Do you have many duplicate contacts on Android phone want to merge or combine? Double check your Contacts app on the phone see if there is any options to merge contacts and/or delete duplicate contacts on the phone. If these features are missing on your phone, you can use third party software or app to merge contacts and remove duplicates. In this article, we will introduce you a mobile phone data manager and a free Android app for this job. Both of them can help you easily find out all duplicate contacts and invalid numbers on Android phone and merge duplicate contacts on Android phones, delete duplicate contacts in easy steps.
Merge duplicate contacts on Android phones — method 1
MobileGo is a very useful Android and iPhone file management software. You can download and install it on your Windows PC or Mac computer as an easier iTunes alternative. It can’t only help you copy data between iOS device and computers, but also manage existing data on iPhone iPad iPod touch from computer. Contacts management and edit is just one of its many useful features you may like. Download it now before you get started.
We recommend you back up the data first before you edit or delete them. In this case, you can use the above software to export contacts from Samsung Android phone to computer first.
A picture is worth a thousand words. This software is so easy to use. From the above screenshot, you can find almost anything you need to know as to how contacts can be exported from your mobile phone to computer. Basically you need to connect up your phone to computer via USB, then run this program on computer to access and manage contacts on Android phone, you can then find the Export option to quickly extract any or all contacts from phone to computer.
To use it to delete and manage duplicate contacts on phones is also very easy. At the Contacts category, click De-duplicate button from the top bar, you will then get a screen like this.
Firstly choose a match type to filter and find out all duplicate contacts on mobile phone. Then manually edit and merge each duplicate contacts group or select all duplicate contacts and merge all of them in just one-click.
Merge duplicate contacts on Android phones — method 2
WeSync app for Android is the only app we need in order to merge contacts on Android mobile phones. You can search and find it from many Android market like Google Play. Install this app on your Android phone and tap to run it, you will see its main interface like this.
This app works with almost all Android phones, like Samsung, LG, HTC, Motorola, Nexus, Xiaomi, Huawei, ZTE, Sony, Sharp and many others. You will see how many contacts you have saved on your mobile phone from the home page of this WeSync app. For example, we are using a Samsung Galaxy mobile phone in this demo, you can see it has 363 contacts saved on the phone from the bottom left corner of previous screenshot. From the center area of the home page, you will be prompted to log in. However we do not have to sign up an account or log in if you want just to manage and merge contacts on Android phone. Touch the three lines menu button at the top left corner from its home screen, you will open its main menu like below.
Tap “Organize Contacts” from above menu of the app on your Android phone to begin managing your contacts and phone numbers. You will then find various options to organize contacts on Android phone:
- Merge Contacts;
- Organize invalid phone number;
- Export to SD Card;
- Import SIM Card Contacts:
- Delete contacts.
Choose “Merge Contacts” from above screen on your Android mobile phone. You will then be taken to a new screen like below.
The WeSync app will automatically find out those duplicate contacts on your mobile phone. Click “Smart Merging” from above screen, duplicate contacts will be merged. If the app fails to find duplicate contacts on the phone, it will offer you the “Manual Merging” option which allows you to pick up any contacts and merge the duplicate contacts manually.
Merge duplicate contacts on iPhone
iPhone users can follow this tutorial to merge duplicate contacts on iPhone and iPad with TunesGo on computer. You can also enjoy more advanced contacts editing features using this tool.
Merge VCF vCard contacts on computer
When you have multiple contacts files saved on PC or Mac, you can make use of the command line to easily merge multiple contacts files without installing any third party apps or software on your desktop or laptop computers. For example, you can refer to this tutorial to combine VCF vCard files on Windows PC and this step-by-step guide to merge VCF vCard contact files on Mac. Both linked guides offer you the easiest way to join different contacts files together with the system built-in tool. They are both free of charge and no extra installation required.