AT&T address book sync

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By 556AR, Member on 24th June 2014, 12:58 AM
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26th June 2014, 10:31 PM |#11  
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Originally Posted by miller1821

The only problem with this is if you dont have an at&t account, you can't disable it this way because you won't be taken to a registration page. So how do you disable it if you use straight talk or any other service that uses at&t towers but isnt directly at&t? I would like to know this too and that's probably what the other person was asking. I don't see anything that can be disabled in system and i can't make it quit popping up.

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for those who use the phone with another carrier, no option to disable it just does not appear, at first it's annoying, but after 3 or 4 attempts to divert pressing the back button not bother asking again sync with att.
4th July 2014, 06:40 PM |#12  
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Open contacts
settings / contacts / at&t address book (it's at the bottom of the list)
you get the option there

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4th July 2014, 08:20 PM |#13  
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I never posted a follow up to my original post so here's some information...

I could not get to the option to disable the address book sync because I had never activated the AT&T address book. While trying to activate it my phone would be stuck on the information screen telling me to call 611 to have it added to my account. After a day I finally realized that the initial activation has to be done over mobile data and will not work if done over WiFi. So I got it working and disabled the sync but eventually I just switched over to the international versions apps with no AT&T bloat from this thread
Last edited by 556AR; 4th July 2014 at 08:23 PM.
6th July 2014, 01:53 AM |#14  
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works well on Samsung Galaxy S5 AT&T SM-G900A

apk taken from odex g900f, apk list to replace:


SecContacts.apk --> at&t --> SecContacts_Phone_FLAGSHIP_NA_ATT_WHITE.apk <-- delete and replace.
SecContacts.odex --> at&t --> SecContacts_Phone_FLAGSHIP_NA_ATT_WHITE.odex <-- delete and replace.

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