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  1. jaliy

    jaliy Android Expert
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    how do i merge a phone contact with google account and still retain it on the phone?
    everytime i merge a contact it deletes it from my phone
     

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  2. Russell Ng

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    Unfortunately that's what merge does. It merges similar contact into ONE. If you want to put your contacts into google, just go to accounts and try syncing instead.

    Alternatively, export the contacts into a CSV file, merge it then import back as phone contacts.

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    if i create csv file and import back i get all my contacts back on phone
    i just want to keep one contact on phone
     
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    If you just want one contact, then just merge and create that contact again as a phone contact.... Don't understand your concern

    :thinking:.
     
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    not advisable. saving in your SIM CARD is still the best. . so if you screw the phone memory.. your SIM contact is still updated. . .
     
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    U mean create a brand new contact on the phone?
     
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    not sure if this will help but i imported all my contacts to my gmail account, this then imported them to the phone.

    now when i change or update on the phone it updates on gmail on the web
     
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