Google’s Gmail Contact syncing feature lets you easily and automatically sync your Gmail contacts with your Android phone and vice a versa. That’s useful! When it comes to rooting or upgrading your device, Gmail contact syncing has always been a great option to secure all your contacts. Unfortunately, sometimes Google contacts not syncing with Android device.

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Since the slow internet or slow performance problem, some Android users come across a “sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly” issue. Once it appears on the screen, you won’t be able to sync your Google contacts with your Android device. After spending few hours to resolving this error, I have found a couple of working solutions to fix the Gmail contacts not syncing with the Android problem. Let’s try to fix the issue by following the below methods!

Google contacts not syncing with Android

How to Fix Google Contacts Not Syncing issue on Android Phone

Note: Keep in mind that when you create a new contact, most of the Android devices save the contacts to the device by default. These contacts are not saving in your Google contacts. Hence, you should always make sure that the new contact you have created has been added as a Google contact.

Before moving to the below solutions, do a backup of your contacts to reduces the chances of the data lost.

Solution #1: Ensure your Google Contacts Sync Turned ON

Step #1. Go to Settings on your Android phone.

Open Settings on Android phoneStep #2. Next, tap on Accounts and then select Google.

Go to Accounts and tap on Google on Android

Step #3. Now, make sure that Contacts is checked. If it is turned ON, then do turn off/on for few times.

Turn ON Contacts Under Your Gmail Account on AndroidSolutions #2: Clear App Caches and Data for Contacts

Step #1. Launch Settings → Tap on Apps to open Application Manager.

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Tap on Apps Under Android SettingsStep #2. Now, Tap on Contacts and select Storage.

Select Contacts and Tap on Storage on AndroidStep #3. Now, tap on Clear Cache and Clear Data.

Tap on Clear Data and Cache Under Storage on AndroidSolution #3: Remove and Setup Again your Google Account

Step #1. Open Settings → Tap on Accounts → then select Google.

Go to Accounts and tap on Google on AndroidStep #2. Next, Go to menu and then tap on “Remove account.”

Tap on Remove Account on AndroidStep #4. Now, Setup your Google account again and check that your contacts are syncing.

Once you followed these solutions, open your Gmail account on your desktop, tap on Google apps and then select Contacts to confirm that your contact has been syncing.

That’s it!

Well, these all are reasonable workaround solutions you can try to fix Gmail contacts not syncing Problem on Android by yourself. If you have any other tips to solve the issue, feel free to tell us in the comments.