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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Show Only Contacts with Phone Numbers

In Samsung Galaxy SIII you were allowed to retrieve contacts from multiple accounts, such as phone contacts, Google account, etc. These multiple sources sometimes end up your phonebook displaying one or more duplicate contacts. In this case, showing contacts from a single source is one of the way which will helps you to remove duplicate contacts on your phonebook.

See also: How to Remove Duplicate Contacts on Samsung Galaxy S3

The most preferably contact source is Google account. By choosing this option, then your phonebook will displaying all contacts from your Google account, whether it's contacts with phone number or not which resulting duplicate contacts. Fortunately, there is an option which will allow you to only shows contacts with number on your phonebook.


How to show only contacts with phone numbers?
Below are the steps to do so:
  1. Go to Apps through Home screen.
  2. Tap Contacts.
  3. Tap Contact tab.
  4. Tap the Menu key.
  5. Scroll to Settings, then tap on it.
  6. Depending on your current settings, tap Only contacts with phone to enable or disable this option. When the checkbox next to this option is ticked means the option is turned on. Enabling this option will make your phone only display contacts that have phone number on your phonebook.
  7. Tap Home button to return to the standby mode.

Some peoples may feel annoyed when they wants to call someone but they find the contacts displayed in the phonebook are more than one which will force them to take a look which one the contact with number that they can use to call. Only showing contact with number is one of the way to solve this problem. This option also will be useful if you wants to hide email contacts or contact without phone number on your phonebook. So, hope this helps :)

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