Many Android powered smartphones allow users to merge contacts and remove duplicate contacts using the stock Contacts app. No third-party contacts app or phone manager software required. Check out this tutorial to merge duplicate contacts on HTC mobile phone, just as an example. We have also found similar function on Samsung, LG and Xiaomi phones. Today, we will suggest an easier duplicate contacts merge solution in case your phone doesn’t come with this feature or two many steps involved.
Dr Phone is a very useful Android and iPhone management software which comes with both Windows or Mac versions. Contacts management and edit is just one of its many useful features you may like. We will use it to merge duplicate contacts on Android phone from computer below. Download its trial version now before we get started.
You can find its main functions from the home screen, such as Recover, Transfer, Repair, Erase, Switch, Backup & restore, Unlock, Root.
Click Transfer from its home screen to pop up the Transfer tool in a new window. Go to turn on USB debugging on your Android phone. Then connect it to computer using the USB/charging cable. The phone management software will then detect and connect your phone.
Switch to the Information tab from the top menu bar, select Contacts from the left pane. All your contacts on the phone will be listed. By default, they are all selected. Click Merge from the top toolbar. Then preview the duplicate contacts.
You can choose to merge duplicate contacts one by one or click the Merge Selected button to quickly merge all duplicates.