Apple® iPhone® - Check for Duplicate Contacts Stored in Multiple Accounts

Note Multiple accounts with the same contacts may create duplicates. To minimize, choose the app to back up your contacts and turn that setting off for other apps.

iCloud
Facebook
Google

 

iCloud

  1. From a Home screen, tap Settings Settings icon.
  2. Tap your Apple profile (e.g., Joe Smith) at the top of the Settings menu.
    Note If prompted, enter your Apple ID and Password then tap Sign In.
    iCloud profile
  3. Tap iCloud.
  4. Tap the Contacts switch to turn on Switch On or off Switch Off.
    Note If already syncing with Verizon Cloud, turn off to avoid duplicates.

 

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Facebook

  1. Tap the Facebook app icon to open.
  2. Tap the More icon in the lower-right of the screen then tap Friends.
  3. Tap Contacts and verify that 'Continuous Contacts Upload' is turned off.

 

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Google

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Mail > Accounts.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. Tap the Contacts switch to turn on Switch On or off Switch Off.
    Note If already syncing with Verizon Cloud, turn off to avoid duplicates.

 

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