Google Contacts automatically identifies potential duplicates and supports merging these candidates, but I can't figure out how to force or suggest candidates for merging.


Go to Contacts. Search so that you can see both/all of the contacts you want to merge on the one results screen.

Click the checkbox on the left hand size of the screen for the contacts you want to merge.

From the More menu (at the top of the list of contacts), choose Merge Contacts.

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    Currently, I think you have to click "Go to old version" to do this. I can't find a way to do it in the new version. – Eli Rose -- REINSTATE MONICA Nov 12 '17 at 17:28
  1. Go to https://contacts.google.com/
  2. Select contacts to merge &
  3. Click Branch Sign as shown in figure below:

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Merge duplicates If you have duplicate listings for the same person in Google Contacts, you can merge them.

Go to Google Contacts. On the left, click Duplicates. If you don’t see Duplicates, go to merge contacts in old Contacts. In the top right, click Merge all. Or, review each duplicate and click Merge.

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