1. SeanSolo's Avatar
    Is there a way to do this without purchasing an app?

    Posted via RED Passport on CB 10
    01-03-15 05:04 PM
  2. MobileMadness002's Avatar
    Where are the contacts synced to? Outlook.com or gmail.com? Either of those have a find and merge duplicates option online. As for an app on the device, ContactX (not free) but worth the small investment.
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    01-03-15 05:09 PM
  3. polgara59's Avatar
    A search in the help section of my Passport says that contacts that share the same first and last name, email address or phone number are automatically merged by the application. I know, for the most part, mine were.

    You can link contacts by following the instructions under Troubleshooting: Contacts:

    Merge Duplicate Contacts?-img_20150103_152242.jpg
    01-03-15 05:26 PM
  4. RRaburn's Avatar
    Selecting and linking nearly 6000 duplicate contacts is tedious. The worst part is that Auto Merge is the problem. My duplicates were generated by setting Automatically Merge Contacts to "on." I'm on a Q10 running OS 3.1.2267. Is BlackBerry addressing this issue in 3.2?
    06-12-15 12:34 PM
  5. ZeroBarrier's Avatar
    Selecting and linking nearly 6000 duplicate contacts is tedious. The worst part is that Auto Merge is the problem. My duplicates were generated by setting Automatically Merge Contacts to "on." I'm on a Q10 running OS 3.1.2267. Is BlackBerry addressing this issue in 3.2?
    Auto merge is not the problem, the problem is having contacts synced to multiple sources (exchange, gmail, yahoo, hotmail/outlook). I have just under 4,000 individual contacts (synced from gmail) and have auto merge always on; and not a single duplicate is ever created. The only sources I sync contacts from are hotmail, facebook, twitter and linkedin.

    Posted via CB10
    06-12-15 01:35 PM
  6. RRaburn's Avatar
    My experience varies from your good fortune. I have duplicates that originated from the same computer name hosting Outlook.

    Posted via CB10
    06-12-15 05:53 PM
  7. entwisi's Avatar
    4k contacts??? Really? I'd suggest a purge of rubbish....

    Posted via CB10
    06-12-15 06:54 PM
  8. ZeroBarrier's Avatar
    4k contacts??? Really? I'd suggest a purge of rubbish....

    Posted via CB10
    No, I'm a VIP host in Las Vegas. Every single contact is a client and not only comes to Vegas but refers me to their friends when they come to Vegas.

    Just because you would consider 4K contacts on your device rubbish doesn't mean those of us who actually have clients from around the world do.

    Posted via CB10
    06-12-15 09:03 PM
  9. RRaburn's Avatar
    SeanSolo - The OS option to merge duplicate contacts is possible, but not practical for users with large numbers of contacts. After several trials, I purchased Max Contact Manager and have successfully merged my duplicates through an automated process that took several hours to winnow my contacts to under 3000. Most contacts now show four or five links.
    06-17-15 08:09 PM
  10. moegh's Avatar
    Maxx contact manager is good

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    06-17-15 08:23 PM
  11. almosthumanfx's Avatar
    Agree that Contact X is worth the buck or two theres a free app called mass contacts delete that saved me when thousands of gmail contacts multplied and went nutz. Takes a while and buggy but worked for over 14k contacts.

    Posted via CB10
    06-18-15 05:45 AM
  12. Daanisawesome's Avatar
    Merge Duplicate Contacts?-img_20150618_154544.png

    I used this and it worked great

    Posted via CB10
    06-18-15 09:46 AM

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