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How To Remove Duplicate Contacts On Xperia XZ

How To Remove Duplicate Contacts On Xperia XZ

For those that recently purchased a Sony Xperia XZ and imported your SIM card with contacts, you may be having duplicate contact phone numbers. But the good news is that it’s simple to remove duplicate contacts on both the Sony Xperia XZ. The entire process to delete Xperia XZ duplicate contacts will only take a few seconds without spending money on apps to clean up your contacts. Below is a guide on how to find, merge and delete duplicate contacts on the Sony Xperia XZ.
The main reason that your Sony Xperia XZ has duplicate contacts is because when you connect multiple email accounts to the Xperia XZ all contacts get saved on the phone, this creates duplicate contacts. Instead of deleting each contact manually to fix the problem, you’ll want to merge the two, which keeps the contact in your work email address book and also in your personal email address book.
How to Remove Duplicate Contacts
You can find, merge and delete contacts right from your Xperia XZ without the need to use a computer. If your contacts are really messed up, you may want to go into Gmail and edit your contacts from there. Here’s how to remove duplicate contacts on the Xperia XZ:

  1. Turn on the Xperia XZ.
  2. Go to the Contacts app
  3. Browse your contacts until you find the contacts you want to merge or link.
  4. Select on the first contact you need to merge.
  5. Look for the spot where it says, Connected via. Select on the link icon to the right.
  6. Then select Link another Contact.
  7. Select the contacts to link and then tap back.

Clean Up Xperia XZ & Xperia XZ Contacts Faster
You can also use the built-in clean up contacts tool on the Sony Xperia XZ. Here’s how to identify similar contacts on these devices to merge and clean up your contacts.

  1. Turn on the Xperia XZ.
  2. Go to the Contacts app.
  3. Select on the three menu dots in the upper right area of the screen.
  4. Tap on Link Contacts.

After you have selected on Link Contacts, you’ll see a list where you can sort by name, phone number or email address to find duplicate contacts. You can tap on the contacts to link them. After that has been selected for the ones you want to merge, select Done and then you have removed duplicated contacts on Xperia XZ

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David Williams

Jan 6, 2017

I am a true junkie for everything tech. My current arsenal includes an Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, iPhone Xs, Samsung Galaxy S9, Samsung Chromebook, iMac, and Dell XPS 13.

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