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How To Remove Duplicate Contacts On OnePlus 6

If you have recently bought the new OnePlus 6 and you’re still using the same SIM card as before, it’s possible you will have duplicate phone numbers on OnePlus 6. But, there’s no need to panic, there is a really simple way how you can solve this “problem” and believe it or not, it will take less than a minute.

When you connect several email accounts on your device, by default all contact get duplicated on OnePlus 6. It will take a lot of time to delete contact one by one, and instead of that, the best thing you can do is to merge those two which will keep contact in your personal email address book and in your work email address book as well. Below we’ll explain how to remove duplicate contacts on OnePlus 6.


The process of removing duplicated contacts on OnePlus 6

You don’t need to use a computer to finish this process, there is a way how you can easily do this right from your device. Follow this guide and you will finish quickly:

  1. Turn your smartphone on
  2. Find Contacts app
  3. Browse the contacts as long as you find the certain one you want to link or merge
  4. Choose the first one you want to link or merge
  5. Find “Connected via” and tap on the link icon to the right
  6. After that, tap “Link another Contact”
  7. Choose the contact you want to merge or link and go back


How can I clean up my contacts on OnePlus 6 faster?

If you are looking for a way to clean your contacts faster, you can do that with built-in cleanup contacts tool. It helps you identify similar contacts which you can clean or merge contacts on OnePlus 6. Let’s see how this should be done:

  1. Turn your mobile on
  2. Find Contacts app
  3. Tap on three dots menu (find it in top right part of the screen)
  4. Select on “Link Contacts”


When you do that, you’ll get a list which allows you to sort by number, name or email address in order to find duplicate contacts on OnePlus 6. Also, if you want you can select the contact to link them. When you do everything we mention click “Done” and the job is done.

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