Contacts not showing on Huawei Phones [solved]

several users contacted me in past few months for contacts not showing problem on Huawei Phones, even i have faced this problem once and found solution which i will share with all of you. There are 2 different type of issues

  • Contacts not showing in contacts app
  • Contacts isn’t responding

In 1st part i will cover contacts not showing problem.

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Huawei Contacts not showing

This Method Only Works in Lollipop & Marshmallow

Steps to follow:

  • Disable google contacts syncing by going in settings>accounts>google> select account and disable contacts syncing as shown in image below.
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Huawei Contacts Not Showing

  • Then open contacts and tap on menu and select display preferences as shown in image below.

 

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Huawei Contacts Not Showing

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Huawei Contacts Not Showing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • and here you should only select phone, as shown in image below
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Huawei Contacts Not Showing

  • Once done, again tap on menu in contacts and tap on organise contacts as shown in image below.
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Huawei Contacts Not Showing

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Huawei Contacts Not Showing

  • There you will see Rebuild Index option, tap on it and tap ok to confirm it. once completed restart your phone immediately.
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Huawei Contacts Not Showing

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Huawei Contacts Not Showing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After restart you should be able to see your contacts.


Contacts isn’t responding

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Contacts isn’t responding

Before proceeding you are advised to backup contacts using Hisuite, because it will remove all your contacts.

  • Once you have backed up your contacts , follow 1st step of this post which is disable google contacs sync. go in setting>accounts>google>select account and disable contacts sync.
  • Now brows to settings>apps> tap on menu > show system processes
  • Find contacts app tap on it> tap on storage> clear data & clear cache.
  • Restart Phone, and now you can restore your contacts again using Hisuite.

Incase your problem doesn’t rectify you can always contact through live chat /email/whatsapp.

 

Mutahhar Bashir

Passionate blogger, have excellent problem solving skills, quick learner, love to accomplish difficult tasks, improving my skills while helping others through this blog.

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