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Samsung Galaxy S5 Contacts coming up in a different format when using Messages to text


AC Question

When typing in a contact in Samsung's Messages for texting...along with the name of the contact coming up...seperately, the same letters and also numbers came up as well. Thus leaving two descriptions of the contact, but one is my contact with the avatar attached and the seond listing is not an actual contact.that is in my saved contacts. .

Such as the numbers that are attached to the letter on a phone keypad. For example, dad (who is in my contacts) also came up as dad323 (which is not even in my contacts). So both of these came up and I never saw this before. What to do?


Trusted Member Team Leader
Dec 4, 2012
I would try restarting the device first. that would be the easiest thing to try.