multi copies of contactsSupport


  1. TeachMe

    TeachMe Well-Known Member

    hey guys i just got my ultra up and running problem is when i allow it to sync to my gmail account i am getting 3-4 copies of all my contacts. i had a contact file i loaded from my old android and all was good until it synced again any way to fix this. it wasnt doing this with my intercept any gmail.

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  2. chevanlol360

    chevanlol360 Well-Known Member Developer

    go to settings accounts and sync tap on gmail and uncheck sync contacts?? since you alrready have them on your phone
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  3. smith058

    smith058 Guides Guide

    I had the same problem when I swiched over to the tu... just delet em... I think I had to do it twice, haven't had a probolem sence
  4. TeachMe

    TeachMe Well-Known Member

    Can't leave sync off or new ones won't be added to sync. Manual delete sucks cause I have 319 contacts. Gosms makers made a contact merge app gonna try it ill report back.
  5. TeachMe

    TeachMe Well-Known Member

    Cool just went to gmail and hit contacts and they were triple on there . gmail has an option to find and merge . worked like a treat then on phone i did manage apps and got contact app force closed and cleared data . it reloaded only one copy of each :) thank goodness 319 lotta manual deleting .
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  6. DMajor239

    DMajor239 Well-Known Member

    I know im late but.....
    Google.com > account settings > view data stored with this account > manage contacts

    There you can delete the ones you want. Then all you have to do is sync them.
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  7. Hey TeachMe
    The best way to remove redundant contact files is to manage them from your gmail account. Access your Gmail account from computer system and and go to contacts. There you will see all your contact files (multiple copies). Select all the contacts and then click on more, click on merge contacts with same name. Duplicate entries will be removed.
    Further go to settings of your android phone > Applications > manage applications > all > contacts storage and click on clear data (this will delete all contacts info from your mobile memory).
    Now go to contacts > accounts > your Gmail account and sync Gmail contacts.
    You will have your contacts back in your cell, with no redundant data.
  8. Ralkkai

    Ralkkai Well-Known Member


    I had already done the first half f this but couldnt figure out how to get rid of the multiple entries for things like text msg and voice. id like to say thanks so much for supplying a solution for something that ive been trying to figure out for over a month

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