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HELP! How to mass link contacts on galaxy s4 running Lollipop 5.0.1?


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Mar 31, 2015
Hi everybody,

I hope someone can help me with this because its maddening. I have a samsung galaxy s4 gt-i9505 that i upgraded to lollipop 5.0.1.

in the process i have managed to sync all my accounts: Yahoo, FaceBook, Google, Samsung, WhatApp, Viper, Skype and a few others. All contacts show on my phone fine but as separate contacts, when i try to "Link" them to my main device contact it doesn't like it. I have to go in and manually edit the name, make a change to the name either add space or arrange them as full name in first or full name in last, for the contact to see and link to the other contacts. that's fine when you have one or two, not over 1000 contacts.

I would love any advice how to make this a faster process en mass or a way to edit all phone contacts at one so they link up.

Please help, I've actually did this when KitKat 4.4.4 came out but it took hours to fix and a whole lot of Advil. thank you in advance