Sometimes, when you are calling the one contact and that number is busy, you feel the need to call the person on his another number if the matter is important and the call contact is urgent. In this situation you may like to contact the person on her / his other number if available. It is wise idea to add the other number, as well, in the same contact interface to make calling to a single caller an easier one and to avoid delay in calling.

It is now possible in the Android 6.0.x Marshmallow smartphones and devices to save more than one number in one single contact interface.

If you feel any problem in this feature, you may see the instructions.


1: Tap the icon of the ‘Dialer’ app at the bottom left corner of your Android 6.0.x Marshmallow smartphones and devices to open up ‘Dialer’ app screen.MarshmallowMergeContacts-12: At the ‘Dialer’ app screen, choose any contact on which you want to add more than one contact number.

3: Tap the 3-digit settings button, placed at the top right corner of the specific contact’ to open up its interface.MarshmallowMergeContacts-24: At the interface of the contact, tap the ‘Edit’ button.MarshmallowMergeContacts-35: At the ‘Edit contact’ screen, tap the 3-digit settings button to open up the popup menu.MarshmallowMergeContacts-46: Tap the ‘Merge’ at the popup menu. It will open up ‘Join contacts’ screen.MarshmallowMergeContacts-57: At the ‘Join screen, select and tap one contact at a time which you want to add and merge with the specific contact under-work. It will, instantly, take you back to the ‘Edit contact’ screen where a tool tip will inform you that the contacts have been merged.MarshmallowMergeContacts-68: Tap the tick mark to save the change in the contact.MarshmallowMergeContacts-7Similarly, you may add and merge more contacts with each other to be available at the time of call.

That’s all!

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