You may have duplicate phone numbers if you recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S20 or Galaxy S20+ Plus. The good news is that you can remove duplicate contacts from Samsung Galaxy S20 or Galaxy S20+ Plus. It takes just a few minutes to delete duplicate Galaxy S20 contacts. You won’t have to pay extra for apps that can clean up your contact list. This guide will show you how to delete duplicate contacts from the Samsung Galaxy S20 and Galaxy S20+ Plus.
Duplicate contacts on Samsung Galaxy are due to multiple email accounts that you connect to the Galaxy S20 or Galaxy S20+ Plus. This causes duplicate contacts. You can merge both contacts to solve the problem.
How to remove duplicate contacts
You can merge, delete and find contacts directly from your Galaxy S20 or Galaxy S20+ Plus. If you have a lot of contacts, you can use Gmail to edit them. Here are the steps to remove duplicate contacts from your Galaxy S20 or Galaxy S20+ Plus.
- Turn on the Galaxy S20 or Galaxy S20+.
- Go to the Contacts app
- Browse through your contacts until finding the contacts you wish to merge or link.
- You can choose the first contact to merge.
- Look for the “Connected via” spot. Select the link icon on the right.
- Select Link another Contact.
- Next, select the contacts you want to link and tap back.
Clean Up Galaxy S20 & Galaxy S20+ Plus Contacts Faster
You can also use Samsung Galaxy S20′ built-in clean up contact tool. How to find similar contacts on these devices and merge them into your contacts.
- Turn on the Galaxy S20, or Galaxy S20+.
- Go to Contacts.
- The three menu dots are located in the upper left corner of your screen.
- Click on Link Contacts.
After selecting Link Contacts you will see a list that you can sort by email address, phone number, and name to find duplicate contacts. To link the contacts, tap on their names. After selecting the contacts that you want to merge with Galaxy S20+ Plus, tap on them and select Done.