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Spotlight: Micopi for Android generates unique, abstract contact pictures from the entries in your address book

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Spotlight: Micopi for Android generates unique, abstract contact pictures from the entries in your address book

Developer: Easy Target Download: Android
Category: Tools Price: Free

In case you felt like your contact list could benefit from more images and colors, give the Micopi app a try. Micopi lets you assign a unique image to every entry in your smartphone's contact list. How come? For starters, Micopi can generate rather colorful and abstract images with many shades and shapes.

You've probably seen plenty of apps pull that off already, but there's a twist to the scheme! Rather than any ol' numbers-to-colors generator, Micopi uses the actual contact data (such as name, telephone number, e-mail and other variables) as the basis for its mathematical artistry. Thus, all your contacts can boast truly unique images!

There are two approaches to using Micopi. The first one is about selecting each contact individually and letting Micopi generate a pack of abstract images. You can freely choose between them and save the one you like as the unique contact picture for the desired entry. The other is called "Automatic Mode" and it allows you to either overwrite all contact images with uniquely generated ones, or only work its magic on contacts that have no pictures.

However, before you go trigger-happy on Micopi, do mind that applying an image to a contact entry can't be undone, and neither can other changes made by the application. Thus, the developers recommend a backup of your contacts and related pictures, just in case any incidents happen. Micopi is a free download from the Google Play store.

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posted on 27 Jan 2016, 06:23

1. vyasa25 (Posts: 1; Member since: 27 Jan 2016)


Be sure to make a backup of your contacts before applying this. Its a pain in the ass to remove all the thumbnails if you don't want it anymore and don't have a backup

posted on 27 Jan 2016, 06:35 1

2. ciprian.ruse (Posts: 294; Member since: 13 May 2014)


True. Also the contact app will lagg when you will fast scroll and there is a delay displaying contact pictures.

posted on 27 Jan 2016, 08:58

3. Cyberchum (Posts: 675; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)


I guess there are people out there that likes apps like this, just not for me. I hardly go to my Contact app btw.

posted on 27 Jan 2016, 09:25

4. hortizano (Posts: 292; Member since: 22 May 2013)


Undone in like forever? Or you have to go 1 by 1 to replace the original image (if you don't like the results i guess)?

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