In case you are Xiaomi smartphone person then you will need to have observed that the contacts in your gadget had additional info than what you’d usually see. The truth is, there have been two telephone numbers in the identical contact. One belonged to the unique contact the opposite one was merged from one other contact. We did ship a suggestions to Xiaomi.
And now Xiaomi has now acknowledged bug has precipitated contacts on chosen smartphones to merge incorrectly. We had been utilizing Redmi Be aware four. Moreover, the corporate appears to have investigated the difficulty, and Xiaomi has claimed that it was achieved by third-party apps.
As of now, the corporate has rolled out a brief repair within the type of an APK file and this utility corrects the merged contacts particulars. As well as, the corporate can also be providing an alternate resolution for WhatsApp and Truecaller customers if sideloading the APK file would not work.
Manu Kumar Jain, International Vice President at Xiaomi and Managing Director of Xiaomi, has tweeted out the corporate’s official response to the wrong merging of contacts, pointing customers to an MIUI Discussion board publish that supplied the answer.
“Mi Followers, we’re conscious of a difficulty affecting some customers, regarding contacts incorrectly merging. After our inner investigation, we have discovered that it is a third get together concern. A short lived repair will be discovered right here -http://bit.ly/2BLflfF,” Jain tweeted.
Mi Followers, we’re conscious of a difficulty affecting some customers, regarding contacts incorrectly merging.
After our inner investigation, we’ve discovered that it is a third get together concern. A short lived repair will be discovered right here – https://t.co/HpzEr4SCi4@XiaomiIndia @RedmiIndia
— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) December 28, 2017
The corporate has supplied a hyperlink to an APK file obtain of app dubbed as ContactsCorrector app which shall be a brief resolution. Speaking concerning the app, utilizing it’s fairly straightforward. First customers must obtain and set up the app. Then give it the permissions it asks for. As soon as the app is ready up, customers can open the app and press Examine. If any error is discovered, customers might want to press Appropriate to repair the issue.
The discussion board publish provides that if for some purpose this does not work, WhatsApp or Truecaller customers ought to try an alternate methodology:
- Again up WhatsApp information (Settings > Chats > Backup).
- Uninstall WhatsApp, after which reinstall WhatsApp.
- It the difficulty persists, customers ought to go to telephone’s Settings > Sync > Disable WhatsApp Sync.
- Truecaller customers ought to repeat the identical steps of reinstallation.
“That is solely a brief resolution, we’re nonetheless engaged on it, and we have already got contacted Android and WhatsApp concerning this downside to assist repair the difficulty,” Xiaomi has acknowledged in its discussion board publish including that the difficulty is reportedly affecting different OEMs as effectively and never simply Xiaomi.