Not long ago I ran into a quite annoying problem that seems to be insignificant for the first sight – duplicate contacts Android in the phonebook on the device.
All this has started when I decided to upgrade smartphone firmware. After I login my Google Account, the process of synchronization personal data (contacts, calendar, etc.) began. Everything was standard, but after this, I noticed many duplicate contacts Android in the phone book on my.
Then I started looking for the information about ways to remove duplicates . In the issue, I have found the solution. Now I want to share with you methods how to delete contacts duplicated Android on your device.
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Now It does not make sense to look for the reason why android duplicate contacts appear, so let’s think about the problem solution.
There are several options to resolve this issue, each of which solves the problem 100%. The only difference is improvised means for the realization of a particular method.
Generally, you can merge contacts in the phonebook just by selecting two duplicate contacts and pressing option “Merge” in the settings. However, different device manufactures can modify this option or hide it somewhere else in their own user interface.
To get the detailed instruction, how to merge contacts on your Android device write in the comments bellow by pointing phone model, (for example – “I want to delete duplicate contacts Android on Nexus 6”). Waiting for your questions!
Of course, you can open the phone book and begin to remove duplicates with your own hands, but what if there are hundred or more android duplicate contacts? For such cases, there are special applications that delete duplicates – duplicate removers. Let’s look at the most popular apps to remove duplicate contacts Android:
Let’s look how the duplicate contacts remover working, for example, such duplicate remover as Simpler Merge Duplicates. You can download this duplicate remover free on Google Play. When the app has installed, open it and log in via Facebook or Google+.
Next, the contacts remover will determine is there any duplicate contacts in your phone book and ask you to select and remove duplicate contacts android by merging.
The duplicate remover will merge all double contacts itself and notifies you at the end of the process.
Next method manage android contacts on PC, so you can remove or merge contacts without difficulties. It is not a secret that you can synchronize personal data with Google account and use it on many devices now. Therefore, you can go to Google Contacts and edit android contacts on PC. These manipulations can be done on the phone, but the small screen is not enough convenient.
After going to Google Contacts you need to follow steps bellow:
The removing of duplicate contacts procedure will take less than five minutes.