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Topic # 106734 30-Jul-2012 21:45 Send private message

On my wifes Lumia 800,  I have set it up  sync to our facebook account.   I have then gone through and unlinked a fair number of these contacts (from their facebook profile).   I did this a while ago, I  think this was to avoid these facebook contacts appearing in places where we didn't want them to.

All good, except that on the people tile which has the little mini tiles that swap around the images of the contacts,  these 'extra' facebook contacts  still have their picture appearing. 

Is there a way that I can stop this?  Or, perhaps I can somehow clear these contacts 'image' that has come via facebook.

Keen to do this - my wife would like the people tile images to be limited to family rather than everyone.

- thanks

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  Reply # 664269 30-Jul-2012 21:47 Send private message

No, the People tile uses the most recent photo and info for all contacts. Everytime it syncs with FB it would renew them. Your only option is to remove your FB account




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  Reply # 664274 30-Jul-2012 21:55 Send private message

ok - that is consistent with what I am seeing.  I had hoped that since when you unlink a contact from their facebook profile, then that contacts image (from FB)  is no longer shown as their image... then it would also apply in the people tile.

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  Reply # 665032 31-Jul-2012 22:52

When you click on the people tile, there is agroup called family, click on it and you can then only add teh contacts you want. You can then pin that to the start menu.
You can also filter the contacts you see under the settings option in  people, you may be able to filter out FB contacts

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  Reply # 666695 3-Aug-2012 08:22 Send private message

lestag: When you click on the people tile, there is agroup called family, click on it and you can then only add teh contacts you want. You can then pin that to the start menu.
You can also filter the contacts you see under the settings option in  people, you may be able to filter out FB contacts


Yes and then you could unpin People from the Start Screen and pin the Family group you created

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