Solved

Outlook 2007 duplicate contacts - Is there a tool to help find them. After sync with my phone duplicates were created, lots of them

Posted on 2008-10-29
3
584 Views
Last Modified: 2011-09-20
How to find duplicate phone numbers as if someone calls that a duplicate the name if in my address book does not display.
0
Comment
Question by:worded
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:Koen
ID: 22830632
this is a common problem. after synching with a PDA or phone it will duplicate items in your contact or calendar folder.
Here's the trick to resolve this:
go to your contact folder, click on view, select a view (or create on) that is a table and not address cards.
right click on one of the title columns and select 'Field Chooser'
From the table that opens first select in the drop down box 'All Contact fields'. then from the list, select Created and drag into your view.
You now have an extra column that gives the time the entries where created. Sort them on this column (by clicking on it). then select all items that were created upon your 'fatal' sync. and delete them...
you can either hit delete or shift+delete, depening on whether you want them in the recyclebin or not.
 
0
 
LVL 97

Accepted Solution

by:
war1 earned 500 total points
ID: 22831711
Hello worded,

Free Duplicate Finder - OLfix
http://www.olfolders.de/Lang/English/OLfix/index.htm
or
Outlook Duplicate Remover
http://www.vaita.com/ODIR.asp

Hope this helps!
war1
0
 

Author Comment

by:worded
ID: 22837613


oidr was fab.
0

Featured Post

Efficient way to get backups off site to Azure

This user guide provides instructions on how to deploy and configure both a StoneFly Scale Out NAS Enterprise Cloud Drive virtual machine and Veeam Cloud Connect in the Microsoft Azure Cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

What does UTC stand for?  “Coordinated Universal Time” – Think of this as the true time on Planet Earth that never changes with the exception of minor leap seconds here and there to account for the changes in the planet's rotation.   What does th…
How to resolve IMCEAEX NDRs in Exchange or Exchange Online related to invalid X500 addresses.
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…
CodeTwo Sync for iCloud (http://www.codetwo.com/sync-for-icloud?sts=6554) automatically synchronizes your Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010 or 2007 folders with iCloud folders available via iCloud Control Panel. This lets you automatically sync them with…

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question