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Merge duplicate contacts

If you have more than one contact entry for the same person, you can combine them.

You can't merge contacts that are saved in different Google Accounts.

Note: Some of these steps work only on Android 6.0 and up. Learn how to check your Android version.

Merge contacts

In your device’s Contacts app, you can find contacts to merge.

  1. Open your device's Contacts app Contacts.
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Suggestions.
  3. Tap Clean up duplicates. If you don’t see this, you don’t have any contacts that can be merged.
    • To accept a single duplicate contact suggestion, tap Merge.
    • To accept all duplicate contact suggestions, at the top of the screen, tap Merge All.
  4. Optional: If you'd rather choose which contacts to merge:
    1. Open your device's Contacts app Contacts.
    2. Tap More More and then Select.
    3. Choose the contacts you want to merge.
    4. Tap More More and then Merge.

Separate merged contacts

You can separate a contact that you merged.

Learn how to undo changes to contacts.

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