Case 1 from Dennis: Because 3 or 4 contacts somehow had duplicates that filled screen after screen on my iPhone 6, I had over 5 more thousand contacts. I used Google to find many ways to eliminate the dupes and found no any useful methods to help, what can I do for the duplicate contacts from my iPhone?
Case 2 from Phelps: I bought a new iPhone 6s to replace my old iPhone 5 last week, I synced all contacts from iPhone 5 to iPhone 6s once I got it. After that, I restored data from iCloud backup, too. However, I found duplicate contacts after setting up iCloud backup files, There are over 3000 phone numbers on my iPhone now, I don't want to delete the duplicate contacts one by one, how can I merge them at one time?
Contact duplication is a phenomenon which makes hell out of the iPhone iPad users, and for the same reason the duplicated contacts are to be deleted to make sure that the user gets the best out of the phone and the contacts are also kept in order. It is also to be noted that the iOS user should make sure that the tutorial in this regard is read and understood in full so that the best and the state of the art process that would be explained are not only followed but also applied if there is a next time to avoid any inconvenience.
If the contacts are not many, you can delete the duplicate contacts by yourself on your iPhone with the traditional practices. Tap "Contacts" on iPhone. Scroll down the contact list to find the duplicate contacts that you want to delete. Click "Edit" at the upper-right corner. Scroll down to the end of the screen. Click "Delete Contacts".
However, for tons of contacts, a better approach is better than everlasting patience. iPhone Data Manager is the best choice and the state of the art tool to make sure that the users to easily manage data on iPhone iPad and iPod. With the help of this management software, not only you can merge duplicate contacts with ease, but also makes sure that he user gets the best experience in relation to the iTunes, videos and photos management.
Supported Apple Devices
iPhone iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS
iPad iPad air, iPad mini with Retina display, iPad mini, iPad with Retina display, The New iPad, iPad 2, iPad
iPod iPod touch 5, iPod touch 4, iPod touch 3, iPod classic 3, iPod classic 2, iPod classic, iPod shuffle 4, iPod shuffle 3, iPod shuffle 2, iPod shuffle 1, iPod nano 7, iPod nano 6, iPod nano 5, iPod nano 4, iPod nano 3, iPod nano 2, iPod nano
iOS iOS 5, iOS 6, iOS 7, iOS 8 & iOS 9
Steps to Delete/Merge Duplicate Contacts from Your iPhone iPad
Step 1. Launch the Program and Connect iPhone iPad with PC
Note: Before using iPhone Data Manager, please make sure that you have installed iTunes on your computer. Only with iTunes installed on your PC, it will work properly.
Step 2. Merge duplicate contacts from your iPhone iPad
Once your device detect by the program, you can see your device show on the primary window. Now click on "Contacts" on the left sidebar, then in the contacts window, click on the button "De-duplicate" on the top, the program will scan and show you the duplicate contacts after scanning. After that, click "Merge Selected" to merge all duplicate contacts or select the duplicate contacts to delete from your device.
Note: The process will not speed too much of your time, please wait patiently, and please remember keep your device connected during this process.
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