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How to Fix Google Contacts Not Syncing With Android Oreo 8

Annoying by Google contact sync error in Android Oreo? Here are the possible solutions to fix Google contacts not syncing on Android Oreo 8.0 and 8.1. Using this Sync feature, all your data automatically sync with your Google account including apps, contacts, calendars, Chrome, and more. After updated to Android Oreo 8.0, some people facing the issue of some contacts are lost or can’t sync Google contacts in Oreo 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.

How to 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 to fix contact sync problem on the 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 > Toggle off Automatically Sync data

Remove Google Plus Profile URL to Fix Google Contacts Not Syncing on Android Oreo 8

In the android central forum user said the contact sync issue occurred when you add your Google Plus contact directly. When adding 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 the list.

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 the 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 these contacts app data including accounts, settings, and all other apps data 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. Don’t forget to check out our other Android Oreo tips and tricks.

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