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Skrol vs. Google Contacts

Skrol is a chock-full of practical functions — more than in any similar app. But they aren't there at the ease-of-use expense. In fact, you'll find Skrol easier to use than the barebone Contacts app on your Android phone. Here are the main differences:

ADDING CONTACTS
Manual entry
Business card scanner
Scan QR code
Add current location
Copy/Paste from websites, emails, and documents
SEARCH
Predictive alphabet (1st and 2nd letters)
Search all fields
Search by specific field (name, phone, email, etc)
Match any words (multiple words)
Match all words (find with several criterias)
Fuzzy (phonetic) voice search
Search history
Search for groups and reminders
Create groups from search results
LIST OPTIONS
Recently added contacts
Sort contacts order by field – name, organization, email domain, country, state, city, ZIP, and others
Multiselect for contacts, select all contacts
Actions for multiselect (send email, etc.)
Management actions for multiselect (move, delete, create group, etc.)
Switch between accounts right from the contacts list
Send email to a group
Send SMS to a group
Perform actions via swipes, long hold, double-click, etc.
CONTACT MANAGEMENT
Detailed actions history
Save actions location
Merge duplicates
Find duplicates automatically
Manage groups (add, delete, rename, add contacts to a group)
Import / Export contacts
Move contacts between accounts
CONTACT ACTIONS
SMS templates
Email templates
Schedule events
Make directions via Google Maps, Apple Maps, or Waze
Request rides with Uber or Lyft
Send My location
Share My business card
Share vCard
Share contact via QR code or NFC
FOLDER (CONTACT INFORMATION)
Illustrations for contacts’ avatars
Integrate with primary chat apps (7)
Find and connect contact's page (13)
Attach relatives folders
Swipe between folders for quick viewing end editing
Search contact information on the web for adding photo, sites, addresses, and other information to the folder without typing
Attach photos of the business cards to folders via search, camera, copy/paste, and from library
Paste photos from the Clipboard
Fields editing options (cut, copy, paste, swap, change case, format, delete)
Send fax messages
SETTINGS & OTHER
Contact ringtones
Request call confirmation
Select default apps (email, maps, browsers, etc.)
Select default search engine
Select swipe actions for contacts list
Siri shortcuts for voice commands
Support foreign addresses and phone numbers
REMINDERS
Reminders list
Birthday reminders
Event, anniversary and wedding reminders
Search by event type and contact name
Add events to the Google Calendar
Active when the app isn’t running
Reminder notifications directly from the app
EMAIL
Personalized mail merge
Send to selected contacts
Send to groups
Templates library, folders, editor
Bult-in SMTP support Apple Mail, Gmail, Outlook, MS 365, Yahoo, and AOL
Custom SMTP for any provider
Select preferred app for sending email (Apple Mail, Gmail, or Outlook)
Blind or Carbony copy list for group emails
DIGITAL BUSINESS CARDS
Create multiple cards (business, personal, 2nd job, travel, etc.)
Rotate phone to show users business card and QR code
Scan and add paper business cards
Nameplate mode
Translate to major languages while abroad
Publish business cards on the web page as online signature (Skrol.me)
MISCELLANIOUS
Built-in User manual and tutorial videos
Restore deleted contacts
Perpetual backup
Zoom/Unzoom font size for readability
Dark/Light mode (automatic or custom)
Biometric access protection
Available / Supported / Included / Connected
Not available / Not supported / Not included
Utility function provided by the Google Contacts app

Please note that Skrol and the built-in Google Contacts app use the same contacts database, so any changes that you make inside Skrol are automatically updated inside the Google Contacts and vice versa. 

Additionally, Skrol and the Google Contacts can run at the same time. This way, you may continue using the Google Contacts for routine tasks as before but rely on Skrol to better organize contacts and for all other advanced tasks and functions, such as personalized mail merge or digital business cards.

Another great way to take advantage of running both apps at the same time is to use the Google Contacts for your personal address book (account) and Skrol for a work-related address book(s).