Syncing the contact from various device that you have sometimes it makes your list become crowded and it possibly creating the duplicate contact. Sometimes you type different name for same number because typed on different gadget. When it come with synchronization technology the number will belong to various name, even the differences is only for one letter but it really matter. That’s only from phone number, how about e-mail, bbm contact, or other social media username?
Let’s start to make it clean because if we keep it for a long time, we will become more lazy and causing any others problem that you didn't expect.
Turn on your Samsung android phone, open the contact page on your phone and choose one contact that you want to merge. Choose the contact that you really know it have a duplicate on your contact list like phone number, email address, bbm contact, or anything that causing duplicate contact.
After you have the suspect contact that have duplicate, then tap on the ‘Menu’ button and choose on ‘Joint Contact’. After that the app will let you choose one of the detail that you want to join, and then the machine will automatically search for the contact that have the same details with the contact that you have chosen before. For example, if you choose the phone number to be the key then the apps will scanning the all contact list and show the contact that have the same phone number on the detail with different name. in the Galaxy Note 3 ‘Joint Contact’ will show as ‘LinkContact’.
After the system found the duplicate contact then you just need to follow the instruction from the system clue. After you success to joining on the first step than you just to repeat the same think on others contact that you treat it have the duplicate on your contact list.
What if you accidentally joined the real different contact?
If this happened the system also have the separator contact to separating the joined contact from ‘Join contact’ feature on above discussion. You just need to choose the ‘separate contact’ feature right below the ‘join contact’. When you tap on ‘separate contact’ the contact list will have a minus button right after there.
Your adroid isn’t from Samsung? Don’t worry, you can use this appà Contact Optimizer to manage the contact list duplication. I hope it will help to solve your crowded contact list because of the duplication.