Samsung Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8 Plus: How To Merge Contacts

For those that have bought the new Samsung Galaxy smartphone, you may want to know how to merge contacts on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus that have been duplicated. Don’t worry, this process is simple and you can quickly merge contacts and get rid of any duplicate contacts on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus.

You can solve your problem within just a few minutes after you follow the steps below, this will allow to merge and delete any duplicate contacts that show up on your device.

It’s a good idea to know why duplicate contacts happen before you start merging contacts on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus. The reason that this happens is because your phone is syncing and connecting that info from several email accounts. One quick solution instead of deleting all duplicate contacts is to just merge the similar contacts into one.


Removing Duplicate Contacts on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus

It’s also important to note that you can delete or merge contacts Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus without the need of a computer.

The steps below will teach you how to remove duplicate contacts from Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus;

  1. Turn on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus
  2. Open the Contacts app
  3. Look for the contacts that are duplicate
  4. Tap on the first contact that needs to be merged
  5. Go to Connected via
  6. On the right of the screen, look for the link icon
  7. Click on it
  8. Tap on to Link another Contact
  9. Select the contacts that you want to link and tap on the back arrow



Cleaning up Galaxy S8 duplicate contacts faster

Samsung already has a clean up tool that is built into the phone. You can use this tool to delete the duplicate contacts from your Galaxy S8 Plus or Galaxy S8. Follow the steps below to learn how to find duplicate contacts and merge contacts to help clean up your device:

  1. Turn on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus
  2. Open the Contacts app
  3. Select on the three menu dots, this will been in the upper right corner of your screen.
  4. Tap on Link Contacts


Once you’ve selected on Link Contacts you’ll now see a list that’ll allow you to sort contacts by address, by name or by phone number. When you tap on these contacts, these will link. Once you’ve selected on the contacts to merge, tap on Done. After you do this,  all duplicated contacts should be removed from Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus.

After you follow the steps above, you should know how to merge contacts on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus.


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