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Contact Lookup - FREE

by SoftWyer, Version: 2.4.4 , 177 KB  

Package name: com.softwyer.contactlookup , Last Update: 2013-02-27 08:57:48

114 ratings (4.254 average)

10,000-50,000 downloads

What's new in this version (2.4.4):


+ Support for moving through the search results in Contact View (2.2.1)
+ QSB -> Contact View passes search results for paging (2.2.2)
+ QSB & Contact View has smoother integration (2.2.2)
+ QSB -> Application reuses search results (2.2.2)
+ FR & RU language translations (2.4.1)

Thanks to the following for Translations:


This is an extension to the Android search facility that lets you search your contacts.

Whilst Android includes a native contact search, it will only search for names, and not parts of numbers or addresses.

Contact Lookup will look in MOST of the contact category fields for your search terms.

Includes powerful search modes including a true AND search that works across categories.

THERE ARE TWO PAID VARIANTS, full details on these applications can be found on the developers website (click the link below if browsing through the market). The free version is considered to be 'feature complete' and will not be updated, whereas the Pro and Fast versions enjoy the regular addition of new features.


Go PRO and get the following additional features:

- Uses the whole screen on larger devices.
- Improved phone number search.
- Search group names.
- Search contact events (OS 2.0+)
- Search SIP addresses (OS 2.3)
- Search Gmail Custom Fields (OS 2.0+)
- Sort by Surname
- Show organisation in the results, rather than search snippet
- Contact photos in the app screen
- Regular Expression search mode
- Auto-complete on Search History
- Keyboard suggestions
- Choose whether to use Contact View as the default
- Quickly show all contacts in a group (OS2.0+)
- Email and SMS the contacts from your search (OS2.0+)
- Full word search by using the '-' prefix
- Choose between light and dark themes
- No adverts!
- No adverts in Contact View, either!


Too slow with PRO? Go Fast!

Contact Lookup Fast can search your contacts very quickly, even for large numbers of contacts (~19,000).

An overview of the new features in Pro and Fast can be found here ->

Contact View

Contact View is a companion application developed by SoftWyer that is based upon the default Android viewer to provide a more clear view of the contacts. To use Contact View with Contact Lookup you must install it from the Android Market.

Contact Editor

A third party application provides the default Android editor that works well with the SoftWyer suite of contact applications.


This application requires Internet permissions to enable adverts to be shown.

If there are any problems with this application, then please email us at Leaving negative comments regarding device specific problems helps nobody in the Android community and just makes the iPhone users laugh at our fragmentation issues ;-)

Last comments from Android Market

Curly (*****)
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johnny (*)
Why woul i want to look up contacts i already have. Rubbish

Joel McMinn (*****)
Hero. I have 2k+ contacts w large notes. Opens fast. Searches fast. Clean scrollable results. Please dev - keep it FAST on all android ver. Nice job.

Rane (*****)
Yeah dev, Thanks! My Address book is useful again! Android a Huge Step Backwards from Palm Treo Contacts. This bridges the gap! Should be Standard.

hmgoogle (****)
Thanks. This how search should have worked out of the box.

Jose (*)
It does not search notes in the contacts. Useless

Chris (***)
Nice idea, but seems to reverse and combine numbers to find match

narendra (*****)

Sara (*****)
Thank you, this is a very helpful tool.

dennis (*****)
Finally my address book is as searchable as my 10 year old blackberry. Thank you thank you thank you! Search by company name is glorious. I'm grateful

Contact Lookup screenshot 1 Contact Lookup screenshot 2

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