1. PhishShticks's Avatar
    Hey folks, just got my G2x and I love it, however, my Google contacts are linked correctly to their Facebook profiles and their pictures show up in the Contacts app, but are not appearing for incoming/outgoing calls and SMS/MMS messages.

    Is this a known issue? I know of other devices having this issue as my Galaxy S used to do the same thing.

    And before someone recommends that I use an app to sync the pictures to the Google contact entries, I do not wish to do that as it doesn't automatically update unless I ask it to and it's not a permanent fix. My Facebook friends change their profile pictures like wildfire and most apps I've tried in the past to circumvent the issue have failed to keep up.

    Thanks in advance for your help!

    Edit: Op, please move this to the T-Mobile G2X section. I apologize! So many names for almost identical devices!
    04-27-2011 12:02 AM
  2. PhishShticks's Avatar
    *sigh*

    Epic bump...
    04-29-2011 02:01 AM
  3. olliegrl's Avatar
    yeah i'm having the same issue...
    04-29-2011 05:47 PM
  4. PhishShticks's Avatar
    And another bump. Come on people. I know I'm not the only one having this issue.
    04-30-2011 04:37 PM
  5. 20blks's Avatar
    You're not alone. I have it also. Hoping a patch will correct this
    05-01-2011 09:30 AM
  6. Kevin OQuinn's Avatar
    It's not a bug. Google wants Facebook to be more open with sharing data through API's. So certain functionality was removed to try to force facebooks hand.

    Third party manufacturer skins like sense build this functionality in.

    I do the best I can with a third party app.

    Sent from my LG-P999 using Tapatalk
    05-01-2011 09:41 AM
  7. olliegrl's Avatar
    oh good i'm glad we're all caught up in Google and Facebook's girly slap fight....
    05-01-2011 05:02 PM
  8. Kevin OQuinn's Avatar
    Yeah it sucks...but Google has a point. Facebook isn't big on sharing information that you put into it.
    05-01-2011 06:20 PM
  9. PhishShticks's Avatar
    It's not a bug. Google wants Facebook to be more open with sharing data through API's. So certain functionality was removed to try to force facebooks hand.

    Third party manufacturer skins like sense build this functionality in.

    I do the best I can with a third party app.

    Sent from my LG-P999 using Tapatalk
    I see what you're saying. It's not considered a bug, but a removed feature due to API support on Facebook's end?
    05-01-2011 10:28 PM
  10. Kevin OQuinn's Avatar
    I see what you're saying. It's not considered a bug, but a removed feature due to API support on Facebook's end?
    The API is still there for Google to use, they are just choosing not to use it. HTC, Samsung, Motorola, etc, are choosing TO use it which is why contacts still get integrated on phones that run their skins.
    05-01-2011 10:46 PM
  11. PhishShticks's Avatar
    Ah. Okay. Thanks for clearing that up!
    05-01-2011 10:57 PM
  12. roachnerd3's Avatar
    I have the Same Issue on my HTC Vivid. All of my contacts sync beautifully with facebook but there are a few that will not display a picture in the SMS/MMS application even when you change the contact image to one that is saved on the phone rather than Facebook's servers.
    01-06-2012 04:01 AM
  13. vagasso's Avatar
    Ok, so I'm just now noticing this issue - on any contact of mine that has a google+ account with photo and a fb account with photo, the g+ photo gets shown over the fb photo .. problem is that most of the people who use g+ do so very infrequently and their fb account all the time. Is there any way to get my GS3 to use the fb photo over the g+ photo?
    07-28-2013 11:42 PM
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