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How to Merge Duplicate Contacts on iPhone

2015-09-29 14:00:13 / Updated by to How to iPhone
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"Who can help me remove a ton of duplicate contacts on iPhone? I use the same iCloud account on multiple iPhones and iPads so all the contacts from my husband’s iPhone have been merged into a giant list and there were dozens of duplicates. What should I do now? Thanks in advance!"

All of us could have run into the problem of duplicate contacts if we sync iPhone contacts from multiple sources, such as iTunes, iCloud or Microsoft Exchange or import contacts to iPhone in large numbers. Actually, duplicate contacts are not that much of an issue if you only need to get rid of a few of them on your iPhone. You can do it in a few seconds. However, you might be driven to crazy if there is a bunch of duplicates to be handled. To merge or remove duplicate contacts on iPhone quickly and efficiently, you can use a tool we’re covering here.

iPhone Transfer is a software that can automatically analyze and detect the duplicate contacts on iPhone. With one simple click, all the duplicate contacts can be removed from your device. It helps you manage as well as back up iPhone contacts on computer if you like. Simply transferring contacts from iPhone to PC, an iPhone contacts backup is done. There is no limitation for the iPhone models you are using- it is compatible with all iPhone models including iPhone 6s/6s Plus, 6/6 Plus, 5/5s/5c, 4/4s.

Select and download the free trial version here to take a try.
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How to Merge Duplicate Contacts on iPhone


• Step 1: Install iOS Transfer and Connect iPhone to PC
First of all, run the program on computer after downloading and installing. Then connect iPhone to PC via a USB cable. Your device will soon be recognized and then you will see a list of items in the left side bar. On the middle of the interface, you can view the type, serial number, iOS version and other information of your connected iPhone.
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• Step 2: Find the Duplicate iPhone Contacts
Click on "Contacts" on the left column, and then select "De-duplicate" button. The program will automatically find out the duplicate contacts on your iPhone
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• Step 3: Delete Duplicate Contacts on iPhone
When the searching is finished, all duplicate iPhone contacts with the same name, phone number, or email will appear in the Merge Duplicate Contacts window. You can select different methods to match the contacts including the name, email or phone number. Then, click on "Merge Selected" to merge duplicate contacts on iPhone.
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With this convenient and handy software, you will no longer feel bothered by the duplicate contacts on iPhone. And the next time when you are trying to put contacts on iPhone, you can use this program to avoid creating duplicate items. If you are in need of transferring music, videos, photos, books and more between iOS devices and computers, iPhone Transfer can do it all for you.

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