Using as a main phone Day 1

First hurdle: for the life of me I can't import my contacts. I have a Nextcloud instance, so I installed the Contacts app and imported my old phone's contacts.

In GNOME's parameters, I set up my Nextcloud account as an external account. I can even access it in Portfolio, the file manager.

But GNOME Contacts is still obstinately empty. And of course, no option to import contacts from a file. 🙄

@normandc If you configure Nextcoud as an online contact, you should have a switch to sync contacts (just below calendar) which should make the contacts available. Importing contacts locally works best with evolution....

@mobian configure Nextcloud as an online contact? I'm confused. In Gnome Contacts you mean? As a single contact? 🤔

@normandc no. Settings->Online Accounts->Add an account->Nextcloud

Configure the account, enable contacts and voilá they should pop up in your contacts app and be synchronized..,


@normandc @mobian I think the Nextcloud configuration dialog is only partially visible on the screen, but the switches can still be reached...

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