Linking Contact Information
Many people now maintain multiple email accounts, social
networking logins, and other similar account information. For
example, a Facebook account login name might differ from a
corporate email account login because they are maintained
separately and for different groups of people.
This device can synchronize with multiple accounts such as
Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Corporate email, and Google.
When you synchronize your phone with these accounts, each
account creates a separate contact entry in the Contacts list.
If one of your contacts (Amy Smith, for example) has a
regular email account that you maintain in Gmail, but also
has a Facebook account under her maiden and married
name, as well as a Yahoo! chat account, when you merge
these accounts into your Contacts list you can link all of her
entries and view the information in one record.
The next time you synchronize your phone with your
accounts, any updates that contacts make to email account
names, email addresses, etc. automatically update in your
For more information about synchronizing accounts, see
"Synchronizing Accounts" on page 61.
1. From the Home screen, tap Contacts
2. Tap a contact name (the name you want to link to
Note: Only contacts stored on your phone can be linked.
4. Tap the second contact entry (the entry in which to
Note: The information is still maintained in both entries, but
displays in one record for easier viewing when you link
another entry). Note: typically this is the same contact
with a different name or account information.
The contact list is displayed.
link). The second contact is now linked with the first
and the account information is merged into one screen.