How Can I Clean Up and Manage My Personal/Business Contacts?

Episode 1729 (1:02:30)

Rich from Rochester, NY
Contacts

Rich has a need to remove contacts from his personal contacts account and then replace it in his business account. Leo says that he doesn't know any automated way to do that. The only real way is to do it manually. He recommends turning off syncing. Then export contacts as a CSV file. Clean up that contact list, then make a copy of the cleaned-up version. He can also use an app like Contacts+ to merge duplicates. Do this for both personal and business contact lists, then import them. Rich will likely have to do this periodically. But keep sync off. It'll mess things up and eventually ruin all hard work. So it's like mowing the lawn. Once done, it'll have to be done again.