How to fix Google contacts not syncing on android Oreo

Several users reported Google contacts not syncing on android Oreo. Using this Sync feature, all your data automatically sync with your Google account including apps, contacts, calendar, Chrome and more. After updated to android Oreo 8.0, some people facing issue of some contacts are lost or can’t sync Google contacts in Oreo devices such as Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X and more.

Annoying by Google contact not see in android Oreo? In android 8.1 Oreo device has also contact syncing problem. We surf the web for this issues and I will find some possible solutions to fix Google contacts not syncing on android Oreo 8.0 & 8.1 devices.


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How to fix Google contacts not syncing on android Oreo 8.1 & 8.0

Check out each one listed below methods to fix contact not syncing from Google in android Oreo 8.0 and 8.1 devices.

1st Method: Manually enable/disable contact sync in android Oreo

Step 1: Go to settings in your android Oreo

Step 2: Tap on users & accounts

Step 3: Tap on Google account you use

Android Oreo contact storage app settings

Step 4: Tap on Account sync

How to fix Google contacts not syncing on android Oreo

Step 5: Disable contacts

Now again enable contacts in your Google account and check fix contact sync problem on android Oreo device. Also turn off auto-sync on android Oreo 8.0 & 8.1 using below settings.

Turn off auto-sync on android Oreo 8.0

Settings > Users & accounts > Automatically Sync data

2nd Method: Remove Google Plus profile URL to fix Google contacts not syncing on android Oreo

In android central forum user said the contact sync issue occurred when you add your Google Plus contact directly. When add a contact directly, the profile URL for that people in Google contacts is a web link for their Google+ profile. Now open Google contact list and remove the profile URL from list.

3rd Method: Clear cache & data of contact storage

Step 1: Go to settings in your Oreo 8.0 & 8.1

Step 2: Tap on apps & notifications

In android Oreo devices, you can see recently opened apps option.

Step 3: Tap on See all apps

Step 4: Tap on three vertical dots at top right side corner

Step 5: Tap on show system

Android Oreo contact storage app settings

Step 6: Scroll down up to contact storage and tap on it

Step 7: Select storage

Can’t sync Google contacts in Oreo

Step 8: Tap on clear data to fix contacts Sync issue

You’ll see this message on screen: Delete app data?

Step 9: Tap on OK

It will permanently delete all of this contacts app data including accounts, settings and all other app date in your android Oreo 8.0 and 8.1 devices.

End the list of possible solutions to fix Google contacts not syncing on android Oreo 8.1 & 8.0. Do you have any other solutions we missed above? Share with us in below comment box. Check out our other android Oreo tips and tricks.

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