. I was sure of what I've to say, but I did try out scenarios you mentioned. Details below: The People App in Windows 8 does list Contacts from all of your accounts and shows information combined from Google, Facebook and other connected accounts. However information from sources remain independent. They are not updated ...


4

This is not possible if you have merged your Skype and microsoft account.


4

No there's currently no way to select which photo is displayed by the contact. This was the case in the previews, and is still the case in the first release: The profile picture cannot be changed as to which account Twitter or Windows Live uses. We understand what you would like to do but the developers have not provided a way to change this. It may ...


3

If you have merged your Microsoft and Skype account then you can request for Skype to unmerge it by giving them a call.


3

To link contacts in People app: Open a person's contact card Right click and select "Link" Select other contact card containing duplicate Save contact Not sure if this can be done automatically in any way though.


1

The best way is to connect to Windows Live (Hotmail) and make all your adjustments from there. I had to delete 540 contacts and it tool me 3 minutes. Hint: Use your keyboard shortcuts like Shift and Ctrl to select multiple contacts at once.


1

I have managed to remove the orphaned contacts. I uninstalled and reinstalled the People app (along with Mail, Calendar and Messaging apps, they are all in a single app) Right-Click on People tile Click Uninstall at the bottom of the screen Click Uninstall to confirm removing Mail, Calendar, People and Messaging Delete/Rename the folder ...


1

The Messaging app will be blank when you first use it. As you begin using it, it will retain your chat history. To begin a message thread, search for a contact in the Start a conversation box: The "What's New" view should be populated with your latest updates from your connected accounts. If you are not seeing any updates, it's possible that there is a ...


1

I don't think it is possible, at least I couldn't find a way after ten to fifteen minutes of poking around the app. The best way to manage contacts in bulk may be to go to the source of them (Google Contacts for your Gmail contacts, or Windows Live for your Hotmail contacts) and deal with them there. Changes made at the source should sync within the People ...


1

Answer People app showing empty contacts, can't delete? Vijay B replied on November 20, 2012 Support Engineer Community Star Hi Khaotik, Thank you for posting in Microsoft Windows Community. I understand that you are unable to delete duplicate contacts in the People App. Do you have multiple accounts configured that have the same contacts? ...


1

Try refreshing your PC. In Windows 8(.1) you can restore your computer to factory, without affecting any of your files. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-ca/windows-8/restore-refresh-reset-pc Follow this link and follow the instructions for "Refresh your PC without affecting your files." You can also try "Restore your PC to an earlier point in time" if you ...


1

check this method http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1928119/windows-apps-working.html it worked for me and i hate when people tell you to refresh what the point of doing that if i want to refresh i will not ask how that can be fixed Best Regards,



Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible