Dan Gookin explains how to fix duplicate contact entries in the address book. Use contact.google.com on the web to manage contacts on your computer.
- [Instructor] Because your Android pulls in contacts…from various sources, you may find redundant entries…in your phone or tablet's address book,…or you may have accidentally created duplicates yourself.…For example, I have a Bill Smith right here,…but then way down at the bottom,…I have William Smith, and they're the same guy.…Now, on Samsung devices, you tap the Action Overflow…and choose Manage Contacts, then Manage Contacts.…You see a list of contacts with the same phone numbers,…email addresses, and so on culled…through the entire address book.…
This makes it easy to find and link duplicates.…For this device, which is stock Android,…you have to tap the side menu icon and choose Suggestions.…Eventually, you'll see some tips…for cleaning up your address book.…The one shown here is Clean up duplicates,…which has found the single duplicate I mentioned earlier.…On a more active Android, you may find items…such as Find new contact information,…which brings in information from other sources…such as Facebook or LinkedIn.…
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