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Add Contacts

You can add contacts from your phone’s Contacts application. Enter details such as name, phone numbers, email addresses, mailing addresses, and more.

  1. Tap home key > all apps icon > people app icon People.

    screenshot of people list
  • You will see the Contacts list.
  1. Tap add icon.
  • The Add Contact screen appears.
  1. If you have multiple account types associated with your phone, select a contact type.
  • Select Google if you want to save contacts to your Google Account; these will be synced automatically with your Google Account online.
  • Select Phone as the sync account if you want your contacts on your phone only; they will not be synced with your Google Account.
  1. Use the keyboard to enter as much information as you want.
  • photo mode icon: Tap the picture icon to assign a picture to the contact.
  • Name
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Group
  • Add more information: Tap Add another field to include additional information such as IM address, Postal address, Nickname, Website, etc.


  • To select a type (label) for a phone number, email address, or postal address (such as Mobile, Home, Work, etc.), tap the type next to the field and select the appropriate type.
  • To add more phone numbers, email addresses, etc., tap add icon next to the entry field.
  1. When you have finished adding information, tap save icon.
  • The contact is added.

Add an Extension Number to a Contact Number

While creating a new contact in People, you can add an extension number to their number so you can skip the voice prompts when calling.

  1. After entering the number of the main line, do one of the following:
  • Tap P to insert a pause (,) before the extension number is dialed automatically. To make the pause longer, tap P again.
  • Tap W to insert a wait (;) and be prompted to confirm the extension number.
  1. Enter the extension number.
  2. Tap save icon.

Save a Phone Number

You can save a phone number to Contacts directly from the phone keypad.

  1. Tap home key > phone icon.
  2. Enter a phone number and tap Save to People.
  3. To add the number to an existing contact, tap Save to existing contact. To add a new contact, tap Create new contact.
  • For an existing contact, tap the contact name and select a number type for the new number.
  • For a new contact, enter the name and any additional information.
  1. Tap save icon or Save.
  • The contact is added.