1. hereathome's Avatar
    When I open my contacts list and select any contact, there is a field called "connection" with multiple green icons with phones in them. Tapping the icons says they are joined contacts. A couple of questions arise.

    Why are there multiple "connections"?

    What are the connections joined to?

    And is there a way to get rid of what appear to be joined contacts without going through each contact individually?

    Thanks for any help.
    11-08-2013 06:18 PM
  2. EvilMonkey's Avatar
    Welcome to AC.

    Connections just join the same person together (so you can have the same person as a Google contact, a Facebook contact, a Skype contact, a work email contact, etc). That way he shows up as a single person/contact on your phone instead of several.

    For example,on mine I have a contact with connections like this:
    Green phone icons in contact connections-2013-11-08-18.43.31.png

    So he's a Google Contact, but I have him joined to two things (Exchange/Work is the square on the left, and I also have him as a Skype contact).

    If you click on the connections section, it should open up and tell you what the connections are or what the icons mean.
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    11-08-2013 06:46 PM
  3. hereathome's Avatar
    So a phone icon simply means he/she is a phone contact? Why would I have as many as 5 or 6 phone connections for the same person?
    11-08-2013 08:38 PM

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