How to Sync My Facebook Friends to My Contacts

How To Sync My Facebook Friends To My Contacts - Linking your contacts with Facebook can be useful, but it can also be quite aggravating. Often, you'll discover that some didn't sync immediately, that you've now got duplicate contacts due to the fact that the names do not rather match, or that your contacts book is overflowing with the details of Facebook buddies you didn't know you had.

Fortunately, there is a way to manually connect or unlink contacts with Facebook on Android, and here we show you how. (Also see: How to turn off alerts in Facebook Messenger.).

How To Sync My Facebook Friends To My Contacts

If in your contacts book you can't see any connected Facebook contacts, you'll first require to go to the phone app, tap contacts, and then tap more. Now, click accounts, and if you have actually got the Facebook app installed on your mobile phone and are logged in, you need to see Facebook there as an alternative.

Tap it, and after that inspect whether you have actually turned Sync Contacts on. If not, you'll desire to turn it on now. It'll take a minute to sync.

Now go back to your contacts book and you'll discover lots of new contacts, all which have actually been imported from Facebook. Not all them will have contact number but lots of will have e-mail addresses a minimum of, and they must likewise have profile images.

You ought to now tap Merge duplicate contacts in the Phone app's Settings menu to clean your contacts book up a bit.

Still not working? If it's simply that you want to erase some of the contacts that are showing up, you can go through your contacts book and tap and hold on a contact you do not wish to see. Then tap delete.

The best ways to manually connect contacts with Facebook.

Annoyingly, though, by hand merging and connecting your contacts with their Facebook profiles has actually been hard since Android 4.0. It's not ideal, however the finest service we have actually discovered originates from a third-party app. There are a number of alternatives, but the finest one we've discovered up until now that's complimentary and works well is Sync.Me.

Sync.Me lets you match Facebook contacts with contacts already saved on your smartphone. It's less picky than the integrated Facebook sync tool, and lets you manually choose which contacts match with which Facebook profile.

If you find that a contact is matched with the wrong profile you can just tap on it within the Sync.Me app, tap Wrong Profile and browse Facebook to find the one that matches.

Any contacts that Sync.Me isn't sure about will show on the Solve Matches page. Simply tap the contact's name, and after that tap the profile in the "Recommendations" section that matches, or click Facebook to manually search your contacts and discover the right individual. This usually uses to contacts in your phone book that you've stored with just a given name.

When you have actually ended up, tap Done and the app will sync all of your contacts.
You may discover that some contacts still haven't synced, especially if you've noted that contact in your phonebook with a label, or possibly just 'Mum,' or 'Papa,' for instance. Do fix that, fo into the Sync.Me app, tap on the appropriate contact, then tap the plus icon below Facebook. You can now find that individual's profile and manually sync it.

How to erase all Facebook contacts.

If you have actually already synced from Facebook utilizing the method explained previously in this short article, you might discover that numerous Facebook contacts that you actually do not desire on your phone will still be showing up.

How To Sync My Facebook Friends To My Contacts, To delete them simultaneously without eliminating the Sync.Me contacts and the contacts you have actually imported from other accounts, go to Contacts, tap Menu, then tap Accounts. There, tap on Facebook then tap Remove account.

If you ever change your mind you can always return to this page, tap Include account and after that choose Facebook.