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My e71 only shows the phone number, not the name of the person / business (as listed in my contacts).Shouldn't this happen automatically or is there are setting for this?

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This is a common problem.
It happens when you have more than one entry in your contacts list, with the same phone number.
In this case, the phone can't decide which name to show, and simply shows the number.

In order to resolve this, make sure that you delete the redundant contacts entries, and only keep a single contact entry for any specific phone number.

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