How to Remove Duplicate Contacts From Your Android Device

How To Remove Duplicate Contacts From Your Android Device
How To Remove Duplicate Contacts From Your Android Device

Learn how to remove duplicate contacts from your Android device. Very often, we create more than one copies of a contact which makes it really difficult to navigate through the contacts. Therefore, we bought you a method through which you can remove or merge all contacts which get repeated on your Android device. Go through the post to know about it.

Today many of you are using Android devices and as we all know Android is now one of the leading smartphone OS. As Android renders lots of innovations for its user. So we are here with a process by which you can merge out all your duplicate contacts on your Android device. Because sometimes when you restore contacts from various sources, then there is an origin of duplicate contacts and which is very disturbing.

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So for this, we are, here with  How to Remove Duplicate Contacts From Your Android Device. Using the method discussed below in this post, you can remove or merge all contacts which get repeated on your Android device. So read out the below method to proceed.

Merge/Remove Duplicate Contacts From Android

The method is very uncomplicated, and this can also be done with a cool Android app that will let you remove out all the duplicate contacts that are of same details. So proceed with some simple steps below.

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Using App To Remove Duplicate Contacts

Step 1. First of all, you need to download and install a cool app that is Simpler Merge Duplicates.

How to Remove Duplicate Contacts From Your Android Device
How to Remove Duplicate Contacts From Your Android Device

Step 2. Now launch the app on your Android device and then this app will start scanning all the contacts on your Android device.

How to Remove Duplicate Contacts From Your Android Device
How to Remove Duplicate Contacts From Your Android Device

Step 3. Now you will see all the contacts that have their duplicate copies on your device.

How to Remove Duplicate Contacts From Your Android Device
How to Remove Duplicate Contacts From Your Android Device

Step 4. Just click on merge option and all the contacts with similar details and name will get removed from your device and only the unique copies of every contact will remain there.

How to Remove Duplicate Contacts From Your Android Device
How to Remove Duplicate Contacts From Your Android Device

That’s it!  You are done, your all duplicate contacts with multiple copies gets removed or merged, and you will now see only unique contacts in your device.

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Using Gmail To Merge Contacts

If you don’t want to install some third party app to remove duplicate contacts then using Gmail would be a handy choice. You must have enabled the contact syncing with Gmail to access this feature.

Using Gmail To Merge Contacts
Using Gmail To Merge Contacts

You need to open your Gmail account and from the drop down you need to select “Contacts” and all your contacts will be displayed.

Using Gmail To Merge Contacts
Using Gmail To Merge Contacts

Now you need to click on Find Duplicates, and you can see all your duplicate contacts there. You just need to click on duplicate contacts and can delete it. Or you can simply merge it.

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Using Duplicate Contacts:

Simple tool to see and delete duplicate contacts. You can see a list of contacts sorted by name or by number and you can select which to delete. The duplicate contacts are automatically selected. The removed contacts are saved on vcf file on sdcard.

Step 1. First of all, download and install Duplicate contacts app on your Android smartphone. Launch the app.

Using Duplicate Contacts
Using Duplicate Contacts

Step 2. Now it will ask you to allow Duplicated contacts to access your contacts. Simply tap on ‘Allow’ to continue.

Using Duplicate Contacts
Using Duplicate Contacts

Step 3. Now in the next step, it will ask you to Allow duplicate contacts to access photos, media, and files on your device. Allow it to continue.

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Step 4. Now you need to swipe the app from left to right and there select the option ‘Show all’.

Using Duplicate Contacts
Using Duplicate Contacts

Step 5. Now the app will show you all the duplicate contacts. Here’s what you will see if the app finds any duplicate contacts, you can delete it directly from the app.

Using Duplicate Contacts
Using Duplicate Contacts

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