Android :: Retrieve Contact Photo Type

Aug 30, 2010

Is there any way to retrieve the data type of a contact's photo? (e.g. "image/png" or "image/jpeg"). Using the Contacts Provider I can read the photo byte array only. In this case can we get the image type from the image stream?

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Android :: How Do I Retrieve Contact Photo / Name / Number From Address Book?

Jan 19, 2010

Android:how do i retrieve the contact photo,name,number from the address book and display it using a list view

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May 27, 2010

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Sep 14, 2009

I'm writing an application where images are read from the filesystem based on a certain naming scheme and file structure. To add images to the application, I need to be able to add to this file structure. I need to be able to select from existing images and copy the image to its new location.

I've set up a chooser, as follows: i = new Intent(Intent.ACTION_GET_CONTENT, null); i.setType("image/jpg"); startActivityForResult(Intent.createChooser(i, "Select photo"), PICK_FROM_FILE);

When I get the result using this line: URI uri = URI.create(outputIntent.getData().toString());

the value of uri looks like this: content://media/external/images/media/2

How do I transform this into a jpg file?

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Jun 7, 2010

Anyway i can get the photos from my facebook friends to be the photo for there contact photo in my phone book?

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Aug 20, 2010

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Jun 16, 2010

I want to get the nickname of a contact from addressbook. I start with his phone number, query it and want the nickname (aka alias) as a result.

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Jun 20, 2010

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Android :: Retrieve Contact Phone Number From URI

Jul 30, 2010

I am trying to get the contact's phone number after I have retrieved their ID number from the built-in activity. However, whenever I query the database using the cursor in my code below -- I get zero rows returned even though there is a mobile number for the contact I have selected. Can anyone point me in a better direction or show an example of how to get the contact's phone number AFTER getting their userID?

My code:

private Runnable getSMSRunnable() {
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startActivityForResult(i, CONTACTS_REQUEST_CODE);......................

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Apr 21, 2010

I have a application which will retrieve all the contact details and will display all the available Contact Names in a SimpleCursorAdapter. so once user select a particular name number will be displayed. which works fine. but now i want to display HOME and WORK numbers if available. how can i achieve this?

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Jun 7, 2010

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Android :: Changing Contact Type?

May 2, 2010

All my contacts from my old phone seem to have been saved as Google contacts. But when I have been adding new contacts to the phone the past few months, for some reason, I always choose to not add them as Google contacts so they weren't synced to my Gmail. When I check my GMail contacts, all my old phone contacts are there, but not my new ones. Is it possible for me to change existing contacts not saved as Google contacts as Google contacts? Otherwise, when I do hard resets, I only get the same contacts from my old phone, and none of the new ones since then.

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General :: Can't Get Photo Into Contact

Nov 26, 2013

I have an old mate who has just got his first mobile phone, it is a Motorola Lazr on "3" PAYG

he has taken a portrait photo, with the phone, of a person on his contact list, he would like to put this photo onto the blank icon next to there phone number !

so we "set photo to", there is two choices, we select contact list, browse to the relevant position in his contact list and every time it says "read only, this cannot be used" ?

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Android :: Set PreferenceScreen Type As Select Contact

Jul 5, 2010

I have a PreferenceActivity with a few EditText and CheckBox Preferences. I would like to add a preference of Contact so that when the button was pressed it would allow the selction of a Contact's number.Is that possible using the PreferenceActivity functionality?

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Android :: Add Photo From Sd Card To Contact

Oct 29, 2010

Trying to add a photo from my sd card to a contact. Did the edit thing and tap the grey icon in top left and nothing?

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Jun 5, 2010

Left the Pre for the Evo and so far I really like the new phone. One thing Web OS did was import all my FB contacts, including profile pic, into my contacts. Loved it.

I brought over my contacts from the Pre - the FB profile pics did not migrate.

Is there a way to make this happen on the Evo - with or without a separate app? I'm talking about syncing my contacts with the FB app or something like that.

I read this somewhere..."The FB app can sync Facebook profile photos into your existing contact list."

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Oct 9, 2010

I have some phone contacts who are linked to their Google and Twitter accounts. The photo of the contact (when I get a call) is set to the one in the Twitter, I am trying to set it to the one used by Google. Is there a way for me to do that?

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Android : Getting - Display A Photo From A Contact

Aug 18, 2010

Alright, I'm just trying to learn about using Contact information, but I'm a bit stuck. I would like to be able to display a picture for the contact. Using the following code that I have, how would I be able to put the photo for the contact in the ImageView in contact_entry?

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Mar 4, 2010

I'm having trouble loading a photo for a contact in Android. I've googled for an answer, but so far have come up empty. Does anyone have an example of querying for a Contact, then loading the Photo?

So, given a contactUri which comes from an Activity result called using

startActivityForResult(new Intent(Intent.ACTION_PICK,ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.CONTENT_URI),PICK_CONTACT_REQUEST)

content://com.android.contacts/data/1557

The loadContact(..) works fine. However when I call the getPhoto(...) method, I get a null value for the photo InputStream. It is also confusing because the URI values are different. The contactPhotoUri evaluates to: See the comments inline in the code below. Code...

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Apr 16, 2014

I need to recover a photo of my dog which although is set as profile photo the original on my sd card is deleted and i would like to recover it before i reset the phone back to factory.

My understanding of this is that the photo is stored in the database of android contacts which is why it doesn't show up in gallery or any other file finding or photo finding apps. I would love to extract it as the dog has passed away and it's one of my favourites of him.

How to extract the photo or if I am wrong regarding the location and remove it?

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Dec 14, 2009

I'm aiming to develop an application on Android 1.5 that is required at one point to list all contacts and display the type of contact ie SIM, Phone or Google. I can easily list all the contacts by using Cursor curAllContacts = getContentResolver().query(People.CONTENT_URI, null, null, null, null); And looping through the cursor and I can use code like the sample below to get fields of data.My question is, is there any field in the people table or a related table that holds a value to define where the contact came from (SIM, Phone or Google)?

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Aug 29, 2010

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Feb 26, 2010

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Aug 6, 2010

I have applied my photos to my contacts. My only issue is the image size. I need a full or half screen image, rather then the thumbnail (1x1). Can this be fixed as is, or do I need an app for that?

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Sep 23, 2010

How do I add a contact photo to my contacts within the Droid X? Im not using Google for syncing and I want to use photos that are on my SD card.Something seems to have changed since the upgrade to 2.2.

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May 29, 2010

I use the facebook linked photos for my contact list but this doesn't update with any new display pictures the contact may have on facebook - is it possible to auto update these contact's photos, otherwise what's the point of a "link"?

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May 3, 2010

I just bought this phone. I was playing with the contacts and was wondering: can one select the facebook photo you want for each contact?

I have linked the facebook profile to my contact. I can choose "facebook" for the contact's photo, but I have no control over which photo is displayed.

Can I:

a) select a specific facebook foto?
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Jan 6, 2010

I took a photo directly in contacts but I really like to get hold of that picture as a JPEG. Does anyone know where its stored?

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Jul 4, 2010

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Sep 29, 2009

I was hoping to include the photo for each contact in a live folder. I am using People.loadContactPhoto() to get a bitmap and am placing it into the content provider's result column for LiveFolders.ICON_BITMAP but I keep getting a NullPointerException. Any ideas? Should I not be doing this?

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Jul 19, 2010

I've attached camera pics, downloads and upload to the SD card. The problem is that when these contacts call/I call them the quality is sometimes awful. Others look perfect. Any idea why?

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Sep 7, 2010

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Jul 14, 2010

I've got an imageview which I'm displaying a contacts picture using a uri which always looks similar to this:

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How would i be able to detect whether this photo exists, as if it doesn't then i want to use a placeholder instead (stored in my drawable folder). at the moment it just shows a blank image.

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Aug 26, 2010

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Jun 4, 2010

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Jun 12, 2010

I was setting up some photos for the Photo Caller ID function for incoming calls and was rather disappointed at the quality of the image that comes up. I either add an image to the contact in the People app or I go to the gallery and chose to "Set as" a contact icon. The picture pops up and you are given a little square crop/zoom tool to chose the portion of the picture that you want as you icon/photo caller ID. When I stretch the square OUT as big as possible to crop and then set the image with the contact, the caller ID image that comes up is good. However, any cropping/zooming is significantly Degrades/Pixelates the image that is chosen.

I'm not using the FULL 8MB resolution (set to 5MP) for the camera and I know if you crop and zoom any image, the more you zoom the worse the quality of the picture, But the 5MP shots I have should be MORE THAN sufficient to produce a little square of a photo caller ID. I had photo caller ID that popped up on my Palm Centro with photos was cropped to 320 x 320 and saved with LOW resolution and those photos were very clear. Even with the crop and zoom that is required to produce the contact/photo caller ID image, the 5MP photos I am using should be more than sufficient to produce a clear image. Is there a fix/trick for the quality to improve? Here we have this big beautiful screen and you crop a nice-sized 5MP picture for a tiny square caller ID photo and the quality is horrible.

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Nov 25, 2009

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Dec 27, 2009

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Nov 25, 2010

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Mar 7, 2010

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Jul 20, 2010

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May 8, 2010

I just rooted my phone and loaded a 2.1 ROM (Damage Control v2.08). Everything seems to be working great. I went into my contacts (reloaded through MS Exchange) and noticed that some of the Facebook photos were auto linked to a contact, but some were not. I am guessing the ones that did not do not have a name that matches exactly did not load.With the stock phone, I was able to manually select the Facebook friend I wanted to associate with my contact and it added the picture.With 2.1, when I try to manually select a Facebook contact through "Link Facebook Profile", the screen doesn't list anyone to choose from.It is just blank and says "no matches found".Has anyone else had this problem? I'm trying to figure out how to manually link people. I can log into Facebook with no problem and everything there seems to work.

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May 21, 2010

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Aug 11, 2010

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May 28, 2010

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