1. Fathertime's Avatar
    I have 2 contacts with the same name but different info under each contact. How do I delete one of the contacts? I can't do delete through duplicate contacts. One contact has the info I need. The other same contact just has an email address that's no longer valid. I can't find a way to just delete it.
    04-17-2014 02:38 PM
  2. ram1220's Avatar
    People-Select contact you want to delete-Upper right select the 3 dots-Delete
    04-17-2014 03:12 PM
  3. Fathertime's Avatar
    Under contacts I can get to the screen with the 3 dots. The only options are link,send contact,print,edit tabs.
    04-17-2014 04:41 PM
  4. Fathertime's Avatar
    I can't even edit the contact.
    04-17-2014 04:42 PM
  5. GuyTek's Avatar
    the best way to fix duplicate contacts is to use "Simpler contacts" app

    It merges all duplicate contacts in few seconds!!!
    06-25-2014 09:32 AM
  6. TimmE's Avatar
    Open people and click on the word phonebook. See if you have more than one selected. If you do uncheck one.

    Posted via Android Central App
    06-25-2014 07:33 PM
  7. Fathertime's Avatar
    I had the same problem. I went into my Yahoo contacts and edited them that way. I believe you'll find the same situation possibly in your Google contacts also.
    06-25-2014 09:20 PM
  8. Gunny Fitz's Avatar
    Thanks for this info here. However can i throw a twist into it which I am having?

    The duplicate numbers only show up when I go to text someone using Messaging + on the Samsung S5. When I bring up the contact list to send a text THAT is when i see all of the same names and numbers displayed which is LENGTHY to say the least! Any ideas on this one?
    07-14-2014 02:09 PM
  9. 08778's Avatar
    I'm having the same issue as Gunny Fitz.....it's very annoying to see 75+ entries for the same person/number. Any help in getting this resolved would be greatly appreciated.
    08-12-2014 04:48 AM

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