How to Merge Duplicate Contacts on Android

By | June 24, 2014
How to Merge Duplicate Contacts on Android

Duplicate contacts in your phone, and makes you more confused, when to try to make a call. You want to Merge these duplicate contacts of your Android Smartphone, but you don’t know how to merge duplicate contacts on Android. Now this post will help you, here you can get some tips and wonderful app which can help you to merge these contacts.

If the Google Sync option is enabled in your Android Smartphone, then all your contacts are easily synced in the cloud and will be updated in Google Contacts. So if you have the same person in different accounts such as Facebook, Twitter or in Gmail contacts, then you will end up with multiple contacts for that same person. The contacts from multiple account sources might create duplicate contacts in your Google account. In addition, the Duplicate contacts may be created when you take backup of your contacts on the Memory card. In this guide, I’ll show how to remove those duplicate contacts from your phone entry.

Another method- With the Use of Android app

Merge +

The Merge+ is a simple tool for the Android eco-system. This app will helps you easily find & merge duplicate contacts. It is a free app in the Google Play store. This app is offering the merging notifications.  By clicking on the notification, which opens the next screen within the app, that displays all the suggested duplicates which the app is found on your Android Smartphone. You can also expand any of these to view more detailed information about them, and then check or uncheck the ones you want to merge. Once you are done, then click on the Merge option. You can download this app from here!


If you want to verify that what happened to your contacts and whether the merger carried over all the details, you can head to your People/Contacts app and search for the cards which you are merged by the help of Merge+ app. You will find that the phone numbers, emails, etc  and that have been put together in one card instead of multiple ones.

With Merge+, you can join duplicate contacts in your Android phone & Tablet with only three clicks :

1. LAUNCH Merge+ to find duplicate contacts
2. REVIEW merges suggestions and mark who  merge
3. MERGE your selected duplicate contacts