[request] advance linking of contact / seperation of Linking and Joining

asked 2015-03-07 22:45:50 +0300

M.Bln. gravatar image

updated 2015-07-16 00:04:15 +0300

At the moment I can link contacts together although they still were saved separately (otherwise I couldn't unlink them). But all linked contacts/names are not shown in the contact search anymore... so that's more Joining in my opinion.

But when do "Linking" I not (only) want to have the possibility to JOIN than also to LINK contacts together.

Little example: I have mobile numbers from my uncle and aunty and also a number from their house which belongs to both. What I like to do/have now is this: I want an entry "uncle", "aunty", "fam. uncle & aunty" all linked together. BUT have each entry findable in the contact search. AND furthermore seeing linked entries when opening one of them, so I can decide to use the "fam. uncle & aunty" when selection just "uncle"

So my suggestion is this: offer JOIN as well as LINK and just handle them different in the UI - JOIN means no search result and no extra entry shown, LINK means findable in search and shown with separator when opening one of the linked entries.

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Another request for some similar options is this: https://together.jolla.com/question/2837/groups-for-contacts/

M.Bln. ( 2015-09-02 22:23:27 +0300 )edit