How To Remove Duplicate Contacts On Essential PH1

How To Remove Duplicate Contacts On Essential PH1
How To Remove Duplicate Contacts On Essential PH1

Contacts being duplicated on the Essential PH1 is annoying especially if you need to call or text someone. The reason why your Essential PH1 has multiple and duplicate contacts is when you import the contacts from the SIM card to phone. But there’s no need to worry now, the solution for this is as easy as 1,2,3 but it would take up a few seconds. Also, there’s no need to waste money on purchasing apps that delete multiple contacts. The steps below will teach you to remove the duplicate contacts.

Connecting the Essential PH1 to multiple accounts will probably save all the contacts again and again to the phone and it is the main reason for having the contacts duplicated. Manually erasing each contact on the Essential PH1 can waste so much time. One thing you can do to save up energy and time is to merge them in two in order to keep them on the personal and work email address book

How to Remove Duplicate Contacts


Some other smartphones require the use of the computer when merging and deleting contacts but what’s amazing with Essential PH1 is you can do it right away, anytime, anywhere. If the contacts are in real chaos, use Gmail to edit them. You can erase the duplicate contacts by following this:


  1. Switch the Essential PH1 on
  2. Select Contacts from the menu
  3. Find and mark the contacts that needs to be merged
  4. Tap the button on the top of the screen that says “Connected via” and tap on the link icon
  5. Choose “Link another contact”
  6. Once the contact is selected, tap back

The Essential PH1 has a built-in tool that identifies and cleans up the duplicated contacts. This shows the way to find the similar ones to be merged and cleaned up.


  1. Switch the Essential PH1 on
  2. Select Contacts from the menu
  3. Tap on the options which is represented by three dots in the upper right area of the screen
  4. Select “Link Contacts”

Once the Link Contacts have been selected, a list will show up and it enables the user to sort it by phone number, contact name or email address to search for duplicate contacts. Select the contacts you want to link and it is now ready to be merged. Tap on Done and you have successfully removed the duplicate contacts now.