How To Remove Duplicate Contacts Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8 Plus

The new users of Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus may have problems in saving contacts on the smartphone. This is possible because you are importing contacts from your SIM card and this can lead to duplicates on your device. With the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, it is possible to eliminate this within a few seconds.

To help you do this, follow the below procedure, it should be noted that duplicates are as a result of multiple emails that have been registered by the Smartphone which automatically saves all the data and contacts in addition to those of the SIM card. It is a long process to delete one by one but you can combine the two on one work mail.


How to Remove Duplicate Contacts on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus

  1. Turn on your smartphone
  2. Browse and select on the Contact app
  3. Look for the contacts that you want to merge
  4. Browse for the Connect Via option and select on it.
  5. Now tap on “Link another” and go to the other contact that you want to link.
  6. You can proceed to link the others by tapping back button this can be a bit lengthy. Find here how to clean duplicates faster.


Faster Cleanup of Contacts on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus have an inbuilt tool for contact clean up. To identify the tool you have to simply go to the contact App then select on the three dots that you will see appearing once you are there on the top right of the screen then tap on the link contact.

A list will appear where you can sort contacts by the name, phone numbers, and may be the emails if available for you to access duplicate contacts and link them. This process should be completed by tapping on the “Done” button and you have succeeded in removing the contact duplicates on you Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus.


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